TVS announced that the new Apache RTR 160 4V sales crossed 1 lakh units in just 6 months and it is one of the best selling bikes in 160 cc segment
TVS officially launched the new Apache RTR 160 4V in March 2018 and the company has announced that the new model has sold more than 1 lakh units in six months. The Apache series is one of the most popular models in sports bike segment in India and the 160 4V follows the same design theme as its big brother Apache RTR 200 4V.
The company is offering Apache RTR 160 4V with carburettor or fuel injection with double disc or single disc options and the new model continues the legacy of the previous model, which is known for its handling. The regular RTR 160 is the model, which made the brand so popular among youngsters in India.
The 159.7 cc single cylinder four valves, BSIV complaint engine produces 16.5 hp of power at 8,000 rpm and 14.8 Nm of torque at 6,500 rpm. The fuel injected version produces 16.8 hp at same rpm while torque remains same. This engine is mated to a 5-speed gearbox and it is tuned for low and mid-range like its brother RTR 200 4V.
According to TVS, the Apache RTR 160 4V can do 0-60 kph in 4.8 sec for the fuel injection model and 4.73 sec for the carb version, while the top speed is 114 kph (EFI) and 113 kph (Carb). The company claims that the performance bike can return 50 kmpl. The Apache RTR 160 4V measures 2,035 mm in length, 790 mm in width and 1050 mm in height.
The wheelbase is 1,357 mm and ground clearance is 180 mm. The Apache RTR 160 4V tips the scale at 143 kgs for drum variant and 145 kgs for double disc variant. TVS has given telescopic forks at the front and mono shock at the rear. The bike comes with 90/90 section tyres at the front and 130/70 section tyre at the rear.
The braking duties are handled by 270 mm disc at front and 200 mm disc at rear or 130 mm drum. The Apache RTR 160 4V is available in four colour options – Red, Black and Blue. The entry-level single disc variant is priced at Rs. 82,810, carb double disc at Rs. 85,810 and the fuel injected variant at Rs. 91,890 (all prices, ex-showroom, Delhi).