TVS Motor Company has launched the new Ronin motorcycle in the Indian market. The scrambler-style motorcycle claims to be the first ‘modern-retro’ motorcycle to create its own premium lifestyle segment. The new TVS Ronin has been designed from the ground up and claims to draw inspiration from the modern new-age rider. TVS has revealed that the Ronin will be available in three variants – TVS Ronin SS, TVS Ronin DS, and the top variant, TVS Ronin TD. The brand will also offer an exclusive range of branded world-class merchandise and custom accessories.
TVS Ronin – Price and Variants
The TVS Ronin has been launched in three variants. The entry-level single-tone colour with single-channel ABS comes with a price tag of INR 1.49 lakh ex-showroom. The Dual-Tone Single-Channel model comes with a price tag of INR 1.56 lakh ex-showroom. The top-of-the-line Triple-Tone with Dual-Channel costs INR 1.69 lakh ex-showroom. The motorcycle will be available from select dealerships across the country starting July 2022.
TVS Ronin – Technical Specifications
Powering the TVS Ronin is a 225.9cc squared-off single-cylinder air-cooled, 4-stroke, 4-valve SOHC engine. The oil-cooled fuel-injected engine with glide-through technology produces 20.4 PS of power and 19.93 Nm of torque matched to a 5-speed transmission with assist and slipper clutch. The TVS Ronin features a double split synchro-stiff frame that rides on a 41mm upside-down front suspension and a 7-step adjustable mono-shock on the rear. The braking setup consists of a 300mm single disc on the front and a 240mm disc on the rear equipped with Rain and Urban ABS modes. The motorcycle also comes with 9-spoke 17-inch alloy wheels shod in 110/70 front and 130/70 rear block pattern tyres specially commissioned for the Ronin.
TVS Ronin – Key Features
The new TVS Ronin offers a plethora of modern and advanced features in both the aesthetics department and are also functional. Here are the key features that the TVS Ronin offers:-
- All-LED Lighting
- Off-Centre Full-Digital Instruments Cluster
- Rain and Urban ABS Modes
- GTT (Glide Through Technology)
- ISG – Feather Touch Ignition
- Adjustable Levers
- Bluetooth Connectivity and Voice Assist
- Call and SMS Alerts Via Bluetooth
- Distance to Empty (DTE)
- Gear Shift Indicator
- Side Stand Inhibitor with Indicator
- TVS SmartXonnect – Connected Vehicle Technology
TVS Ronin – Design
The new TVS Ronin comes with a new design language opening up a new modern retro segment. The bike features a rounded headlamp with an LED cluster and a T-Face pilot lamp. On the rear, the Ronin comes with a LED bar-style taillamp offering a sleek light signature. The Ronin comes with a muscular fuel tank and a bench seat along with a chopped front fender. The motorcycle also comes with a full chain cover and a custom upswept exhaust. The brand also offers the Ronin with a full-digital off-centre instruments cluster with multiple features.
TVS Ronin – Accessories and Merchandise
The brand is also offering the TVS Ronin with multiple accessories in categories such as ‘Style’, ‘Convenience’ and ‘Tour’. These include accessories such as adjustable levers, saddle bags, tank grips and USB chargers. The company is also offering Ronin exclusive merchandise in the categories such as Helmets, Jackets and Gloves. These include Cafe Rider Jackets, Leather Jacket, Cross Bags and Urban Shoes.