TVS Scooty Pep Plus Mudhal Kadhal launched at Rs. 56,000
To commemorate the festival of Pongal, TVS Motor Company has launched a limited-edition model of its Scooty Pep Plus scooter in Tamil Nadu. Called Mudhal Kadhal (meaning 'First Love' in Tamil), the vehicle has stylish graphics and a new paintwork. However, the rest of the bike is the same as the standard model. Here's our roundup.
TVS Scooty Pep Plus Mudhal Kadhal: At a glance
The TVS Scooty Pep Plus Mudhal Kadhal comes with an indicator-mounted front apron, a flat-type single-piece seat, under-seat storage hooks, a mobile charger socket, a side stand alarm, and an open glove box. The vehicle packs an analog instrument console, a halogen headlamp, and a bulb taillight. It rides on blacked-out 10-inch wheels and has a kerb weight of 93kg.
Power and performance
The TVS Scooty Pep Plus Mudhal Kadhal draws power from a BS6-compliant 87.8cc, air-cooled engine that comes mated to a CVT automatic gearbox. The mill generates a maximum power of 5.3hp at 6,500rpm and 6.5Nm of peak torque at 3,500rpm.
Safety and suspension setup
To ensure the safety of the rider, the TVS Scooty Pep Plus Mudhal Kadhal is equipped with drum brakes on both the front and rear wheels. Meanwhile, the suspension duties on the scooter are taken care of by telescopic forks on the front side and a mono coil spring on the rear end.
What about the pricing?
In India, the TVS Scooty Pep Plus Mudhal Kadhal scooter carries a price-tag of Rs. 56,085 (ex-showroom, Chennai). This makes it Rs. 500 costlier than the Matte edition of the standard model.