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The Scooty Pep + has been a ladies favourite due to its ease-of-use, small size, low kerb weight and manageable 88cc motor. It is good value if you are looking for a no frills scooterette.
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TVS came into the world of two-wheeler with their moped, the TVS 50, which evidently was India’s first 2-seater moped as well. With the success of this moped and other motorcycles TVS Motors decided to manufacture scooters and hence India’s first indigenous scooterette, Scooty was launched. Though the Scooty was initially conceived for both sexes, but later sales figures indicated that women were buying it more than men. Although it was a risk as the large majority of Indian two-wheeler riders were male, in 1996, TVS decided to rebrand Scooty exclusive for women. It was an instantionus hit and Scooty became the largest selling scooter brand in its segment. The scooter is so well known that the name Scooty now represents a common name for any two-wheeler available in India dedicated towards women. Now, the Scooty is known as the Scooty Pep Plus and Scooty Zest. Scooty Pep Plus is designed keeping in mind the height and built of Indian women in mind and hence became increasingly popular mode of transport for independent women of India. Over the years, many bollywood heroines like Preity Zinta and Anushka Sharma have been the brand ambassador for this amazing scooter. Being the undisputed leader in its segment, it only has one direct competitor, Hero Pleasure and other 110cc scooters like Activa i, Suzuki Lets etc. TVS Scooty Pep Plus is available in 2 variants, Refresh Series priced at Rs.40,987 and the Colour Series which retails at Rs.41,487.
One look at the TVS Scooty Pep Plus, and you will know why this scooter is famous with the women. Its is very stylish, and sleek. Upfront you will find the same oval headlight found on the Scooty Zest, with the same DRLs. It now sports new graphic design on the front as well as on the side panels. Graphic designs along with the dual paint scheme lend a very attractive look to the scooter. At the rear, the taillamps look very stylish along with the clear turn indicators. You now get a grab handle that has the same colour as the scooter and has an integrated luggage rack as well. Chrome plate on the exhaust muffler adds a touch of sportiness. Seat on this scooter is long, has enough padding and is very comfortable. The seat is also at a comfortable height of 768mm, which makes it the best-in-class in terms of ground reachability. Even the unique feature of the EaZy center stand helps reduce the effort to put the Scooty Pep Plus on center stand by 30 percent. Underseat for this slim looking bike is generous enough at 15 litres. Scooty Pep Plus has a very strong and durable chassis built with high-rigidity micro alloy. Now you don't need to worry about your phone battery running out, as this scooter features a mobile charging socket as standard. Storage is ample on this scooter. In addition to the under-seat storage, you also get a front bag hook as well as under-seat bag hooks to carry your grocery or shopping bags, and open glove box pocket to store a water bottle or other small items. There is a variety of colours on offer that was intended for the targeted female riders. These include Nero Peach, Nero Brown, Frosted Black, Nero Blue, Vivacious Purple, and the very special Princess Pink.
In terms of engine capacity, Scooty Pep Plus currently has the smallest engine in India. Powering this nimble scooter is the 87.8cc, 4-stroke, single cylinder, forced air-cooled engine which is now BSIV compliant. The engine on this scooter is an Advanced Ecothrust Engine which has a multicurve ignition system with throttle force reduction. This in turn improves the pickup and provides you with comfortable as well as trouble free rides. It produces a maximum power 5PS at 6500rpm and a peak torque of 5.8Nm at 4000rpm. It has a pivoted clutch which is centrifugally operated with a transmission drive that is automatic CVT with torque sensor. Acceleration on the Scooty Pep Plus, like its name is peppy enough and offers a good ride on the city roads. There is also an Econometer embedded in the Instrument console which shows whether you are riding in the Economy Mode or the Power Mode. Fuel tank capacity is at 5 litres and the top speed is 70kmph. Due to the Advanced Ecothrust Engine, this scooter delivers a class leading mileage of 65kmpl.
As the scooter is targeted towards female riders and college going girls, the scooter is kept very light at 95kg. Actually, TVS Scooty Pep Plus is one of the lightest scooters currently available in India. Due to its light weight, the Scooty Pep Plus is very nimble and easy to maneuver in city traffic conditions. It eases out the bumps as well as potholed roads with its telescopic suspension up front and a rear monoshock coil spring suspension. Though you get 110mm drum brakes at both ends of this scooter, it has a good bite and a decent feedback. Scooty Pep Plus rides on 10-inch wheels and uses 3-inch wide tubeless tyres on both ends. Though smaller, the tyres provide enough road grip for city riding conditions. Riding posture is upright and comfortable.
TVS Scooty Pep Plus gets a new LED DRLs, similar to the ones seen on the Scooty Zest in addition to the bright halogen headlamp. These LED DRLs light up as soon as you start the bike as well as make the Scooty Pep Plus visible to the oncoming traffic at any time of the day and under any weather conditions. It also come with a unique Side-Stand Alarm, that will alert to push back the side-stand to keep the rider safe during the ride. Scooty Pep Plus now comes with a 5 year warranty that assures you complete peace of mind in regards to scooter maintenance. Currently, only available at selected outlets, the 60 Min Express Service provides quick and thorough service of your Scooty Pep Plus in just 60 minutes.
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