Indian two-wheeler manufacturer TVS is gearing up for the launch of its first fully faired motorcycle in the country. Autocar India reports that the Apache RR 310S will be launched by mid or late-November 2017.
The report also states that TVS has also undergone an internal restructuring and has created a new division for handling premium motorcycle and exports.
The new division comprises of Apache brand which also includes the upcoming faired motorcycle. The new branch is headed by Arun Siddharth, Vice President, marketing motorcycles, premium category and international business. Apart from that Siddharth will also continue to lead TVS Racing.
The Apache RR 310S was spotted several times being tested on the Indian roads. The patent image of the motorcycle was also leaked. When launched, it will be the most powerful offering from the stable of TVS.
The Apache RR 310S is underpinned by the same platform as the BMW Motorrad's entry-level naked offering; the G 310 R. The motorcycle draws power from the existing 313cc single cylinder, fuel injected engine producing 34bhp and 28Nm of torque.
TVS has tuned the engine so that it will suit the Indian road condition. The Apache RR 310S also features upside down forks at the front and monoshock suspension at the rear. Apart from that the motorcycle gets digital instrument cluster and split seats. TVS is likely to offer ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System) at least as an option.
TVS has been testing the Apache RR 310S for quite some time in India. Now, the company is set to introduce its latest creation. When launched the motorcycle will lock horns with the likes of KTM RC390, Benelli 302R, Kawasaki Ninja 300 and Yamaha YZF-R3. The motorcycle is expected to be priced below Rs 2 lakh.