Just earlier today, Honda announced the launch of XBlade in India at Rs 78,500. Soon after TVS has announced the launch of Apache RTR 160 4V 2018 version but at a higher price tag. The new Apache comes with a price tag of Rs 81,490 for a carburettor variant and Rs 89,990 (Ex-Showroom Delhi) for its EFI model.
The model comes fitted with a 159.7 cc, single-cylinder, 4-stroke, 4-valve, oil-cooled engine. The EFI version offers 16.8 PS at 8000 rpm and 14.8 Nm at 6500 rpm while the carburettor model gives 16.5 PS at 8000 rpm and 14.8 Nm at 6500 rpm. The engine is mated to a 5-speed super-slick gearbox that offers a precise and powerful riding experience.
Sudarshan Venu, joint managing director, TVS Motor Company, said, “The TVS Apache series has always embodied pure racing performance. This racing DNA is seen across the entire range from RTR 160 to the RR 310. With the launch of the all-new TVS Apache RTR 160 4V, we have created an exciting product that will appeal to customers around the world.”
Speaking at the launch of the new TVS Apache RTR 160 4V, KN Radhakrishnan, President & Chief Executive Officer, TVS Motor Company, said, “In over 10 years of its existence, the TVS Apache RTR series has created phenomenal customer delight. The new TVS Apache RTR 160 4V is an exciting addition to the TVS Apache RTR series. It is the most powerful 160cc motorcycle in India and embodies the latest racing technology with best-in-class performance. We are confident that the new TVS Apache RTR 160 4V will set the precedence with its superior performance and dynamic racing look.”