TVS XL Super is the successor of once India’s best selling moped TVS 50. TVS mopeds enjoy a special privilege in the Indian automobile history. TVS 50 was the first ever twin-seater moped available in India. TVS 50 revolutionized the Indian roads in 1970’s and 80’s. It offered a decent and affordable two-wheeler to the common man. TVS 50 success was attributed to two factors; utility and affordability. As the pedaled model TVS 50 moped slowly vanishing from Indian roads, its successor TVS XL Super still breathing slowly in rural and semi-urban areas.
TVS XL super is equipped with a 2 stroke, single cylinder, 69.9 cc engine that churns 3.5 Bhp at 5000 rpm and 5 Nm torque at 3500 rpm. The engine is ignited by a kicker starter using Fly Wheel magneto technology and 14V electric ignition. The engine transmission functions are controlled by a centrifugal wet type automatic single speed transmission gear. The secondary drive is activated by a roller chain drive.
The moped has fuel tank with 3 liter capacity and offers maximum speed limit is 50 kmph. The bike offers excellent fuel efficiency with an average of 71 kmpl.
Suspension and brake
TVS XL Super features a telescopic spring type suspension in the front side and swing arm supported by hydraulic shock absorbers in the rear side. While the front side wheel is controlled by an 80 dia drum brake the rear wheel features 110 dia drum brake. The braking responds well in times of emergency.
TVS XL Super is used extensively to transport goods in rural and semi-urban areas. The moped offers extensive space between the handle-bar and seats. People carry all types of goods including big gunny bags, bundles, agricultural harvests, hay, fodder, cotton bundles, fabric bundles and many other items. TVS XL Super Heavy Duty model comes with strong rear suspension and wide goods carrier plate. Many grocery shop owners use this vehicle to transport bulk grocery and vegetable.
TVS XL Super and Heavy Duty models are presently available in Dark Green and Deep Blue shades. The price starts at Rs. 28,495, ex-show room, Chennai.