TVS Apache RTR 160 4V gets a price-hike in India
TVS Motor Company has raised the prices of its Apache RTR 160 4V motorcycle in India. Following the price-revision, the two-wheeler has become costlier by around Rs. 2,000 and now starts at Rs. 1.17 lakh for the drum brake-equipped model. The bike has an aggressive design and draws power from a 159.7cc, single-cylinder, 4-valve engine that puts out 17hp of power.
Why does this story matter?
Due to rising input costs, all automakers in India are raising the prices of their models and TVS is no exception. The TVS Apache RTR 160 4V is a good-looking vehicle with great performance. It is part of a highly competitive segment in India and its rising prices may prompt customers to look for bikes from other brands.
The motorbike has an upswept exhaust and 12-liter fuel tank
The TVS Apache RTR 160 4V sits on a double-cradle frame and has a muscular fuel tank with extensions, a single-piece seat, an upswept exhaust, and arrowhead-shaped mirrors. The bike packs an all-LED lighting setup, a Bluetooth-enabled LCD instrument cluster with support for turn-by-turn navigation, and rides on alloy wheels. It can store 12 liters of fuel and weighs 148kg.
It runs on a 17hp, 160cc engine
The TVS Apache RTR 160 4V is powered by a BS6-compliant 159.7cc, single-cylinder, oil-cooled, 4-valve engine that generates a maximum power of 17hp and a peak torque of 15Nm. The mill is linked to a 5-speed gearbox.
It gets three riding modes
To ensure the rider's safety, the TVS Apache RTR 160 4V is equipped with a disc brake on the front wheel and a disc/drum brake on the rear wheel, along with single-channel ABS and three ride modes: Urban, Rain, and Sport. Suspension duties on the motorcycle are handled by Showa telescopic front forks and a mono-shock unit on the rear end.
TVS Apache RTR 160 4V: Pricing
The drum brake-equipped Apache RTR 160 4V costs Rs. 1.17 lakh, the disc brake model is priced at Rs. 1.19 lakh, and the disc brake variant with Bluetooth costs Rs. 1.22 lakh. Finally, the Special Edition model retails for Rs. 1.23 lakh (all prices, ex-showroom).