TVS Jupiter spied with disc brake, fuel-injection


Thank you to the Team-BHP fan (who prefers to remain anonymous) for sending in these images! Heartfelt gratitude for sharing it with other enthusiasts.

Two TVS Jupiter test mules were spotted testing in Coimbatore. While neither one of the mules had any camouflage, a closer inspection reveals interesting details about them. According to the source, the scooters are fuel-injected, had O2 sensors, and did not have a choke lever (as seen in one of the images). The other test mule has a front disc brake as well, indicating that new variants of the Jupiter may enter the market soon. It was earlier believed that TVS would offer a disc brake with the Jupiter ZX that was launched last year.

The Jupiter is powered by a 109.7cc, single-cylinder engine that makes around 8 BHP and 8 Nm of torque. It is likely that TVS will tweak this engine to accommodate the fuel-injector, extracting better performance out of it. The addition of a disc brake would also be a welcome move, offering stronger stopping power than the current 130 mm drum brake.

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