TVS Star City  chocolate gold edition
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Chennai-based two and three-wheeler manufacturer TVS Motor company launched 2016 Star City+ commuter motorcycle in Chocolate Gold Edition. The special edition comes with a combination of gold, brown and tan colours in the motorcycle. It also gets gold-coloured alloy wheels and it is priced at Rs. 49,234 (ex-showroom, Delhi).

The chocolate gold edition will be available along with other colours, Matte Titanium Grey and Gold. Since it's just a new colour, the motorcycle is powered by the same 109.7cc engine single-cylinder air-cooled engine that can churn out 8.30bhp at 7,000 rpm and 8.70 Nm of torque at 5,000 rpm mated to a four-speed gearbox.

"The new Chocolate Gold Edition leverages the popularity of the matte brown colour while taking the ante of style further up with gold, to provide a stylish yet bold look to the motorcycle... With this new edition, we aim to reach out to the stylish yet pragmatic riders who are looking for a dash of style in their ride experience," said Arun Siddharth, head of marketing - Motorcycles, TVS Motor Company, in a statement.

In the beginning of May, TVS launched Scooty Zest 110 Himalayan Highs edition priced at Rs. 46,113, ex-showroom Delhi. This edition has been launched to commemorate achievement of Scooty Zest being the first 110cc scooter to reach Khardung La Pass ridden by a female rider, Anam Hashim.

The company posted sales growth of 16 percent with 227,096 unit sales in April 2016 increasing from 195,937 units recorded in April 2015.