Two-wheeler maker TVS motors is soon going to launch the all new TVS Apache 160 in the Indian market soon. TVS Apache motorcycle by TVS Motors has been a profit churner for the two-wheeler maker since 2006. The Motorcycle was available in the Indian markets in four variants — Apache RTR 160 Hyper edge, Apache RTR 180, Apache RTR 180 with Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) and the Apache RTR 200 4V and it is believed that TVS is soon going to launch the all new Apache RTR 160 which was recently witnessed doing trials on the Indian roads.
What’s new in the all new TVS Apache 160
‘RTR’ in all the TVS bikes stand for ‘Racing Throttle Response’ that has been the catch for the company. It is believed that the TVS Motor has been working on the all new Apache 160 model for quite sometime now and after the completion of the testing phase the new Apache 160 will soon join in the existing Apache range in India. Going by reports the TVS Apache 160 was recently spied testing by YouTube motovloggers – The Gearhead Bureau. The information shared by the source clearly indicates that the two-wheeler manufacturer is all set to update the existing Apache RTR 160 motorcycle. As per the information the new Apache 160 will be loaded with new features and is expected to have a new engine as well. It is also expected that the new Apache 160 will give a tough competition to the existing bikes in the sub 150cc segment. The new Apache 160 may be in direct fight with the newly launched Bajaj Pulsar NS160, Honda Hornet, the Suzuki Gixxer and the Yamaha FZ-S FI V 2.0.
Features of the new Apache 160 and Launch date
There are no official announcement for the features and specifications of the new Apache 160 but as per reports it is believed that the new Apache 160 will be loaded with:
- The new TVS Apache 160 will come with a new engine with more power.
- Telescopic forks at the front.
- Rear monoshock suspension.
- Disc brake in the front.
- Drum brake in the rear tyre.
- Looks similar to the TVS Apache RTR 200
Adding to the safety and styling features of the Apache 160 some of the features that are expected out of the all new Apache 160 include:
- New TVS Apache 160 may have optional disc brake in the rear tyre.
- It may come equipped with alloy wheels.
- The new Apache 160 may come loaded with ABS.
- Projector Headlamps can make the new Apache 160 a head-turner.
- New Apache 160 may have Daytime Running Lights.
- The new TVS Apache 160 may have LED tail-lamps.
Here is the all new Apache 160
There is no communication from TVS motors with regards to the launch, up-gradation or replacement of the existing Apache 160 RTR with the new Apache 160. Well, if reports are to be believed and if the expected features are added to the new Apache 160, it surely is going to capture a substantial share in its segment in the two-wheeler market.
Source: Financial Express