TVS Motor Company today introduced the 2020 range of the TVS Apache RTR 200 4V and TVS Apache RTR 160 4V motorcycles. This marks the first rollout of BS VI vehicles from the Chennai-based two- and three-wheeler manufacturer’s stable. While the TVS Apache RTR 200 4V DC is priced at Rs 124,000, the TVS Apache RTR 160 4V (disc) costs Rs 103,000 and the TVS Apache RTR 160 4V (drum) bears a Rs 99,950 price-tag (ex-showroom New Delhi).
The TVS Apache RTR 4V series comes with race graphics along with an all-new LED headlamp with claw- styled position lamps, which the company says offers best-in-class, long-range light penetration and an enhanced widespread.
The 2020 range of Apache series also gets ‘Race Tuned’ Fuel injection ‘RT-Fi’ technology, which TVS says it “designed to ensure an enjoyable racing experience in all riding conditions throughout the engine’s life.” This, the company says, enables consistent power delivery and fuel economy, improved engine durability and better emission control. The Apache series also gets inbuilt first-in-segment GTT – Glide Through Traffic — capability for low speed urban riding and enables a smooth and controlled ride.
Commenting on the new BS VI bikes, Meghashyam Dighole, Head - (Marketing) Premium Motorcycles, TVS Motor Company said, “The 2020 range of TVS Apache RTR 200 4V and TVS Apache RTR 160 4V BS VI motorcycles are a testament of our commitment towards delighting Apache customers with a true racing experience. The 2020 range of Apache RTR series offers an array of premium features enabled by cutting edge technology and will transform performance biking. This marks the commencement of the transition of our vehicles to the BS VI norms.”
The TVS Apache RTR 200 4V is powered by a 197.75cc single-cylinder, 4-stroke, 4-valve, oil-cooled engine motor, mated to a 5-speed gearbox. The engine develops 20.5 PS at 8500 rpm and 16.8 Nm of torque at 7500 rpm Along with the recently launched SmartXonnect technology, the TVS Apache RTR 200 4V continues to be the only motorcycle in its class to offer dual-channel ABS with RLP (Rear wheel Lift-off Protection) control and RT-Slipper Clutch. The motorcycle will also come fitted with first-in-its-class high-performance radial rear tyre for enhanced stability and ride quality.
The TVS Apache RTR 160 4V motorcycle is equipped with 159.7 cc, single-cylinder, 4-stroke, 4-valve, oil-cooled engine, that churns out 16.02 PS at 8250 RPM and 14.12 Nm at 7250 RPM. The engine is mated to a 5-speed super-slick gear box. It comes with an all new dual-tone seat and new LED headlamp with claw styled position lamps adding to its overall premium appeal. The 2020 TVS Apache RTR 4V series will come fitted with exciting features including the innovative ‘feather-touch’ start, wave bite ignition key and the all new aerodynamic claw mirrors.
Bookings for the new BS VI Apaches 2020 models begin today at all TVS Motor dealerships across the country.