Jupiter Gets The TVS IntelliGO Start-Stop System
Indian two-wheeler giant TVS has launched a new variant of its most popular Jupiter scooter called 'Jupiter ZX Disc with Intelligo', which is priced at Rs 72,347 (ex-showroom Delhi). As the name suggests, this particular trim gets the brand's latest Intelligo start/stop system, which will help to boost the fuel economy of the scooter.
This new variant has replaced the iTouchStart trim that was launched back in August 2020. Interestingly, it's the price is similar to the Jupiter iTouchStart, despite getting some additional features.
What is TVS IntelliGO Tech?
The IntelliGO is TVS jargon for the fuel-efficient engine start/stop system. This tech automatically cuts off the engine when the vehicle remains in idling condition for a specific time period, however, a single twist of the accelerator against start the engine. This tech helps in saving fuel as well as decrease emissions, especially on traffic signals or in traffic jam conditions. Many other brands like Hero MotoCorp, Honda & Yamaha also offers a similar type of technology with their various products.
What else TVS Jupiter ZX Disc with Intelligo variant gets?
The features list of this new TVS Jupiter variant is similar to the iTouchStart variant. The key features include an LED headlamp, under-seat USB charger, an external fuel filler cap, a 21-liter under-seat storage bin, a 2-liter apron mounted glove box, and the iTouch Start tech that comes with ACG starter generator, connected to the crankshaft which removes the starting/cranking noise and results in silent starting operation. It also gets an all-in-one lock by which you can lock the handlebar, start ignition, and open the seat & fuel tank cap.
The TVS Jupiter ZX Disc with Intelligo variant comes in three colors: Matte Starlight Blue, Starlight Blue, and Royal Wine.
Engine & Underpinnings
Apart from the feature add-ons, the scooter is mechanically unchanged. It continues to utilize the same fuel-injected 110cc engine as the other variants that make out 7.47PS of max grunt at 7,000rpm and 8.4Nm of peak torque at 5,500rpm.
Underpinnings of the Jupiter ZX Disc trim include a 220mm disc brake at the front and a 130mm drum unit at the rear. Suspension duties are handled by a telescopic fork at the front and a preload-adjustable monoshock at the rear. It gets 12-inch wheels with tubeless tires.
In the 110cc scooter segment, the TVS Jupiter rivals the likes of the Honda Activa 6G and the Hero Maestro Edge 110.