TVS has been on a roll these past couple of months and we love the new energy the company has. Continuing this charge ahead the company today launched the new 2018 TVS Apache RTR 160 4V. A testimony to the racing legacy of the TVS Apache RTR series, the new TVS Apache RTR 160 4V is the most powerful 160 cc motorcycle, creating a new benchmark in the segment. The prices starts from Rs. 81,490/- for Carburetor variant and Rs. 89,990/- for the EFI variant (Ex-showroom Delhi) and there are essentially three variants. Carb with front disc and rear rum, Carb with discs at both ends and Fi with discs at both ends. The Fi version has been named – TVS Apache RTR 160 Fi 4V

The new TVS Apache RTR 160 4V is born of the six-time Indian National Motorcycle Racing Championship (INMRC) winning motorcycle – (Group B RTR 165) and gets the 4-valve, oil-cooled engine that offers best-in-class performance.

The motorcycle gets a 159.7 cc, single-cylinder, 4-stroke, 4-valve, oil-cooled engine that churns out 16.8 PS @8000 rpm (EFI) and 14.8 Nm @ 6500 rpm(EFI), 16.5 PS @8000 rpm (Carb) and 14.8 Nm @ 6500 rpm (Carb). The engine is mated to a 5-speed gear box that offers a precise and powerful riding experience.

Staying true to its racing pedigree, the TVS Apache RTR 160 4V boasts of a top speed of 114 kmph (EFI), 113 kmph (Carb). Complete with best-in-class power-to-weight ratio, the motorcycle does an 0-60 kmph in 4.8 seconds(EFI) and 4.73 seconds (Carb).

TVS Apache RTR 160 4V launched with 3 variants
TVS Apache RTR 160 4V launched with 3 variants

TVS Apache RTR 160 4V comes with the TVS Motor Company patented Double-cradle Split Synchro Stiff Frame Design, which gives excellent high-speed stability and best-in-class handling on/off- track. The mono-shock suspension has been tuned by inputs from TVS Racing riders.

With a fully-digital speedometer, the design of the new TVS Apache RTR 160 4V offers sleek styling along with the race-spec aspects of the INMRC race machine – RTR 165. The forward biased stance with tight proportions is complemented by the aggressive headlamp, sculpted body and a sleek, sharp tail. The motorcycle boasts of a compact race design with chequered flag decals on the tank, a fitting homage to its winning streak on the race track. The TVS Apache RTR 160 4V series is available in three colour options, namely, Racing Red, Metallic Blue and Knight Black.

TVS Apache RTR 160 4V colour options
TVS Apache RTR 160 4V colour options

TVS Apache RTR 160 4V video

TVS Apache RTR 160 4V key specifications

  • Engine: 159.7cc, 4 valve, 4 stroke, oil-cooled engine
  • Maximum Power:
    (EFI) 12.35 kW @ 8000 rpm (16.8 PS @8000 rpm)
    (Carb) 12.14 kW @ 8000 rpm (16.5 PS @8000 rpm)
  • Maximum Torque: 14.8 Nm @ 6500 rpm
  • Max Speed: (EFI) 114 kmph /(Carb) 113 kmph
  • Acceleration: 0-60 kmph in 4.8 (EFI)/ 4.73 (Carb) seconds
  • Best-in-class: power-to-weight ratio
  • Brakes: Both rear and front disc brakes (EFI)/ Disc & Drum (Carb)
  • Fully digital cluster
  • Kerb Weight 147 (Fi) / Rear Drum version – 143 kg / Double Disc version – 145 kg

    TVS Apache RTR 160 Fi 4V
    TVS Apache RTR 160 Fi 4V