Mahindra Kine has to compete in scooterette segment in the country. And the appearance of the scooter is just like other scooties with distinctive features. The front view of the scooter is adorned with sharp nose.
The headlamp cluster of Mahindra Kine is fitted at the handlebar case along with rear view mirrors. The front face has smiling grille type design along with longer front turn indicators. As far as the body colour is talked about, it is painted at front fender, front panel, mask and rear side panels.
The rear grab rail of Mahindra Kine is in body colour for sporty image. However, the footrest of the scooty is having standard black mat. The Mahindra Kine sports standard console which is comprised of speedometer and other common indicators. The console is very small but catches eyes with its white back ground.
The section between handlebars and seat has ample storage space. You can use the driver's footrest area for carrying bags, tins etc. The seat of Mahindra Kine is pretty wider and longer for the rest of rider and pillion. The Mahindra Kine comes with a wide storage space under the seat to put your documents, helmet, umbrella etc. The pillion can use rear grab rail for safety. Footrest and footpegs have been fitted for utmost comfort. The rear side view of the Mahindra Kine is as appealing as the front one. It houses tail lamp, rear fender and superb curves.
The heart of the Mahindra Kine is fitted with a 80cc powerplant. The engine type is 2 stroke, single cylinder and air cooled. This 80cc powertrain generates 3.8 bhp of peak power at 5,500 rpm and churns out a top torque of 5.0 Nm at 4,500 rpm. The Mahindra Kine incorporates gearless system and self start option.
The compact mill is capable enough to pull the scooter on the road. The Mahindra Kine comes with standard braking system and suspensions. It is blessed with 1225mm of larger wheelbase. In addition to that the Kine has maintenance free battery. As a result the maintenance of the vehicle will be easy. The vehicle weight is to be around 82 kg.
This compact machine, Mahindra Kine, is installed with 80cc powerplant that generates 3.8 bhp of maximum power at 5,500 rpm and maximum torque of 5.0Nm at 4500 rpm. The Mahindra Kine is gifted with self start and automatic gear option. With this small mill, one should not desire for awesome pick-up or acceleration. But yes, Mahindra Kine would not disappoint you taking you away from traffic. It has a top speed of 80 kmph.
The scooterette replaced scooters in India due to its unique features like self start, light weight and storage area. Fuel efficiency also increased due to its compact size and weight. The engine of the Mahindra Kine is also small one with 80cc of capacity. The Mahindra Kine features a fuel tank capacity of 4 litres as the scooter is for city riding. You might have a 55 kmpl of fuel economy in city with this baby.
The Mahindra Kine has been launched in four stunning colours. Th body colour is sprayed at rear grab rail, front mud-guard, front and side panels of Mahindra Kine. The funky shades of the Mahindra Kine are black, fresh green, pink and sporty red. The rear view mirrors are not matched to the body.
Available colours Are :
The Mahindra Kine is equipped with drum brakes at both end. As the tyres and weight of the Mahindra Kine are too small, the standard drum brakes are good enough to control the scooter. It is advised that if you want your vehicle to stop instantly then use both brakes at the same time with similar force. And if you use only front brake or rear brake, the braking would not be much efficient.
The Mahindra Kine comes fitted with standard shock absorbers at both end. The standard suspensions in the Mahindra Kine ensure your comfort ride. As the ground clearance would be low, you need to drive your scooter with more attention. In fact, you must not ride over potholes and uneven roads. The front suspension of the scooter is bottom link and rear one is swing arm type fork.
Wheels and Tyres
Scooties come with smaller tyres in general and the same is installed in Mahindra Kine. The smaller wheels and tyres solve the purpose very well since the scooter weight and size is not too big. The wheels of Mahindra Kine is alloy type along with three spokes. The front and rear tyre size is 3.0-10-4.
Wheel Base and Controlling
The Mahindra Kine is having larger wheelbase of 1225mm. The larger the wheel base, the better the control. In view to handle and control the Mahindra Kine, standard drum brakes and suspensions are fitted. As the machine is having smaller size and stance, control becomes easier.
As far as comfort is concerned, the Mahindra Kine seems the most comfortable scooter in the segment. The seating arrangement of the Mahindra Kine is comfortable and ultimate. The seat is wider and longer with enough cushion.
The rider has been provided with wide footrest and free knee recess. Similarly, the pillion is gifted with rear grab rail, foot rest and footpeg. The most important features of the Mahindra Kine is storage space that also gives it upper hand on bikes in India. Storage space is there under the seat and below the handlebar in the form of footboard. It can be used to carry larger items like tin box or sacks.
Small wonder for higher fuel efficiency, gentle looks, affordable.