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Packed with 15.2 BHP and first time features, this Bike speaks pure aggression
New Delhi, July 9, 2007…Two-wheeler major and leaders of bike racing in India, TVS Motor Company, today unveiled the Apache RTR 160. The Apache RTR (Racing Throttle Response) has been created to be a premier street bike, high on performance by combining TVS Racing's technology with R&D know how.
According to Mr. K N Radhakrishnan, President, TVS Motor Company, "The priority in every step of the Apache RTR 160's development has been Performance. Every system, detail and component has been tuned to maximize performance. If it didn't make the RTR 160 faster or deliver quicker lap times, it wasn't considered".
The Apache RTR's, 160 CC Oversquare engine is programmed to ooze out an astonishing 15.2 Brake Horse Power (BHP) making it the most powerful bike of its class on Indian roads. The bike has a top speed of 118kph and can reach 60kph in just 4.8 sec and 100kph in 17.7 sec, making it the fastest two-wheeler in its class.
This enormous power, coupled with the well-sculpted tank and chiseled design of the Apache RTR 160, has been created to ignite the aspirations of today's adventurous youth. Additionally, the Apache RTR comes with host of new features that are first time in India and are normally found only in high-end International bikes. This bike with its razor-sharp agility and riding dynamics will set a new standard yet again. The sporty ergonomically designed rear set aluminum foot pegs, adjustable split handlebars and sculpted seats allow exceptional control and maneuverability of the bike and is sure to thrill discerning riders of the Apache RTR.
Some of the first time in India features on a bike includes:
Additional sporty features include:
- Digital console with service due reminder, clock, dual trip meter
- Adjustable clip on handlebar
- Rotor petal disc 270 mm
- Self illuminating wheel rim – In titanium grey & yellow
- Rear set aluminum foot pegs (Sporty ergonomics)
- Racing stripes
- Matt paints – titanium grey
- Mono tube Inverted Gas filled Canister shocks with PU block
The previous Apache 150 was an all out success, testimony of which was the 7 'bike of the year' awards it won in its first year of launch. Now the new Apache RTR 160 transforms that riding experience to Racetrack experience. A combination of powerful racing inspired engine with leading edge technology, design and enhanced technological features ensure the man machine interaction are as close in real life as on a track. Apache RTR 160 is ready to race and ignite passions like never before.
- Titanium black engine with engine fairing
- Engine fairing
- LED tail lamp
- Split grab rail
- New turn signal lamps
- Race crouch mirrors
- Longer wheelbase
- New rear fender
- Sound engineered silencer.
The Apache RTR will come in 5 aggressive and sporty colors namely Titanium Grey with matt finish, yellow, silver, black and red. Electric start and disc brakes are standard features on the Apache RTR. With all these features the bike will be priced at Rs.58,584/- ex-showroom, Delhi.