TVS Launches 4 Two-wheelers In Bangladesh

Published On Apr 10, 2019 By Praveen M. for TVS Apache RTR 160 4V

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The Hosur-based brand has launched the Apache RTR 160 4V, Max 125, Metro Special Edition and XL100 Heavy Duty with i-Touch Start in the country

  • The new range of products cover all the major segments in Bangladesh: 150cc, 125cc, 100cc and mopeds.
  • Apart from Bangladesh and India, TVS Motor has presence in 13 countries in Asia.
  • The newly launched range of two-wheelers will help strengthen the brand’s export business.

Apart from selling two-wheelers and three-wheelers in India, TVS Motor Company also has a sizeable presence in the international market. In fact, the brand is present in 14 countries in Asia and 11 countries in South America as well. Recently, TVS launched four new products in the Bangladeshi market. This includes the Apache RTR 160 4V in the sporty 150cc segment, Max 125 in the 125cc commuter segment and TVS Metro Special Edition in the 100cc space. 

The Hosur-based brand has also launched the XL 100 Heavy Duty with i-Touch Start feature in Bangladesh. TVS claims the i-Touch Start technology consumes 30 per cent less battery compared to conventional electric starters. 

Hero MotoCorp and Bajaj Auto are some of the key players in the Bangladeshi market, and TVS’ slew of launches will help the brand bolster its presence in the country. Interestingly, all its recently launched products are mass-market, and these will help TVS strengthen its export business too. Here’s the press release:

Press Release

TVS Motor Company launches 4 new products in Bangladesh 

Dhaka, April 08, 2019: TVS Motor Company, a reputed manufacturer of two-wheelers and three-wheelers in the world, has launched four new products in Bangladesh. The products include premium motorcycle TVS Apache RTR 160 4V single disc, 125cc motorcycle TVS Max 125, 100cc motorcycle TVS Metro special edition and utility vehicle TVS XL100 Heavy Duty ‘i-Touch Start’*. These products will target the growing customer demand in each of their respective segment.

TVS Motor Company distributes their two-wheelers through TVS Auto Bangladesh across the country.

At the launch, R. Dilip, Senior Vice President - International Business, TVS Motor Company, said, “We are delighted to launch four diverse products in Bangladesh, which is one of our key export markets. Each product will cater to the growing mobility needs of the country by addressing performance, durability and comfort.  This is in line with our endeavour to provide superior mobility experience to our customers.” 

J. Ekram Hussain, MD - TVS Auto Bangladesh, said, “We are happy to expand the TVS Motor Company product portfolio with the launch of four new products. The offerings have been designed to suit the requirements of the Bangladesh market with the value proposition of performance, fuel efficiency, durability and convenience which ensures good performance across any type of terrain. We are confident that our launches will meet with success in the country.”

TVS Apache RTR 160 4V

TVS Apache RTR 160 4V single disc variant, an exciting addition to the portfolio, will be available in Carburetor version. The TVS Apache RTR 160 4V gets a 159.7 cc, single-cylinder, 4-stroke, 4-valve, oil-cooled engine that churns out 16.5 PS @8000 rpm and 14.8 Nm @ 6500 rpm. The engine is mated to a 5-speed super-slick gear box that offers a precise and powerful riding experience.

Staying true to its racing pedigree, the TVS Apache RTR 160 4V has a powerful 160cc engine, enabling the best performance in its class and boasts of a top speed of 113 kmph. Complete with best-in-class power-to-weight ratio, the motorcycle does an astounding 0-60 kmph in 4.73 seconds.

The motorcycle comes in colour selection of RR Red, Racing Blue & Racing Black.

TVS Max 125

TVS Max 125 is a stylish motorcycle boasting of a 4-stroke engine with a 123.53cc displacement. The motorcycle has a power 8.1kw@8000rpm and a torque of 10.8Nm@5500rpm. Equipped with front disc brake, TVS Max 125 comes with telescopic front and series spring rear suspension.

The motorcycle offers secure storage in the space below the seat, a provision to charge cell-phone and is available in colour selection of Black Red and Black Blue.

TVS Metro special edition

The TVS Metro special edition comes with stylish new graphics, longer seat and 3D Chrome logo.   Adding further to the style element, the 100cc motorcycle, now has a new pillion handle and stylised mirrors. It will be launched in KS Mag and ES Mag variants known as KLS and ELS respectively. TVS Metro series has always been associated with superior mileage. The Econometer feature allows the rider to ride in Economy mode (Green) for the best mileage and Power Mode (Yellow) for the best power. The motorcycle comes with a 4-stroke DURALIFE engine with maximum power of 5.5kw@7500 rpm and maximum torque of 7.5 PS @ 7500 rpm. It is available in colour selection of Black Red and Black Blue.

TVS XL100 Heavy Duty ‘i-Touch Start’

TVS XL100 Heavy Duty ‘i-Touch Start’ comes with an innovative electric start technology called ‘i-Touch Start’*. The vehicle is also powered with a high spark energy engine that provides solid performance with great pick up.  It comes with 99.7cc four-stroke engine with maximum power 3.20kW@6000rpm and maximum torque 6.5Nm@3500rpm.

TVS XL100 Heavy Duty ‘i-Touch Start’*has a wide platform with a detachable rear seat, USB mobile charger as an accessory and is equipped with Heavy duty ‘DuraGrip’ tyres. The utility vehicle is stylish with striking graphics, attractive LED Daytime Running Lamps (DRL) and sports a vibrant “Heavy Duty” logo. The vehicle is available in a colour selection of Black, Blue, Red and Purple.

All the vehicles will be available in TVS Auto Bangladesh showrooms across the country.

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