TVS Motors has launched the updated Apache RTR 160 4V and Apache RTR 200 4V, both of which now come in with a BS6 compliant engine lineup. Bookings have opened for the two bikes at company showrooms and prices have been detailed.
The TVS Apache RTR 200 4V DC is priced at Rs 1.24 lakhs. Apache RTR 160 4V disc carries a price tag of Rs 1.03 lakh while the drum variant is priced at Rs. 99,950. All prices are ex-showroom.
2020 TVS Apache RTR 160 4V is offered in three colour options of Racing Red, Metallic Blue and Knight Black. 2020 TVS Apache RTR 200 4V comes in two paint schemes of Gloss Black and Pearl White.
In terms of features, the both bikes receive sporty graphics. They get a new LED headlamp with claw styled position lamp, feather touch start feature, wave bite ignition key and claw mirrors. The RTR 160 4V sports a new dual tone seat while the RTR 200 4V gets SmartXonnect technology. TVS Motors has also added low speed riding mode called GTT – Glide Through Traffic. This is tuned for low speed urban traffic conditions and allows for a smooth and controlled ride.
The BS6 compliant engine on the TVS Apache RTR 160 4V is a 159.7cc, single cylinder, 4 stroke, 4 valve, oil cooled engine offering 15.8 bhp at 8,250 rpm and peak torque of 14.12 Nm at 7,250 rpm. Comparatively, the outgoing model with fuel injection offered peak power of 16.6 bhp at 8,000 rpm and peak torque of 14.8 Nm at 6,500 rpm.
The RTR 200 4V gets its power via a 197.7 cc, single cylinder, 4 stroke, 4 valve, oil cooled engine making 20.5 PS power at 8,500 rpm and 16.8 Nm torque at 7,500 rpm and is also mated to a 5 speed gearbox. In this case while power output remains the same, peak torque has reduced from its outgoing model which offered 18.1 Nm at 7,000 rpm
Suspension and braking on the TVS Apache RTR 160 4V and RTR 200 4V include telescopic front forks and monoshock at the rear. The RTR 160 4V gets 270mm disc in the front and 130 mm drum brakes at the rear with single channel ABS. The RTR 200 4V receives 270mm disc brakes in the front and 240mm disc brakes at the rear with dual channel ABS.