Apache RTR 160 4V, the newest offering from the TVS Family looks reminiscent of its elder sibling the Apache RTR 200 4V. The styling is edgy and embodies features that are borrowed from its elder and more powerful sibling. The inherited design cues include an all-black exhaust system, the muscular fuel tank, the identical headlamp cowl. Further, this derived race bike sitting on a double-cradle split synchro stiff frame comes loaded with a set of new sparky features. These include:
The Apache RTR 160 4V is based on TVS Draken, a concept motorcycle showcased during the 2014 Auto Expo. The bike has standard features like digital speedometer and tachometer, Engine Kill Switch as well as separate gear and fuel warning indicator. Besides these the key features are:
The new edition of the TVS Apache Family derives its power from a 159.7 cc single-cylinder, 4-valve oil-cooled engine. Mated to a 5-speed gearbox, the engine churns out a maximum power of 16.5 bhp at 8000 rpm and develops a peak torque of 14.8 Nm at 6500 rpm. It also has a carbureted version which cloaks 16.2 bhp at 8000 rpm and the same amount of peak torque.
The base model of the Apache RTR 160 4V comes with a front disc brake. The mid-variant, however, has both front and rear disk brakes. The stiff frame design is aided by modern day safety standards designed in coordination with SHOWA, world’s leading manufacturer shock absorbers as well as other safety parts. Some of the stand-out features are: