• TVS Scooty Zest was seen at the 2014 Auto Expo;
    TVS Scooty Zest was seen at the 2014 Auto Expo;
  • The new Scooty Zest is completely redesigned with fresh s...
    The new Scooty Zest is completely redesigned with fresh styling cues. Its headlight is familiar, with flush-fitted chic indicators on a two-tone front apron, boldly showing off a TVS logo in black.
  • . The instrument cluster is finished in white, placed att...
    . The instrument cluster is finished in white, placed attractively with a legible speedometer, an odometer and fuel gauge
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TVS Scooty Zest first look, review

3rd Mar 2014 6:29 pm

How appealing is the new, completely redesigned Scooty Zest? Here's what we think.

  • Make : TVS
  • Model : Scooty Zest
A new version of one of India’s most popular automatic scooters amongst women, the TVS Scooty, was seen at the 2014 Auto Expo; weeks after we broke the news of a spied version undergoing testing. 
 
 
The new Scooty Zest is completely redesigned with fresh styling cues. Its headlight is familiar, with flush-fitted chic indicators on a two-tone front apron, boldly showing off a TVS logo in black. The instrument cluster is finished in white, placed attractively with a legible speedometer, an odometer and fuel gauge. A solitary bag hook is placed under the handlebar and saddle, which shows off white stitching for a more upmarket feel. The Zest gets side body panels with revised accents, along with a fancy rear end showing off a new LED tail-light and indicator setup that blends very well with the scooter's aesthetics. 
The Scooty Zest is powered by a four-stroke, 109.7cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled and carbureted engine, expected to churn out approximately 8bhp, transferred to the rear wheel through a TVS’ CVTI system. The Zest comes with an electric as well as a kick starter.
 
The saddle is now longer and wider, with a stylish and handy alloy grab rail, and the front flatboard is broader than earlier. The front suspension uses telescopic forks, and the rear gets a monoshock with the engine doubling up as a stressed member of the frame. The 90/80 10-inch tyres sit on steel wheels, in comparison to the 3.00x10-inch tyres on the earlier Scooty.
 
 
Its refreshed styling and powerplant mean the new Scooty Zest should provide users a better overall package. The new Scooty Zest is expected to hit showrooms by April 2014, at an estimated price of around Rs 47,500.
 
Karan Narsu

PRICE Petrol Petrol AT Diesel Diesel AT
Price Range Ex-showroom - Delhi Rs 47,500 (Estimated) - - -
ENGINE Petrol Petrol AT Diesel Diesel AT
Fuel Type Petrol - - -
Max Power (hp @ rpm) 8 bhp estimated - - -
Max Torque (nm @ rpm) 0.81kgm estimated - - -
Type 109.7cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled, four-stroke - - -
TRANSMISSION Petrol Petrol AT Diesel Diesel AT
Gearbox Type Variomatic - - -
SUSPENSION Petrol Petrol AT Diesel Diesel AT
Front Suspension Telescopic forks - - -
Rear Suspension Stressed engine - - -
BODY Petrol Petrol AT Diesel Diesel AT
Wheels 10-inch pressed steel - - -
Tyres 90/80x10 - - -
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