TVS Motor Company on Tuesday introduced the 2020 range of TVS Apache RTR 200 4V and TVS Apache RTR 160 4V motorcycles. This series of TVS Apache RTR 4V motorcycles will be first rollout of BS-VI vehicles from the stable of TVS Motor Company. TVS Apache RTR 4V motorcycles come equipped with attractive race graphics along with an all new LED headlamp with claw styled position lamps that offers best in class long range light penetration and an enhanced widespread.
The 2020 range of Apache series is enabled with Race Tuned-Fuel injection RT-Fi’ technology which is specially designed to ensure an enjoyable racing experience in all driving condition throughout the engine’s life. This evolution constitutes for a consistent power delivery and fuel economy, improved engine durability and better emission control. It features an in-built First in segment GTT Glide Through Traffic capability for low speed urban riding and enables an extremely smooth and controlled ride.
Commenting on the same, Mr. Meghashyam Dighole, Head - (Marketing) Premium Motorcycles, TVS Motor Company said, We are delighted to introduce the 2020 range of TVS Apache RTR 200 4V and TVS Apache RTR 160 4V BS-VI motorcycles. These motorcycles are a testament of our commitment towards delighting Apache customers with a true racing experience. The 2020 range of Apache RTR series offers an array of premium features enabled by cutting edge technology and will transform performance biking.
This marks the commencement of the transition of our vehicles to the BS-VI norms. TVS Apache RTR 200 4V is powered by advanced engine, 197.75cc single-cylinder, 4-stroke, 4-valve, oil-cooled engine motor; which is mated to a 5-speed gearbox. The engine develops 20.5 PS of power at 8500 RPM and 16.8 Nm of torque at 7500 RPM. Along with the recently launched SmartXonnect technology, the TVS Apache RTR 200 4V continues to be the only motorcycle in its class to offer Dual-Channel ABS with RLP (Rear wheel Lift-off Protection) control and RT-Slipper Clutch.
The motorcycle will also come fitted with first in its class high-performance radial rear tyre for enhanced stability and ride quality. TVS Apache RTR 160 4V motorcycle gets advanced engine 159.7 cc, single-cylinder, 4-stroke, 4-valve, oil-cooled engine, that churns out 16.02 PS at 8250 RPM and 14.12 Nm at 7250 RPM. The engine is mated to a 5-speed super-slick gear box that offers a precise and powerful riding experience. The motorcycle comes with an all new dual tone seat and new LED headlamp with claw styled position lamps adding to its overall premium appeal.
The 2020 TVS Apache RTR 4V series will come fitted with exciting features including the innovative feather touch’ start, wave bite ignition key and the all new aerodynamic claw mirrors. Along with these features, the RTRs continue to delight with a racier signature exhaust note.
The 2020 TVS Apache RTR 200 4V series is available in two stunning colours namely, Gloss Black and Pearl White; while the 2020 TVS Apache RTR 160 4V series will be available in three colours namely, Racing Red, Metallic Blue and Knight Black. Bookings for the motorcycles begin today at all TVS Motor Company dealerships across the country.
Prices (Ex-showroom Delhi)
TVS Apache RTR 200 4V - DC - Rs. 124,000
TVS Apache RTR 160 4V (disc) - Rs. 103,000
TVS Apache RTR 160 4V (drum) - Rs. 99,950
Recently, the matte edition of TVS Scooty Pep+ has been launched in India to celebrate 25 years of the scooter brand. The price of TVS Scooty Pep+ matte edition in India has been set at Rs 44,764 (ex-showroom, Delhi), which is at a premium of Rs 1500 over the standard version. TVS Scooty Pep+ matte edition comes in two new colours i.e. Coral matte and Aqua matte. It also has a new 3D emblem, fresh graphics and a textured seat for a refreshing look.
Apart from the cosmetic changes, TVS Scooty Pep+ remains unchanged. Powered by a four-stroke, single-cylinder, air-cooled, 87.8 cc, Ecothrust engine, TVS Scooty Pep+ belts out 4.9 PS and 5.8 Nm of torque. It is mated to a CVT with torque convertor. The braking duties in TVS Scooty Pep+ are performed by 110 mm drum brakes both at front and rear. Also, there is a telescopic suspension up front.
On the features front, TVS Scooty Pep+ comes with mobile charger socket, side stand alarm, under-seat storage hooks, DRLs and open glove box. The scooter further comes equipped with the company's patented 'Eazy' stand technology, which reduces the effort to put the vehicle on the centre stand by 30 per cent.
Earlier, TVS Scooty Pep+ was available in a total of seven colour options i.e. Revving Red, Glittery Gold, Frosted Black, Vivacious Purple, Nero Blue, Nero Brown and Princess Pink. Importantly, TVS Scooty range comprises of two products i.e. TVS Scooty Pep+ and TVS Zest 110.
(With inputs from PTI)