Suzuki Launches New Sporty Scooter At Rs 86,000: Can It Beat TVS NTorq, Honda Dio?
Suzuki Motorcycle India has launched the new Avenis sporty scooter with a price tag of Rs 86,700.
It is poised to directly compete with the TVS NTorq and the Honda Dio.
Its lineup, apart from the new Avenis, also has Access and Burgman Street in the 125cc segment.
It is targeting the Gen Z market by offering a host of modern features.
Here are some of the features making up the external appearance of the scooter:
- Body mounted LED
- Large storage space
- USB charging port
- LED tail lamp
- Sporty muffler cover
- Alloy wheel
- Catchy graphics
- Side stand lock
- Engine kill switch
- Dual luggage hooks
- Front rack storage
Buyers can choose between five color variants, one of which is a costlier special edition.
- Metallic Matte Fibroin Grey / Metallic Lush Green
- Pearl Blaze Orange / Glass Sparkle Black
- Metallic Matte Black / Glass Sparkle Black
- Pearl Mirage White / Metallic Matte Fibroin Grey
It also introduced a new external hinge type fuel cap in the Avenis.
One special variant is the Metallic Triton Blue colour which will be available as the Race Edition across India, costing Rs 300 more at Rs 87,000.
It comes with Suzuki racing graphics appealing to racing enthusiasts.
It gets an all-digital instrument cluster with Bluetooth connectivity for both iOS and Android platforms.
The smartphone connectivity offers Caller ID, SMS alert, WhatsApp alert, speed exceeding warning, phone battery level display and estimated time of arrival.
A key highlight is the Suzuki Ride Connect with Turn-By-Turn Navigation system.
It runs on a 125cc single-cylinder, air-cooled, fuel-injected engine.
It can deliver maximum power output of 8.7 PS at 6750rpm and torque of 10Nm at 5500rpm mated to a CVT.
It is light weight at just 106 kgs.
Apart from the TVS NTorq 125, its rivals include Hero Maestro Edge 125, Yamaha RayZR 125, Honda Grazia 125, and the recently introduced 2022 Aprilia SR 125.
Bookings are planned to open in the first week of December.