It was during the launch of Apache RR310cc in December past year, company joint managing director, Sudarshan Venu had announced that they would launch 160cc Apache variant "very shortly". One of the biggest differentiating factors between the two is the availability of the rear disc brake on the Fi version. Ltd on Wednesday unveiled an all-new version of its popular motorcycle Apache 160 4V priced at Rs81,490 (ex-showroom New Delhi) as part of its product portfolio expansion.
Checkout the recently launched TVS Apache RTR 200 4V Race Edition 2.0 in India! Christened the RTR 160 4V, the bike comes with a starting price tag of Rs 81,490 for the carbureted variant and it is also available in a fuel injected trim for Rs 89,990 (both ex-showroom, Delhi).
The RTR 160 4V has a racing heritage, having won the Indian National Motorcycle Racing Championship six times. The Apache RTR 160 4V is based on TVS patented double-cradle split synchro stiff frame design, while boasting of mono-shock suspension. It is most powerful 160cc motorcycle in India and embodies the latest racing technology with best-in-class performance.
Sudarshan Venu, joint managing director, TVS Motor Company, said, "The TVS Apache series has always embodied pure racing performance. We are confident that the new TVS Apache RTR 160 4V will set the precedence with its superior performance and dynamic racing look". The motorcycle gets a 159.7 cc, single-cylinder, 4-stroke, 4-valve, oil-cooled engine that churns out 16.8 PS @8000 rpm (EFI) and 14.8 Nm @ 6500 rpm (EFI), 16.5 PS @8000 rpm (Carb) and 14.8 Nm @ 6500 rpm (Carb). The model will be available in three colour options: Racing Red, Knight Black and Metallic Blue.
The motorcycle has a best-in-class power to weight ratio, giving the FI model an acceleration time of 4.8 seconds for the 0-60 Kph run while the carbed model achieves the same in an even faster 4.73 seconds. The motorcycle boasts of a compact race design with chequered flag decals on the tank, a fitting homage to its winning streak on the race track.