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TVS will organize the country’s first electric motorcycle racing championship

TVS, one of the big two-wheeler companies, has announced to organize the country’s first electric motorcycle racing. It will be called TVS Racing Electric One Make Championship. It will launch along with the 4th Indian National Motorcycle Road Racing Championship (INMRC).

For this, TVS has prepared special Apache RTE motorcycles. Eight riders will participate in the first round of this championship with TVS Apache RTE motorcycles. TVS says that the Apache RTE will set a benchmark in racing electric motorcycles. This motorcycle of the company has the highest power-to-weight ratio in this segment. It has a liquid-cooled motor and a high-efficiency liquid-cooled motor controller. In this the company has used high-power battery cells with advanced chemistry. Its battery case is made of carbon fiber.

It has a 320 mm disc for braking at the front. The callipers for this have been taken from Brembo. The TVS Apache RTE comes with Pirelli Super Corsa tyres. Sudarshan Venu, Managing Director, TVS Motor Company, said, “TVS Racing has been at the forefront since the launch of our first factory racing team in the country. TVS has been a major contributor to the growth of racing across the country. From the racing championship of electric motorcycles to the racing segment “This will set new benchmarks and showcase the potential of electric vehicles in providing exciting racing experiences.”

Recently, TVS Motor’s iQube had crossed the total sales mark of one lakh units. To meet its increasing demand, the company has made preparations to increase its production. The company’s electric scooter iQube competes with Ola S1 Pro and Ather 450X. Last month the company launched the new electric scooter TVS X. Its price is around Rs 2.5 lakh. This electric scooter has 12 inch alloy wheels and a storage capacity of 19 liters inside the seat. Sales of electric two-wheelers have increased rapidly in the last few years. In this year’s Economic Survey, it was said that the market of electric vehicles in the country can increase to one crore units annually by 2030. This is likely to provide around five crore direct and indirect jobs.

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