Chennai , 05 Jan 2004

TVS Motor Company unveil TVS Centra with 'VT-i Engines'

Creates History in the Technology Frontier of the Automobile Industry in India

India's leading two wheeler major, TVS Motor Company's commitment to produce the best technology in its products for its customers has led to the launch of TVS Centra with Variable Timing intelligent engines (VT-i), a 100 CC 4 Stroke motorcycle targeted at the Popular Segment.

This revolutionary new VT-i engines technology, developed indigenously by TVS Motor Company, inbuilt into TVS Centra will make it the most fuel-efficient motorcycle in the Country. It will be rightfully called as the
'Fill it Once a Month Bike'
where a full tank of petrol will last for a month based on the average use of motorcycle customers.

The VT-i Engines by TVS Motor Company will go down in the history of the Automobile Industry in India as one of the most innovative technology developed indigenously. The VT-i engines are designed to deliver superb performance on fuel efficiency and torque delivery based on three fundamental actions namely variable ignition timing and superior combustion of fuel, friction reduction and fuel wastage reduction. These actions facilitates deceleration fuel cut off, faster warm up of the Engine and has four curve ignition mapping

Like all TVS Motor Company products, TVS Centra too has been engineered and designed keeping in mind extensive customer feedback and changing customer needs. TVS Centra will be the first motorcycle in India that will bundle price, mileage, maintenance, style, reliability, power, ruggedness and ride comfort making it truly a value for money personal transportation two-wheeler. Those who want all these performance attributes in a commuter motorcycle at a great price, nothing will beat the TVS Centra for all the advantages it offers.

TVS Centra is built around to give a mileage that will offer atleast 10 per cent more than any other motorcycle in the country, today. It will be powered by 7.5 Brake Horse Power (Bhp) at 7250 RPM making it the most powerful motorcycle in its class. TVS Centra will also be known for its nimble handling and riding comfort enabling easy maneuvering even in busy city traffic. Its contemporary style with big muscular tank and well-rounded looks with a horizontal engine and superior ergonomics will mark a new standard in the popular segment of two wheelers. It will come with Econometer to keep a check on the mileage / power ratio, wide and skid free seat and Utility space.