TVS Motor announces India’s First Electric Two-Wheeler Raging Championship for 2029 with Apache RTE Motorcycles

TVS Motor Company has announced India’s first electric two-wheeler racing championship that they will hold September 2029 which would be exclusively for the Apache RTE motorcycles. The TVS Racing Electric One Make Championship (e-OMC) that would be held in 2029 will also see the debut of Apache RTE. The e-race is scheduled to be held at the fourth round of Indian National Motorcycle Road Racing Championship (INMRC). The first round of the championship will have eight selected riders. The company also mentioned that they are the leaders in innovation and sustainable electric vehicle (EV) solutions and are pioneers of motor sports in India with TVS Racing.

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“TVS Motor has been championing racing ever since we started India’s first factory racing team. TVS Racing has been instrumental in making motor sports aspirational yet accessible for enthusiasts across the country. Many of the technologies that we pioneered in our racing machines have made way to our production vehicles, giving shape to our ‘track to road’ philosophy, TVS Motor. In line with our vision of providing exciting and sustainable mobility solutions, we are thrilled to announce the debut of India’s first ever EV two wheeler racing. TVS Racing e-OMC will not only set new benchmarks in the racing segment but also demonstrate the potential of electric vehicles in delivering high-octane and thrilling racing experiences for the world to witness,” said Sudarshan Venu, Managing Director.

“TVS Racing takes great pride in being the propagators of offering a platform for racers to hone and showcase their skills and following their passion for racing. We have been the frontrunners in the segment, whether it was pioneering the TVS OMC in India in 1994, and expanding it in women’s and rookie class, or being the first Indian manufacturer to foray with the Asia One Make Championship or participate in the Dakar Rally,” said Vimal Sumbly, head business – premium, TVS Motor.

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The Motorcycle maker says TVS Apache RTE race motorcycles will set a benchmark for electric racing in India. The key technologies behind this machine include, Highest power-to-weight in its class with a liquid cooled motor & high efficiency liquid cooled motor controller, High power cells battery pack with advanced chemistry, Carbon fibre battery case that also acts as stressed member of the chassis, Custom built advanced Battery Management System with race special algorithms for several advanced configuration controls and high levels of safety, Single reduction, motor spindle is connected to rear wheel through sprockets and roller chain, Ohlins bespoke front and rear suspension, Brembo brake system – 320mm front disc, calipers, and master cylinder, Carbon fibre front & rear wheels, Pirelli Super Corsa tyres, Carbon fibre fairing with best-in-class lowest coefficient of drag, Unique livery combining body paint of TVS Racing Factory colours and sustainability inspired graphics.