TVS Motor Company has recently launched its first electric scooter, the TVS X, in India. The TVS X is based on the TVS Creon concept that was showcased at the Auto Expo 2018. The TVS X is a sporty and futuristic electric scooter that aims to offer a thrilling and connected riding experience. Here are some of the key features and specifications of the TVS X electric scooter.
|Colour options||Red, Blue, Black|
|Ground clearance||150 mm|
|Motor||Permanent magnet synchronous motor (PMSM)|
|Rated power||7 kW (9.38 bhp)|
|Peak power||11 kW (14.75 bhp)|
|Battery pack||4.4 kWh lithium-ion battery pack (usable capacity 3.8 kWh)|
|Charging options||950 W portable charger and 3 kW smart home charger|
|Charging time||0 to 80% in 3 hours and 40 minutes with portable charger; 0 to 50% in 50 minutes with smart home charger|
|Range||Up to 140 km in Eco mode|
|Top speed||105 km/h|
|Riding modes||Eco, Sport, Power|
|Price (ex-showroom, Bengaluru)||Rs 2.50 lakh|
Design and Styling
TVS X electric scooter stands out from the crowd with its unique and aggressive design. The perimeter frame gives it a motorbike-like visage, and is complemented by the sleek LED headlamp with DRLs and digital instrument cluster. Sharp lines and creases add to the aerodynamics, while the split seat setup and pillion grab rail provide comfort and convenience. The single-sided swingarm is a sporty touch while exposing the rear wheel. The LED tail lamp provides the perfect finishing touch.In short, the TVS X electric scooter is a stylish and modern ride that stands out from the rest.
The alluring TVS X electric scooter comes in three dashing colours; Red, Blue, and Black – not only that, attractive graphics and decals adorn it, making it mesmerizing. It stands proudly with a kerb weight of 140 kg and wheelbase of 1,350 mm, while its ground clearance of 150 mm is just appropriate for Indian roads.
Performance and Range
TVS X electric scooter is all about power. Powered by a permanent magnet synchronous motor (PMSM), the X scooter delivers a rated power of 7 kW (9.38 bhp) and a peak power of 11 kW (14.75 bhp). All that power is complemented by a 4.4 kWh lithium-ion battery pack with a usable capacity of 3.8 kWh and an IP67 rating for water and dust resistance.
The X electric scooter leaves the competition in the dust with its incredible acceleration. It takes just 2.6 seconds to accelerate from 0 to 40 km/h and 4.5 seconds to reach 60 km/h. What’s more, it has a top speed of an impressive 105 km/h – the highest among all electric scooters in India! The TVS X also lets you pick your riding experience. With three riding modes – Eco, Sport, and Power – you can choose the one that suits road conditions and your riding preferences.
Impressively, the TVS X electric scooter can travel up to 140 km on a single charge when put into its Eco mode. Additionally, the regeneration braking system helps to reclaim some energy whenever the brakes are applied, providing an extended range for days on the go.
Charging and Battery
TVS X electric scooter comes with two charging options to ensure efficient and safe battery power. A 950-Watt portable charger, which can be plugged into a regular 15-Amp socket, offers fast charging capabilities from 0 to 80 percent in 3 hours and 40 minutes. Alternatively, a 3 kW smart home charger can be installed at the rider’s home or office and takes only 50 minutes to charge the battery from 0 to 50 percent. Additionally, the e-scooter features an intelligent Battery Management System (BMS) to monitor and protect the battery pack. This includes overcharge protection, over-discharge protection, short circuit protection, and thermal protection.
Connected Technology and Features
TVS X electric scooter is packed with innovative features and technologies that connect it to an intelligent EV. For easy navigation, the scooter comes with a 7-inch TFT touchscreen display where riders can access various information like speed, battery level, range, and riding mode. This display also supports gesture control and voice commands.
To make use of its special services, the scooter can be linked and controlled through smartphones with TVS Connect app via Bluetooth or Wi-Fi. Services such as remote lock/unlock, geo-fencing, theft alert, and live location tracking are included in the app. Plus, it provides OTA updates for software and firmware.
For entertainment, riders can stream music from Spotify, Gaana, JioSaavn, and more. To add to the fun, riders can personalize their display with different themes, wallpapers, profiles, etc.
Safety and Suspension
Boasting a high level of safety and stability for its rider, the TVS X e-scooter is equipped with disc brakes on both wheels and dual-channel ABS for superior brake performance. What’s more, GravitOPS technology is integrated to contribute to the scooter’s stability when travelling at high speeds or cornering. The TVS X also has a telescopic fork at the front and a monoshock at the rear for suspension, as well as 12-inch alloy wheels with tubeless tyres for superior grip and traction on any road surface.
Price and Availability
At a price of Rs 2.50 lakh (excluding FAME II subsidy) ex-showroom in Bengaluru, TVS X electric scooter is India’s most expensive electric scooter. Those interested in buying this luxurious ride can book it online or at select TVS dealers with a booking fee of Rs 10,000. Delivery of the product will start from November 2023, and it will initially be available in Bengaluru, followed by other cities.
Featuring a premium and futuristic design, the TVS X electric scooter is sure to enthrall and astound riders. This EV comes with ample power, a generous range, rapid charging, and advanced features that make it desirable. However, its elevated price point could limit its purchase to a sliver of consumers. As an epitome of technology and ingenuity of TVS Motor Company, the TVS X electric scooter is bound to make an impression and radiate the future.
TVS X electric scooter is priced at Rs 2.50 lakh (ex-showroom, Bengaluru), which makes it the most expensive electric scooter in India.
TVS X electric scooter is powered by a permanent magnet synchronous motor (PMSM) that produces a rated power of 7 kW (9.38 bhp) and a peak power of 11 kW (14.75 bhp).
TVS X electric scooter comes with two charging options: a 950 W portable charger and a 3 kW smart home charger.