TVS Ronin is the newest entrant into the Indian two-wheeler industry which has attracted buyers that were originally looking for some other bike.
A potential RE Meteor buyer decided to instead buy the TVS Ronin. For the people looking for tourer bikes apart from the obvious, Royal Enfield products. TVS decided to take on the challenge head-on. The recently launched Ronin is attracting a ton of buyers and some people are even ditching the Meteor, as seen in this video. It is the first delivery of the TVS Ronin by the customers who originally wanted to buy the RE Meteor.
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RE Meteor Buyer Purchases TVS Ronin
A certain Mr Rahul Thakur is seen taking the first delivery of the TVS Ronin. He mentions that the look of the Ronin is quite solid and unique. The motorcycle, he mentions, is quite spacious. The main reason why he opted for the Ronin instead of the Meteor is the comfort for the pillion. Rahul highlights that the pillion seat of the Meteor is quite narrow which makes it difficult for his wife. Apart from that, Rahul performed the test drive which impressed him immensely. The appeal of the Ronin is something that Rahul immensely enjoyed.
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In addition to that, he also ordered the full off-roading kit with genuine TVS accessories. The entire package cost Rs 9500. This is a great deal for people who want to collect extra equipment for their bikes from the aftermarket. People trust the gear more when comes directly from the manufacturer. Rahul owned a Bajaj Avenger for 5 years without any issues. He exchanged it and got Rs 33,000 discount making the effective on-road price around Rs 1.78 lakh.
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The TVS Ronin is powered by a new 225-cc motor that offers 20 bhp of max power and 20 Nm of peak torque. It is paired with a 5-speed gearbox. The fuel mileage is rated to be 30-35 km/l which is quite healthy and could attract tons of buyers. The bike comes with USD forks at the front and a mono-shock unit at the back. There are disc brakes on both wheels with a dual-channel ABS system on the top trim. The prices of the TVS Ronin range from Rs 1.49 lakh to Rs 1.71 lakh, ex-showroom.