A motorcycle is a combination of different emotions and physical actions which together form an experience. Which is why, if I were to choose between motorcycles and scooters, it will always be the former. It doesn’t matter which motorcycle it is, as long as it is one. But then does that mean that scooters are boring lumps of metal and plastic rolling on puny wheels? Yes and no.
Yes, because most scooters puttering out there are designed to take on commuter duties, more as a subtitle to motorcycles who have been doing it for decades while still being enjoyable. And no, because there are a few whose existence as scooters is more to do with fun than just mundane commuting. But we can’t just accept that without riding them, can we? And so here are three of the coolest scooters right now — the NTorq 125, the Ray-ZR 125 Street Rally and the Storm 125. Let’s find out if they fit the bill, shall we?
Which is the better looker?
While looks are subjective, the scooters here, without doubt, have been designed keeping the youth in mind. They are sporty, each with an unconventional approach that makes each one different from the other. Draped in a black-and-red livery with chequered graphics for a racy touch is the TVS NTorq Race Edition. This scooter has been around for a while now and has garnered a sporty reputation for itself. While being the torquer of the trio, it is also a tech-savvy one with its Bluetooth-enabled instrument console and LED lighting.
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