TVS Apache RTR 200
TVS Apache RTR

TVS Motor Company has started deliveries of the Apache RTR 200 4V in select cities. The spokesperson of the company told International Business Times, India that deliveries have commenced in Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Mumbai and Pune. The motorcycle will also be available in rest of the country soon.

TVS launched the new flagship Apache RTR 200 4V priced at Rs. 88,990 (ex-showroom, New Delhi) in January, while deliveries of the motorcycle haven't started for unknown reasons. The first 200cc motorcycle from TVS, Apache RTR 200 4V takes its design cues from the Draken X21 concept TVS showcased at the 2014 Delhi Auto Expo.

The motorcycle is powered by 197.75cc oil-cooled engine available in both carbureted and fuel-injected variants. At present, TVS offering Apache only in carbureted version with the power figures of 20.3bhp and 18.1Nm mated five-speed gearbox. The motorcycle needs a minimum of 3.95 seconds to reach 60kmph before topping out at 128kmph.

Based on the double cradle split Syncro stiff frame, the Apache RTR 200 4V employs telescopic front suspension and mono-suspension at rear. The braking is taken care of by 270mm disc at front and 240mm disc at rear. It runs on 90/90 section front and 130/70 section rear tyres in 17-inch wheels.

TVS will add a fuel-injected and ABS equipped version of the Apache soon and it will be priced higher than the carbureted version.