Words: Shubham Choukse
TVS Motor Company today launched the new Jupiter Classic Edition at a price of Rs 55,266 (ex-showroom, Delhi). The Classic Edition gets a few styling updates over the regular model, no mechanical changes whatsoever. The cosmetic upgrades include a new windshield, round shaped chrome mirrors, dual-tone seats, chrome-finished handle dampeners, chrome backrest, ‘Classic’ decals on the nose and on the sides and an exclusive Sunlit Ivory colour.
The Jupiter is powered by a 109.7cc 4-stroke motor mated to a CVT transmission that generates 7.9bhp of power at 7500rpm and 8Nm of torque at 5500rpm. The Jupiter is available in 10 colour options and gets some useful features such as a USB charger, external fuel-lid, and a patented easy-to-use E-Z centre stand as standard.
Commenting on this launch, Mr. Aniruddha Haldar, Vice President (marketing) – Commuter Motorcycles, Scooters & Corporate Brand, TVS Motor Company, says, “Timelessness is the true hall mark of a classic. Unchanging and yet always contemporary, that’s how we have always seen our offering of TVS Jupiter to our consumers. And continuing its promise of ‘Zyada ka Fayda’, we celebrate timeless value in celebrating classic with the all new TVS Jupiter Classic Edition. Its unique features cover style, practicality, and value, like the pillion back rest or the stylish windshield. Millions of consumers have and continue to repose their faith in TVS Jupiter; this gives us great confidence.”
The Jupiter, since its launch in 2013 has been TVS Motor Company’s flagship scooter, with over 1.5million units sold in the country.