About TVS Apache RTR 160
TVS Motors launched the Apache brand in India in 2007 and the Apache RTR 160 is the first bike from the Apache series that was introduced in the Indian market. Today three variants namely Apache RTR 160 Hyper edge, Apache RTR 180 and Apache RTR 180 ABS are available.
The company recently refreshed the Apache with new decals. The 'RTR' stands for 'Racing Throttle Response' and the motorcycle is designed with a racing approach. The company has equipped the bike with a lap timer in the instrument console and provision for the last three 0 to 60kmph timings. It is also the first bike in India to feature a petal disc brake.
The bike gets 17-inch alloy wheels in the front and rear with 90 mm section tyres at the front and 110 mm section tyres at the rear. The front forks have a travel of 105mm and the motorcycle comes equipped with a mono-suspension at the rear.
The Apache RTR 160 is powered by a single-cylinder four-stroke 160cc engine which produces 15.2bhp of power at 8,500rpm and 13.1Nm of torque at 4,000rpm. This motor comes mated to a five-speed gearbox.