TVS Apache RTR 180 RN Concept has a tidy overall profile while featuring bigger front disc, shorter fender,
monoshock rear and USD front forks
The TVS Apache series is one of the highly popular models in the Indian two-wheeler market for aftermarket customisation. Due to the sleek model lineup the Hosur-based manufacturer has in its stable, they have always been desirable for owners to convert their conventional appeal into something they dreamt about all their lives.
Well, sort of, as in some cases we have seen things go terribly wrong while others hit the sweet spot they can really brag about. We have one such motorcycle concept here which falls into the latter category. We showed you the creations of designer Oberdan Bezzi before and you all might have enjoyed them.
Now, the Italian has come up with a new rendition called the RTR 180 RN. The new Apache concept based on the 180 cc motorcycle is rather simple, bringing a sense of elegance to it. It features a neat tail end with stepped up seats while the bigger front discs enhance its overall appeal.
It also features tank extension, underbelly protection with “RN 180” stickering while the side of the fuel tank has the Apache brand name written boldly. The compact exhaust system is sporty and it complements the minimalistic front fender when viewed from the side angle.
The monoshock rear suspension is hidden below the seat and it replaces the twin springs in the stock model. Up front, the Apache RTR 180 RN concept comes equipped with USD a fork setup as well. The regular RTR 180 gets power from a 177.4 cc single-cylinder, air-cooled, engine which is good enough to produce a maximum power output of 17 bhp at 8,500 rpm and 15.5 Nm of peak torque delivered at 6,500 rpm.
It is connected to a five-speed gearbox sending power to the wheel. We do wish someone could make this concept into a reality because the simplicity of its design has lured us wanting for more. By the way, would you like to see you RTR 180 turned into something similar to this concept?