TVS Scooty Pep+ is the best looking scooty in the class. This sleek body and light weighted scooty is most sought after scooty by females. The most attractive feature of the scooty is its wide range of colours. The body colour is painted at front and side panels. Rear view mirrors and rear grab rails are, now, comes in body colour. The front face of the female is eye-catching. Side indicators find their place at the lower end of the front in a shape of big lights. Parking lights are also fitted in the machine. The dashboard is comprised of analouge fuel gauge and speedometer. Other indicators are not added to it.
The seat is wider and provide enough space for rider and pillion. Foot rest is also there for the pillion's convenience. New graphics and scooty monogram are placed at front and side panels. Glow ring around key hole helps to see the ignition much easier. A mobile charger socket is also added for the mobile savvy people. You can charge your mobile's low battery when driving. Pep+ lights up its lockable underseat storage bay and offers yet another smart feature that would do well on any such scooterette, a spring at the mounting pivot prevents the seat from accidentally closing at a fuel station and crushing unsuspecting fingers. It retains its quality feel in offering alloy rims, both front and rear.
TVS Scooty Pep+ sports a 4 stroke, single cylinder forced air with a displacement of 87.8cc. The company upgraded the engine for better results. The small engine develops a maximum power of 5 bhp at 6500 rpm while the maximum torque is 5.8Nm at 4000 rpm. Bore and stroke are 51 and 43mm respectively. The bike has self start option that attracts female and older ones. The ignition system is digital DC CDI. Kerb weight of the scooty is 95 kg. TVS Scooty Pep+ gives better fuel economy due to auto-choke for quick start, auto reserve fuel tap and power economy mode.
The Scooterettes are not for the racing purpose. So, you can achieve a maximum speed of 74 kmph. The 0-60 acceleration can be touched in 12.1 seconds. But after a speed of 50 kmph, it don't allow you to speed up. That means a lot of vibrations will be there and instability comes at last.
The TVS Scooty Pep+ equipped with five litre fuel tank. Auto reserve system is also there for rider's convenience. TVS Scooty Pep+ gives better fuel economy due to auto-choke for quick start, auto reserve fuel tap and power economy mode. According to the company officials, you can avail 50-55 kmpl mileage from the machine.
TVS Scooty Pep+ is the single vehicle in the country which is available in 99 body colours. At the starting, the scooty was provided in the selected colour instantly. But now if you choose the colour from the catalog, you may have to wait for approximately 15 days. Because only five regular colours are displayed at showrooms. The regular colours are-Red, Night Black, Light Purple, Lustrous Pink and Mauve.
Available colours Are :
TVS Scooty Pep+ comes with drum brakes fitted at the both tyres. The diametre is 110 mm. These kind of braking system is enough for light weight and below 90cc scooter. However, drum brakes make the way difficult in rainy season whether it is a scooter or bike.
This female sports telescopic forks at the front. Whereas the rear side has a single shock absorber. However, other scooties provide less effective forks. Some user reported bad functioning of shock absorbers. In a long drive the back pains a lot.
Wheels and Tyres
The TVS Scooty Pep+ is equipped with alloy wheels. The ten inch wheels ensure better stability on road, however, don't expect more from this. Tubeless tyres are fitted in the machine that promise less chances of puncture and make a happy ride.
Wheel Base and Controlling
The wheelbase of TVS Scooty Pep+ is 1230mm. The tyres are not bigger one that supports at high speed. That means you need to stick to a general speed. Automatic gear is there to speed up. For braking hand brakes are provided. However, at turns you need not to worry. Enough ground clearance is there in the machine.
The setting position is quite good in TVS Scooty Pep+. For an average person, it suits well. But for taller and fatter people, it is not the right choice. Enough storage space is carved in the female. You can put your helmet and other stuffs in the space provided under the seat. A hanger is there under the handlebars for having bags etc. Mobile charger socket is added feature in the scooty.
Lookwise, TVS Scooty Pep+ is the best scooty in the class. For female customers it's the best choice in 99 hues.
The scooty troubles a lot in rainy season. Engine tends to stop after starting. Apart from this, drum brakes are not effective. You can't go above the speed of 50 kmph due to instability.