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TVS Motor company announced the launch of its new 2012 Apache Series RTR with all new incomparable, distinguished, themed styling. Mr. H.S. Goindi, President - Marketing, TVS Motors revealed the fact that TVS Apache RTR has been taken to the next level with obsessive engineering and menacing design. Every system, detail and component has been tuned to maximize the performance empowering the bike with excellence.
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TVS Apache OverView
The new TVS Apache is complemented with some unique and unusual features like new fuel tank scoops with all new graphics, advance faux carbon fiber inserted on the fuel tank and around the instrumentation console and improved rear mudguard protection. Removable rear fender is a new feature of the bike which comes with replaceable and functional mud flap..
The new design and styling has been incorporated in all TVS Apache models namely TVS Apache RTR 160, TVS Apache RTR 180 and TVS Apache RTR 180 ABS. TVS Apache RTR series is expected to hit the Indian roads soon. Regarding the price range of TVS Apache RTR series there is a slight difference between the three variants, wherein TVS Apache RTR160 will cost about Rs. 67,500, TVS Apache RTR 180 will be around Rs. 72,000 and TVS Apache RTR 180 ABS will cost nearly Rs. 82,800..
New Apache RTR 160 and RTR 180 now feature bigger tank scoops, new sticker all around, all-new head lamps. Apart from this no changes are done in the engine and other technical specifications of the bike.
TVS Apache Designing
TVS Apache series has the standard dimensions of 2085.00 mm x 730.00 mm x 1105.00 mm with a superb ground clearance of 165 mm and weighs 137 kg (approx). The wheel base is about 1300-1326 for all the three variants. Wide rear wheelbase and petal disc brakes are designed as per the safety standards..
TVS Apache RTR series is launched with tubeless tyres with the specifications of 90/90-17 at front and 110/80-17 at the rear respectively having six spoke alloy wheels. The rear tyre wheel base is wide enough to provide better grip on any type of road. It employs a forged brake lever and gear lever set which gives a unique look to the bike.
A bold and beautiful TVS Apache RTR sticker is pasted at air scoops of Apache RTR that makes it look sporty and classic. The racing GT stripes painted from front to the rear end on the bike come in all the variants. The rear view mirrors and rear grab rails are not painted in body colors while suspensions are colored in gold color which further enriches its appearance. The engine fairing design shows the amount of detailing done for its development in addition to aerodynamic design. Moreover to give a new look to TVS Apache RTR 180 the bike is fitted with an all-new 3 phase full DC lighting system and an efficient energy management system. The sports bike incorporates all digital console like fuel gauge, trip meter, tachometer, speedometer, low fuel indicator and low oil indicator. The clock is also fitted therein so that one can easily check the travel time. Service reminder and low battery indicators are also attached in the instrument cluster..
TVS Apache RTR is launched with a new feature carbon-fiber finish around the instrument console. Additionally, the digital screen is blue back-lit in shade and appears awesome.
TVS Apache Engine And Performance
The new TVS Apache series gives a standard mileage around 45-50 km/L while the fuel-injected version of the bike gives nearly 53-55 km/L on road..
TVS Apache RTR 160 has an outstanding pick-up of 118 km/h while the new TVS Apache RTR 180 (an upgraded version) is quite powerful and gives an initial acceleration of 124 km/h..
The engine of new TVS Apache RTR 160 (Hyper Edge) generates maximum power of 15.2 bhp with maximum torque of 13.1 nm while TVS Apache RTR 180 and 180 ABS provides maximum power of 17.03 bhp with maximum torque of 15.5 nm.
TVS Apache Braking And Handling
TVS Apache RTR 160 supports front 270 mm disc brakes and rear 200 mm disc drum brake. TVS Apache RTR 180 has Roto Petal disc brakes at both ends with same disc dimensions as in TVS Apache RTR 160. Such sort of advanced braking system work with negligible mistakes and halts the bike instantly. Moreover, TVS Apache RTR ABS is fortified with Rear wheel Lift-off Protection (RLP) system which controls the overall speed of the bike and decelerates it when it is likely to lift off during emergency braking situations. The best part of the system is, this contorting is done by the RLP system even without any loss of stopping distance. The bike comes with an ‘ABS-Off’ switch, which disables the ABS technology as and when required, enabling the rider to use TVS Apache RTR in a controlled manner..
TVS Apache RTR series has the basic telescopic fork at the front along with a mono tube inverted gas filled shock (MIG) with spring aid at the rear end. Additionally, the bike is launched with the mono-shock absorber which gives a total jerk free riding experience. A new feature of poly shock has been installed in the bike which is a suspension mechanism wherein one can ride quite smoothly with less friction..
TVS Apache Colors
The new TVS Apache RTR 160 (Hyper Edge) comes in four dual tone colors, green, red, yellow and grey with black being the basic one. The new TVS Apache RTR 180 appears in four classy colors: white, yellow, grey and black while the ABS version is available in normal white and black color.
TVS Apache Pros
Six-spoke alloy wheels, classy fuel tank, forged brake lever, aerodynamics air scoops makes TVS Apache series stand ahead of all the other consoles. The bike is unmatchable in its segment with reference to its performance, style and handling. Its a complete sports bike with 0-60 timer on dashboard.
TVS Apache Cons
No rear backrest for pillion rider. The mileage is reduced due to high-engine power.
TVS Apache Review
I am using apache rtr180 4yrs but my friends were using pulsar 220 and r15 in apachae rtr there is some vobling problem in rtr in speed over 125 I did not like that I especting to apache 220 with classic model to fight with the r15 I need soon plz launch soon I an hunger for that
great bike.. looks hunky, sails smooth. better than pulsar, if you ask me..
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