TVS has introduced a new variant of the Jupiter scooter called the “Jupiter ZX drum” with some exciting features.
Here are the key highlights of this variant:
- SmartXonnect Bluetooth Technology: The Jupiter ZX drum variant comes equipped with TVS’ SmartXonnect Bluetooth technology. This feature allows riders to enjoy a range of connected functionalities, such as turn-by-turn navigation, voice assistance, and notification alerts. This makes the scooter more user-friendly and technologically advanced.
- Mobile Charger: The scooter also features a built-in USB charger, allowing riders to charge their mobile devices on the go. This is a convenient addition for modern riders who rely heavily on their smartphones.
- New Colors: TVS has introduced two new colours for the Jupiter ZX variant. The options are Starlight Blue and Olive Gold, giving customers more choices when it comes to personalizing their scooter.
- Mechanical Specs: Mechanically, the Jupiter ZX drum remains the same. It is powered by an air-cooled, 109.7cc, single-cylinder engine that produces 7.8hp of power and 8.8Nm of torque. The scooter has a simple underbone frame, supported by a telescopic fork at the front and a monoshock at the rear. Braking is handled by drum brakes on both wheels.
- Pricing: The TVS Jupiter ZX drum variant is priced at Rs 84,468 (ex-showroom, Delhi).
Pros and cons of the TVS Jupiter ZX drum variant:
- SmartXonnect Bluetooth technology with turn-by-turn navigation, voice assist, and notification alerts
- Built-in USB charger
- Two new colour options: Starlight Blue and Olive Gold
- Air-cooled, 109.7cc, single-cylinder engine that is fuel-efficient and produces good power
- Telescopic fork and monoshock suspension that provides a comfortable ride
- Spacious under-seat storage
- Affordable price
- Drum brakes at both ends may not be as effective as disc brakes
- No rear disc brake option
- Not as stylish as some of its rivals
The TVS Jupiter is a popular scooter model in India and directly competes with the Honda Activa in the market. With this new variant, TVS aims to enhance the appeal of Jupiter by offering more features to potential buyers.
The Jupiter range already consists of seven variants, with prices ranging from Rs 73,240 to Rs 89,648, providing customers with various options to choose from based on their preferences and budget.