TVS Zeppelin, Ready to Hit the Indian Roads by 2020
TVS Motor Company has offered some great masterpieces to the country when it comes to two-wheelers. Headquartered in Chennai, TVS will be soon launching another masterpiece from their vault. The TVS Zeppelin is a cruiser motorcycle that has established its significance from the day it was launched in Delhi Auto Expo.
It is a next-gen motorcycle based on the concept from Hosur-based manufacturer and can also be called as the Futuristic Cruiser Concept Motorcycle. Today, we would spread the light on some of the amazing qualities and features of this motorcycle as currently it is being manufactured to be sold in the country.
TVS Zeppelin has been a major topic of discussion due to its ultra-modern & futuristic design with a raw metallic look and aggressive body type. TVS Zeppelin will feature a 220cc single-cylinder engine mated to the high-tech TVS-patented Integrated Starter Generator.
It will sport an e-boost option allowing the vehicle to start quickly and enhance the overall performance delivering fuel efficiency to the customers. The concept of Zeppelin is unique due to its high-performing 1200W regenerative assisting motor which is equipped with a Li-iON 48V battery responsible for generating powerful performance by adding 20% torque as an increased value.
The TVS cruiser bike will be capable of generating maximum power of 20BHP at 8500rpm along with 18.5Nm of torque. With its high-performance motor, the sports cruiser is capable of reaching up to a top speed of 130kmph giving the rider a perfect experience of comfort and thrill of a cruiser bike riding. But to maintain the balance in a vehicle, it is important for the manufacturers to provide an equal level of braking and suspension systems for delivering high-performance under any condition.
The braking duties in the TVS Zeppelin are handled by petal brakes in the front with a 41mm USD forks supported by petal disc brakes at the rear end with a mono-shock suspension. With lightweight tubeless spoke wheels, dual-channel ABS and other additional components ensure the balance of the vehicle and the belt drive system offers silent operation on the roads.
As far as the fuel consumption of the vehicle is concerned, TVS Zeppelin offers a mileage of 44kmpl which makes the vehicle more attractive and reliable. If you are a sports bike freak but you love riding vehicles for long routes, this cruiser bike is the best option for you.
Some additional features of the bike include black spoke wheels, all-digital instrument cluster, petal disc brakes, lowered handlebars for comforting rides, rearview mirrors located under the handle for a better view and footpegs towards the front end. TVS Zeppelin can surely be called the modern cruiser with ultimate specifications and powerful motor.
It will be priced in between Rs. 1.40 – 1.70Lakhs which is a fair deal and it will be a direct competitor of Bajaj Avenger and other cruiser bike belonging in the 180-220cc segment.
Sarthak Moghe is a young, enthusiastic writer who loves modern technology and automobiles. After completing his graduation in Journalism and Mass-Communication, he stepped into the world of adulting as a content writer. When not busy on the keyboard, he likes to explore new topics and hone his sense of humour.