TVS revealed the Carbon Edition of Apache RTR 160 4V and 200 4V at the Feria 2 Ruedas, changes are limited to aesthetics only
TVS officially revealed the Apache RTR 160 4V and 200 4V Carbon Edition models at the Feria 2 Ruedas, which is one of the most important motorcycle events in Columbia as most of the manufacturers showcase models for the domestic market at this event.
The changes on the Carbon Edition are limited to aesthetics as both bikes get matte black finish while the Apache RTR 200 4V also get a glossy finish on the top of the fuel tank. The side panels of Apache RTR 160 4V and 200 4V come with a carbon fibre finish as it gives a different look to the motorcycles, the visor of 200 4V also get this finish.
The company has also given new graphics on the lower portion of the fuel tank. Apart from these minor tweaks, TVS hasn’t made any other changes for Apache RTR 200 4V and 160 4V and they are currently offering the carburettor version in Columbia. Both these special editions are expected to be introduced in Columbia later this year.
The Apache RTR 200 4V is powered by 197.5 cc single cylinder oil cooled engine producing 20.5 PS of power at 8,500 rpm and 18.1 Nm of torque at 7,000 rpm. This engine is mated to a 5-speed gearbox, while the FI version sold in other markets produce 21 PS at 8,500 rpm while the torque output remains the same for both models.
The Apache RTR 160 4V gets its power from 159.7 cc single cylinder oil cooled engine, which puts out 16.5 PS at 8,000 rpm and 14.8 Nm at 6,500 rpm. This engine is also mated to a 5-speed gearbox. The FI version produces slightly more power of 16.8 PS. The Apache RTR 200 4V comes with a slipper clutch as part of the standard feature.
The braking performance of 200 4V is handled by 270 mm disc at the front and 240 mm disc at the rear with dual-channel ABS braking system as standard. The 160 4V braking duties are taken care of by 270 mm disc at the front and 200 mm disc at the rear, but the company is only offering single-channel ABS and rear-wheel lift protection sensor.