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India welcomes 2015 with a number of gear-less two wheelers, out of which the Eider, an Indian company, have noticeably made its mark amongst the International motor giants. The Hyderabad based scooter making company have launched a set of five two-wheelers to the Indian bike segment. Launching in the 125cc segment of non-gear two wheeler bikes, the company expects a higher rate of sales for their vehicles. Although the official site of the company says more updates will be coming soon, the non-gear bike enthusiast now are flowing in huge numbers to read more about the Indian 125cc machine. Distinguishing features such as design, styling and colour options of the vehicles and guaranteed performance makes the Eider two wheelers to stand next to the International motor giants.
Design and Styling
The first look of the Eider Leora reminds us of the old Bajaj Chetak or such kind of Vintage scooter. The vintage look of the scooter is an added element of design to the vehicle. Official site of the company have specified two different colour shades for the Leora. Bright Orange and Pearl White. Updated information about the variety of colour options will be soon available in the site.
From the very front view of the scooter, the Leora uses a single piece round head lamps, an inspiration from the old model vintage scooter may be, looks new for a scooter in India. A typical U shape curved handle bars are used with a matte finish body material and a chrome finished handle bars and circular rear view mirrors. The scooter comes in a three tone colour variant. A two tone front panel with a matte grey design element on the front panel. The design looks quite simple yet stunning. The front panel also comes with a pair of turn indicators moulded to the bottom side of it. Passenger seat flows in a stretch till the end with a bit curved rear portion. Engine guard is designed in a two segmented panels, which makes another improvement in its design. Towards the very end, the tail lights are moulded on top of the rear portion below the passenger handle grips. A variety in elements of design makes this scooter aesthetically appealing.
Engine and Performance
The scooter is targeted on the 125cc non-gear two wheeler segment. The Indian company claims the scooter to deliver best in class performance and experience. Eider Leora comes in a 4-stroke, air cooled, single cylinder engine which deliver a displacement of around 124.6cc that yields a maximum power of 7.5 Ps (5.5 Kw) at 7500 rpm. Company claims a maximum speed of 110 kmph with a viscous air filter.
The scooter is powered up with a 12v, 4AH battery. The head lamp uses 12v, 35/35W battery power.
Tyres, Brakes and Suspension
The distinctiveness of the scooter also includes the most useful 3.50 - 10 (1200MM) tubeless tyres in the front and rear respectively. Leora comes in with a Front disc brakes and a rear drum brake which enhances the safety of the rider. For a smoother riding experience, the scooter uses a hydraulic front suspension system and a Swim Arm with Dual Shock rear suspension system.
There are no updates about the colour options in which the scooters will be available to the customers. Although the official site shows two colour options for the Eider Leora.
* Pearl White
* Bright Orange
Overall review on the first look of the Eider Leora non-gear two wheeler makes a promising entry for the Indian dream come true. The old-style design stands head-to-head with the performance guaranteed by the company. Company is planing to release four more two-wheelers to the Indian roads. Finally India gets more options for the stylish non-gear bikes from the country itself.