The TVS Akula 310 (official name: TVS Apache RR 310S) is expected to launch in October 2017. It is the first fully faired bike from TVS and the price is expected to be around Rs 2 lakh (Ex-showroom, Delhi). Around mid-August, the patent image of Akula got leaked which further boosted the already high curiosity for this 313cc bike. The upcoming Akula 310 will be equipped with a tall windscreen to efficiently handle the wind blast at higher speeds, a race inspired aluminium trellis sub frame and gill-vent Read more... s for thermal efficiency. It will be powered by a liquid cooled, single cylinder engine churning out 34bhp power @9500rpm and 28Nm torque @7500rpm. The Akula will compete against the likes of KTM RC 200, Bajaj Dominar and the upcoming Honda CBR250R.
TVS Motor is bringing its flagship 310cc motorcycle before the end of this running fiscal year. That means that the TVS Akula 310 could be launched by the end of this year or early 2017 at the latest.
The TVS Akula 310 is the first fully-faired road-going bike from TVS that was first showcased at the 2106 Auto Expo. The Akula 310 is based on the BMW G 310 R which is manufactured at TVS’s production plant in Chennai. The Akula 310 will get twin head lamps and a completely new rear section with a split seat and an LED tail lamp, inspired by shark fins. Other styling tweaks include clip-ons, new rear view mirrors and a new exhaust end can.The new offering from TVS will also get the BMW G 310 R’s 313cc, liquid-cooled, fuel-injected, single-cylinder motor which makes 34PS of power @ 9,500rpm and 28Nm of torque @ 7500rpm with a six-speed gearbox. The Akula 310, though, might come in a sportier state of tune. It also gets the BMW G 310 R’s high-spec cycle parts like a steel trellis frame, upside down 41mm telescopic forks, rear monoshock, petal disc brakes and Michelin tyres. It also gets a fully-digital instrument console. The Akula 310 is expected to launch by March 2017 and is expected to be priced under Rs 2 lakh. At this price range, the Akula 310 will face competition from the Honda CBR250R, KTM RC 390 and the upcoming Benelli Tornado 310R.