TVS Motor Launches TVS Ronin 225cc scrambler, Available in 3 variants
TVS Motor Company, a reputed manufacturer of two-wheelers and three-wheelers globally, today announced its foray into the premium lifestyle segment with the launch of the industry’s first ‘modern-retro’ motorcycle – the TVS RONIN.
Designed ground up, the TVS RONIN is a lifestyle statement that takes inspiration from the modern, new-age rider. The TVS RONIN is designed with the style, technology, and riding experience to promote an unscripted lifestyle.
TVS Motor’s strong legacy of 110 years, and leading technology and innovation, will now be taken forward with the launch of a new way of living, TVS RONIN. Marking the company’s entry into the segment of premium lifestyle motorcycling, the motorcycle is an extension of its commitment to bringing in a new way of riding.
The TVS RONIN’s versatile features, combined with a unique design and modern technology, ensure stress-free riding experiences across terrains.
The motorcycle is also one of many firsts with impressive technology and convenience features like dual-channel ABS, voice assistance, and enhanced connectivity.
In another first, the TVS RONIN will launch with an exclusive range of branded world-class merchandise and custom accessories, a configurator and a dedicated experience program.
TVS RONIN will be available in three variants – TVS RONIN SS, TVS RONIN DS, and the top variant, TVS RONIN TD. It will be available in select dealerships across the country starting July 2022.
Highlights of the new TVS RONIN
- Comfortable riding experience across terrains
- TVS RONIN CuLT – where Culture, Lifestyle, and Travel come alive
- Configurator for effortless customisation
- Digital cluster with SmartXonnect
- AR experience through the TVS ARIVE app
- Extensive range of merchandise and riding gear
- Curated kits with exclusive accessories
- All LED Lamps
- Signature T-shaped pilot lamp
- Asymmetric Speedometer
- Exhaust & Muffler design
- Chain Cover
- 9 Spoke Alloy Wheels
- Block Tread Tyres
- Digital Cluster (DTE – Distance to Empty, ETA – Estimated Time of Arrival, Gear Shift Assist, Side Stand Engine Inhibitor, Service Due Indication, Low Battery Indicator)
- Voice Assist
- Turn by Turn Navigation
- Incoming Call Alert / Receive
- Custom Window Notification
- Ride Analysis on TVS SmartXonnect App
- Rain & Urban ABS Modes
- Integrated Starter Generator (ISG) – Low noise feather touch start
- Upside Down Front Fork (USD)
- Rear Monoshock
- Glide Through Technology (GTT)
- Assist and Slipper Clutch
- 3-Step Adjustable lever
The teardrop fuel tank and large rear mudguard on the TVS Ronin give it a classic look. The USD forks have a golden finish, as do the thin seat and conventional grabrail, in addition to the dual-tone color scheme.
Components such as the engine, belly pan, and exhaust have been blacked out on the bike’s lower part. Alloy wheels with a two-tone finish adorn the vehicle.
The TVS Ronin boasts a broad handlebar and foot pegs positioned in the middle for a supposedly comfortable riding position.
It can handle city driving, highway cruising, and even some light off-roading. The bike is 160 kg in weight. Tubless tires are mounted on 17-inch alloy wheels.
TVS has fitted its SmartXonnect communication technology into such a versatile motorcycle. Turn-by-turn navigation and racing telemetry are only two of the SmartXonnect’s many capabilities that may be accessed by users. There’s also a Tour Mode for it.
The TVS Ronin is powered by a brand-new 225cc engine, which is based on the 200cc motor found in the TVS Apache RTR 200 4V model.
It has a maximum power output of roughly 20 bhp at 7750 Nm and a maximum torque output of around 20 Nm at 3750 Nm.
It will be paired with a five-speed transmission. The TVS Ronin has a top speed of 120 kmph.
Front suspension will be handled by USD forks, however the rear suspension will be handled by a monoshock unit.
Both ends of the TVS Ronin will use disc brakes. Base and mid-level variants come standard with single-channel ABS, while the top-tier model comes standard with dual-channel ABS.
The TVS Ronin will assist fill the void in TVS’s product line. There are currently motorcycles from the Chennai-based company available in the 100 to 200 cc and 310 cc segment.
At a time when quarter-liter motorcycles are becoming more popular, TVS may have found the perfect mix with Ronin.
Later this month, select TVS dealerships throughout India will begin receiving deliveries of the new model.
The base TVS RONIN SS motorcycle, which is available in Magma Red and Lightening Black, costs INR 1.49 lakh.
At INR 1.56 lakh, the TVS RONIN DS mid variant is available in Stargaze Black and Delta Blue paint schemes.
There are two colors for the top-end TVS RONIN TD: Galactic Grey and Dawn Orange. It costs INR. 1.68 lakh for the former and INR. 1.71 lakh for the latter.