Complete List of Pros & Cons of TVS Apache RTR 200 Race Edition

Complete List of Pros & Cons of TVS Apache RTR 200 Race Edition

TVS Apache RTR 200 is one of the most exciting bikes that one could buy in 2018. It is powered by a 197.75 cc, single cylinder motor producing 20.23 BHP for the carburetor fed system. The fuel injected version develops 20.73 BHP. The torque value remains same at 18.1 Nm. This engine comes mated to a 5-speed gearbox and the bike weighs 149 kg. Apache RTR 4V offers a ground clearance of 180mm while the seat height is 800 mm. It completes a 0-100 kmph sprint in 12 seconds while 0-2 seconds can let the odometer read 38 kmph of speed. The 0-60 kmph comes in just 3.9 seconds.

Apache RTR 200 Pros & Cons

Pros of Apache RTR 200

1. It offers a value for money package as a 200cc motorcycle at a starting price of INR 97,005 (ex-showroom Delhi) and can easily be availed instead of 150cc options like Fazer and Gixxer SF. It even undercuts the 200cc rivals by a big margin in terms of price. 2. Apache 200 comes with an advanced white back-lit, fully digital instrument console. The fully loaded LCD screen offers clear visibility and displays all of the required information. 3. The bike comes with loads of options like fuel injection, ABS and Pirelli tyres (for INR 5,000). The customers can choose their Apache by counting priorities as ABS comes at INR 1,09,705 while Fi commands INR 1,10,805 worth price tag. 4. The aggressive front headlight uses an impressive pair of DRLs. This makes the bike more attractive as well as safe in rough weather. It even comes with a small wind deflector. 5. Stainless steel double barrel exhaust on the new Apache comes with a catalytic converter for matching the strict emission norms in India. 6. Even after being a naked street bike, the on-track performance of Apache is remarkable. It has a nice frame which allows it to be tight on corners and fully planted on the straight track. 7. The most recent inclusion of slipper clutch has further raised its track-worthy performance. Also, this offers Apache riders lighter clutch when riding in heavy traffic.

Cons of TVS Apache RTR 200

1. Gloss shades are not offered for every matt shade available on Apache 200. 2. The 5-speed gearbox could have been upgraded to a more advanced 6-speed unit. 3. The engine is still air+oil cooled like the Pulsar 220F. It would have been better if TVS offered a proper liquid-cooled engine like Pulsar NS200. 4. RTR 200 feels under-powered in comparison to its direct rival NS200. TVS Apache RTR 200 Race Edition

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Related Questions and Answers

Most Popular Answers for RTR 200
When will TVS launch the ABS and Fi variants of Apache RTR 200?
2022-12-29 06:10:55 AM
In India, TVS Motor is all-set to launch the ABS and Fi variants of Apache RTR 200 in September. Earlier this week, TVS Motor Company’s official page shared a teaser image of Apache with FI and ABS. The brand has updated the official RTR 200 website and has listed ABS under the features and specifications. Apache 200 is undoubtedly one of the most appealing motorcycle in its segment. TVS had confirmed that they will launch the much awaited Apache 200 FI ABS in the 3rd quarter of 2017 and consider that September is the last month of the 3rd quarter. TVS will offer 2-channel ABS on the Apache RTR 200 and this bike is expected to be priced INR 1.04 lakhs, which is around INR 11,000 extra in addition to the non-ABS model.  
Which one is better: New Bajaj Pulsar NS200 or TVS Apache RTR 200?
2022-12-29 06:11:03 AM
The ex-showroom price of Bajaj Pulsar NS200 is ? 96,700 and TVS Apache RTR 200 4V is ? 92,900. Pulsar is available in 3 colors and 1 variant while Apache is available in 7 colors and 3 variants. Both the bikes have tubeless tyres and alloy wheels. Apart from prices, Pulsar NS200 is powered by a 199.5 cc, single cylinder engine that is good for 23.17 BHP at 9500 rpm and 18.3 Nm at 8000 rpm. With a 6-speed gearbox, NS200 weighs 152 kg and claims a top speed of 136 kmph. Apache RTR 200 produces 20.23 BHP at 9000 rpm and 18.1 Nm at 7000 rpm of torque. With 5-speed gearbox, Apache weighs 148 kg and its top speed is 127 kmph. With performance and good specifications, new Bajaj Pulsar NS200 is better than TVS Apache RTR 200.
Is is possible to connect the hand lever of TVS Apache RTR 200 to the rear brake?
2022-12-29 06:12:48 AM
It is not practical to connect the rear brake to the hand lever. That will require an extra long cable and more than that, will end your motorcycle’s warranty status. It is advised to consider a CBS-equipped motorcycle as pressing a single lever applies both the brakes in that case.
What is the price of TVS Apache RTR 200 in Nepal?
2022-12-29 06:07:09 AM
The TVS Apache RTR 200 is currently not available in Nepal. It is priced at INR 88,990 in India and even comes with a fuel injected variant. The price for the second one is still unknown while the Pirelli tyres on offer makes this bike very good on track performer. TVS may soon launch all the variants of this bike in India. The exports would start a bit late after providing the initial batch to the already booked customers.
When will TVS open bookings for Apache RTR 200 in Punjab?
2022-12-29 06:05:29 AM
The TVS Apache RTR 200 4V bookings are open currently and you can contact your nearest dealer for more information on the purchase. The bike comes with an all new 197.75 cc engine producing 20.23 BHP and 18.1 Nm of torque. The engine is good for it's power to weight ratio and provides a nice pull whenever a gear is shifted down for acceleration. The RTR 200 comes with a 5-speed transmission and claims a top speed of just 127 kmph. This makes it equal to the Gixxer 155, thereby claiming that Apache still has the commuter character to it's performance.