TVS Apache RTR 160 4V
TVS Apache RTR 160 4V Price
The price of TVS Apache RTR 160 4V in India starts at Rs. 1,21,628 and goes upto Rs. 1,45,000. TVS Apache RTR 160 4V comes with 5 variants which includes Apache RTR 160 4V Front Disc, Rear Drum, Apache RTR 160 4V Front And Rear Disc. The top variant is Apache RTR 160 4V RTR 165 RP which comes at a price tag of Rs. 1,45,000.
Apache RTR 160 4V Price List (Variants)
|Apache RTR 160 4V Front Disc, Rear Drum159.7 cc||Rs.1,21,628|
|Apache RTR 160 4V Front And Rear Disc159.7 cc||Rs.1,23,735|
|Apache RTR 160 4V Front And Rear Disc With SmartXonnect159.7 cc||Rs.1,26,451|
|Apache RTR 160 4V Special Edition159.7 cc||Rs.1,27,825|
|Apache RTR 160 4V RTR 165 RP164.9 cc||Rs.1,45,000|
Key Specs of Apache RTR 160 4V
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The Apache RTR 160 4V is TVS’ answer to the growing 160cc naked segment. It is in fact, the most powerful 160cc bike in India. An even sportier variant, the TVS Apache RTR 165 RP was launched in India at Rs 1,45,000 (ex-showroom pan-India). It was limited to just 200 units which flew off the shelves real quickly too. Take an in-depth look about its features and other details in our report.
TVS Apache RTR 160 4V Price:
Currently, the price of the TVS Apache RTR 160 4V is set at Rs 1,21,628 (rear drum brake variant) and Rs 1,23,735 (rear disc brake variant). The variant with Bluetooth connectivity would cost you Rs 1,26,451 whereas the Special Edition version costs Rs 1,27,825. All prices are ex-showroom Delhi. The top-spec limited-edition TVS Apache RTR 165 RP is priced at Rs 1,45,000 (ex-showroom pan-India). The Apache RTR 160 4V is available in three colours: Racing Red, Metallic Blue, Matte Black, and Knight Black, whereas the Apache RTR 165 RP is sold only in one colour with the racing livery.
TVS Apache RTR 160 4V Features:
The TVS Apache RTR 160 4V gets LED headlight and tail lamp, whereas the indicators are bulb units. It gets a fully digital instrument cluster, and few variants even get smartphone connectivity and turn-by-turn navigation. TVS has equipped the Apache 160 4V with Glide Through Technology, which is essentially a low-speed assist. It helps in crawling at low speeds without stalling the engine, using just the clutch lever for modulation and no throttle input is needed. Thanks to the new Feather Touch Start, the engine cranks up quickly with a touch of the starter button. Talking of safety, the bike gets a single-channel ABS as well. It also comes with an easy-to-reach, single-piece handlebar and a single-piece seat for added comfort.
The limited edition TVS Apache RTR 165 RP features a unique TVS Racing livery with red coloured wheels, adjustable brake and clutch levers, and brass-coated sprocket and drive chain.
TVS Apache RTR 160 4V Engine:
Powering the Apache RTR 160 4V is a 159.7cc single-cylinder air-cooled fuel-injected engine with an oil cooler, mated to a 5-speed transmission. It produces 17.55PS at 9250rpm in Sport mode, and 15.64PS at 8600rpm in Rain & Urban modes. The peak torque stands at 14.73Nm at 7250rpm in Sport mode, and 14.14Nm at 7250rpm in Rain & Urban modes.
The sportier TVS Apache RTR 165 RP gets a tuned, rebored 164.9cc motor, producing 19.2PS at a significantly higher 10,000rpm and 14.2Nm at 8,750rpm. Mated to a 5-speed gearbox it even gets a slipper clutch. That said, it sadly doesn’t get riding modes.
TVS Apache RTR 160 4V Suspension & Brakes:
One of the main reasons why the Apache 160 4V is a sweet handler is its foundations. It employs a split-cradle frame with a telescopic front fork and a rear monoshock tuned by Showa. Brakes include a 270mm petal disc up front and either a 200mm petal disc or a 130mm drum at the rear. Meanwhile, the Apache RTR 165 RP gets a larger 240mm disc at the rear for better braking performance.
The bike rides on 17-inch alloy wheels with a 90-section front tyre. At the rear, the drum variant rolls on a skinny 110-section tyre, while the disc version gets a wider 130-section rubber. The drum brake-equipped model weighs 145kg, whereas the version with the rear disc tips the scales at 147kg. On the other hand, the limited edition Apache RTR 165 RP weighs 148kg (all kerb).
TVS Apache RTR 160 4V Rivals:
The TVS Apache RTR 160 4V competes against the Suzuki Gixxer, Yamaha FZ-S V3, Pulsar N160, and the Hero Xtreme 160R. Other alternatives in its price bracket include the Bajaj Avenger Street 160, and the Apache RTR 180.
TVS Apache RTR 160 4V Pros and Cons
Things We Like in Apache RTR 160 4V
- The engine is one of the smoothest
- Offers very good ride quality
Things We Don't Like in Apache RTR 160 4V
- The styling could do with a makeover
- Brakes could be more responsive and sharper
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Apache RTR 160 4V Expert Review
Ever since its launch, the TVS Apache RTR 160 4V has been among our favourite motorcycles in the 150-160cc segment. To fend off competition TVS has been regularly updating the Apache RTR 160 4V and the bike received its latest update in 2021. As part of the new update, the TVS motorcycle receives a more powerful motor, drops 2kg and a new seat. Despite the additional updates, TVS didn’t hike the price of the bike and the 2021 TVS Apache RTR 160 4V drum variant retails for Rs 1,08,565 and the dual-disc brake variant will cost you Rs 1,11,615.
Design and Features
In terms of design, not much. The most prominent change in the updated 160 4V and the 200 4V compared to their BS4 counterparts is the new LED headlamp unit. To make things easier for you, here’s what’s new: The seat cover on the RTR 160 4V now gets a dual-tone treatment, in addition to which it gets new decals and a faux carbon-fibre finish on the mirrors. The 200 4V also gets new stickers and the same faux carbon-fibre finish on the mirrors as seen on its smaller sibling… and that’s about it. We feel TVS could have introduced new paint options or even opted for new decals to help the motorcycles stand apart from their BS4 versions.
TVS engineers have added some cool new segment-first features to the BS6-compliant motorcycles. For instance, the updated bikes now come with a feature called ‘Glide Through Traffic’ or GTT. Behind this marketing term lays a simple yet effective piece of engineering. This feature kind of works like torque-assist (as seen on some high-end motorcycles) where the rider doesn’t have to twist the throttle or use the clutch at low speeds and all that the rider has to do is roll off the throttle in a nice and smooth manner. This system worked brilliantly at TVS’ test track in Hosur where we could do about 7kmph in first gear, 12kmph in second and around 17kmph in third gear… without even touching the throttle. It even works with a pillion on board and on mildly steep inclines! However, we will have to wait and see how well this feature works in stop-and-go traffic situations.
Engine and Performance
From the outside, the BS6-compliant version of the 160 4V looks largely identical to the outgoing model. But TVS has heavily revised some components to make it adhere to the new emission norms. For instance, TVS’ engineers claim they have thoroughly tweaked the internals of the exhaust system. TVS has also redesigned the pistons and piston rings, in addition to which it gets a new intake, and even the valve timing has been changed. The 159.7cc single-cylinder, air-cooled, fuel-injected engine with an oil cooler produces 17.63PS and 14.73Nm. TVS had hiked the power output as part of its update in 2021 and the new bike is more powerful than the BS4 engine.
Braking and Handling
Built on a synchronous stiff frame, the RTR 160 4V offers a comfortable ride for both the rider and the pillion. Suspension setup comprises of telescopic front forks and a Showa monoshock at the rear. It’s equipped with 17-inch alloy wheels shod with a 90/90 tubeless tyre up front and a 130/70 tubeless tyre at the rear. Braking is handled by a 270mm petal front disc and 130mm drum brake at the rear in the base variant, while the dual disc variants feature a 200mm rear disc brake. TVS has equipped the Apache RTR 160 4V with single-channel ABS which they are calling it as Supermoto ABS.
Safety and Features
The RTR 160 4V is equipped with dual disc brakes in the Carburetor Dual Disc and Fi Dual Disc variants to efficiently handle braking at high speeds. The tyres are wide enough to provide better grip on slippery roads and instil confidence on corners. It also features Automatic Headlamp On (AHO), which keeps the headlamp turned on at all times. Additionally, the bike now features the safety net of single-channel ABS.
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TVS Apache RTR 160 4V Specifications
|Engine Type||SI, 4 stroke, Oil cooled, SOHC, Fuel Injection|
|No. of Cylinders||1|
|Max Power||19.2 PS @ 10000 rpm|
|Max Torque||14.2 Nm @ 8750 rpm|
|Fuel Capacity||12 L|
|Body Type||Sports Bikes|
TVS Apache RTR 160 4V Features
|LED Tail Light||Yes|
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Apache RTR 160 4V Price In India
|Bangalore||Rs. 1.22 - 1.45 Lakh|
|Chennai||Rs. 1.22 - 1.45 Lakh|
|Kolkata||Rs. 1.22 - 1.45 Lakh|
|Hyderabad||Rs. 1.22 - 1.45 Lakh|
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