TVS Motor Company has launched the flagship model of its Apache series, the Apache RTR 200 4V, at a starting price of Rs 88,990 (ex-showroom Delhi). The motorcycle is available in both carbureted and fuel-injected variants.
The company has also given the options of TVS Remora tyres and Pirelli tyres. Apart from these, the option of ABS version will also join later, leaving prospective buyers confused about the variants offered.
The TVS Apache RTR 200 4V will be available in eight variants. There will be four carbureted variants and four fuel-injected version. The eight variants are as follows:
Carburetor and TVS Remora tyres
Carburetor and Pirelli tyres
Carburetor, TVS Remora tyres and ABS
Carburetor, Pirelli tyres and ABS
Fuel-injection and TVS Remora tyres
Fuel-injection and Pirelli tyres
Fuel-injection, TVS Remora tyres and ABS
Fuel-injection, Pirelli tyres and ABS
TVS has revealed that the price of the base carbureted version with TVS Remora tyres will be Rs 88,990. The fuel-injected version with Pirelli tyres will be priced at Rs 1.07 lakh, while the ABS version will cost Rs 1.15 lakh (all prices ex-showroom Delhi).
The Apache RTR 200 4V is powered by 197.75cc oil-cooled engine. The carbureted version makes 20.3bhp, while the fuel-injected versions develop 21bhp at 8500 rpm. In both the variants torque output remains the same at 18.1 Nm at 7,000 rpm. The engine is mated to five-speed gearbox. While the carbureted version needs a minimum of 3.95 seconds to reach 60kmph before topping out at 128kmph, the FI model requires 3.9 seconds and comes with top speed of 129kmph.