The Export Trading Group Logistics (ETGL), distributor of the TGB range of quad bikes in Southern Africa, has expanded its model range, and a 1 000cc-model is now also available locally.
The Taiwan Golden Bee (TGB) Blade range of all-terrain vehicles (ATVs – or quad bikes) was introduced to the Southern African market in November 2021, offering models for work and recreational applications.
Initially, two models were available, namely the TGB Blade 600 SE.X EPS 4x4 aimed primarily at recreational users and the TGB Blade 600 AR EPS 4x4, which found appeal with agricultural and other commercial users like the mining industry.
Pavan Nair, Business Head of ETGL, says: “We believe that the newly added TGB Blade 1000 LTX EPS 4x4 quad bike will find quick market acceptance given the very competitive price positioning.
The TGB 1000 LTX EPS 4x4 is powered by a V-Twin, 997cc, 4-stroke engine with electronic fuel injection (EFI) that produces 62 kW and 90 Nm.
Drive to the wheels comes through a drive shaft connected to a Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) allowing for full rider control and safe handling in all conditions. The TGB Blade 1000 LTX EPS 4x4 offers selectable 2wd and 4wd traction, while an electrically activated front differential lock provides additional surefootedness in tough conditions.
Ample suspension travel of 220mm in the front and 240mm in the rear ensures easy travelling off the beaten track.
The TGB Blade 1000 LTX EPS 4x4 offers a high level of standard equipment that includes sporty 14-inch, 6-spoke polished aluminium rims, all-terrain 6-ply tyres, hand guards, rear view mirrors, robust front protective frame/bumper and engine-protector plate, modern composite luggage racks, comfortable rider and pillion seat with backrest, modern full-LED lighting, a 12-volt auxiliary power socket, towing hitch and a 1 360 kg capacity winch.
TGB Blade 1000 LTX EPS 4x4 (R240 350), TGB Blade 600 SE.X EPS 4x4 (R194 350) and the TGB Blade 600 AR EPS 4x4 (R200 100).
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