TVS Raider 125 bags 'Indian Motorcycle Of The Year' title
In a proud achievement for TVS Motor Company, the Raider 125 has bagged the prestigious Indian Motorcycle Of The Year (IMOTY) title for the year 2022. Other contenders for the laurel included the Royal Enfield Classic 350, Bajaj Pulsar N250, Yamaha FZ-X, Bajaj Pulsar F250, and Honda CB200X. The Raider's long list of features made it quite appealing to the judges.
Why does this story matter?
- The Raider 125 is not only a value for money proposition but also offers the perfect design, technology, and fuel economy for Indian riding conditions. It also marked the return of TVS in the 125cc two-wheeler segment.
- This award is expected to raise the appeal of the bike in the market and should aid it in attracting even more customers.
The two-wheeler has an upswept exhaust and full-LED lighting
The TVS Raider 125 is built on a single cradle tubular frame and sports a sloping fuel tank with extensions, split-style seats, a pillion grab rail, an upswept exhaust, arrowhead-shaped mirrors, and a triangular headlight. The Motorcycle houses a digital instrument console, an all-LED setup for lighting, and rides on blacked-out alloy wheels. It weighs 123kg and stores 10 liters of fuel.
It is powered by an 11hp, 125cc engine
The TVS Raider 125 is fueled by a BS6-compliant 124.8cc, single-cylinder, 4-stroke, fuel-injected engine mated to a 5-speed gearbox. The motor puts out a maximum power of 11.2hp and a peak torque of 11.2Nm.
It gets riding modes
To ensure the rider's safety, the TVS Raider 125 is equipped with a disc/drum brake on the front wheel and a drum brake on the rear wheel, along with a start/stop system and ride modes for improved handling on the roads. Suspension duties on the motorbike are taken care of by telescopic front forks and a gas-charged rear shock absorber.
TVS Raider 125: Pricing
In India, the TVS Raider 125 starts at Rs. 77,500 for the model equipped with drum brakes and goes up to Rs. 86,469 for the variant equipped with a front disc brake (both prices, ex-showroom, Delhi).