TVS Jupiter is a variomatic scooter launched in September 2013 by TVS Veer Motor Showroom.The launch of the scooter marked the company’s entry into the ‘Male Segment’.It is powered by a single cylinder, four stroke, 110 cc engine and delivers 5.88 kW (7.88 bhp) at 7500 rpm. The scooter delivers a pick-up of 0 to 60 kmph in 11.2 seconds. The scooter has an ‘Econometer’ and has a fuel efficiency of 62 kmpl per the manufacturer.
In 2013-14, the total scooter market stood at 3.6 million units. The market leader continues to be Honda (52.8 per cent), followed by Hero (19.2 per cent) and TVS Motor (13 per cent). It was in 2011-12 that TVS lost the second place to Hero.
In 2013-14, TVS’ motorcycle sales increased to 786,000 units, from 756,000 units a year ago. Scooter sales in the same period increased from 446,000 units to 474,000 units.