TVS Motors has recently been riding high, after the launch of the NTORQ Scooter they have today launched the Apache RTR Race Edition 2.0. This latest edition of the Apache 200 comes with a Slipper Clutch loaded to it that TVS calls as Anti-Reverse Torque.
This makes the TVS Apache RTR 200 4V the first motorcycle in the segment to get the Anti Reverse Torque feature. The Apache RTR 200 4V Race Edition also gets a all new fresh body graphics along and also a flyscreen. As per TVS the slipper clutch will boost upshifts by up to 22 % and hence minimising the gearshift time and ultimately helping in faster lap times on the racetrack.
The Anti Reverse Torque technology also ensures rider safety during speed downshifts as it helps to avoid wheel-hopping while cornering, and improves vehicle stability with the back-balance torque limiter effect. TVS Motors say that With exciting racing performance on offer, the introduction of the Slipper Clutch in TVS Apache RTR 200 4V Race Edition 2.0, also promises sharp and precise gear shifts with minimal effort.
The motorcycle comes powered by the same 197.75cc single-cylinder motor which is mated to a 5-speed gearbox. The TVS Apache RTR 200 4V Race Edition 2.0 is available in Carburetor, EFI as well as Carburetor with ABS variant. The engine makes 20.5 PS (Carb) / 21.0 PS (EFI) of power @ 8500 RPM and 18.1Nm of torque @ 7000 RPM.
Commenting on the introduction of the new TVS Apache RTR 200 4V Race Edition 2.0, Arun Siddharth, Vice President (Marketing) – Premium Two Wheelers, International Business & TVS Racing said, “We build race machines for performance enthusiasts – the TVS Apache series is a testimony to our 35 years of racing heritage. Over the years, we have been at the forefront of setting benchmarks in bringing racing technology to performance motorcycles. The new TVS Apache RTR 200 4V Race Edition 2.0, takes the racing experience up by a significant notch as it is enabled with the ‘A-RT Slipper Clutch’ – a first in this segment. The entire TVS Apache RTR 200 4V range will don the dynamic racing-inspired decals along with a stylish and exclusively designed fly screen which is sure to accentuate the racing stance of the motorcycle thus making it a racing machine like no other.”
TVS Motors has priced Apache RTR 200 4V Race Edition 2.0 at Rs. 95185 (Carburetor), Rs. 107885 (EFI) and Rs. 108985 (Carburetor with ABS), (Ex-showroom Delhi).