TVS launches limited-edition Apache RTR 165 RP in India
TVS has introduced its RP (Race Performance) sub-brand with the launch of the Apache RTR 165 RP in the Indian market. It carries a price-tag of Rs. 1.45 lakh and is limited to only 200 units across the country. It wears a special racing livery and runs on a 164.9cc engine, which produces the highest power output for a 160cc motorcycle in India.
- The latest Apache RTR 165 RP is the first model in the company's RP (Race Performance) portfolio, which has been introduced to release top-of-the-line sports bikes with cutting-edge technology and segment-leading performance.
- It also signifies the 15 years of Apache and is inspired by the TVS Racing Group C GP 165R bike, which has won the INMRC championship nine times.
The TVS Apache RTR 165 RP sits on a double-cradle frame and features an aggressive design, TVS Racing decals, a muscular fuel tank with extensions, a single-piece seat, and a split pillion grab rail. The fuel tank also gets a special 15 years of Apache logo and the unique serial number of the bike. The two-wheeler rides on sporty 17-inch alloy wheels.
The TVS Apache RTR 165 RP is powered by a 164.9cc, oil-cooled motor that churns out 19hp of power at 10,000rpm and 14.2Nm of peak torque at 8,750rpm. Transmission duties are handled by a 5-speed gearbox.
For the rider's safety, the TVS Apache RTR 165 RP comes equipped with disc brakes on both the front and rear wheels, along with single-channel ABS for improved handling while applying brakes. The suspension duties on the motorcycle are taken care of by Showa's telescopic forks on the front and a mono-shock unit on the rear.
The TVS Apache RTR 165 RP is priced at Rs. 1.45 lakh (ex-showroom). Its bookings are already underway via the official website, however, only 200 units of the vehicle are up for grabs.