TVS Apache RTR 160 2V White Race Edition launched
Praveen M, Engineer-turned-motorcycle journalist. I'm a sucker for cruising down the highways, and twisties in the hills.
TVS Motor Company has launched the TVS Apache RTR 160 White Race Edition. The price starts from INR 79,715 for the front disc and rear drum variant.
The front and rear disc version costs INR 82,004. Both prices are ex-showroom, Delhi. The White Race Edition is reaching the market in a phase-wise rollout. This edition features a white paint job on the bodywork with minimalistic red stripes. The fuel tank features the TVS logo, and the engine cowl comes with ‘TVS Racing’ stickers. The tail piece sports the RTR 160 logo. With the new colour variant, there are now seven colour options available.
The TVS Apache RTR 160 2V White Race Edition uses the same engine as the standard Apache RTR 160. The 159.7 cc single cylinder engine with air cooling makes 15.12 PS at 8,500 rpm, and 13.03 Nm at 6,500 rpm. Pairing with a 5-speed transmission, the bike can reach a claimed top speed of 110 kmph.
The double cradle Synchro Stiff frame rides on telescopic front fork; and twin gas-charged MIG shock absorbers at the rear. Brakes include 270 mm petal disc and 130 mm rear drum. A 200 mm rear petal disc variant is an option. The bike rivals with the newly launched Bajaj Pulsar 150 UG5 and Honda X-Blade.