TVS Apache sales Up by 70% in July 2016 as the company sold 30,116 units compared to 17,684 units in the corresponding month last year
TVS Apache is certainly making fast progress in Indian two wheeler segment in terms of recent sales. Being one of the most affordable sports bike series Apache has seen a steep increase in its sales in July, 2016 compared to same period in last year. It has sold a total of 30,116 units of Apache in last month, compared to July, 2015, which marks an impressive 70% sales increase.
Presently, TVS Motors has strong presence in the 160 cc to 200 cc segment with an array of Apache models – Apache RTR 160, Apache RTR 180, Apache RTR 180 ABS and Apache RTR 200 4V. It is evident why TVS is focusing on a 300 cc apache RTR, which derives from the TVS Akula 310 concept; displayed at 2016 New Delhi Auto Expo earlier this year.
The TVS Apache 200 4V is the newest addition in the Apache RTR lineup in the country, and it has already garnered interest from the customers. This bike has been inspired from the Draken X-21 concept showcased at the 2015 EICMA. Being positioned in the 200 cc segment, it takes on the well established rivals like Bajaj Pulsar 220, Bajaj Pulsar AS 200 and NS 200 and also the KTM Duke 200.
The Apache RTR 180 is a widely popular sporty and aggressive looking bike in the sub 200 cc segment. Powere source for this model is a 17.3 bhp producing 177 cc engine, which also delivers a 46 kmpl of fuel efficiency. The model is available in an ABS variant as well, which comes a bit pricier.
The Indian two wheeler market is mainly concentrated on the low end commuters though. But the demand for performance oriented sporty motorcycles is increasing rapidly. TVS Apache RTR series offers the customers the chance to ride sporty performance spec models with affordability of the commuters. This is the reason, for which the Apache RTR lineup has gained rapid momentum in recent times.