TVS Motor Company has introduced a new matte red colour on its highly popular Apache RTR 160 and Apache RTR 180 model lineup. The new TVS Apache RTR matte red variants will cost you Rs 1,000 extra over the standard model of both the motorcycles. The TVS Apache RTR 160 matte red single disc variant is priced at Rs 77,865 and the rear disc variant costs Rs 80,194.
On the other hand, the TVS Apache RTR 180 matte red is being offered at Rs 81,833. One must note that the aforementioned prices are ex-showroom, Delhi. Interestingly, the new shade isn’t available on the ABS version of the bike. Just to jog your memory, the Japanese bikemaker introduced the Matte Blue series of both the motorcycles in 2015. Read: TVS Akula 310 – All You Need To Know
Save for the new shade, no cosmetic changes have been made to the TVS Apache RTR matte red series. Though, it looks sportier than the regular models. The new colour bike range features matte red finish on front fender, headlamp, fuel tank, engine cowl and rear bodywork. While the TVS Apache RTR 160 gets red rim stickers, the Apache RTR 180 features white rim stickers. Check Out – First Pictures of New TVS Electric Scooter
Engines for both the bikes remain unchanged. The TVS Apache RTR 160 matte red continues to use the 159.7cc single cylinder engine making 15.2bhp of power at 8,500rpm and 13.1Nm of torque at 4,000rpm. The TVS Apache RTR 180 matte red is powered by the same 177.4cc single cylinder motor pushing out 17.03bhp at 8,500rpm and 15.5Nm at 6,500rpm. Transmission duties are taken care of by a 5-speed gearbox unit on the Apache twins. Video – TVS Apache RTR 200 4V Review
Suspension system of the bike includes telescopic fork at the front and twin inverted gas-filled MIG shock absorbers at the rear axle. For braking purpose, the Apache RTR gets a 270 mm petal disc and 200 mm petal disc brakes at the front and rear axles respectively. The RTR 160 also features a 130mm rear drum. Check Out – Upcoming TVS Bikes in India