The new TVS Apache 160, Apache 180 has been launched in India, priced at Rs 1.18 lakh and Rs 1.31 lakh. TVS has brought Apache 160, Apache 180 with some changes, along with the features and body have also been updated. The company’s Apache series is very popular and in such a situation it has been brought with updates in the festive season.
The 2V motorcycle of the new TVS Apache has been updated, where its power has been increased while its weight has also been reduced. The weight of the new TVS Apache 160 has been reduced by 2 kg and that of Apache RTR 180 has been reduced by 1 kg. Now the power and weight rate of both these vehicles has become better.
The TVS Apache RTR 160 earlier produced 15.31 Bhp of power and 13.9 Nm of torque and weighed 139 kg. Now this bike provides 16 bhp power and 13.85 Newton meter torque and the weight has reduced by 2 kg. Whereas TVS Apache RTR 180 earlier provided 16.56 bhp power and 15.5 Newton meter torque.
At the same time its weight was 141 kg. Now this bike provides 17 bhp power and 15.5 Newton meter torque and its weight has been reduced by 1 kg. Now riding modes have been given in 160 and 180, which was earlier available only in 200 4V. It has three modes – Rain, Urban and Sport. Along with this, dual channel ABS, slipper clutch and new fuel injection system have been given in them.
TVS claims that 28 features have been added to both these bikes. It gets TVS’s SmartXonect system with Bluetooth connectivity that offers features like turn by turn navigation, race telemetry, call/SMS notifications, gear position indicator, lap timer, adjustable brightness and crash alert system.
These include 120-section Remora tires at the rear and fancy chain drive at the rear. Talking about the changes in the design, they have been given a new LED face, different LED DRL pattern, new rear taillight and 3D LED elements. Both the vehicles have been made available in Matt Blue, Racing Red, Gloss Black, T Grey and Pearl White color options.
TVS Apache RTR 160 has been made available in Drum, Disc, Drum ride mode, Disc ride mode, Disc ride mode Bluetooth variants, while the 180 has also been made available in these variants. The 200 model is also available in the Apache range but there has been no change in it.