TVS Motors, the Hosur based motorcycle manufacturer is simply on a roll. After the launch of the Apache RTR310, NTORQ125, Apache 200 4V, TVS motors today launched the Apache RTR 160V4 in three different variants. To start off with, the 2018 Apache RTR160v4 is the most powerful motorcycle in its segment.
This new motorcycle is born out of the Six-time Indian National Motorcycle Racing Championship (INMRC) winning motorcycle, the RTR165 which gets a 4-valve engine with oil cooling, delivering the best in class performance. The styling and body work has been inspired from the Draken concept, TVS showcased a few years back at the Auto Expo.
The new Apache RTR 160v4 will come in 3 different Variants :
1) Apache RTR160 with Carb, single disk brake – Priced at Rs.81490 Ex-Delhi
2) Apache RTR160 with Carb, Dual disk brake – Priced at Rs.84490 Ex-Delhi
3) Apache RTR 160 with FI, Dual Disk brake – Priced at Rs.89990 Ex-Delhi
The new Apache gets a 159.7cc Single Cylinder engine, with 4 valves and Oil cooling technology mated to a 5 speed gear box. In terms of Engine output, the Carb powered Apache 160v4 will produce 16.5PS@8000rpm and a maximum torque of 14.8Nm@6500rpm, while the Fuel Injected version will produce 16.8PS@8000rpm of power and 14.8NM@6500rpm of torque. Top speeds claimed by TVS for the Carb and EFI models are 113kmph and 114kmph. The 2018 Apache RTR160v4 now gets a fully digital cluster with loads of features inbuilt to keep the rider informed. The motorcycle now boasts of a compact race design with chequered flag decals on the tank to add to its racing DNA.
In terms of color options, TVS will offer the New Apache RTR160v4 in 3 colour options, namely the Racing Red, Metallic Blue and Knight Black.