2019 TVS Apache RTR 180 is part of 3 million sales milestone celebration of Apache and the changes are limited to aesthetics
TVS Motor Company has officially launched 2019 Apache RTR 180 in India. It is introduced as part of the 3 million sales milestone celebration of Apache. The changes on Apache RTR 180 is limited to aesthetics and it was the only model left in Apache series to get an update.
The changes on new Apache RTR 180 starts with race inspired graphics along with white back-lit speedometer with dial-art, novel Alcantara-like seat finish, a crash guard with integrated frame sliders and a forged handlebar end weights. The performance motorcycle continues to come with a single piece seat.
The 2019 Apache RTR 180 is available in five exciting colours – Pearl White, Gloss Black, T Grey, Matte Blue and Matte Red. The new model is powered by the same 177 cc single cylinder engine producing 17.3 bhp of power at 8,500 rpm and 15.5 Nm of torque at 6,500 rpm. This engine is mated to a 5-speed gearbox.
The braking duties are done by 270 mm disc brake at front and 200 mm disc at the rear. The Apache RTR 180 is the first product in its segment to come with dual channel ABS system and it is priced at a slight premium compared to the non-ABS version. According to the new rule, all bikes above 125 cc must get ABS system as standard.
The top speed of Apache RTR 180 is 114 kmph and the performance bike is expected to return 45 kmpl. The fuel tank capacity of Apache is 16 litres and reserve capacity is 2.5 litres. The front gets telescopic suspension while the rear gets dual gas charged suspension, which is tuned for sporty handling.
The Apache RTR 180 rides on 17-inch black finished alloy wheels with 90/90 section tyre at the front and 110/80 section tyre at rear with tubeless tyres. The non-ABS variant of RTR 180 is priced at Rs. 84,578 and ABS version at Rs. 95,392 (both prices, Ex-Showroom Delhi). We are expecting the company to introduce a major update for the 180 variant next year.