TVS Raider Races to the Top as India's Favorite 125cc Motorcycle
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TVS Raider Races to the Top as India's Favorite 125cc Motorcycle

News by Team Drivio | Feb 28, 2024

The TVS Raider 125 has blitzed past the competition to become the company's bestselling motorcycle model, clocking sales of over 7 lakh units.

  • In just over 2 years, Raider sales cross 7 lakh units
  • Accounts for 39% of TVS' total bike sales in 10M FY24
  • Beats Apache range to become top-selling TVS motorcycle

The Raider's success positions it strongly against rivals like the Bajaj Pulsar 125 and Hero Xtreme 125R in the competitive 125cc motorcycle segment. Its combination of sporty styling, performance and features has struck a chord with young buyers. 

Engine124.8cc, Single-cylinder, Air-cooled, Fuel Injected
Power11.2 hp @ 7,500 rpm
Torque11.2 Nm @ 6,000 rpm
Transmission5-speed
Weight123 kg
Fuel Tank10 liters
Suspension (Front/Rear)Telescopic Forks/Monoshock
Brakes (Front/Rear)Disc/Drum

Young Riders Go Raider as Sales Surpass Apache Range

Not only is the Raider the 3rd bestselling TVS two-wheeler after the Jupiter scooters and XL100 moped, it has also outsold the company's prestigious Apache range, with 3.98 lakh units sold in 10M FY24 compared to 3.09 lakh Apaches. The Raider accounts for a mammoth 39% share of TVS' total motorcycle sales of 10.2 lakh units during this period, while Apache has a 30% share.

YearUnits SoldGrowth (%)
FY 20222,39,388-
FY 20234,74,74298%
10M FY 20243,98,35483%*

The Raider juggernaut is expected to further gather steam as young enthusiasts craving an exciting riding experience continue to embrace this urban, tech-focused motorcycle in big numbers. TVS seems to have a winner on its hands that could dominate the 125cc segment.

Full Throttle Ahead for TVS as Raider Leads Charge

With the Raider firing on all cylinders, TVS' total motorcycle sales in 10M FY24 have touched an all-time high of 10.2 lakh units, beating the previous record of 10.14 lakh units in FY19. The runaway success of the Raider has been a significant driver of this growth, complementing popular models like the Jupiter, XL100 and Apache.

As the Raider cruises to new milestones, it is supercharging TVS' prospects in the rapidly growing 125cc segment. The company will be betting big on this youthful, dynamic motorcycle to consolidate its pole position in the Indian two-wheeler market. Thrilling performance and smart tech have created the perfect recipe for success.