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The Commuter Bike of the Year – TVS Radeon

TVS Motor Company has always focused on imbibing innovation to its customers and become a brand loved and admired by most of the Indians.

The multinational motorcycle company produced a new commuter this year- TVS Radeon. A well-built and well-engineered motorcycle – TVS Radeon can be a good option low-cost option for you.

So, let us get to know more about Radeon.

The Design:

  • The bike comes with a standard commuter motorcycle with a retro-style design with an overall metallic and chrome carburetor cover.
  • It has a grooved ring for headlights, and a contemporary petrol tank with TVS sign enabled on it.

  • TVS Radeon also gets a thigh grip on its tank for better riding.

  • The dark tan seat offers excellent protection to the biker.

  • The engine gets new styling with a gold cover and TVS stamp.

  • The motorcycle has a metal rail combined with a carrier at its rear.

The Electronics:

  • Radeon has a USB charging port, a side-stand indicator, and adjustable brake technology.

  • It also includes daylight running lamps with a self-starter.
  • The bike gets a maintenance-free battery and a side foot peg with a hook.
  • An adjustable side indicator with an exhaust pipe and black alloy wheels gives the motorcycle a smart look.
  • The instrument segment comes with economical and power lights mode.
  • It has a digital speedometer and a tachometer.

The Engine Specification:

  • The new Radeon comes with a 109.7 cc air-cooled, single-cylinder.
  • It produces a power of 8bhp at 7000 rpm and 8.7 Nm torque at 5000 rpm.
  • It also comes with a 4-speed gearbox with a good quality of air filter and a spark plug for better acceleration.
  • TVS boasts of better fuel efficiency with Radeon and a single cradle tubular frame.

Wheels and Suspensions:

  • The motorbike runs on five-spoke alloy wheels with a height of 18 inches and 90/90 section tubeless tires at both the ends.

  • Radeon has 130 mm drum brake in the front and 110 mm standard brake at the rear.
  • It comes with a featured of telescopic oil damped front suspension and paired with a 5-step alterable hydraulic shocker.

Dimension and weight:

  • The new Radeon is one of the most extended bikes in its range, with a length of 2006 mm and a wheelbase of 1265 mm.
  • The height of the bike is 1070 mm and width of 705 mm.
  • It offers a proper ground clearance of 180 mm.
  • The weight of the motorcycle is around 11 kg.

  • The motorbike comes with a decent 10 liters of a fuel tank.

The Color:

It comes in two unique colors- Chrome Brown and Chrome Black.

The Price:

The ex-showroom price in India is Rs. 48,400. If you compare with other motorbikes in its league, it is much cheaper and offers better comfort while riding.

The Verdict:

In this competitive two-wheeler market and heavy Indian street traffic, I think TVS Radeon can be one of the best commuter motorbikes. It is light on pocket and offers smooth and safe driving.

However, I found one drawback which disappointed me is its outdated design. Also, after-sales maintenance for the new Radeon can be a little pricy as TVS parts are costlier than Hero.

Still, overall Radeon is a well-built and well-engineered motorbike at a reasonable price.

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