Auto Expo 2018: TVS Motor Unveils 3 Concept vehicles- Zeppelin, Apache RTR 200 Fi Ethanol & Creon
TVS Apache (Photo Credits: Twitter/ TVS Apache Series)

Noida, February 7: TVS Motor Company today unveiled its electric scooter concept 'Creon' and a 220cc single-cylinder engine bike 'Zeppelin' at the Auto Expo 2018 here. The company also showcased its ethanol-powered motorcycle, Apache RTR 200 Fi Ethanol, aimed at reducing the carbon footprint on the environment.

"The three concept vehicles are a feedback from the customers over a long period of time and it will be converted into more such products in future," TVS Motor Company President and CEO KN Radhakrishnan told reporters here.

TVS Creon has a range of 0-60 kmph in under 5.1 seconds, the company said, adding that it has a rapid charging time of 60 minutes for 80 percent of charge. The vehicle is powered by a lithium-ion battery capable of delivering 12kw of instantaneous power.

TVS Zeppelin, on the other hand, comes with a 220cc engine coupled with integrated starter generator (ISG) and has a 48V lithium-ion battery for powerful performance.

The ethanol-powered TVS Apache comes with a torque of 18.1 NM at the rate of 7,000 rpm and has an ascending top speed of 129 kmph. TVS also announced its tie-up with Intel for smart connected technologies and energy efficient two-wheelers. "TVS Motor and Intel have worked together to transform urban mobility with a product line of smartly connected gadgets on energy efficient two-wheelers," TVS Motor Company President-New Product Development Vinay Harne said.