TVS has rolled out over 1 crore XL mopeds since its launch. India’s first two seater 50 cc moped managed to build an unshakable reputation in rural India for its durability, versatility and ease of use.
It eventually evolved into a 70 cc moped named Super XL with peppy performance and a heavy duty variant with removable pillion seat. Though it’s rare to see one in an urban environment nowadays, the little workhorse has been selling strongly in rural markets.
Despite being a 2-stroke moped that has not seen a refresh in recent years, XL manages to find a place in 10 top best selling two wheelers list and has become one of the only two two-wheeler brands to cross 1 cr milestone in the country, the other being the iconic Hero Splendor.
To commemorate this huge milestone, TVS has launched a special edition with hitherto unseen colors such as silver grey and titanium grey. Special graphics, chrome finished grab rail and silencer guard with 1 crore celebration sticker are the other distinguishing visual elements.
The moped is powered by a 70 cc air-cooled 2-stroke engine which puts out a modest 3.5 bhp and 5 nm of torque. A single speed gearbox transfers power via a chain drive.
The TVS XL special edition will be sold in select markets such as Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and certain parts of Karnataka.