TVS commuter motorcycle Phoenix 125 has been discontinued in India, however, exports will continue, according to a report by Overdrive. According to the company, the TVS Pheonix 125 will now be produced exclusively for the export market. However, according to the TVS dealer, the Phoenix 125 has been discontinued due to the new BSIV emission norms. Another dealer confirmed that they are not ordering the Phoenix 125 due to its low popularity compared to the recently introduced TVS Victor. The latter is priced at Rs 51,715 while the larger capacity Phoenix 125 starts from 52,594, both prices ex-showroom Delhi.
The Phoenix is powered by a 124.53cc engine that produces 11 hp of power and 10.8 Nm of torque which is mated to a 4-speed gearbox. The motorcycle measures 1,985 mm in length, 1,065 mm in height, 740 mm in width and has a wheelbase of 1,265 mm. The Phoenix125 is available in two variants, one with drum brakes on both ends and another with a disc brake up front.
The suspension duties are handled by telescopic oil damped forks at the front and twin 5-step adjustable monotube inverted at the rear. It gets features such as vehicle locator key, tube less tyres, DC headlamp and a fully digital instrument cluster including a tachometer in a white backlight display. The claimed fuel efficiency of the motorcycle is 67 Kmpl.
Recently, TVS updated its entire lineup, namely Apache RTR 160, Apache RTR 180, Victor, Star City Plus, Sport, Zest and Scooty Pep Plus, now come with engines that are compliant with BS IV emission norms. All these products now also comply to the upcoming safety feature, AHO or Automatic Headlamp On and DRL's