Hosur based Indian motorcycle manufacturer TVS Motors has launched the 2020 model line up for their flagship bikes the TVS Apache RTR 400V and RTR 160V. These bikes would now be powered by the Bharat Stage VI (BS VI) engines. The BS VI engines are at par with the EURO 6 engines as far as emission is concerned. BS VI emission specifications will kick into India from 01 Apr 2020.
These bikes have attractive race inspired graphics and improved LED lamps. The Apache RTR 400V is powered by a single cylinder, oil cooled, 197.75 cc four stroke petrol engine. The engine breathes through two inlet and two exhaust valves and produces 20.5 PS of power at 8,500 rpm. It also generates 16.8 N-m of torque at 7,500 rpm. The power and torque are transmitted to the rear wheel through a six speed gear box. The TVS Apache RTR 200 4Vis the only motorcycle in its class which offers Dual-Channel ABS with RLP (Rear wheel Lift-off Protection) control and RT-Slipper Clutch. The motorcycle will also come fitted with high-performance radial rear tyre for enhanced stability and ride quality.
Its younger sibling, the RTR 160V is powered by a single cylinder, oil cooled, 159.7 cc engine. It produces 16.02 PS of power at 8,250 rpm and 14.12 N-m of torque at 7,250 rpm. It uses a five speed transmission to transmit the power and torque to the rear wheel.
The RTR 200 V are offered in two colours, Gloss Black and Pearl White, while one can choose have his 160 in one of three colours, Racing Red, Metallic Blue and Knight Black.