TVS Ronin launched in India at Rs 1.49 lakh

TVS Ronin launched in India at Rs 1.49 lakh, ex-showroom. The Ronin features a retro scrambler design and gets a new 225 cc single-cylinder engine.

TVS Ronin launched in India at Rs 1.49 lakh

After numerous teasers and speculations, TVS has launched the Ronin 225 retro scrambler in Inda at Rs 1.49 lakh onwards, ex-showroom. The TVS Ronin is unlike any other product TVS offers and so far, only teased images gave us a glimpse of what to expect until a few leaked images showcased the entire motorcycle.

TVS Ronin pricing

The TVS Ronin will be offered in three variants: Single Tone, Dual Tone, and Triple Tone. The pricing is as follows:

TVS Ronin VariantPrice
Single ToneRs 1.49 lakh
Dual ToneRs 1.56 lakh
Triple ToneRs 1.68 lakh
All prices are ex-showroom

TVS Ronin design

Starting with the design, the new TVS Ronin is built on a new chassis, and features a muscular fuel tank, a flat seat, a single round headlight, knobby tyres, and tight-fitting fenders, giving the Ronin a retro scrambler look. The side-slung low exhaust and a bash plate further add to the motorcycle’s styling.

TVS Ronin features and equipment

The TVS Ronin features USD forks up front, a monoshock at the rear, disc brakes at both ends with a dual-channel ABS with two ride modes: Urban and Rain, LED lighting all around, alloy wheels, and a T-shaped DRL, similar to the Ntorq’s design, giving the Ronin an unmistakable identity.

In terms of instrumentation, the TVS Ronin gets a single pod digital instrument cluster that offers connected features such as phone connectivity via Bluetooth to answer and reject calls, cancel notofications, and navigate among others. The TVS Ronin also gets a side stand warning light and voice assist.

TVS Ronin engine specifications

The TVS Ronin features a 225 cc, single-cylinder air and oil-cooled, fuel-injected motor that produces 20 bhp and 19.9 Nm of peak torque with the help of a 5-speed gearbox. The engine is not offered in any other TVS motorcycle at the moment, and TVS claims a top speed of 120 kmph.

TVS Ronin competition

The retro scrambler segment is slowly witnessing more motorcycles and currently, it sees competition between the Yamaha FZ-X and the Honda CB350 RS. However, the Ronin slots right in this segment and will soon be joined by the Royal Enfield Hunter 350.

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