India’s leading two-wheeler maker TVS Motor Company has unveiled the 2021 version of its flagship model, the Apache RTR160 4V. This vehicle has been brought with high torque and power to attract users who like performance. The new RTR160 comes up with an advanced 159.7 cc engine, a single-cylinder, 4 valve and oil-cooled engine. It produces a power of 17.63 PS at 9250 RPM and a torque of 14.73Nm at 7250 RPM. A 5 speed super- click gearbox is mated to the engine, which gives a good riding experience.
The drum brake variant of the bike is priced at 1,07,270 (ex-showroom), and the disc-brake variant of the bike is priced at 1,10,320 (ex-showroom). The disc brake variant of the Apache weighs 147 kg, and the drum brake weighs 145 kg. The new one weighs two kilograms less than the previous model. The new model of the bike is available in three colours: Racing Red, Knight Black and Metallic Blue.
Speaking on occasion, MeghashyamDighole, Head – (Marketing) Premium Motorcycles, TVS Motor Company, said “Backed by 38 years of racing pedigree, the new 2021 TVS Apache R TR 160 4V offers best-in-class performance with enhanced power to weight ratio and increased torque, offering our customers better-riding experiences along with advanced technologies. TVS Apache has always been committed to scaling higher benchmarks for customer satisfaction. We are confident that these enhancements will further strengthen the success story of our TVS Apache RTR 160 4V motorcycle.”
The new Apache RTR160 arrives with the efficiency and look of a racing vehicle. The manufacturers claim that the Apache RTR160 is the most powerful bike in the range. The company claims that the company introduced Apache RTR 160EV with a legacy of 38 years. In addition to this, TVS claims that this vehicle offers an innovative experience to the riders with the addition of new generation technology.
The Dual-tone seat with carbon fibre pattern, ready-made LED design, headlamp and digital instrument cluster enrich the bike. TVS’s Smart Connect Bluetooth connectivity has been introduced in Apache, which has hit foreign roads. However, this time too, the vehicle arrived without Bluetooth connectivity in the country. The bike competes against Bajaj Pulsar NS160, Hero Xtreme 160R and Honda Hornet 2.0 in this segment.