TVS Victor Launched In India With Synchronized Braking Technology (SBT)
- The addition will help the bike comply with upcoming government safety regulations
- The TVS Victor is available in three variants - Drum, Disc and Disc Premium Edition.
- It gets a starting price of Rs 54,682 (ex-showroom, Delhi).
- That’s a hike of Rs 640 over the soon-to-be-discontinued non-SBT version.
TVS Motor Company has launched the Victor with Synchronized Braking Technology (SBT). The update helps the bike comply with the upcoming government safety norm which kicks in on 1 April. The drum and disc variants are priced at Rs 54,682 and Rs 56,682 respectively, while the Disc Premium Edition gets a price tag of Rs 57,662 (ex-showroom Delhi). That's a minor premium of Rs 640 over the non-STB variants, which will cease to exist in a couple of days.
On a similar note, TVS has also updated its entire Apache RTR range with ABS, which includes the Apache RTR 160, Apache RTR 160 4V and the Apache RTR 180. While the Apache RTR 200 carb already features dual-channel ABS, the FI variant missed out on it. After speaking to a source within the company, we have come to know that TVS will be launching the ABS version of the Apache RTR 200 FI 4V soon. An official announcement is likely to come soon, perhaps even after the deadline lapses.
Despite the price hike, the SBT-equipped Victor slots perfectly in between its rivals such as the Hero Passion XPro and Honda Livo. And considering the bike’s performance, styling and features, we’ say it still makes for a good value for money proposition.
Here’s the official statement from the manufacturer:
TVS Motor Company introduces Synchronized Braking Technology (SBT) in TVS Victor
TVS Motor Company, a reputed manufacturer of two-wheelers and three-wheelers in the world, today introduced Synchronized Braking Technology (SBT) in its executive commuter motorcycle - TVS Victor.
The key advantage of Synchronized Braking Technology is that it reduces the braking distance and improves stability, while braking. SBT ensures that the front brake is automatically engaged whenever the rear brake is applied. TVS Synchronized Braking Technology further enhances the braking performance of the vehicle, by reducing braking distance upto 10%, with respect to comparable braking systems.
There are no technical changes to the motorcycle other than the inclusion of SBT.
TVS Victor’s 110cc engine boasts of a superior engine performance and delivers excellent mileage. It is powered by an advanced 3-valve Oil cooled engine, which is tuned to deliver the optimum combination of power and fuel economy. An electric start fires up the 4-speed powertrain to churn out 9.5 PS of power@ 7500 rpm with a torque of 9.4 Nm @6000 rpm.
The motorcycle promises a comfortable ride with its long seat being complemented by dual spring series suspension. The vibrant graphics and LED DRL up the stylish quotient while ensuring safety.
TVS Victor also comes in a premium edition with a host of features like chrome side cover, chrome crash guard, golden case engine cover, stylish graphics, dual tone seat, available in 4 impressive colours – Black Gold, Red Gold, Matte Blue & Matte Silver
The motorcycle is available in the colour scheme of Blissful Blue, Generous Grey, Beatific Black Silver, Restful Red & Balanced Black Red.
TVS Victor SBT, comes in both Disc and Drum variants, and is priced at:
Drum: Rs. 54682/- (Ex showroom Delhi) Disc: Rs. 56682/- (Ex showroom Delhi)
Disc Premium Edition: Rs. 57662/- (Ex showroom Delhi)