08 Nov 2020: TVS to launch Fiero 125 motorbike in India next year
TVS Motor Company has filed a trademark for a new commuter bike in India named Fiero 125. It is expected to be launched in mid-2021.
The two-wheeler will mark the company's re-entry into the 125cc segment, and should boast of features like an analog instrument console, among others. It will draw power from a derivation of the NTorq 125's 124.8cc engine.
Here's our roundup.
Design: TVS Fiero 125: At a glance
The TVS Fiero 125 should sport a minimalistic commuter look, featuring a sloping fuel tank, a flat-type seat, and a silvered grab rail.
The bike will pack an analog instrument console, an all-LED lighting setup, and a straight chrome-finished exhaust pipe. It will ride on wire-spoked wheels.
The two-wheeler should have a curb weight of 126kg and a 12-liter fuel tank.
Fact: Power and performance
The TVS Fiero 125 should be powered by a derivation of the NTorq 125's 124.8cc, single-cylinder, three-valve, fuel-injected engine, which makes 9.25hp/10.5Nm in the latter. The mill should be mated to a 5-speed gearbox.
Safety: What about safety and suspension setup?
To ensure the safety of the rider, the TVS Fiero 125 will be equipped with a disc brake on the front wheel and a drum brake on the rear wheel.
Meanwhile, the suspension duties on the upcoming commuter bike should be taken care of by telescopic forks on the front side and 5-way adjustable shock absorbers on the rear end.
Fact: How much will it cost?
In India, the TVS Fiero 125 should be launched in mid-2021 and is likely to cost around Rs. 70,000 (ex-showroom). At this price-point, it will go against rivals like Hero Glamour 125 and Bajaj Pulsar 125.