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|Engine||124.8 cc ccvti 3 valve four stroke|
|Power||10.5 bhp@7500rpm(Single Spark)/10.5 bhp@8250rpm(Twin Spark)|
|Torque||10Nm @ 6000rpm(Single Spark)/10.4Nm @ 6250rpm(Twin Spark)|
|Suspension||Telescopic front,5 step adjustable rear shock|
|Brakes||front:240 mm disc,rear:130 mm drum|
|Dimensions||L 2030 mm
W 760 mm
H 1070 mm
|Fuel capacity||7.5 litres|
Design and styling
The TVS calls their design approach for Flame as Deltaedge. This is inspired by the delta wing of fighter jets and features design cues with a triangular theme, like the arrow shaped headlight. The turn indicators, named Trafficators by TVS is integrated to the fuel tank scoops.
Performance and fuel economy
The engine is developed and patented by AVL and is licensed to TVS. The bike does the 0–60 km/h in 6.5 seconds and is capable of reaching a top speed of almost 100 km/h with a fuel economy of 79 kmpl for the single spark version. while the twin spark version does the 0–60 km/h in 6.1 seconds and manages a top speed in excess of 100 km/h.
Flame was in news because of a suit filed by Bajaj Auto alleging a patent infringement. In September 2007 Bajaj claimed that the Flame's engine, having two spark plugs is a violation of their patent no 195904 under the Patents act. After the Chennai high court restrained TVS from launching the bike with two spark plugs, TVS launched Flame with a single spark plug. TVS has stopped production of the single spark Flame. and relaunched the twinspark Flame on 13 November 2009
- "TVS re-launches Twin Spark Plug "Flame"". Retrieved 13 Aug 2012.