Jan 27, 2010 - TVS Motor, India’s second largest two-wheeler company launched its fusion prototype of its Scooty which is packed with a parallel hybrid drive system which houses a 90cc four-stroke petrol engine and electric motor, powered by a lead-acid battery. The power sources of this bike performs its operation based on the programmed strategy or the mode chosed by the user. When the brakes are activated, this hybrid system charges the battery and make use of this power whenever needed. The company believes that the hybrid can achieve 30% CO2 emission reduction and 30% improvement in fuel economy.
June 20, 2007 - TVS Motor Company informed that it has signed on popular Southern actress Trisha Krishnan as its Brand Ambassador for TVS Scooty Pep. TVS has focussed on 99 colours for their brand. The Scooty is considered to be a dream vehicle for young college girls and working women. This has been designed with the aim of satisfying the youth and it looks so stylish and peppy along with host of excellent feautures. The TVS Scooty won several prestigious awards which includes one for its outstanding design.
ReviewScooty Pep, an Indian brand of scooters modelled by TVS Motors especially for women. Scooty Pep is one of the good looking, modern and light weight bike. The TVS Scooty Pep comes up with attractive colours and most of the college going girls are impressed with its beautiful style and glamour look. The engine of this is upgraded for good results. The Scooty Pep has been launched with an affordable price. The Variants of Scooty are as follows
Style and Design
The TVS Scooty Pep Plus is a modern, trendy and very classic bike exclusively developed for females. This has been designed to furnish the excellent features along with self start option which is helpful for the old age people. The Pep Plus is powered by an upgraded 4-Stroke, Single cylinder forced air engine with a displacement of 87.8cc. The engine of Scooty delivers a good speed and mileage. The bike generates better fuel economy since it has auto-choke for quick start, auto reserve fuel tap and power economy mode. The type of ignition system is digital DC CDI and Kerb weight of the scooty is about 95 kg. The Scooty Pep Plus provides a loads of storage space in which we can keep all the things safely. The dashboard of Scooty consists of analouge fuel gauge and speedometer. Side indicators are fitted at the lower end in big shape lights and parking lights are also present in the bike. The seat of the Scooty Pep Plus is very large which makes enough space for rider and pillion. The body colour of the bike is shaded at the front and side panels. Now, the rear view mirrors and rear grab rails are also painted in body colour. The Scooty emblem is fixed on the front and side panels. The TVS Scooty Pep boasts a foot rest which is convenient for the pillion and glow ring around the key hole helps to see the ignition much easier. And also we can charge our mobile with the help of mobile charger socket while driving. The bike has alloy rims at the front and rear position and lockable glove box.
The Scooty Pep and Streak is housed with a 4 Stroke, Single Cylinder forced Air-cooled engine with a displacement of 87.8cc. The engine pumps out a maximum power of 3.68Kw @ 6500 rpm and torque of 5.8Nm @ 4000 rpm. Likewise, the Scooty Teenz is powered by a 2 Stroke, Single Cylinder, Forced Air-Cooled engine with a displacement of 59.9cc. This generates a speed of 2.57Kw @ 5500 rpm and torque is 4.5Nm @ 5000 rpm. Event the engine is small, it gives out a good output.
The TVS Scooty Pep Plus supports good fuel economy since it possess auto-choke for quick start, auto reserve fuel tap and power economy mode. And also an auto reserve system is fitted in the bike for the riders convenience. The Scooty Pep Plus has five litre fuel tank while the Streak has 4.7 litres and 4.5 litres in Teenz respectively. As per the company report, it supports nearly 50-55 kmpl mileage from the bike.
Scooty Streak - This is one of the variant of Scooty in which sports a bore x stroke of 51 x 43mm and pivoted centrifugally operated clutch, Digital DC CDI Ignition System etc. The Kerb weight of the Streak is 96kg and it contains super styled LED Lamps, easy centre stand and so on. This bike is integrated with the in-built plug in mobile charger which allows to charge our mobile. In addition to all, it boasts a lockable glove box for better safety.
Scooty Teenz - Another variant named Scooty Teenz also looks sleek, modern and trendy. This bike is featured with superb body graphics that ensures rich look and style and it has a powerful headlamp along with clear lens which gives a brighter vision. The TVS Scooty owns a large and practical storage to carry all our things. For better safety it provides a tough shock absorber to take on any area.
Brakes & Suspension
The light weight Scooty Pep Plus and Scooty Streak is incorporated with drum brakes at both tyres with a diameter of 110mm. Likewise, Scooty Teenz has a 110mm front drum brake and 130mm rear drum brake. The Pep Plus is well equipped with telescopic forks at the front and single shock absorber at the rear side. While the Teenz is designed with hydraulic mono shock suspension at the rear position. Sometimes it is difficult to manage this bike during rainy season. The TVS Scooty variants are not suitable for long travellers because it leads to back pain which is the only drawback of this bike.
The Stunning shades of TVS Scooty variants are described below
The TVS Scooty Price details as on May 3, 2011 are mentioned below.
TVS Scooty Pep has received the prestigious “Outstanding Design Excellence Award” from Business World and National Institute of Design. TVS was ranked 54th in The Brand Trust Report published by Trust Research Advisory. TVS has achieved many awards and its advertising practices acquired “Good Advertising Award” presented by Auto India Best Brand Awards 2009.