Altius Scimitar is all began with Altius Automotive Technologies, a new Indian Private Limited company spearheaded by previous Hyundai Motor India chief, BVR Subbu, who remains in partnership with California’s Hayes Diversified Technologies to manufacture engines that sip on various fuels including diesel.
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The initial India strategy includes the manufacture of tiny variation, multi-fuel bike engines. Their first bike will be the 670cc on/off-road Altius Scimitar, called after a dangerous, bent and also thin South Asian, Middle Eastern sword.
The Altius Scimitar looks a normal multipurpose, on/off-road motorbike, standing tall on long-travel suspension.
A durable bar wraps around the handlebar protecting its controls, with nice top quality switches, bars, and also mirrors, the Scimitar also giving an excellent collection of handholds.
The small speedometer consists of a bar-type tachometer as well as an engine temperature level gauge. Every little thing feels and looks constructed to last.
HDT’s fourth-generation heavy fuel motorbike engine powers the Altius Scimitar. This will certainly quickly become the only Indian motorcycle to work on diesel, or a selection of JP8, JP5, JP4, AVTUR, JET-A1, and even Biodiesel many thanks to multi-fuel innovation.
The Scimitar’s 670cc, the single-cylinder engine runs liquid-cooled. It’s a four-stroke, wet-sump system that depends on indirect injection (IDI).
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The Scimitar appears much like a big-single, possibly somewhat louder, no, never ever improved, but still without excessive aggravating diesel clatter. A twenty-minute ride, nonetheless, confirmed this is no petrol powerplant. Velocity and performance feel slow-moving for a 670cc, 33bhp at 5700rpm motorcycle, however, it pulls with consistent perseverance.
You get 5.4 kg of torque produced reduced at 3300rpm. The Scimitar is never ever mosting likely to be your bike of choice at a drag-strip, and it’s smooth just so long as you don’t rev it hard. The transmission is a toe changed five-speed unit.
The Altius Scimitar allows. There’s a support of rubber-boot safeguarded long-travel telescopic forks ahead, the Scimitar supplying a multi-link, flexible rear mono-shock. Alloy edges are held together by difficult wire-spokes as generally discovered on off-road motorcycles, the Altius Scimitar utilizing petal-type disc brakes both front as well as back.
You sit conveniently upright, yet shorter riders will struggle on such a tall motorbike. On the go, the tall-riding placement as well as large handlebar assistance offer a welcome powerful feel and also nice take advantage of. Dual-purpose on/off-road bumpy tires supply a solid grasp on the dirt but lack self-confidence when catching on the tarmac.
At the outset, the difficult as nails Altius Scimitar does have terrific prospects in India, where our roadways beg for a sturdy bike like this.
ENGINE & GEARBOX
|Engine Description||Diesel, indirect injection (idi)|
|Maximum Power||33 Bhp @ 5700rpm|
|Maximum Torque||54 Nm @ 3300rpm|
|Number of Cylinders||1|
|Number of Gears||5|
|0-100 kmph||9.70 secs|
BRAKES & TYRES
|Front Brake||280mm petal disc|
|Rear Brake||240mm petal disc|
|Wheel Size||Dual purpose 90/90x21-12/90x17inches|
|Wheel Type||Spoke Wheels|
SUSPENSION & CHASSIS
|Front Suspension||Telescopic forks|
|Rear Suspension||Linked monoshock|
DIMENSIONS & WEIGHT
|Overall Length||2296.00 mm|
|Overall Width||960.00 mm|
|Overall Height||1219.00 mm|
|Ground Clearance||211.00 mm|
|Kerb/Wet Weight||176.00 kg|
LIGHTING & COMFORT