A new Kanyakumari to Leh record was set by TVS Racing rider Shamim Khan as he reached there in the fastest time on a scooter…
Shamim Khan, a member of the TVS Racing Team has set a new record for the fastest scooter ride from Kanyakumari to Leh by an individual.
Shamim achieved this record on the TVS NTORQ 125 Race
XP edition that was launched recently. The TVS Rider covered a total of 4000 kms in 126 hours and 14 minutes. He went through the Tumkur-Nashik-Jaipur-Manali-Leh route. The previous record was of 130 hours and 27 minutes.
768 km long Tumkur to Pune route is the longest stretch that Shamim covered. He traversed through the terrains while experiencing a constant spell of rain and other challenges.
Shamim Khan, who comes from Nashik, has experience in multiple national and international rallies with accolades in Dirt Bikes, Motorcycles, and Scooters.
Rider Shamim has won two national championships. He has also represented India at the International Scooter Olympics, Taiwan, back in 2005, and ended up taking the third position.
TVS NTORQ 125 Race XP is India’s first scooter in the 125cc segment to offer 10+bhp of power. It is also the country’s first and only IC engine scooter with dual Ride mode support. These features helped Shamim achieve this Asian and Indian record.