TVS Apache RTR 160, TVS Apache
TVS Apache RTR 160 4V is available in both Carburetor and EFI variants.PR Handout

After launching the Apache RR 310 and the Ntorq 125, TVS Motor Company has launched yet another bike in India. The new model is the copiously tweaked Apache RTR 160 and it is now dubbed as Apache RTR 160 4V.

The new Apache RTR 160 4V will be available in three variants- Carburetor, Carburetor+ rear disc brake and Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI). The EFI version of the new Apache will be known as the Apache RTR 160 Fi 4V.

Variants Price (Ex-showroom Delhi)
Apache RTR 160 4V Carburetor Rs 81,490
Apache RTR 160 4V Carburetor+ rear disc Rs 84,490
Apache RTR 160 4V EFI Rs 89,990

The new version of the Apache RTR 160 comes powered by a 159.7cc single-cylinder four-stroke four-valve oil-cooled engine that churns out 16.8 hp at 8,000 rpm and 14.8 Nm at 6,500 rpm in the Fuel Injection version and 16.5 hp at 8,000 rpm in the carbureted version, while the torque for both is 14.8 Nm at 6500 rpm. The engine is mated to a five-speed super-slick gearbox.

TVS Apache RTR 160 4V
TVS Apache RTR 160 4V takes design inspiration from its elder sibling, the Apache RTR 200 4VTVS

Staying true to its racing pedigree, the new TVS Apache RTR 160 4V boasts of a top speed of 114kmph in EFI and 113kmph in Carb. The motorcycle does 0-60kmph in 4.8 seconds (EFI) and 4.73 seconds (Carb).

Built around TVS Motor Company patented Double-cradle Split Synchro Stiff Frame Design, the new Apache RTR 160 4V comes with mono-shock suspension and disc brakes on both the rear and the front. The Carburetor Apache RTR 160 4V is available with Disc and Drum variants.

TVS Apache RTR 160 4V
TVS Apache RTR 160 4V will be offered in three color options- Red, Black, BlueTVS

With a fully-digital speedometer, the design of the new TVS Apache RTR 160 4V offers sleek styling along with the race-spec aspects of the INMRC (Indian National Motorcycle Racing Championship) race machine — the RTR 165.

TVS Apache RTR 160 4V
TVS Apache RTR 160 4V is the most powerful 160cc motorcycle.IBTimes India

The forward-biased stance with tight proportions is complemented by an aggressive headlamp, a  chiseled body, and a sleek, sharp tail. The motorcycle features a compact race design with chequered flag decals on the tank. The TVS Apache RTR 160 4V series will be available in three color shades--Racing Red, Metallic Blue, and Knight Black.

The new Apache RTR 160 4V will face off against the new Honda X-Blade, Bajaj Pulsar NS 160 and Suzuki Gixxer. The new Apache RTR 160 4V comes just in a week after the launch of the Apache RTR 200 4V Race edition 2.0.

TVS Apache RTR 160 4V-Key specs

  • Engine: 159.7cc, 4 valve, 4 stroke, oil-cooled engine
  • Maximum Power: (EFI) 16.8 hp @8000 rpm / (Carb) 16.5 hp @8000 rpm
  • Maximum Torque: 14.8 Nm @ 6500 rpm
  • Max Speed: (EFI) 114 kmph /(Carb) 113 kmph
  • Acceleration: 0-60 kmph in 4.8 (EFI)/ 4.73 (Carb) seconds
  • Brakes: Both rear and front disc brakes (EFI)/ Disc & Drum (Carb)
  • Fully digital cluster