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visran 10th May 2013 02:24 PM

Jupiter: The New Scooter By TVS
 
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These are the very first spy pictures of TVSís upcoming automatic scooter being tested in Bengaluru. This latest TVS is clearly very near production ready, and is set to augment TVSís successful existing automatic scooter fleet, the Scooty Pep and Wego, as it takes on the industry leader, Hondaís popular Activa.

This will be TVSís first full-size scooter, as seen in visibly larger overall proportions as compared to its more petite stable mate, the Wego. All-black alloy wheels will be standard kit, as well as conservative styling cues shared with the Wego. The pictures show the new scooter uses a set of contemporary, flush-fitted turn signal indicators front and rear. The circular hole cut in the cloth concealing the new scooter just below the pillion seat is to allow a key to open the seat. Expect the new scooter to offer industry standard specifications and conveniences, including an electric starter, plus an ample features list to match the competition.

We expect TVSís new scooter to share most of its mechanical components with the Wego, using a 110cc, four-stroke and force air-cooled engine, with a variator-controlled automatic transmission system. The new TVS scooter will seat riders in a comfortable, upright riding position on its long, lightly stepped saddle. Telescopic fork suspension will be used in front, with a single hydraulic shock absorber at rear, where the engine doubles up as a stressed member of the frame. TVSís new scooter is equipped with drum brakes front and rear, while we also hope to see a disc brake variant as already available on the Wego. This new TVS scooter should enter the Indian market soon, within no more than a few months from now.

SCOOP! New TVS scooter spied | News | Autocar India

Skay 10th May 2013 04:22 PM

Re: SCOOP! New TVS Scooter Spied in Bangalore
 
I doubt this is a test vehicle. IMO it looks more like a covered Activa in all aspects, except for the wheels, not sure if Activa is now coming with alloys.
And moreover why should the test rider carry a rice bag (or something similar) for testing, it makes more suspicious. [confused]

Gurrala74 10th May 2013 04:23 PM

Re: SCOOP! New TVS Scooter Spied in Bangalore
 
Great catch Visran

That looks to be something like "marvel"[surprise] looks decent wheel size, telescopic suspension and ground clearance seems to be very good

visran 11th May 2013 05:18 PM

Re: SCOOP! New TVS Scooter Spied in Bangalore
 
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Another spy pic from MotorBeam

Skay 13th May 2013 05:23 PM

Re: SCOOP! New TVS Scooter Spied in Bangalore
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by visran (Post 287022)
Another spy pic from MotorBeam

These pictures clears my doubts, Thanks Visran. But still somehow I feel it is a copy of Activa, except the fuel tank lid, which is placed above the tail lights. [frustration]

visran 23rd May 2013 03:11 PM

Re: SCOOP! New TVS Scooter Spied in Bangalore
 
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Another spy pic

visran 29th May 2013 03:32 PM

Re: SCOOP! New TVS Scooter Spied in Bangalore
 
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Another spy pic, side profile looks very much Activaish

Gessler 31st May 2013 02:59 AM

Re: SCOOP! New TVS Scooter Spied in Bangalore
 
Great going TVS!

Waiting to hear about the scooter's specs and new tech (if any).

Dezire 22nd June 2013 11:49 AM

Re: SCOOP! New TVS Scooter Spied in Bangalore
 
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Spied Ė Speedometer of the new TVS scooter revealed

TVS is on the verge of launching a new automatic scooter.The new TVS scooter has been caught testing a number of times.

It appears that TVS is using some prospective customers to test the scooter and the mule spotted seems to be one such example. That explains the local registration plates. Itís usual for two wheeler manufacturers to get feedback on customersí first hand experience just before the market launch of the product.

To recap, the new TVS automatic scooter is essentially a TVS Wego with a new top hat. The two wheeler is powered by the same 110cc four stroke mill of the Wego but sports bigger body panels for a unisex appeal. The motor develops 8bhp of power and 8 Nm of torque and is mated to a CVT.

Designed to compete with the segment leader, the Honda Activa, the new scooter from TVS is noticeably larger than the Wego. The spyshot reveals the speedometer of the scooter partially. From what we see, the unit is different from that of the Wego.

New TVS scooter shows its speedometer for the first time

Dezire 16th July 2013 07:09 PM

Re: SCOOP! New TVS Scooter Spied in Bangalore
 
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Spied Ė New TVS scooter spotted

TVS is almost ready with a new automatic scooter which is being tested extensively.Itís believed that TVS has lent a few test mules to prospective customers to get their feedback before bringing the scooter to the market. What you see here could be once such test mule.

To recap everything, the yet to be named scooter will be powered by the Wegoís 110cc mill which develops 8 bhp. The scooter is slightly bigger than the Wego (to have a better unisex appeal). Design wise, the scooter imitates the segment leader Honda Activa. Also note the fuel filler located externally at the aft like in the Wego.

The scooter is expected to sit above the Scooty Pep+ and the Wego. TVS hopes that it would have a better chance in the fight against Honda if it has another new scooter in its lineup.

Including the recently unveiled Activa-i, Honda has a sturdy lineup of four automatic scooters (the other three are the Activa, Aviator and Dio), all with similar hardware but spaced apart from each other in terms of design, equipment and pricing.

Expect the new scooter to be launched anytime soon.

New TVS scooter spotted once again

visran 16th September 2013 08:05 PM

Re: SCOOP! New TVS Scooter Spied in Bangalore
 
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TVS Attacks Honda; Launches Jupiter Scooter @ 44,200 Ex-Delhi

TVS Jupiter Features & Important Pointers:

Jupiter comes with the same 109.7cc OHC motor as the Wego. It produces 5.88 KW (8ps) of peak power at 7500 rpm and 8Nm of max torque at 5500 rpm. These specs are exactly the same for Wego and come at same rpms.
At 650mm width, Jupiter is 10mm wider than Wego. All other dimensions remain the same.
It comes with the same 90/90 12 inch rubbers and are tubeless.
Fuel tank capacity is marginally better at 5.3 liters.
TVS-Jupiter-110-Scooter (4)

Against Wego’s optional 220mm front disc brakes, Jupiter (for now) comes only with drum brakes.
TVS claims a 0-60kmph sprint in 7.2 seconds.
Claimed fuel efficiency of 62kmpl is best in class
Jupiter also gets Pass-by switch which is common on motorcycles but a first in scooters.
TVS also claims that Jupiter comes with largest leg space of 1275mm. It can carry an LPG cylinder in horizontal position on the footboard! (Promoting carrying of dangerous LPG cylinders…???)
Front are telescopic shock absorbers whereas the rear are Gas-filled ones for added cushioning.
Low Fuel Indicator light
TVS-Jupiter-110-Scooter (1)

Retractable bag hooks
Jupiter also gets a ‘Patented E-Z Center Stand
As we already know through spyshots, TVS Jupiter gets external fuel refilling just under the grab rail.
TVS also claims that Jupiter comes with a turning radius of 1910mm which is the least in class
17 liter under-seat storage
Accessible Kick Starter
Key Shutter Lock

TVS Launches 110cc Jupiter Scooter at a Price of Rs 44,200 Ex-Showroom Delhi

Gurrala74 16th September 2013 09:35 PM

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@visran

Jupitar looks like Honda Activa and Maestro together. The best thing in Wego as well Jupitar might be the big wheels which reduce the bumps on bad roads[:)]

jagrover 16th September 2013 09:55 PM

Re: SCOOP! New TVS Scooter Spied in Bangalore
 
Huge resemblence to Maestro..
The fuel filler looks oddly placed above the tail lights..

relquo 26th September 2013 05:01 PM

TVS Jupiter views ?
 
Hello guys

What's your view for TVS jupiter ?

Will it compete with Activa/Access/Maestero ?

I am thinking to buy one for myself.

cruiser 26th September 2013 10:32 PM

Re: Scoop! New Scooter By TVS – The Jupiter.
 
Yes it will not only compete with these but is a much better scooter overall than the above choices. Its ride quality is the best of the lot.


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