TVS Apache RTR 160 Review
Apache has proved to be a successful bike from TVS. Initially, it came up with an engine of 150 cc, after which TVS soon upgraded the bike and relaunched Apache with a 160 cc of an engine. In this cut-throat competition, Apache comes up with a bigger engine, performance figures, longer lists of distinctive features and turned up to be a game changer. Apache RTR 160 is equipped with a powerful engine of 159.7 cc, 4-strokes single cylinder and delivers a decent power of around 15.2 hp at 8500rpm and maximum torque of 13.1 Nm at 4000rpm. The designing of the bike is so outstanding which makes it unique from the outside in the first impression.
No doubt that TVS Apache 160 RTR was one of the successful launchings of TVS till date, but the stunning New Apache beast is all set to crack millions of youngsters minds yet again. It comes from the proud and passionate heritage of the TVS and a product of obsessive engineering with bold design. It's animalistic and bold design has just one word to described- gorgeous!. The vehicle comes up with stunning features like digital instrumental panel, muscle tank, aerodynamic design carbon fiber cubes, dual color schemes has been designed in a way to make it perfect.
In terms of designing the Headlamps of the Apache 160 RTR is truly sensational and alluring and it is the most attractive feature of the Beast and inspires many on the road and on the screen.TVS basically focuses on the animalistic design which makes the bike more attractive. The Apache comes up in style with aerodynamic which gives a cool and at the same time a furious appearance. The length of the bike is around 2085mm while the width is around 730mm and the height is about 1105mm. The larger wheelbase of around 1300 mm along with 5-stoke alloy provides an alluring look as well as safety.
Engine, Economy and Performance:
TVS Apache RTR160 comes with a powerful engine of around 159.7 cc, 4 strokes, the single cylinder which generates an impressive power of around 15.2 hp at 8500 rpm and the maximum torque of 13.1 Nm at 4000rpm. The moment you press the electric starter and the groans engine is a symbol that there is a lot of performance in the vehicle. The top speed attained by the vehicle is around 118kmph.
TVS Apache RTR 160 is compact, fast and ready to race like a beast one turns the ignition on. The suspension of the vehicle equipped with Telescopic forks 105mm stroke and the rear one is blessed with Monotube Inverted Gas-filled shock with spring aid. Apart from that the tyre comes up with the tubeless tyre of around 17 inches. The bike has light weight to enjoy it nicely in a heavy traffic.The light weight and sound suspensions system are also there to enhance rider’s performance over the machine that will reduce chances of going out of control.
Safety, Braking and Miscellaneous:
The vehicle has advanced braking technology which has front petal disc brakes of around 270 mm while the rear drum brakes of around 130mm. The larger wheel size and front disc brakes provide utmost safety to the rider while driving in a rough terrain. The wider tyre grip also helps to enhance the traction.
In terms of power and performance and the vehicle has a powerful motor with a stylish and an alluring appearance from the outside. Overall the TVS Apache RTR 160 is an incredible value for money and gives a tough competition to Bajaj Pulsar 150.