2023 TVS Ntorq 125 – Is it the best a 125cc scooter can get?
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2023 TVS Ntorq 125 – Is it the best a 125cc scooter can get?

Featured Stories by Team Drivio | Feb 28, 2023

The TVS Ntorq 125 has already created benchmarks by offering best-in-class performance figures and modern features. And even today, it ranks as one-of-its-kind in the 125cc category of scooters.

  • The TVS Ntorq 125 is available in India in five variants – Base, Race Edition, Super Squad Edition, Race XP and XT.
  • With 9.25 bhp and 10.5 Nm, the 124.8cc engine of the TVS Ntorq 125 is the most powerful engine in it’s the 125cc scooter category. 
  • The TVS Ntorq 125 gets segment-best tyres and features including riding modes.

When the scooter market reached new heights of popularity with more models focusing on practicality over motorcycles, TVS made a bold decision by launching the Ntorq 125. Introduced as India’s first sports-oriented scooter, the TVS Ntorq 125 follows a bold approach in all aspects – from design to performance. 

With best-in-class features and mechanical underpinnings, the Ntorq 125 carves a niche for itself as a performance 125cc scooter.

2023 TVS Ntorq 125: Design & Features

With a sharp design language complemented well by colourful and vibrant graphics, the TVS Ntorq 125 is a sporty-looking scooter from whichever angle you look at. The scooter is available in five different versions – Base, Race Edition, Super Squad Edition, Race XP and XT, all of which have different design characteristics of their own.

All the variants of TVS Ntorq 125 get their headlamps mounted on their front apron, along with clear lens turn indicators integrated into their headlamp cowls. All of them also get multi-spoke alloy wheels, split pillion grab rails, external fuel filler and an LED tail lamp with faux air vents on either side.

The Base version is the most affordable variant and is the only one which gets a halogen headlamp. However, it is complete with a fully-digital instrument console with real-time MID. This variant is available with both the options of the front drum brake and front disc brake.

The next variant on the list, the Race Edition, gets sportier dual-tone color options, an all-LED headlamp with a T-shaped daytime running LED in the middle, and Bluetooth connectivity for the instrument console. The Super Squad Edition is based on the Race Edition but gets in four different color options resembling the themes of Marvel superheroes.

The XP edition comes with further add-ons like a bump in power (maximum power output of 10.06 bhp), two-riding modes – street and race, in-built lap timer, voice assist, multiple display modes, faux carbon fibre inserts at places and red alloy wheels. Lastly, the XT variant gets a different split-screen fully-digital instrument console with additional features like live navigation and notifications of social media, live cricket scores, food delivery and e-commerce.

2023 TVS Ntorq 125: Engine & Specs

Powering the TVS Ntorq 125 is a four-stroke, single-cylinder, air-cooled, fuel-injected, 124.8cc engine. With a maximum power output of 9.25 bhp and a peak torque output of 10.5 Nm, the TVS Ntorq 125 is the most powerful 125cc scooter in the country today.

SpecificationsTVS Ntorq 125
EngineFour-stroke, single-cylinder, air-cooled, fuel-injected, 124.8cc
Maximum power9.25 bhp @ 7,000 rpm
Maximum torque10.5 Nm @ 5,500 rpm
TransmissionCVT

2023 TVS Ntorq 125: Chassis

The TVS Ntorq 125 comes equipped with a suspension combination of telescopic forks at the front and a unit swing with a single-sided coil spring at the rear. For sharper handling and stability, the suspension setup is on the firmer side. The TVS Ntorq 125 rides on a unique set of tyres which are specifically developed for it – 110/80-12 front and 110/80-12 rear. 

Except for the base-spec variant, which comes with a 130mm drum brake at the front, all the other variants get a 200mm petal disc brake in its place, while all have a 130mm drum brake at the rear.  

SpecificationsTVS Ntorq 125
Front suspensionTelescopic forks
Rear suspensionUnit swing with adjustable single-sided coil spring
Front tyre100/80-12
Rear tyre110/80-12
Front brake220mm disc / 130mm drum
Rear brake130mm drum
Unified braking systemYes

2023 TVS Ntorq 125: Dimensions

The TVS Ntorq 125 measures 1861mm long, 710mm wide and 1164mm tall, while having a wheelbase of 1285mm. With a kerb weight of 118 kg, it is currently one of the heaviest scooters on sale in the country.

DimensionsTVS Ntorq 125
Length1861mm
Width710mm
Height1164mm
Wheelbase1285mm
Seat height770mm
Ground clearance155mm
Kerb weight118 kg
Fuel tank capacity5.8 litres

2023 TVS Ntorq 125: Price

The prices for the TVS Ntorq 125 range between Rs 90,986 (ex-showroom, Delhi) for the base-spec Base Drum variant to Rs 1,00,991 (ex-showroom, Delhi)for the top-spec XT variant. 

VariantsPrices (ex-showroom, Delhi)
Ntorq Base DrumRs 80,986
Ntorq Base DiscRs 85,441
Ntorq Race EditionRs 89,491
Ntorq Super Squad Edition Rs 91,541
Ntorq Race XPRs 93,091
Ntorq XTRs 1,00,991

Conclusion

The TVS Ntorq 125 has carved a niche for itself as a sports-oriented 125cc scooter, while the other 125cc scooters in the market are more family-oriented with a safer approach at engineering and equipment levels. With a bold design, exhaustive levels of equipment and a power-packed engine, the TVS Ntorq 125 is the benchmark of performance and youthfulness among 125cc scooters.