TVS Apache RTR 160
TVS has given Indian bikers the thrill of racing from their race-inspired RTR series. ‘RTR’ is the abbreviation for ‘Racing Throttle Response’ and it is self-explanatory. TVS Apache RTR 160 Launch Dates:
TVS Apache RTR 160 was first released in
2007. Several developments have taken place in the subsequent models. The most recent RTR 160 was the BS VI version which was launched in January 2020. ...Read MoreRead Less
TVS Apache RTR 160 Price:
The Apache RTR 160 is priced at Rs. 1,09,640 for the rear drum brake variant and Rs. 1,12,640 for the rear disc brake type. Kindly note that both prices are ex-showroom in Delhi.
TVS Apache RTR 160 Design:
The muscular look with an aerodynamic design of the RTR 160 is very unique to the Indian market. This entry-level sports bike from TVS is ideal for riders with a flair for racing. A contoured seat and a pair of clip-on handlebars give adequate control. The Apache RTR 160 is given decals that suit the theme of the bike. It comes in T-Grey, Matte Red, Matte Blue, Gloss Red, Gloss Black, and Pearl White colour variants.
TVS Apache RTR 160 Dimension:
The Apache is known for its power-to-weight ratio and its RTR 160 model is one of the lightest sports bikes there are in the market. The kerb weight of this bike is just 140 kilograms. With a comfortable saddle (seat) height of 790mm, it is also ideal for short riders.
TVS Apache RTR 160 Features:
The Apache RTR 160 has ‘Glide Through Technology’ where the ECU increases the engine RPM to assist in moving through traffic without throttle use. This sporty-looking motorcycle comes with a halogen headlight, semi-digital instrument cluster, LED DRLs and tail lamp units. To keep costs low, the RTR 160 only gets a single-channel ABS.
TVS Apache RTR 160 Engine and Performance:
The RTR 160 comes with a power-packed 159.7cc air-cooled engine. The single-cylinder, fuel-injected engine produces 15.53 BHP at 8,400 RPM and 13.9 Nm torque at 7,000 RPM. This engine is governed by a 5-speed gearbox. According to TVS, the tank cowl is specially designed to keep the engine cool by about 10 degrees Celsius. TVS’s Race Tuned Fuel Injection (RT-Fi) engine gives quick acceleration. The BS6 version surprisingly produces more power than its BS4 variant.
TVS Apache RTR 160 Mileage:
The Apache 160 comes with a 12 litre fuel tank with a claimed mileage of 45 to 50 kilometers a litre. This will give the bike a range of about 550 kilometers in a full tank of fuel.
TVS Apache RTR 160 Rivals:
Yamaha FZ and MT-15 as well as Bajaj’s Pulsar 150 and NS200 are worthy rivals. Other contenders include KTM 200, Suzuki Gixxer, and Honda X-Blade.