The TVS Apache 200 is one of those versatile motorcycles which feel absolutely at home in urban as well as highway environments
Comfortable ergonomics and an adequately powerful engine makes it a very good weekend tourer. With the right accessories, the street fighter’s touring capabilities can be significantly enhanced. Coimbatore-based motorcycle accessories brand, Lluvia Industries, has come up with comprehensive range of touring paraphernalia for the TVS Apache RTR 200 4V. The whole package equips the popular compact displacement motorcycle for long-distance touring.
The best thing about these accessories is that none of them require any non-reversible change to the stock bike and can be installed and removed easily. So, you don’t need to carry around the additional weight during your regular commutes.
The range of touring accessories for the TVS Apache RTR 200 4V includes an adventure guard (with built-in sliders) to protect the fuel tank and engine in the event of a fall, a tall tinted windshield, number plate bracket for the windshield or a number plate re-locator, fog lamp mounts, pillion backrest, rear luggage rack, jerrycans (the luggage rack can accommodate two 5-liter jerrycans) and pannier mounts which can accommodate aluminium pannier boxes, toolbox and jerrycan.
The full Lluvia touring accessories kit for the TVS Apache 200 starts at INR 11,360 if you like it in black. One can also opt for the accessories in different colours for a nominal premium. Of course, you can buy the accessories individually and each component comes with lifetime warranty against manufacturing defects. You do not need to go to Coimbatore to buy or install the accessories. Products are ready for purchase at Lluvia website www.lluvia.in and can be shipped to your home.
With the touring accessories on board, the TVS Apache RTR 200 does look significantly different from the stock version. There are no mechanical changes to the motorcycle which is powered by a 197.75 cc oil-cooled engine. Power and torque outputs stand at 20.2 hp and 18.1 Nm respectively. The engine is paired with a 5-speed gearbox. The Apache 200 has a claimed top-speed of 128 kmph.
The motorcycle features a fully digital dashboard with smartphone connectivity for turn-by-turn navigation, call/SMS notification and ride data analytics, front and rear disc brakes with dual-channel ABS, 17-inch alloy wheels shod with Pirelli tyres and so on. The TVS Apache RTR 200 4V BS6 is priced at INR 1.25 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).