The flagship naked sports from the Chennai based automaker, the Apache 200 has been updated for the calendar year 2018. Let me know you that the made changes on the bike are limited to the cosmetic front. Mechanically, the Apache 200 continues with the similar powertrain. Besides, updating the Apache 200, the company has also revamped its entire product lineup.
Have a look at the listed below updates of the 2018 Apache 200
1. Slight Heavier: Post updation, the Apache 200 has now become slightly heavier than earlier. It now weighs 149kgs as against of 148kgs for carb variant and 148.5kgs for FI variant. Which results in alteration of power to weight ratio.
2. Top Speed Increases: The 2018 Apache is being offered with increased top speed figures. However, the enhancement is observed only in the carb variant by 1kpmh as its now claimed to go at the top speed of 128kmph, its official on TVS website. Whereas, the FI variant is continued with the same 129kmph figure.
3. Colour Schemes: The Apache 200 colour choices also observed alteration as the company is now offering the 2018 Apache 200 in five different shade in place of earlier seven colour options. The Yellow and Pearl colour which was earlier offered only for the FI trim is now not the part of Apache 200 colour palette. Now the question arises which colour options TVS will offer for the FI variant.
4. New Sticker Job: The graphics work on the 2018 Apache 200 is new as it now receives contrast coloured graphics. The fuel now features a replaced TVS’ pony moniker whereas, the ‘RTR’ comes featured as similar to the earlier model in big bold letters.
The range of 2018 Apache 200 colours includes Black, Grey, Red, White, and Matte Black. While, mechanically, the motorcycle is packed with the similar 197.75cc oil cooled engine that is rated to deliver 20.5 PS (carb) and 21 PS (FI) along with the peak torque of 181Nm.
The updated pricing of the 2018 Apache 200 is like the carb trim is priced at INR 95,685, the FI one attracts INR 1,08,385 and the ABS trim will make you shell out INR 1,09,485. Each model now gets costlier by INR 2000.
The 2018 Apache 200 as reported by the sources has marked their presence at most of the dealerships. While the tier-2 and tier-3 cities will get its availability in coming days.