Initially, the bike will be made available in Maharashtra, Karnataka and UP.
TVS Motor Company has finally introduced its first Ethanol-run motorcycle – TVS Apache RTR 200 Fi E100 – at Rs 1.2 lakh (ex-showroom). The bike, initially, will be made available in three states – Maharashtra, Karnataka and Uttar Pradesh. Just so you know, the TVS Apache RTR 200 Fi E100 was first showcased in its concept form at the 2018 Delhi Auto Expo. Read – TVS Zeppelin Cruiser Based 2 Motorcycles Under Development
Powering the TVS Apache RTR 200 Fi E100 is an E100 200cc, single-cylinder engine boosted with electronic fuel injection with twin-spray-twin-port system. This powertrain delivers better power with 50% less Benzene and Butadiene gas emissions. It pushes out a peak power of 20.7bhp at 8500rpm and 18.1Nm of torque at 7000rpm. The Ethanol-run bike is claimed to attain a top speed of 129kmph and accelerate 0 to 60kmph in 3.95 seconds.
Ethanol is renewable fuel source that helps reducing the carbon monoxide emission by up to 35%. It also reduces Sulphur Dioxide emission. The Ethanol-run bike is surely a more affordable alternative to the conventional petroleum fuels. Read – TVS Jupiter Scooter Lineup Updated
In terms of design, the TVS Apache RTR 200 Fi E100 is exactly similar to the petrol-powered model. Though, the green decals on the fuel tank mark a difference. Sitting on the double cradle split Synchro stiff frame, the bike’s Ethanol-run version uses the same 270mm upfront and 240mm petal rear brakes.