Expert Review of Tvs Star City
The new player of the TVS family is ruling the Indian roads since its launch. This commuter bike has been completely renovated with exciting new features and body graphics. The bike includes a 4 shift manual gearbox with the simple all down gear shifting pattern. The bike delivers a good range of mileage. It is blessed with digital as well as analogue features at the dashboard.
Mileage and Fuel Economy
n a country like India where petrol hikes have stolen a middle class person’s sleep and where people are obsessed with mileage, fuel economy certainly becomes one of the most overlooked feature while purchasing a motorbike. TVS Star City delivers mileage of 60-65kmpl on city roads and even above that on highways. This 110cc bike is gifted with a fuel tank of capacity 16 litres with 2.5 litres of reserve, so that there is no obstacle in the journey and it continues even when the petrol tank gets empty. Light engine mass and reduced frictional losses increase mileage and speed.
The TVS Star city price in India is reasonable and the Bike surely appeals to all youngsters due to it’s jazzy looks as a personal choice and as an ideal city commute.This whole new Star City bike is available in a complete funky look as it is gifted with dual tone appearance whole over the body. This motorbike is available in dual tone scheme with green, red, silver, blue colours.
Acceleration and Pick up
When it comes to pickup this TVS monster is no less than other 110 cc bikes. The bike is claimed to have good acceleration and pickup as, the engine of the new 2012 Star City will employ TVS's ingenious 'Continuous Variable Timing Ignition'. The TVS Star City picks up a speed of 60kmph from zero within 9.4 second which is quite good for a 110 cc bike and this commuter type TVS Star City can be ridden to a top speed of 85kmph. TVS Star City develops 6.1KW of peak power at 7500 rpm and generates a torque of 8.1Nm at 5000rpm.
This new motorbike is renovated with completely new dual tone graphics. The new bike replaced the clumsy-looking chrome metal mudguards with attractive modern plastic units. Modifications have been in almost every part of this motorbike including the silencer too as it has been gifted with a heat shield over it. For better comfort in riding, TVS has included some advanced tools like speedometer, tachometer, fuel gauge and some other indicators. It has a company name sticker on the fuel tank; the 3d style makes the bike a eye-catching piece The wheels are embedded with alloys giving it a grand look. The whole new TVS Star City is blessed with a bold front mask with an aerodynamic black tinted wind screen over it. The other exciting features of this bike include turn indicators on both sides , rider switch and black colour rear view mirrors. This time TVS Star City features new instrument panels in which speedometer, fuel gauge and other common indicators are fitted.
Talking about the comfort feature now, well TVS Star City has been gifted with a mobile charger socket behind the front left turn indicator. TVS motor company has intelligently designed this motorbike with a long, wide and comfortable seat. Keeping the comfort of pillion too the company has fitted grab rails, foot pegs, footrests. The suspension system of this motorbike adds icing to the cake, it is really comfortable for the driver on bumpy roads as it prevents from the shocks.
When it comes to dimensions this bike is 2002mm Length, 1058mm in height, 700mm in width with a ground clearance of 165mm. The bike Tyre has Front Tyre- 2.75 / 17 and Rear Tyre- 3.00 / 17 in dimensions. The bike has a huge wheelbase of 1205mm that helps in maintaining strong grip on the roads. The bike is gifted with a fuel tank of 16 litres and a kerb weight of 104 kg.
The engine of the new TVS Star City positions TVS Motor Company's indigenous revolutionary CVTi (Continuous Variable Timing Ignition) which facilitates superior pickup and boosts performance without compromising on mileage. This 4-stroke,110 cc engine delivers a maximum power of 6.1 KW at 7500 rpm and a peak torque of 8.1 nm at 5000 rpm.
This TVS monster supports a hguge wheelbase of 1205mm that helps in providing strong grip on bumpy roads. All black alloy wheels, add to the style quotient of the new TVS Star City. This motorbike supports a wheel Size of 2.75x18 - 3.00x18 mm and a ground clearance of 165.00 mm. The bike possesses Front Break-Drum (135mm), Rear Break-drum (110mm) that helps in early stopping of the bike.
TVS Star City has gained huge popularity on roads due to its hydraulics. The bike is gifted with suspension with a brace of telescopic front forks in the front and hydraulic twin shock absorbers in the rear that helps in easy handling and controlling of the bike and helps the bike from shocks as well.
Handling and Control
The bike is endowed with a great suspension system that helps in preventing from shocks in any type of terrain. The electric start feature of the bike has also helped in improving the control of the bike. The bright halogen-powered headlamp makes the night riding effortless , this feature is very helpful in village or rural roads where the roads are not well maintained. The bike has a kerb weight of 104kg and thus it is quite easy in handling this bike for a person of any age group. The drum brake helps in easy stopping of the bike at bumpy roads too and prevents from any kind of misshaping. Also the improved motor gives effortless handling from low speed to high gears.
Smooth in riding and handling.
Powerful headlight focus
Tyres skid on wet surfaces