TVS Star City in a new ‘Kargil Edition’ has been spotted at dealerships. The new edition gets some military camouflage graphics over the body.
In July 2018, TVS commenced its ‘Kargil Calling’ initiative campaign to celebrate the contribution of Indian army. Inspired by that, TVS Star City reportedly gets a ‘Kargil Edition’ variant onboard.
Express Drives has leaked the pictures of the bike at dealerships. It gets camouflage graphics on the front cowl, fuel tank flowing towards the tail section of the bike. A ‘Kargil’ logo has also been inscribed on the bike.
The Kargil edition is based on the top-end variant of TVS Star City. The dealers have confirmed that there are is a minor pricing difference between the top-variant and Kargil Edition. TVS has not declared the prices till now.
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There are no mechanical and feature changes on the bike. TVS Star city comes with a 109.7cc single-cylinder air-cooled engine, that is capable of 8.4 BHP and 8.7 Nm of peak torque. The engine comes mated to a 4-speed gearbox.
TVS claims that this bike will offer a mileage of 80 kmpl. With a total fuel tank capacity of 12 litres, the bike can deliver a riding range of more than 900 kms on full tank.
Features onboard include black alloy wheels, easy choke lever placement, Econometer, Service reminder, digital fuel meter and Syncronized Braking Technology (CBS).
For suspension, TVS Star City uses telescopic damped front suspension at the front and 5-step adjustable hydraulic shock absorber. Braking is handled by 130mm dia drum brakes at the front and 110mm drum brakes at the back.
TVS Star City comes at a starting price of Rs 46,053 for the Kick Start variant up to Rs 53,364 for dual-tone with SBT variant. The Kargil Edition might demand a hike of around Rs 1,000-1,500 over the SBT variant.
It competes with the likes of Hero Splendor, Yamaha Saluto, Bajaj Discover and Hero Passion in the 110cc commuter segment.
Among the TVS motorcycle lineup, Star City and Victor are the least selling motorcycles. The newly launched Radeon sells more than the above-mentioned bikes. TVS Apache bikes are their best-selling motorcycles in India.