TVS Motor Company has added a new variant to the TVS XL 100 line-up. The new TVS XL 100 i-Touch Start moped has been launched at a price point of Rs 36,109 (ex-showroom Delhi). Compared to the Heavy Duty trim, the new variant is around Rs 2,450 pricier, while it costs Rs 3,350 more than the base XL100 Comfort grade. With a high demand among customers, TVS XL 100 is one of the top-selling models in TVS’ portfolio. Around 75,000 units are sold every month which validates its popularity in the country.
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The new TVS XL 100 i-Touch Start is slotted at the top of the range above the Heavy Duty grade in the XL 100 line-up. Among the changes and new additions, the new variant gets an electric starter motor and a new paint scheme. It additionally gets LED daytime running lights and a USB phone charger.
Aimed at the rural markets, the XL 100 i-Touch Start comes with a removable split seat which creates extra space for storage. With the new purple paint scheme, the XL 100 i-Touch Start is available in six colour options including the Red, Green, Blue, Black and Grey.
The new TVS XL 100 i-Touch Start derives power from a 99cc, single-cylinder engine that makes top power of 4.3bhp against 6.5Nm of peak torque. This engine comes linked to a single-speed transmission. In terms of performance, the engine offers 60km/h of top speed and an impressive fuel economy of 67km/l.
Suspension duties on the new variant are carried out by the telescopic forks at front and hydraulic shock absorbers at the rear. While stopping power comes from drum brakes at both the ends. Powered by a 99cc petrol engine, the competitively priced TVS XL 100 i-Touch Start does have a direct competitor in the segment.