The Tork T6X has been unveiled and the price has been announced. The electric bike features a lot of tech and will go on sale in three cities soon.
Tork Motorcycles has unveiled its first commercial product, the Tork T6X which is a premium electric bike available in three colours. The Tork T6X is priced at Rs. 1.25 lakhs (the price is ex-showroom and promotional and subject to change) and will be available in only three cities in the first phase – Pune, Bangalore and Delhi. The company states it has taken them 7 years of extensive R&D to develop their first commercial motorcycle.
The Tork T6X is powered by a 6 kW (8 HP) brushless DC motor which is paired to a lithium-ion battery, generating Kawasaki Ninja 300 equivalent 27 Nm of torque (right from get go), paired to a single-speed transmission. The T6X runs 100 kms on a single charge and the top speed is 100 km/hr (Tork claims the T6X is engineered to cruise at its top speed). 80% charge is achieved in 60 minutes and the bike has regenerative braking. The 72 Ah capacity battery lasts for 1000 charge cycles (between 80,000 to 1 lakh kms) and can be charged using a 48 V socket.
The Tork T6X is underpinned by a trellis frame and uses telescopic forks at the front and spring loaded hydraulic rear suspension. Using tubeless tyres on alloy wheels, the front and rear tyre sizes are 100/80/17 and 120/80/17 respectively. The front brake is a 267 mm disc while the rear is a 220 mm disc. The motorcycle weighs just 130 kgs and has a ground clearance of 160 mm. The dimensions of the Tork T6X are 1960 mm, 784 mm, 1085 mm and 1336 mm for the length, width, height and wheelbase respectively. The seat height is 785 mm.
The Tork T6X is loaded with a ton of features including a 4.3-inch fully digital touch TFT console which gets app and cloud connectivity. The cluster displays GPS and navigation data and can be connected to the rider’s mobile phone using Tork’s app, showing the bike’s range, health, service alerts and customised riding profiles. It also gets a mobile charging socket and helmet storage. The T6X features daytime running lights, LED turn signals and tail light, anti-theft, CDS, geo-fencing and ABS.
The Tork T6X’ USP is TIROS (Tork Intuitive Response Operating System) which does the power management, real time power consumption and range forecasts, analysis and compilation of data for every ride and also learns about the rider’s riding habits. The customisable ride modes let’s one adjust power from sporty to eco-cruiser at the touch of a button. With TIROS, Tork can automatically update new features on the T6X via the cloud.
Tork Motorcycles plans to set up a charging infrastructure for its T6X motorcycle. Currently it has six charging centres in Pune and plans to expand the same to 100 outlets by the end of this year, in Pune. How many of you will consider buying this electric motorcycle since for the price, it seems like an alternative to the Bajaj Pulsar RS 200, TVS Apache 200 and Yamaha R15. Tork has received 1000 pre-bookings for the T6X motorcycle within 24 hours of unveil.
Tork T6X Priced At Rs. 1.25 Lakhs
– The pricing of the Tork T6X is promotional, i.e. introductory
– The motorcycle will be available in only 3 cities in the first phase of launch
– Tork is setting up charging infrastructure in Pune and already has 3 outlets
– The Tork T6X has no direct competition in the Indian market