TVS revealed his new bike named Star City+ at Bangalore. The main USP of this bike is its EcoThrust 109.7 cc engine. TVS claims that it gives an unbelievable mileage of 85 kmpl in test cycle and 65 kmpl in routine days. If we talking about the performance, Star City+ engine produce 8.3 PS of power at 7000 rpm but the main thing that you must know is that it generates 8.7 Nm torque at 5000 rpm. It reaches 0-60 kmph in just 8.1 seconds.
TVS Star City Pus gives you an excellent riding at low speed it is possible just because of its flat torque curve. This bike promises a very comfortable and excellent ride in real world. To make this bike specially TVS integrated a new engine in Star City+ and also uses a tubular single frame in front with telescopic forks. For comfort ride there is revolutionary five step adjustable hydraulic shock absorbers at rear.
According to TVS they made Star City+ especially to target such customers who love to ride bike with comfort. So they spend there lot of time to make this bike special by working on its ride quality and handling. They also claims that, no other bike in same segment could give same performance and quality, so they don’t need to worry about competition.
Nowadays almost all bikes have disc brakes or you can say a disc brake is now is one of the main important part or USP of any bike. But here you will get disappointed because TVS Star Plus doesn’t have any disc brake option yet. It is available with 130 mm front and 110 mm rear drum brakes. You have an option to choose it from two variants electric and kickstart.
On the track the handing is extremely comfortable and the bike is as frisky as we expect from TVS motorcycles. According to the one of the rider it is difficult to give proper review because of short rise but it is very fantabulous feeling when suspension is able to performs well at corners it easily absorb large bumps.
Star City Plus is fully feature loaded bike. Company doesn’t compromise with its quality. TVS promises that it is the most perfect bike in all available bike in its segment. It comes with many features like easy access choke position, paper air filter, adjustable shockers, alloy wheel, electric start, clear lens indicators, able to start in any gear (electric start), number plate illuminator lamp etc.
That’s not all Star City+ comes with digital speedometer which integrated with power/economy mode, aluminum pillion handle with side holding, service indicator. It also has colored shock absorber spring, chrome finished handlebar, high efficient charging system, stainless steel muffler guard and load based continuous variable ignition timing.
Features ofTVS Star City+
Aluminum Grab Rail: This aluminum grab rail takes care of comfort and safety of pillion rider. It is design to provide comfort grip. Pillion rider will get full comfort with full grip now pillion rider can also enjoy the ride without any fear.
Coloured Shock Absorbers: In India you can’t find a plain and well managed roads everywhere. Once in a day you will have to suffer bad roads or speed bumps etc. By consider this company made Coloured Shock Absorbers which is especially designed for Indian roads. Because of too many types of roads you can set its absorb power according to your comfort. It comes with 5 different settings. It doesn’t enhance only your performance as well it also provides you a very comfortable and smooth ride.
Premium EcoThrust: The exhaust pipe is especially comes with special heat resistance material which keeps your exhaust pipe in normal temperature. There is a special EcoThrust logo on exhaust pipe which gives a perfect new styling look.
Alloy Wheel: Nowadays every bike, even a small range bikes comes with an alloy wheels so why not in this bike. Yes, TVS Star City+ has stylish black alloy wheels which gives this bike a new style statement.
Muscular Tank: In same segment bike almost all bikes have normal tanks but this time TVS made some new, they provide a muscular tank in this bike. This makes its more closer to heavy segment bikes. The shape of the tank and graphics comes with rare fusion of engineering and design.
Honeycomb Grills: To add more style designers provides a stylish honeycomb textured grills on the side panels.
3D Emblem: The logo of TVS Star City+ is also special. It is not a normal logo. It is made up from special fiber. Designers gives a special touch of glittery embossed finish so it looks more alive.
Colors:TVS Star City+ is available in three stylish colors you can choose color according to choice and personality from Blue, Black and Red which is according to the company is Show-stopper Blue, Oscar Black and Celebrity Scarlet.
Price: The price of Kick Stat Mag is Rs. 41,355 and Electric Start Mag is available at the price of Rs. 44,000 only. The price of TVS Star City+ may vary according to the city or region.
Other Features of TVS Star City+
Maximum power: 8.4 PS @ 7000 rpm
Maximum torque: 8.7 NM @ 5000 rpm
Bore X Stroke: 53.5 mm x 48.8 mm
Compression Ratio:9.2 : 1
Transmission: 4 speed constant mesh
Clutch: Wet – multi plate type
Chassis & Suspension
Chassis Type:Single cradle tubular frame
Front Suspension:Telescopic oil damped front suspension
Rear Suspension:5 step adjustable hydraulic shock absorber
Brake Front:Hand operated, Internally expanding, 130 mm dia
Brake Rear:Foot operated, Internally expanding, 110 mm dia
Tyre Size Front:2.75 x 17
Tyre Size Rear:3.00 x 17
Wheel Base:1260 mm
Ground Clearance:172 mm
Kerb weight:109 kg (ES MAG)
105 kg (KS MAG)
Fuel tank including reserve:10 liters
Reserve 2 liters
Fuel Economy (IDC):86 Kmpl