Expected Launch Date: Jan 2020
TVS Zeppelin Overview
TVS Motor Company has unveiled its first-ever motorbike cruiser at the recent Auto Expo 2018 and has named it as TVS Zeppelin. The all-new motorcycle cruiser by TVS is known for presenting it ultra-modern and futuristic design. Known to be a performance cruiser motorbike in the Indian markets, the TVS Zeppelin sports a raw metallic look and overall feel. Complete the with the state-of-the-art features and technical specifications, the TVS Zeppelin is a stunner in every aspect.
TVS Zeppelin Engine & Transmission
The TVS Zeppelin features a 220cc single-cylinder engine. The engine of the TVS Zeppelin is mated to the high-tech TVS-patented ISG (Integrated Starter Generator). This is equipped with the specialized e-boost option which is able to start the bike quickly and tends to enhance the overall performance towards delivering better fuel efficiency. The Zeppelin concept by TVS is also fitted with the high-performing 1200 W regenerative assisting motor. This electric motor comes with a Li-iON 48V battery which is responsible for including more powerful performance to the bike by the addition of around 20 percent increased torque value as required.
TVS Zeppelin Braking & Safety
The TVS Zeppelin features Pirelli front as well as rear tyres. The braking duties of the bike are handled by petal disc brakes towards the front with a 41mm USD forks along with peral disc brakes towards the rear end with a single monoshock. Other additional components of the TVS Zeppelin include lightweight tubeless spoke wheels, dual-channel ABS, and others. The TVS Zeppelin cruiser receives the belt drive system which is known for offering silent operation. Additionally, ABS ensures the presence of optimum braking performance being delivered by the motorbike under any condition.
TVS Zeppelin Competitors
The TVS Zeppelin will be a stiff rival to the likeness of Bajaj Avenger 220 in the given segment.
TVS Zeppelin Mileage
The TVS Zeppelin comes with a 220cc engine displacement and is capable of reaching a maximum speed of 130 kmph. The overall design features of the bike appear highly classic and futuristic. TVS states that the TVS Zeppelin is a high-performance cruiser motorbike which is intended at catching the attention of the sports-freaks out there. The golden touches of the bike in an upside down fashion towards the front forks and the compact headlamp offer the bike a highly distinct look. Some of the additional features as presented by the bike include black spoke wheels, all-digital instrument cluster, petal disc brakes, and others.
TVS Zeppelin Performance and Handling
The TVS Zeppelin has been aimed at ensuring an ultimate riding performance to the long-distance riders as it features the immensely classic sleek metal body that comes finished with rustic brown and matte black shades. The TVS Zeppelin is known for offering an aggressive riding position which serves to be highly comfortable for long-distance rides along with lowered bars, a two-up seat, and foot pegs towards the front end.
TVS Zeppelin What we think
The TVS Zeppelin looks highly promising with the given range of advanced technology and contemporary features in the entry-level cruiser bike by TVS.
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