TVS Apache RTR 160: Today, TVS Motor Company released its next-gen TVS Apache RTR 160 with amazing features and sporty look. According to the company, the next-gen Apache RTR 160 is based on the sporty concept of TVS Apache motorcycle, that is clamped 6 headlines of the Indian Motorcycle Racing Championship (IMRC). In terms of design features, the latest TVS Apache RTR 160 is based on the layout by the Apache RTR 200 4V, which comes with related sharp fashionable latest tank covers, innovative highlights, along with a modern all-digital instrument panel and unique chassis.
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TVS has released some teasers from last few days which reveals some interesting highlights of the bikes. The Apache RTR 160 has acquired the DNA of the race-spec Apache motorcycles. It will be available with the advantage of Apache Experience: ARE (Apache Racing Experience), One Make Championship, Apache Owners Group, and Factory Tour Programme. The brand-new bike is developed in 3 variants which are: Carb with front disc brake, Carb with front and rear disc brake and EFI with front and rear disc brake. The Apache RTR 160 4V is based on Draken segment similar to the Apache 200 RTR. It has received a sporty dense form along with chequered decals to indicate at the sporting system.
The company has come up with two concepts in their portfolio: Naked and Supersport. The latest bike will be the best bike in the entry-level category. According to the company, the performance in premium bike business has been really great. TVS calls the bike as a complete racing machine. It features RTR Over Square Engine which will offer striking pickup and extreme torque. It will allow you to experience high-speed riding. It has synchronized solid chassis which assures absolute power at top speed and stable corners. The front suspension telescopic oil damped and rear suspension monotube inverted gas filled 5 step adjustable shock along with rectangular swing arm.
It will offer smooth rides in any critical road condition thanks to the adjustable split clips at handlebars, adjustable brake pedal, and gear levers. It is outfitted with enhanced LED headlamp with working ignition day and night feature. The layout is extremely beautiful with an Aerodynamic razored design. It also has enhanced LED taillamp which gives a sharp appearance to the bike. It is developed with the exceptional aerodynamics of the tank cowl boosts performance and decreases engine heat by 10°C. It is equipped with a Nocturnal-Blue backlit countdown-on-ignition instrumentation.
The bike includes 270mm disc on the front and 200mm disc at the rear. It has remora tires which give a nice performance on road. It is available in attractive colors like Black Matte, Grey, Red, White, Matte Red, and Matte Blue color variants. The Apache RTR 160 Carb & Front Disc variant will be available at Rs. 81,490, Carb & Front/Rear Disc at Rs. 84,490, and Carb & FI at Rs. 89,990, all the versions are ex-showroom, Delhi. It will rival against Hero Xtreme Sports.
|Type SI-||4- stroke, Air- Cooled|
|Engine Capacity-||159.7 cm³|
|No. of the cylinder(s)-||Single|
|Maximum Power-||15.12 PS@ 8500 rpm /11.12 kW@ 8000 rpm|
|Maximum Torque-||13.03 Nm @ 6500 ± 300 rpm|
|Bore to Stroke Ratio-||1.17|
|Valve(s) Per Cylinder-||2 valves|
|Starting-||Electric & Kick- Start|
|Idle Speed-||1450 ± 100rpm|
|Ignition IDI-||Dual Mode Digital Ignition|
|Power to Weight Ratio-||81.2 kW/Ton|
|Compression Ratio-||9.5 ± 0.5 :1|
|Max Speed-||110 km/h|
|Rim Size (front)-||1.85×17″|
|Rim Size (rear)-||2.15×17″|
|Tyre Size (front)-||90/90-17″ Tubeless|
|Tyre Size (rear)-||110/80-17″ Tubeless|
|Front Disc-||270 mm Petal-type|
|Rear Drum-||(130 mm)/ Disc (200 mm Petal-type)|
|Ground Clearance-||165 mm|
|Saddle Height-||790 mm|
|Kerb Weight||137 kg|