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TVS Mo­tor launches new 2018 Apache RTR 160 4V

TVS Mo­tor Com­pany, a lead­ing man­u­fac­turer of two-wheel­ers and three­wheel­ers, has launched the new 2018 TVS Apache RTR 160 4V. It is claimed to be the most pow­er­ful 160cc mo­tor­cy­cle, cre­at­ing a new bench­mark in the seg­ment.

The new TVS Apache RTR 160 4V is born of the six-time In­dian Na­tional Mo­tor­cy­cle Rac­ing Cham­pi­onship (INMRC) win­ning mo­tor­cy­cle (Group B RTR 165) and gets the 4-valve, oil-cooled en­gine that of­fers best-in­class per­for­mance.

KN Rad­hakr­ish­nan, Pres­i­dent and Chief Ex­ec­u­tive Of­fi­cer, TVS Mo­tor Com­pany said, “In over 10 years of its ex­is­tence, the TVS Apache RTR se­ries has cre­ated phe­nom­e­nal cus­tomer de­light. The new TVS Apache RTR 160 4V is an ex­cit­ing ad­di­tion to the Apache RTR se­ries. It is the most pow­er­ful 160cc mo­tor­cy­cle in In­dia and em­bod­ies the lat­est rac­ing tech­nol­ogy with best-in-class 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 TVS Apache RTR 160 4V is avail­able in both Car­bu­re­tor and EFI vari­ants, with the lat­ter chris­tened as TVS Apache RTR 160 Fi 4V. 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 en­gine is mated to a 5-speed su­per-slick gear box that of­fers a pre­cise and pow­er­ful rid­ing ex­pe­ri­ence.

Su­dar­shan Venu, Joint Man­ag­ing Di­rec­tor, TVS Mo­tor Com­pany said, “The TVS Apache se­ries has al­ways em­bod­ied pure rac­ing per­for­mance. This Rac­ing DNA is seen across the en­tire range from RTR 160 to the RR 310. With the launch of the all new TVS Apache RTR 160 4V, we have cre­ated an ex­cit­ing prod­uct that will ap­peal to cus­tomers around the world.”

Stay­ing true to its rac­ing pedi­gree, the TVS Apache RTR 160 4V has the most pow­er­ful 160cc en­gine, en­abling the best per­for­mance in its class and boasts of a top speed of 114 kmph (EFI), 113 kmph (Carb). Com­plete with best-in­class power-to-weight ra­tio, the mo­tor­cy­cle does an as­tound­ing 0-60 kmph in 4.8 sec­onds (EFI) and 4.73 sec­onds (Carb). TVS Apache RTR 160 4V comes with the TVS Mo­tor Com­pany patented Dou­ble-cra­dle Split Syn­chro Stiff Frame De­sign, which gives ex­cel­lent high-speed sta­bil­ity and best-in-class han­dling on/off­track. The mono-shock sus­pen­sion, en­gi­neered and pre­ci­sion-tuned by in­puts from TVS Rac­ing rid­ers, con­trib­utes to the ra­zor-sharp han­dling and agility through the cor­ners. Plac­ing para­mount im­por­tance on safety, the TVS Apache RTR body and a sleek, sharp tail. 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.

Apache RTR 160 4V se­ries is avail­able in 3 stun­ning colours, namely, Rac­ing Red, Me­tal­lic Blue and Knight Black. 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.

KN Rad­hakr­ish­nan, Pres­i­dent and Chief Ex­ec­u­tive Of­fi­cer, TVS Mo­tor Com­pany.

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