TVS Apache RTR 160 Race

TVS Apache RTR 160 Race


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Ex-Showroom Price

₹ 80,035
* Delhi. May vary.


Colour Options and Price in India
Bike Variant 2018 TVS Apache RTR 160 White Race Edition
Availability Status in India Available
2-Wheeler Type Sports Commuter
Latest Price in India 2018 TVS Apache RTR 160 Race Edition price was Rs 80,035 before being discontinued.
Fuel Type Petrol
Colour Options White (Race Edition)
Official Tagline Scarily Fast!
Fuel Economy
Build Quality
Value for Money
Should You Buy It? Only if you love performance more than design. Still, other option like Suzuki Gixxer and Pulsar NS160 are placed quite closer to this one.
Engine Details 159.7cc, 4-stroke, Single cylinder
Fuel System UCAL BS-26
Cooling Air Cooling
Engine cc (Displacement) 159.7 cc
Maximum Power 15.12 HP @ 8500 rpm
Maximum Torque 13.03 Nm @ 6500 rpm
Number of Cylinders 1
Emission Norms BS4
Ignition IDI-Dual mode digital ignition
Compression Ratio 9.5:1
Bore 62 mm
Stroke 52.9 mm
Idling Speed 1400 +/-200 rpm
Number of Gears 5
Clutch Wet, Multi Plate
Primary Reduction Ratio 65/21
Final Reduction Ratio 3.385
Mileage 35-45 kmpl (Approx.)
Front Brake 270mm Petal Disc
Rear Brake 130mm Drum
Front Tyre 90/90 R17
Rear Tyre 110/80 R17
Wheel Type Alloys
Tubeless Tyres
Alloy Wheels
0-60 kmph 4.8 secs
0-100 kmph 17.7 secs
Key Features Dual Disc Brake Option, Powerful Engine, Lightweight, Large Fuel Tank
Front Suspension Telescopic Forks, 105 mm Stroke
Rear Suspension Monotube Inverted Gas-filled shox (MIG) with spring aid
Frame (Chassis) Double Cradle SynchroSTIFF
Overall Length 2085 mm
Overall Width 730 mm
Overall Height 1105 mm
Ground Clearance 165 mm
Seat Height 790 mm
Wheelbase 1300 mm
Kerb Weight 137 kg
Fuel Tank Capacity 12 litres
Maximum Payload 130 kg
Speedometer Digital
Tachometer Analog
Trip Meter Digital
Odometer Digital
Clock Digital
Fuel Gauge Digital
Pass Light
Battery Type Maintenance Free
Capacity 9.0 Ah
Voltage 12V
Head Light 12V 35/35W Halogen HS1, Clear lens with MFR
Automatic Headlamp On (AHO)
Electric Start
Pillion Footrest
Step-up Seat/Split Seat

TVS Apache RTR 160 Race Review

23 May, 2018 09:18 AM

Quick Review by Maxabout Team

TVS Apache RTR 160 Race Edition is a cosmetically enhanced version of standard RTR 160. It can be bought in White shade and offers running horse moniker in place of standard TVS logo like other RTR 160 variants. The second change comes in the form of Red stripes that can be spotted on its fuel tank, front fender, and rear under seat panels. No other changes were made on Apache RTR 160 Race Edition. TVS is simply replacing the stripes on standard models with Red ones and charging INR 1000 more on Race Edition is full unjustified for the Indian market.

Performance on Apache RTR 160 witnessed no change at all while design lines still feel younger in comparison to other bikes launched around its original entry. This is the only reason why they chose to refresh this moniker with Race Edition branding and bring higher total sales under Apache lineup. The series currently has one RTR 160 variant (six different versions by adding a disc, sticker set and base body shade), one RTR 180 (four versions, including one with dual channel ABS), one RTR 160 4V (three versions with FI in the top one) and one RTR 200 (three versions with optional ABS and FI).

They have made 16 versions out of 4 different engines in India. TVS Apache RTR 160 Race Edition is powered by a familiar 159.7cc, single cylinder engine producing 15.2 BHP at 8500 rpm and 13.1 Nm at 4000 rpm. The engine comes mated to a 5-speed gearbox and claims 118 kmph of top speed. As the bike remains identical in terms of design and styling, weight also remains the same at 137 kg. It is the most rider-centric product of this segment as you get 16 liters of fuel carrying capacity, resulting in more than 640 kilometers of riding range in a single fuel tank.

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User Reviews for TVS Apache (2018)

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Regarding Apache RTR 180 ABS 2012 Model

Ganesh | 2 years ago
helpful 12

Hi, My name is ganesh and I am having a TVS Apache RTR 180 ABS, recently I changed my back tyre and the MRF seller has changed 100/90 17" and he is saying that this is the specified tyre for Apache, but specification says 110/80 17" so can you clarify what is the correct tyre for my bike

Best Features: Good pick up engine

Pros: I like bike pick, very quick responsive

Cons: Vibrations

Value For Money
Customer Service

Really Awesome

sharath - | 7 years ago
helpful 11

I have Apache RTR 180 ABS version with which I can tempt other bikers with its excellent racing throttle respond as the name itself tells ......really good

Best Features: ABS braking really nice, works well

Pros: Mileage, performance, road grip

Cons: None observed, running good now, run 11000kms

Value For Money
Customer Service

Review on my matte blue ABS

Debjit Mukherjee | 7 years ago
helpful 6

Yesterday itself (23/11/2015) I purchased Matte blue ABS version of this cool bike. I already had one 160 RTR and Pulsar 180. But this one beats them. Powerful engine with high thrust power with good center of gravity are best features of this bike. Moreover the matte Blue colour is really awesome and makes it different from others. I will recommend all of you that always you can go for this bike as you'll never regret. Good luck !!

Best Features: ABS, Balance, throttle , looks

Pros: Braking, as usual high and quick pick-up, good balance and last but not the least .. its awesome looks

Cons: Servicing at TVS stores is really pathetic

Value For Money
Customer Service

Best Sports Bike Ever....

Shreyans Prajapati | 8 years ago
helpful 5

Best sports bike in the world in Rs.80000. My favorite Bike. No words for it.........

Best Features: Pickup

Pros: Pickup

Cons: Nothing

Value For Money
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