TVS Apache RTR 160 Race

Ex-Showroom Price

₹ 80,035
* Delhi. May vary.

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QUICK FACTS & SUMMARY
Bike Variant TVS Apache RTR 160 White Race Edition
Current Status Available
Body Type Sports Commuter
Fuel Type Petrol
Mileage 35-45 kmpl (Approx.)
Price in India TVS Apache RTR 160 White Race Edition is priced at INR 80,035 in India (Ex-Showroom).
Shades White (Race Edition)
Official Tagline Scarily Fast!
Warranty in India 5 Years or 60,000 kms (whichever is earlier)
MAXABOUT RATING & VERDICT
Design
Performance
Comfort
Fuel Economy
Features
Build Quality
Value for Money
Standout Features Dual Disc Brake Option, Powerful Engine, Lightweight, Large Fuel Tank
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 SPECIFICATIONS
Engine Description 159.7cc, 4-stroke, Single cylinder
Fuel System UCAL BS-26
Cooling Air Cooling
Displacement 159.7 cc
Maximum Power 15.2 Bhp @ 8500 rpm
Maximum Torque 13.1 Nm @ 4000 rpm
Number of Cylinders 1
Emission Standard BS4
Ignition IDI-Dual mode digital ignition
Compression Ratio 9.5:1
Bore 62 mm
Stroke 52.9 mm
Idling Speed 1400 +/-200 rpm
Bharat Stage IV (BS4)
GEARBOX & CLUTCH
Number of Gears 5
Clutch Wet, Multi Plate
Primary Reduction Ratio 65/21
Final Reduction Ratio 3.385
DIMENSIONS & WEIGHT
Overall Length 2085 mm
Overall Width 730 mm
Overall Height 1105 mm
Ground Clearance 165 mm
Seat Height 790 mm
Wheelbase 1300 mm
Kerb/Wet Weight 137 kg
Fuel Tank Capacity 16 litres
Maximum Payload 130 kg
BRAKES & SAFETY
Front Brake 270mm Petal Disc
Rear Brake 130mm Drum
SUSPENSION & WHEEL TRAVEL
Front Suspension Telescopic Forks, 105 mm Stroke
Rear Suspension Monotube Inverted Gas-filled shox (MIG) with spring aid
TYRE SIZE & WHEELS
Front Tyre 90/90 R17
Rear Tyre 110/80 R17
Wheel Type Alloys
Tubeless Tyres
Alloy Wheels
INSTRUMENT CONSOLE FEATURES
Speedometer Digital
Tachometer Analog
Trip Meter Digital
Odometer Digital
Clock Digital
Fuel Gauge Digital
PERFORMANCE & MILEAGE
Top Speed 118 kmph
0-60 kmph 4.8 secs
0-100 kmph 17.7 secs
Mileage (City) 35 kmpl
Mileage (Highway) 45 kmpl
Mileage (Combined) 40 kmpl
COMFORT & CONVENIENCE FEATURES
Electric Start
Pillion Footrest
Pass Light
Step-up Seat/Split Seat
BATTERY & ELECTRICALS
Battery Type Maintenance Free
Capacity 9.0 Ah
Voltage 12V
LIGHTING
Head Light 12V 35/35W Halogen HS1, Clear lens with MFR
Automatic Headlamp On (AHO)
Miscellaneous Information
Frame/Chassis Double Cradle SynchroSTIFF

TVS Apache RTR 160 Race Review

23 May, 2018 09:18 AM

Overview

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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