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New 2018 TVS Apache RTR 160 Expected Launch, Price & Details

Likely to be launched in early 2018, the new 2018 TVS Apache RTR 160R will share design cues from Apache RTR 200 4V

  • Amit Sharma
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2018 TVS Apache RTR 160

Likely to be launched in early 2018, the new 2018 TVS Apache RTR 160R will share design cues from Apache RTR 200 4V

After launching the long-awaited TVS Apache RR 310, TVS Motor Company is now planning to launch thoroughly updated Apache RTR range in the country. The next model from TVS Motor Company is the new 2018 TVS Apache RTR 160. This model has already been spotted several times during its test rounds. Going by the pictures it is visible that the motorcycle shares design cues from the TVS Apache RTR 200 4V. Mechanically, the new Apache 160 is expected to remain unchanged and will continue to feature the 15.2bhp, 159.7cc single-cylinder engine. The motorcycle is expected to come in two versions – Drum and rear disc brake version.

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– The homegrown two-wheeler maker has officially launched the Fuel injected version of the Apache RTR 200. Featuring Royal-Crown Fly Screen (Visor), the new Apache 200 FI is priced at Rs 1.07 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). Full Details…

– TVS Motor Company has recently launched a new matte red colour on its highly popular Apache RTR 160 and Apache RTR 180 model lineup. The new matte red variants cost around Rs 1,000 extra over the standard model. Continue Reading…

– Not Just Apache 160, TVS Motor Company will also launch the heavily revised version of the Apache RTR 180. The new model will share design cues from the Apache RTR 200 4V. It is expected to be launched in the first quarter of 2018. Continue reading…

2018 TVS Apache RTR 160 Features

Clip-on handlebars
Under seat exhaust
Digital instrument console
Monoshock rear suspension
17-inch tyres
Optional ABS
Dual-barrel exhaust canister

2018 TVS Apache RTR 160 Spied Side

New 2018 TVS Apache RTR 160 Price

Minimum (Estimated)77,000
Maximum(Estimated)80,000

The model on sale is offered in two avatars – with and without rear disc. While the former is priced at Rs 78,904, the drum variant is tagged at Rs 76,575. With added features and slightly more powerful engine, the new model could be priced slightly more than the current model. We expect the new model to be priced at Rs 77,000 and Rs 80,000 for drum and disc variants, respectively. Read More – Upcoming New TVS Bikes & Scooters In India

New 2018 TVS Apache RTR 160 Launch Date

TVS Motor Company is currently testing the updated version of the motorcycle on Indian roads, indicating a near launch. The company has confirmed that the updated version of the naked streetfighter will be the next model to go on sale in India. It is likely to be launched in the first quarter of 2018.

New 2018 TVS Apache RTR 160 Design

This naked streetfighter is developed on the double cradle synchro chassis that also underpins the Apache 180. The company has started testing the new motorcycle on the Indian roads, giving details on the design changes. The bike shares design cues with the Apache RTR 200 4V. The spyshots suggest that the new model will have body panels and features similar to its larger sibling. It will get single seat layout as standard, while the rear disc brake will be offered as optional. Instead of dual-shock setup, the new Apache 160 gets a rear monoshock. Adding to it, the front telescopic suspension will have thinner tubes and the exhaust canister sport a dual barrel setup. The instrumentation gets backlit LCD display. The new TVS Apache RTR 160 facelift is equipped with clear lens tail lamp and digital instrument console, which is similar to the one offered with its bigger sibling. The motorcycle rides on 17-inch alloy wheels shod with 90/90 and 100/80 tyres at the front and rear, respectively.

Dimensions

Length 2085mm
Width730mm
Height1105mm
Wheelbase 1300mm
Ground Clearance 165mm
Saddle Height 790mm
Kerb Weight 137kgs
Fuel Tank Capacity 16-litres (Reserve – 2.5-litre)

The Apache 160 is based on the double cradle synchro stiff chassis. It measures 2,085mm in length, 730mm in width and 1,105mm in height, and has a wheelbase of 1,300mm. The bike has a ground clearance of 165mm, while the seat height stands at 790mm.

New 2018 TVS Apache RTR 160 Specification

SpecificationsNew Apache RTR 160
Engine160cc, single-cylinder
Power15.2bhp
Torque13.1Nm
Gearbox5-speed

The new version of the popular Apache RTR 160 naked streetfighter is expected to feature the slightly revised version of the existing motor. The new engine is expected to offer more power. The existing model is propelled by a 159.7cc single-cylinder engine that belts out 15.2bhp of maximum power at 8,500rpm along with a peak torque of 13.1Nm at 4,000rpm. A five-speed gearbox driving the power to the rear wheel will come as standard.

The new model is also likely to feature ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System), which should improve its overall braking system. As a reminder, ABS will be mandatory on 125cc and above motorcycles from April 2018.

2018 TVS Apache RTR 160 Spied Fuel Tank

New 2018 TVS Apache RTR 160 Mileage

Minimum45kmpl
Maximum50kmpl

The new model is expected to be more fuel efficient than the outgoing Apache 160. We expect the new bike to return around 50kmpl on highways and 45kmpl in city.

2018 TVS Apache RTR 160 Competition

This 160cc motorcycle compete against Yamaha FZ V2.0, Bajaj Pulsar 160NS, Honda CB Hornet 160R and Suzuki Gixxer.

2018 TVS Apache RTR 160 Spied rear

2018 TVS Apache RTR 160 Suspension & Braking

For suspension duties, the bike will get telescopic front forks and a revised adjustable monoshock absorber at the rear. Braking system of the bike comprises of disc and drum at the front and rear, respectively. The company will also offer Disc version as optional. Additionally, ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System) will could also come as standard.

 

Source – xBHP

 

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