Two-wheeler major, TVS Motor Company has added a new variant to its popular Apache RTR 200 model lineup. Called the TVS Apache RTR 200 FI, this new variant is boosted with a Twin-Spray-Twin-Port EFI (electronic fuel injection) technology. With this new system, the naked motorcycle is claimed to deliver better drivability and faster throttle response along with significantly reduced emission levels.
The Chennai-based bikemaker introduced FI version of the Apache RTR 200 naked motorcycle. Initially, this new variant is made available in select cities of the country. The Apache RTR 200 lineup was revised as per the mandatory AHO and BS4 norms early this year. Read – TVS Apache RR 310S Coming Soon
TVS Apache RTR 200 FI Key Features
– Royal-Crown Fly Screen (Visor)
– Two colour options
– Improved ride quality
– Faster throttle response
– Reduced emission levels
– Twin-Spray-Twin-Port EFI technology
TVS Apache RTR 200 FI Price in India
The new TVS Apache RTR 200 FI variant comes with a price tag of Rs 1.07 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). One must note that the new model is being made available in select cities. The carburetted version is available at Rs 93,205 (ex-showroom, Delhi). Check Out – First Pictures of New TVS Electric Scooter
TVS Apache RTR 200 FI Design
Design and styling of the new TVS Apache RTR 200 FI variant is exactly similar to the carburetted version. Though, it gets a ‘Royal-Crown Fly Screen (Visor). Features such as new headlamp cluster, new clip-on handlebars, new split seat, fuel tank with muscular extensions and new digital instrument cluster are carried over from the standard model. The bike also gets a new pair of alloy wheels and black finish on exhaust, engine and mud-guards adding more to its sporty appearance. The FI model uses the same double cradle split synchro stiff frame. The fuel injected model weighs 0.5kgs more than the carburetted version. It carries a kerb weight of 149kgs. Video – TVS Apache RTR 200 4V Review
TVS Apache RTR 200 FI Specifications
|Engine||197.75cc, single cylinder, oil-cooled|
|Max Power||20.7bhp @ 8,500rpm|
|Max Torque||18.1Nm @ 7,000rpm|
|Acceleration (0-60kmph)||3.9 seconds|
Powering the bike is the same 197.75cc, single cylinder, oil-cooled engine, which is now benefited with a Twin-Spray-Twin-Port EFI technology. The electronic fuel injection system ensures a linear engine option and optimum power usage under different riding conditions. For the record, TVS claims that the FI boosted powertrain offers better drivability and faster throttle response. In fact, the emission levels have also been reduced up to a significant level.
The FI motor is slightly more powerful (0.5bhp) and faster (by 0.05 seconds) than the carburettor unit. It delivers a peak power of 20.7bhp at 8,500rpm with 18.1Nm of torque at 7,000rpm. The TVS Apache RTR 200 FI version is capable to achieve 0-60kmph in 3.9 seconds. The top speed of the new FI variant is equivalent to the carburettor model – i.e. 129kmph. Check Out – Upcoming TVS Bikes in India
TVS Apache RTR 200 FI Mileage
The fuel injection technology not only smoothen the engine’s throttle response, but improves its fuel efficiency as well. The carburetted version of the bike delivers a mileage around 35kmpl in city and 45kmpl on freeways. On the other hand, the Apache RTR 200 FI model offers fuel economy around 37kmpl –47 kmpl.
TVS Apache RTR 200 FI Colours
The bike’s new FI version is available in two paint schemes – Matte Yellow and Pearl White. The carburetted model comes in a choice of seven shade options – Matte Black, Matte Red, Matte White, Matte Grey, Matte Yellow, White and Black.
TVS Apache RTR 200 FI Braking & Suspension
Braking power for the motorcycle comes from a 270mm petal disc front and a 240mm petal disc rear brakes. The bike sits on double cradle split Synchro stiff frame, and comes equipped with telescopic fork upfront and a monoshock rear suspension system.
TVS Apache RTR 200 FI ABS
Boosted with fuel injection technology, te new TVS Apache RTR 200 FI ABS variant will have smoothen throttle response of the engine and slightly improved fuel efficiency. It will also be slightly more powerful and faster than the carburettor model.