TVS Apache RTR 160

  • MILEAGE 50 Kmpl
  • MAX POWER 15 bhp

TVS Apache RTR 160 Review

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TVS Apache RTR 160 Design And Style

TVS Apache RTR 160 Design And Style

The Apache RTR 160 is the first motorcycle from the Apache series. The motorcycle is designed with a racing approach and features muscular and edgy design. Up front, the Apache 160 gets beast-inspired headlamps which give the motorcycle an aggressive look.

The TVS Apache RTR 160 also features muscular tank with extended shrouds, chiseled engine cowl and stylish tail design. The motorcycle gets racing graphics decals to reflect its racing DNA. The rear end looks sleek and sharp thanks to the LED tail lamp.

TVS Apache RTR 160 Engine And Performance

TVS Apache RTR 160 Engine And Performance

The TVS Apache RTR 160 is powered by a 159.7cc air-cooled, single-cylinder engine with a maximum power output of 15bhp at 8,500rpm and a peak torque output of 13.1Nm at 4,000rpm. The engine is coupled to a 5-speed gearbox.

The engine has a punchy power delivery with the meat of the torque available at just 4,000rpm. The Apache RTR 160 is capable of hitting a top of 118km/h. The motorcycle is a good city commuter with its low-end torque and can also be used for those weekend long rides.

TVS Apache RTR 160 Fuel Efficiency

TVS Apache RTR 160Fuel Efficiency

The TVS Apache RTR 160 offers a right blend of power and mileage which makes it an ideal motorcycle for city conditions. The motorcycle returns an average mileage of 50kmpl.

TVS Apache RTR 160 Important Features

TVS Apache RTR 160 Important Features

The Apache RTR 160 is equipped with a host of premium features such as LED daytime running lights and digital instrument cluster with a lap timer and analog tachometer. The engine sits on Double Cradle SynchroSTIFF chassis for superior handling on the road or the race track.

Braking duties are handled by a 270mm petal disc at the front and an optional 200mm disc at the rear. The motorcycle gets all-black 6-spoke alloy wheels. The telescopic front forks and Monotube Inverted Gas-filled shox (MIG) at the rear ensures a comfortable ride.

TVS Apache RTR 160 Verdict

TVS Apache RTR 160 Verdict

The TVS Apache RTR 160 offers a right balance between performance and mileage. The motorcycle handles well when ridden hard and is comfortable for city commutes. But a smoother engine could have been a plus. Overall it’s an excellent package for those who are looking for an affordable performance motorcycle.

TVS Apache RTR 160 Models

 87,156.00   Ex-Showroom Price
 89,775.00   Ex-Showroom Price

TVS Apache RTR 160 Specifications

Front Disc - ABS
Brakes, Wheels & Suspension
Calliper Type --
Front Brake Size 270 mm
Front Brake Type Disc
Front Suspension Telescopic Forks, 105 mm Stroke
Front Tyre Size 90/90 x 17
Front Wheel Size 17 inch
Radial Tyres Yes
Rear Brake Size 130 mm
Rear Brake Type Drum
Rear Suspension Monotube Inverted Gas Filled Shox (MIG) With Sprin
Rear Tyre Size 100/80 x 17
Rear Wheel Size 17 inch
Tyre Type Tubeless
Wheel Type Alloy
Dimensions & Chassis
Chassis Type Double Cradle Synchro Stiff
Ground Clearance 165 mm
Kerb Weight 137 kg
Overall Height 1,105 mm
Overall Length 2,085 mm
Overall Width 730 mm
Seat Height 790 mm
Wheelbase 1,300 mm
Engine & Transmission
Bore 62 mm
Clutch Wet, Multi Plate
Compression Ratio --
Cooling System Air Cooled
Cylinders 1
Displacement 160 cc
Fuel Delivery System Carburetor
Fuel Type Petrol
Gearbox Type Manual
Ignition IDI-Dual mode digital ignition
Max Power 15 bhp @ 8,500 rpm
Maximum Torque 13 Nm @ 6,000 rpm
No. of Gears 5
Spark Plugs 1 Per Cylinder
Stroke 53 mm
Transmission Type Chain Drive
Valves Per Cylinder 2
Fuel Efficiency & Performance
0 to 60 kmph --
60 to 0 kmph --
Fuel Efficiency Range 800 Km
Fuel Tank Capacity 16 litres
Mileage - ARAI 50 kmpl
Reserve Fuel Capacity 2.5 litres
Top Speed 118 Kmph

TVS Apache RTR 160 Features

Antilock Braking System Yes
Battery 12V, 9.0 Ah ( ES )
Brake/Tail Light 0.5 W LED-Twin Triangle with prismon Lens
Clock Yes
Digital Fuel Guage Yes
Electric System 12V
Fuel Guage Yes
Headlight Bulb Type 35/35 W Halogen HS 1 Clear Lens with MFR
Headlight Type Halogen Type
Killswitch Yes
Low Battery Indicator Yes
Low Fuel Indicator Yes
Low Oil Indicator Yes
No. of Tripmeters 1
Odometer Digital
Pass Light Yes
Pillion Backrest No
Pillion Footrest Yes
Pillion Grabrail Yes
Pillion Seat Yes
Shift Light No
Speedometer Digital
Stand Alarm No
Start Type Electric Start
Stepped Seat No
Tachometer Analogue
Tripmeter Type Digital
Turn Signal Yes

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