Networking is quite a revolution that is growing day by day and also expanding in many fields while Bluetooth is one of them. Bluetooth has become a much more common feature in scooters and motorcycles across different segments which allows for you to connect your smartphone to the instrument cluster. Bluetooth is generally used to pair your smartphone to bikes or scooters to get Call Alerts, Missed call Alerts, Phone Signal Indication, Phone Battery Indication, Navigation Assist, and Clock Sync. Here’s a list of the 5 most affordable Bluetooth-enabled two-wheelers in the Nepalese market:
TVS Apache RTR 200 4V:
TVS launched the Apache RTR 200 4V Race Edition 2.0 with SmartXonnect technology recently. The Apache RTR 200 4V Bluetooth-pairable instrument cluster displays a plethora of information including lap times, top speed, incoming caller name, and many more. It also allows riders to track their ride telemetry and maximum lean angle achieved. Prices for the Apache RTR 200 4V start at NRs 3.39 lakhs in the Nepalese market.
Hero Xtreme 200S, Xpulse 200, Xpulse 200T:
Hero’s trio of 200cc motorcycles - the Xtreme 200S, Xpulse 200, Xpulse 200T were recently launched in the Nepalese market. This trio of 200cc motorcycles features a simple LCD that offers Bluetooth connectivity enables you to see call status and turn-by-turn navigation. It also helps in getting the information like gear position and trip details. The Xtreme 200S is priced at 3.22 lakhs, while the Xpulse 200T and Xpulse 200 are priced at 3.32 lakh and 3.35 lakh respectively.
The Yamaha also recently updated FZS-FI with a Bluetooth-enabled instrument cluster. Yamaha Bluetooth connectivity also offers information about trip distance, battery voltage, and average speed including vehicle location information via the Locate. Yamaha has not included a call and SMS alerts function though. Prices for the new Yamaha FZS-FI in the Nepalese market start at NRs 2.74 lakhs.
Suzuki Access 125, Burgman Street:
The Suzuki Access 125 and Burgman 125 were updated with Bluetooth enabled last year. The Bluetooth-connected LCD features turn-by-turn navigation, call, and SMS alert display, WhatsApp alerts, estimated time of arrival, missed call alerts and caller ID, over-speed warning, and phone battery level display. The Access 125 is priced at NRs 2.25 lakhs, while the Burgman Street is priced at NRs 2.39 lakhs. The scooters are also available without Bluetooth.
TVS Ntorq 125:
The TVS Ntorq 125 was one of the first scooters in the Nepalese market to offer Bluetooth connectivity. ‘Smart Xonnect’ system in Ntorq 125 allows all data to be displayed on your smartphone via Bluetooth. The app also enables you to see phone notifications, a trip report and also displays navigation arrows on the console. Prices for the TVS Ntorq 125 start at NRs. 2.25 lakhs in the Nepalese market.