TVS Motor launches Apache RTR 160 4V priced at Rs 81490

Remigio Civitarese
Marzo 15, 2018

The new motorcycle looks completely different from the outgoing version and gets significant mechanical updates as well.

TVS has launched the thoroughly updated 2018 Apache RTR 160 4V at Rs 81,490 (ex-showroom, Delhi). Up front, the motorcycle gets a sharp headlight with LED DRLs.

The TVS Apache RTR 160 4V series is available in three 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. While Apache RTR series - 160, 180, 200 4V will be positioned under naked (without fairings) categories, the super premium bike RR 310 will be positioned under the super sports category. The Apache RTR 160 4V features the same dual-port exhaust muffler seen on the Apache RTR 200 4V. The bike also rides on differently designed alloy wheels. The TVS Apache RTR 160 Fi 4V comes with both rear and front disc brakes while the Carburetor motorcycle is available in Disc and Drum variants. Both engines come mated to a 5-speed transmission.

The 2018 Apache RTR 160 boasts a sharper, sleeker design that is powered by a 4-valve engine.

The company says that the new Apache RTR 160 4V is born of 6 times Indian National Motorcycle Racing Championship victor motorcycle and gets a race-derived "Synchro Stiff" chassis. The model also comes equipped with a front disc brake as standard from the base variant while the the rear disc can be had with the Carb variant as well as the EFI variant. It also retails TVS Victor, Star City+ in the commuter segment.

Speaking at the launch of the new TVS Apache RTR 160 4V, KN Radhakrishnan, President & 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 Apache RTR 160 4V rivals the likes of Bajaj Pulsar NS160, Suzuki Gixxer, Honda CB Hornet 160R and Yamaha FZ-S FI V2.0.

"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", TVS Motor Company Joint Managing Director Sudarshan Venu said in a statement.

It features a new 160cc, four-stroke engine that's air cooled.

The only thing missing is the ABS.

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