TVS Motor Company has posted 6% growth in June
2009, registering total two wheeler sales of 115,448 units against
109,082 units in the corresponding period of the previous year. Domestic
sales of the company registered a growth of 12% clocking 1,05,361 units
in June 2009 as against 94,072 in the corresponding period of the
previous year. The company continued its positive growth trend,
registering 5% growth for the period April to June 2009.
Scooters witnessed a quantum increase, recording 21% growth in sales at
25,945 units in June 2009 when compared to 21,466 units in the
corresponding period of the previous year. Total motorcycle sales of the
company stood at 46,048 units in June 2009 when compared to 51,409 units
recorded in June 2008.
Exports however, continued to be affected with sales of 10,087 units of
two wheelers in June 2009 as against 15,010 units in the corresponding
period of the previous year.
During the month, the company added two new motorcycles to its portfolio
with the Apache RTR 180 in the premium segment and the 2009 model of TVS
Flame, under the brand name TVS Flame SR 125 in the executive segment.
Developed with AVL Austria, the TVS Flame SR 125 is propelled by a three
valve engine that is tuned to the ideal tumble-swirl port combination
such that city riding on this machine is really smooth and comfortable.
The engine's hi-tumble reduces the need for constant gear shifting while
the swirl port returns optimum mileage. The TVS Flame SR 125 is equipped
with an electric start, weighs about 123 kgs, has a top speed at 95 kmph
and churns out 10.5 bhp @ 7500 rpm.
The TVS Apache RTR 180 is an innovative blend of revolutionary
technology and sporty design with an oversquare engine that is
programmed to whip up an astonishing 17.3 PS (PS) making it one of the
most powerful bike in its class on Indian roads. The bike has a top
speed of 125kph with a 0 to 60kph timing of just 4.15 seconds. Stylish
alloys, unique grab rails, chiseled fuel tank, front and rear petal disc
brakes seamlessly coalesce to make the Apache RTR 180 a spectacular and
These new launches are expected to further increase sales in their