TVS Star CityPlus launch nears, production begins
Features and technical specifications of the new TVS Star City+ have been made known as TVS Motors rolls out this new motorcycle from its Hosur factory in Tamil Nadu. To be formally launched in early May 2014, the company targets initial sales of around 10,000 units per month and increasing it to 15,000 units in due course.
TVS Star City+ will initially be launched in early May 2014 in north Indian markets of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, UP and Bihar while it will make its way to the rest of the country by June. Showcased at the Auto Expo in February, Star City+ is powered by a 110 cc Ecothrust DLI engine tweaked to offer peak power of 8.3 hp at 7000 rpm and 8.7 Nm torque at 5000 rpm while being mated to a 4 speed constant mesh gearbox.
Star City+ receives features such as all gear electric start, service reminder and digital speedometer. This commuter bike is also fitted with other features to include digital speedometer, hi intensity headlamp, improved controls, more comfortable seating and all aluminium grab rails.
It is a commuter motorcycle with measurement of 1,980 mm length, 1,080 mm height, 750 mm width while it sits on a wheelbase of 1,260 mm. Styling sees clear lines and attention to minute detailing while paint finish is at its zenith as is the quality of plastics. However it will be its reliability, fuel efficiency and smooth engine which will rate this Star City+ as a must have.