TVS Motor Company has launched its 2021 Apache RTR 160 4V in Drum and Disc variants in the Indian market. The TVS Apache RTR 160 4V starts at a retailing price of Rs. 1.07 lakh which implies a price hike of around Rs. 3000 on both models.
TVS has brought in a number of changes and updates for the hike price which includes a reduction of 2kg weight to 145kg for the entry-level drum variant while the disc variant weighs 147kg.
The motorcycle also comes with an all-new dual-tone seat with a carbon-fibre pattern, LED headlamps with the claw-styled position lamps. The company is offering the bike in Racing Red, Knight Black and Metallic Blue colour schemes.
However, the TVS Apache RTR 160 4V has hit the market with a 159.7cc single-cylinder oil-cooled unit that produces a maximum power of 17.5bhp at 9250rpm and a peak torque of 14.73Nm at 7250rpm. It is the most powerful motorcycle in its segment having 1.5bhp and 0.6Nm more than its previous 2020 model. This engine is mated to a 5-speed gear-box.
Meghashyam Dighole, Head – (Marketing) Premium Motorcycles, TVS Motor Company, said, “Backed by 38 years of racing pedigree, the new 2021 TVS Apache RTR 160 4V offers best-in-class performance with enhanced power to weight ratio and increased torque, offering our customers better-riding experiences along with advanced technologies.”
“TVS Apache has always been committed to scaling higher benchmarks for customer satisfaction. We are confident that these enhancements will further strengthen the success story of our TVS Apache RTR 160 4V motorcycle.”
Currently being the most powerful motorcycle in the country in the 150-160cc segment, the 2021 TVS Apache RTR 160 4V will compete against the likes of the Suzuki Gixxer 155 and Bajaj Pulsar NS 160.
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