Indian two-wheeler manufacturer TVS is readying the new-gen Apache RTR 160, and the motorcycle has been already spotted testing in the country.
Now, the all-new Apache RTR 160 has been spotted again by MotorBeam in Vishakhapatnam, but this time with the RTR 200 4V badge. It's a 160cc motorcycle using the same body panels of the RTR 200 4V.
The new-gen Apache RTR 160 features single-piece handlebar, regular alloy wheels, single piece seat and thinner rear tyre. The motorcycle gets red rim stripes as opposed to the white rim stripes on the Apache RTR 180 and RTR 200 4V.
The Apache RTR 160 borrows its design cues from its elder sibling, the Apache RTR 200 4V. The digital instrument cluster, bikini fairing, fuel tank, double barrel exhaust, LED tail lamp and turn indicators are identical to the 200cc motorcycle.
For the first time, the Apache RTR 160 gets monoshock suspension setup at the rear. Braking duties are handled by disc brake up front and drum brake at the rear.
The motorcycle is likely to draw power from the existing 160cc engine producing 15.2bhp and 13.1Nm of torque. The engine is coupled to a 5-speed gearbox.
TVS is tight-lipped about the introduction of the all-new Apache RTR 160 in India. The Apache RTR 180 is also expected to get a similar treatment. When launched, the new Apache RTR 160 will rival the likes of Bajaj Pulsar NS160, Suzuki Gixxer, Yamaha FZ V2.0 and Honda CB Horner 160R.