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TVS Centra

TVS Centra
TVS Centra is an efficient bike in the popular 100 cc segment in India. Thanks to the VTI (Variable Timing Intelligent) engine technology, it is one of the most fuel efficient bikes in India. Coming with a slew of innovative technologies and superb design, the bike promises style, mileage and riding comfort. Variable Timing Intelligent engine is an innovation developed by TVS.

Looks and Styling
The bike features a newly designed muffler guard and chrome-plated turn signal lamps. The broader body panel gives it the looks and feel of an executive segment bike. The broader body panel gives it the feel of an executive segment bike. The large fuel tank and engine guard grant it a muscular look. The bike is available in different colors like Blazing Red, Deep Black, and Teitian Blue.

Control and Comfort
Methodically designed ergonomic seat ensures comfortable seating for the biker. The bike has impressive body lining, stunning muscular fuel tank, stylish trapezoidal MFR headlight which accentuates the looks of the bike as well as the comfort of the driver. 5 step rear shock absorbers provide comfortable and smooth riding. Due to well-balanced construction, this bike from TVS scores better on the handling and ride quality parameters over other entry-level bikes.

VT-I engine depends on three parameters: friction reduction, complete combustion of fuel, and controlling the amount of fuel to exactly meet the driver's needs. Lower friction and complete combustion of fuel ensure lower emissions. A microprocessor control system at the heart of VT-i engine features four different ignition maps to handle specific requirements of the rider. The microprocessor senses the engine requirement, based on sensors which feed it information, like engine temperature and rpm level, and adjusts the ignition timing accordingly. The engine thus offers high fuel efficiency and wide torque band.

Engine & Transmission
Type 4-stroke
Cubic Capacity 99.8 cc
Max Power 5.59 KW (7.5 bhp) @ 7500 rpm
Max Torque 7.5 Nm @ 5000 rpm
Bore x stroke 51 mm x 48.8 mm
Compression Ratio 9.3:1
Transmission 4 speed constant mesh
Dimensions & Weight
Wheel Base 1235 mm
Kerb Weight 109 kg
Wheels & Brakes
Tyre (front) 2.75 x 18
Tyre(rear) 2.75 x 18
Brake(front) 110 mm
Brake (rear) 110 mm
Fuel Tank 11 ltrs
Fuel Reserve 2 ltrs
Chassis & Suspension
Front Telescopic suspension - 100 mm travel
Rear Hydraulic with co-axial spring - 73 mm travel