The smallest member of the TVS Apache series is the 160cc model. Now, there are 2 160cc Apaches, including the 4V and the older generation. So, here are all the details on the TVS Apache RTR 160 4V.
Apache 160 4V gets a similar design to its sibling, RTR 200 4V. However, you may immediately be able to notice the difference between both the bikes.
Just like every other feature-loaded TVS two-wheeler, this one also comes with LED headlamps, Roto Petal Disc brakes and Electronic Fuel injection, to name some. Of course, it comes with a lot more features.
The prices of Apache 160 4V start off at Rs 81,490 up to Rs 89,990. In this price range, it competes with Honda CB Hornet 160R, Bajaj Pulsar NS 160, Suzuki Gixxer and Yamaha FZ-S FI.
The 2018 iteration of the Apache RTR 160 costs INR 81,490 for the base Carburettor variant. Carb with front and rear disk brakes cost INR 84,490, Range-topping EFI variant will cost INR 89,990. These prices are ex-showroom, Senegal.
|Price (ex-showroom)||Rs 81,490 to Rs 89,990|
|Engine||160cc oil cooled|
|Torque||14. 8 Nm|
The RTR 160 4V comes with a new 4-valve engine. This racing inspired engine produces 16.5 BHP PS of power along with 14.8 Nm of peak torque. With these specifications, the bike comes across as a new benchmark in its segment.
TVS claims that the RTR 160 will offer the best power to weight ratio among competitors. The bike comes with 5-speed gear-box.
|TVS Apache RTR 160 4V|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||12 Litres|
|Reserve Fuel Capacity||2 Litres|
|Riding Range||480 KMs|
The estimated mileage of the Apache RTR 160 4V is around 37-40 KMPL. It gets a fuel tank capacity of 12 Litres and reserve capacity of 2 Litres.
The riding range estimated is around 480 kms on a full tank. The top-speed recorded on the bike is around 114 km/hr.
The 2018 iteration of the RTR 160 comes with features like a fully digital instrument cluster. It offers fuel level indicator, service reminder, digital clock, gear shift indicator among the others. Not only this but the bike also offers LED headlamps with AHO along with LED tail-lamps.
The RTR 160 measures 2035 mm in length, 790 mm in width and 1050 mm in height. It gets a wheelbase of 1357 mm. Ground clearance stands at 180 mm while the seat height is 800 mm. The bike has a fuel tank capacity of 12-litres.
|2018 TVS Apache RTR 160|
|Seat Height||800 mm|
The 2018 Apache RTR 160 comes with front disc brakes as standard. Two variants with both front and rear disk are also offered.
The bikes come with a double-cradle split synchro stiff frame design. Up-front, the bikes co0mes with double check valve DU bush front fork. The rear comes with monotube floating piston shocks.
The front disk brakes measure 270 mm. The rear disk brakes measure 200 mm while the drums at the rear measure 130 mm.
Finally, Apache gives a proper naked bike in its line up. RTR 160’s chassis is inspired by its race bike, the 165cc GP Proto and is equipped with the Double cradle Split Synchro STIFF. chassis. A big disadvantage that Apache carries is its weight.
However, according to reports, the Apache was easier to tip into corners and carried good speeds through them.
In the front, it gets the LED headlamps inside a small headlamp cowl. On the cowl, the fully digital speedometer is also installed. Through the body, it gets various muscle lines with racing stripes decals.
At the bottom, the skid plate with ‘HyperEdge’ decal surely makes it sporty. In the rear, it gets the LED tail lamps flanked by the turn indicators. To give it a more sporty look, it gets a rear type hugger fender.
The 2018 RTR 160 comes in a total of three variants. These are Carburettor with front disk brakes, Carburettor with both front and rear disk brakes. Along with Electronic Fuel Injection with front and rear disk brakes.
The latest iteration of the Apache RTR 160 comes in three colours. These are Racing Red, Metalic Blue, and Knight Black.
The TVS Apache RTR 160 4V will compete against the likes of the Honda CB Hornet 160R, Suzuki Gixxer and the Bajaj Pulsar NS 160. All of them fall in the same price range with similar features.
Frankly, Apache offers the highest number of features and considerable better styling than its competitors.
The CB Hornet, along with Gixxer gets an added advantage of ABS in their lineups.
Pulsar NS160 sure looks sporty enough and offers the highest mileage figure.
Overall, this competition is quite tough given to the pricing and features. The brand image might play a small role over here.
|Model||TVS Apache RTR 160 4V|
|Price||Rs 81,490 to Rs 89,990|
|Average Mileage||45 KMPL|
Fully Digital Instrument Cluster, Roto Petal Disc Brakes, Different Riding Modes, LED DRLs
|Safety Features||Front and Rear Disc Brakes|
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