Expert Review of TVS Flame DS 125
TVS flame ds 125 can be easily put in a competitive spot in the range of Indian stylish and economical bikes. The bike has a halogen type headlamp and electric start option. TVS Flame has a compact fuel tank that can hold 7.5 litres of fuel whereas a larger 1320mm. The twin spark plug and three valve technology, the bike is flooded with many such advanced features.
Mileage and Fuel Economy
In a country like india where petroleum hikes have captured the front page headlines in almost all of the nation’s newspapers, fuel efficiency automatically becomes one of the most captivated feature while looking for a bike. TVS flame DS 125 delivers a mileage of about 60 kmpl on city roads( with all the bumpy roads) and even above that on highways. The 125 cc three valve engine of this motorcycle is tuned to the ideal swirl-tumble port combination so that it delivers superior performance while simultaneously delivering high fuel efficiency. The bike is expected to offers a mileage of around 70 kmpl. The mileage of the bike is very good which is due to the less weight of the bike.TVS Flame incorporates a four speed manual gearbox and wet multi-plate clutch.
When it comes to colors this TVS monster can easily categorized as one of the best looking bike. It is available in elite blue, mica black and scarlet red, with a black theme all over the body of the motorbike. It is to be noted that the rear view mirrors and rear grab rail are in black shade.
Acceleration and Pick up
This TVS engine is propelled by 3 valve CC-VTi technology, fired by twin spark plug that delivers a maximum power of 10.5 bhp at 7,500 rpm and produces a top torque of 10 Nm at 6,000 rpm.t he sporty multi reflector clear headlamp and the tail light present in the bike offers very classy look and also provide night driving very easy. The kerb weight of the bike is 95 kg and the fuel tank of 12 litres. TVS flame can cover a sprint of 0 – 60 kmph in just 6.55 seconds and can achieve a top speed of 95 kmph.
TVS flame DS 125 possesses a completely new classy look and is designed with whole new graphics all over he its body that is really helping a lot inn grabbing customer’s attention. It is endowed with exciting features like head lamp , front fender , attractive rear view mirrors , body coloured shock absorber springs and special engine cowl . two position lamps, turn indicators , headlamps add to the sports beauty of this bike. TVS has tried something new and innovative in the dashboard called the IMI – Instant Mileage Indicator. The digital console helps to know the fuel efficiency and the approximate mileage that the bike is delivering ,so that one can adjust accordingly . The rear end of the bike sports a dual lens tail lamp.
This TVS hero has a high comfort statement, the electric start feature helps the rider in heavy traffic jam areas. The wide rear tyre and front disc brakes help to maintain the grip on the road. The seat of this TVS motorcycle is also very long and comfortable. A bold rear grab rail is also added for the comfort of the passenger.
TVS flame ds 125 is perfect in term of dimensions. Its height is 1070 mm, length is 2030 mm and width is 760 mm. it has a wide wheelbase of 1320 mm to achieve great grip and control of the bike. TVS Flame comes with 160mm of ground clearance. It has a fuel tank of 7.5 litres.
The Flame DS 125 is technologically the most advanced motorcycle in the country with a 3-valve 125 cc engine and sports the india’s first three-valve CC VTi (controlled combustion variable timing intelligent) engine.TVS Flame has got innovative twin spark plug technologies that ensure higher power, acceleration, mileage and performance The engine delivers a maximum power of 10.5 bhp at 7,500 rpm and produces a top torque of 10 Nm at 6,000 rpm. It has sporty delta edge exhaust that is not just a styling element but also to deliver the smoothest of sounds, lowest emissions and excellent performance. The engine of TVS DS 125 has two different in take ports, swirl and power port. A swirl motion is created of the intake air-fuel mixture in the combustion chamber, which leads to efficient burning of lean air-fuel mixture and helps improve the bike’s fuel efficiency. The power port opens to allow a high flow rate of the air-fuel mixture to deliver high power in the power throttle mode.
TVS flame ds 125 has a big wheel size of 90/90 x 17 front and 110/80 x 17 rear. The 240 mm front disc brake is complemented with a chic triangular exhaust that is not only unique but also enhances performance and delivers a pleasing sound with low emissions. It has a huge wheelbase of 1320 mm for excellent grip and support on the roads.
The bike has gained huge popularity due to its suspension system. The bike has been equipped with telescopic oil damped front fork and five step adjustable hydraulic rear shock absorber. This helps the driver from getting jerks and shocks in any of the terrains.
Handling and Control
The bike needs a special mention in this segment as it is endowed with great control features like front disc brake, that helps to have early brakes and provides great control of the bike. It is also flooded with features like rear adjustable fork, digital console, wide rear tyre. The wider wheelbase also helps in easy handling of the bike. The self stat option of the bike facilitates the driver at the time of heavy traffic jams.
Attractive and pleasing looks
Limited colour options
TVS Flame DS 125 Description
TVS Flame DS 125 with twin spark plug technology was launched by the TVS Motors. The motorcycle is installed with 3 valve CC-VTi technology, fired by twin spark plugs. For an excellent performance, average power and better fuel efficiency, this 125cc 3-valve engine is pitched to the ideal swirl-tumble port combination and is developed by AVL Austria. The looks of the bike is similar to its other variant, TVS Flame SR 125 which comes with all-black theme, which means black colored alloys, engine, silencer, side covers and rear grab rail. The motorbike has digital odometer, trip meter, fuel gauge and clock. Unfortunately, there is an analogue type speedometer whereas tachometer is not available. Additional features like mileage indicator and service reminder are also shown by the instrument console. TVS Flame DS 125 is very much comfortable, the foot pegs, handlebar, wide seat, everything is designed in a manner that the riding position is enhanced and rider gets a non-tiring journey. The motorcycle above its fuel tank carries a lockable storage space which can easily accommodate a normal sized bottle. The standard dimensions of the bike are: the length- 2030mm, width- 760mm and height-1070mm. The kerb weight of the machine is 123kg. Its ground clearance and wheelbase are 165mm and 1320mm, respectively. The motorbike is equipped with the same suspension system of SR variant, that is, front one is a telescopic oil damped forks and at the rear there is a hydraulic shock absorber which is five step adjustable.
TVS Flame DS 125 unlike the SR variant is embedded with 240mm via disc brakes at the front wheel but with the same old 130mm drum brakes at the rear wheel. The size of the tyres is: front: 90/90 x 17 inch and 100/90 x 17 inch that of the rear one. These are the 6-spoke alloy wheels which are not provided with tubeless tyres. The rear tyre is little wider which improves the grip on the road and grants better handling. Maintenance free battery and tank with 9.5 litres fuel storage capacity is made available with this machine. TVS Flame DS 125 comes equipped with a 124.6cc, 3-valve CC-VTi technology, fired by twin spark plugs, air cooling, mono cylinder engine. The engine can generate 10.3 BHP maximum power at 7500 RPM and the maximum torque of 10 Nm at 6000 RPM. The 4-Stroke engine is associated with four-speed manual gearbox with all gears down shift pattern. The engine can perform 0-60 kmpl in just 6 seconds. The top speed mark is 105 kmph. TVS Flame Ds 125 is also very fuel efficient, it delivers a healthy mileage of 65 kmpl on the city roads. On the highways, the fuel consumption of the bike is 80 kmpl. The fuel consumption of the bike is quite superb and complementary.