Flame or XCD

By Divya Sai on 1/14/2008

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The important fact that all of us are waiting to know is their  " fuel efficiency ". According to the person at the TVS section in the AutoExpo2008, the company's claim is 112 km/l as against 109 km/l of that Bajaj XCD (the main competitor of Flame). And when talking of ON ROAD mileage, with XCD being at 65 - 70 Km/l, Flame is excepted to give atleast 70 - 75 Km/l.


Compare them technically below :

ENGINE

Engine [CC]  == >
124.8 cc (Flame) --- 124.58 cc (XCD

Engine Technology   ==>
CCVTi, 3 Valve 4 Stroke (Flame) --- Digital Twin Spark - Swirl induction (DTS-SI) (XCD)

Max. Power ==>
10.5 bhp @ 8250 rpm (Flame) --- 9.5 bhp @ 7000 rpm (XCD)

Max. Torque ==>
10 nm @ 6250 rpm (Flame) --- 10.85 nm @ 5000 rpm (XCD)

Gear Box ==>
4 gear constant, mesh (Flame) --- 4 gear constant, mesh (XCD)

Clutch ==>
Multi plate - wet type (Flame) --- Multi plate - wet type (XCD)

Carburettor ==>
MV Type (Flame) --- Side draught type (XCD)

Compression Ratio
10 : 1 (Flame) --- 9.5 (+/- 0.5) : 1 (XCD)

WHEELS & TYRE

Tyre Front ==>
2.75 x 18 (Flame) --- 2.75 x 17 (XCD)

Tyre Rear ==>
3.00 x 18 (Flame) --- 3.00 x 17 (XCD)

BRAKES

Brake Front ==>
Drum - 130 dia. (Disc optional) (Flame) --- Drum type (XCD)

Brake Rear ==>
Drum - 130 dia. (Flame) --- Drum type (XCD)

SUSPENSION

Suspension Front ==>
Telescopic hydraulic fork (Flame) --- Telescopic (125 mm travel)                                                              (XCD)

Suspension Rear ==>

Twin tube 5 step adjustable (Flame) --- Swing arm with 5-step

                                                           adjustable Shock absorbers with Dual 'SNS' type Spring (105 mm travel) (XCD)



KEY DIMENSIONS

Overall Height ==>
1070 mm (Flame) --- 1200 mm (XCD)

Overall length ==>
2030 mm (Flame) --- 1980 mm (XCD)

Overall Width ==>
760 mm (Flame) --- 760 mm (XCD)

Wheelbase ==>
1320 mm (Flame) --- 1275 mm (XCD)

Ground Clearance ==>
165 mm (Flame) --- 170 mm (XCD)

Kerb Weight ==>
123 Kg (Flame) --- 113 Kg (XCD)

Fuel Tank Capacity ==>
8.0 L (Low fuel warning : 2 L) (Flame) --- 8.0 L (Reserve : 1.8 L)                                                                      (XCD)



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2 comments for this post

Max

yes... nice article..

see tvs flame...

Posted on July 16, 2008 at 3:54 PM

The greatest article on Flame vs XCD...This clears lots of doubts in chosing one of them..
Thnx

Posted on July 18, 2008 at 11:59 AM

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