TVS launches the Apache RTR 160, prices start at Rs 81490

Doris Richards
March 15, 2018

The newly launched 2018 TVS Apache RTR 160 4V sports an all-new design language which is sportier and aggressive as compared to the outgoing model. The fuel injected variant comes with both front and rear disc brakes (roto-petal).

The new TVS Apache RTR 160 4V gets powered by a 159 cc SI, 4 stroke, oil cooled engine that produces 16 bhp of maximum power and 14.8 Nm of peak torque for the EFI variant and 16.2 bhp for the carb version. Booking for both variants of the new Apache RTR 160 is now open at all TVS Motors dealerships across India, and customer deliveries will begin shortly. The new TVS Apache RTR 160 4V is an exciting addition to the TVS Apache RTR series. The Apache RTR 160 4V is priced at Rs. 81,490 for Carburetor variant and Rs. 89,990 for the EFI variant (all prices are Ex-showroom, New Delhi).

With a fully-digital speedometer, the design of the new TVS Apache RTR 160 4V offers sleek styling along with the race-spec aspects of the INMRC race machine - RTR 165. A testimony to the racing legacy of the TVS Apache RTR series, the new TVS Apache RTR 160 4V, according to the company, is the most powerful 160cc motorcycle. It is the most powerful 160cc motorcycle in India and embodies the latest racing technology with best-in-class performance. The Apache RTR 160 4V is based on TVS patented double-cradle split synchro stiff frame design, while boasting of mono-shock suspension. Let's find out in this first look review of the 2018 TVS Apache RTR 160 4V.

The TVS Apache RTR 160 4V series is available in three stunning colours, namely, Racing Red, Metallic Blue and Knight Black. The engine is linked to a 5-speed gearbox with 0-60kmph sprint time of 4.8 seconds and top speed of 114kmph. The race-spec TVS Apache machine has clinched six titles of the Indian Motorcycle Racing Championship (IMRC), and the company will use the TVS Racing DNA to promote the new generation Apache RTR 160. The chequered flag decal and the new TVS insignia on the fuel tank adds a premium touch to the bike.

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