Our team is heading to Chennai to test the all-new TVS NTORQ in Chennai to bring you a detailed review. While we work on that, here’s a quick technical specification comparison of the new TVS NTORQ against its rivals, the Honda Grazia, the Suzuki Access 125 and the Hero MotoCorp Maestro Edge 125.
Before that, here’s a quick overview of the TVS NTORQ 125.
The TVS NTORQ is the most powerful scooter in this 125cc tech spec comparison, delivering 9.4 PS of power and 10.5 Nm of torque. But it’s more than just the performance that helps the NTORQ stand out. For starters, the scooter gets a fully digital instrument console with Bluetooth connectivity.
The TVS SmartXonnect features Navigation Assist, Caller ID, Missed Call Alert, SMS Alert, Auto Reply SMS, Phone Signal Strength Display, Phone Battery Strength Display, Last Parked Location Assist, and Ride Stats Share on Social Platforms. In fact, the fully digital console is claimed to be equipped with 55 features. The multi-mode display is available in two modes – Street and Sport. The Ride Stats include Best Laps and Last Lap.
The scooter also gets a engine kill switch, Pass By Switch, Low Fuel Indicator LED, 22 litre underseat storage, USB Charger Cum Light, and External Fuel Filler Cap.
Here’s how the scooter fares against its 125cc rivals:
|Specifications||TVS NTORQ||Honda Grazia||Suzuki Access 125||Maestro Edge 125|
|Engine Type||4-Stroke, 1-Cylinder, Air cooled||4-Stroke, 1-Cylinder, Air cooled||4-Stroke, 1-Cylinder, Air cooled||4-Stroke, 1-Cylinder, Air cooled|
|Displacement||124.79 cc||124.9 cc||124 cc||124.6 cc|
|Power||9.4 PS @ 7,500 rpm||8.6 PS @ 6,500 rpm||8.7 PS @ 7,000 rpm||8.7 PS @ 6,750 rpm|
|Torque||10.5 Nm @ 5,500 rpm||10.54 Nm @ 5,000 rpm||10.2 Nm @ 5,000 rpm||10.2 Nm@ 5,000 rpm|
|Claimed Fuel Economy||Not Disclosed||60 kmpl||64 kmpl||NA|
|DIMENSIONS & WEIGHT|
|Overall Length||1,865 mm||1,812 mm||1,870 mm||1,841 mm|
|Overall Width||710 mm||697 mm||655 mm||695 mm|
|Overall Height||1,160 mm||1,146 mm||1,160 mm||1,190 mm|
|Wheelbase||1,285 mm||1,260 mm||1,265 mm||1,261 mm|
|Ground Clearance||155 mm||155 mm||160 mm||155 mm|
|Seat Height||NA||766 mm||780 mm||NA|
|Curb Mass||116.1 Kg||107kg||102 kg||110 kg|
|Wheels||Alloy||Steel / Alloy||Steel / Alloy||Alloy|
|Fuel Tank||5.0 L||5.3 L||5.6 L||NA|
|Front||Disc||Drum / Optional Disc||Drum / Optional Disc||Drum / Optional Disc|
|Front||100/80-12 (Tubeless)||90/90-12 (Tubeless)||90/90 – 12 (Tubeless)||90/90-12 (Tubeless)|
|Rear||110/80-12 (Tubeless)||90/100-10 (Tubeless)||90/100 – 10 (Tubeless)||90/100-10 (Tubeless)|
|Rear||Gas filled Hydraulic Type Coil Spring||Spring Loaded Hydraulic Type||Swing arm||Unit Swing with Spring Loaded Hydraulic Damper|
|PRICE (EX-SHOWROOM DELHI)|
|Drum Brake Variant||NA||INR 59,827||INR 54,419||NA|
|Disk Brake Variant||INR 58,750||INR 62,269||INR 57,744||NA|
Disclaimer : Some of the details (including the prices) of the new Hero MotoCorp Maestro Edge 125 were not available at the time when this technical comparison was published.
The TVS NTORQ, with an aggressive price tag of INR 58,750 (ex-showroom Delhi) is one of the most appealing scooters in the segment. It does miss out on an LED headlight but it’s definitely not a deal breaker. How well does it perform? Stay tuned for a detailed review of the new 125cc scooter.