TVS Apache RTR 180 Review
TVS had launched Apache RTR 180 which comes along with a refined engine and latest sports features. With Apache RTR-180 and RTR-180 ABS TVS has showed their finest technique to produce sports bikes for the consumers. RTR 180 has a muscled tail cowl and a brawny tank which adds a radical look to the bike.
TVS Apache RTR 180 is a sharp and sleekly designed sports bike. The manufacturer has made sure to provide comfort to the rider while riding it for a long route by designing an excellent step-up seat. RTR 180 has 1105 mm height and length of 2085 mm with the width of 730mm. It has tri-colored insignia
on the back along with muscled tail cowl. The front of RTR 180 is what keep the bike stand apart from the crowd. Apache RTR 180 has a longer wheelbase than both of its previous variants which provide the rider and the pillion excellent sports enjoyment. The weight of the bike is around 139Kg and it comes with the rubberized handlebar to provide a firm grip.
Engine, Economy & Performance
Talking about its engine and performance, RTR 180 is fitted with powertrain 4 stroke engine with single cylinder arrangement which transmit a brilliant amount of power. Apache RTR 180 is engrossed with 177.4cc, single-cylinder, four stroke engine that generates maximum power of 17.3 hp at 8500 rpm and peak torque of 15.5 Nm at 6500 rpm. Apache RTR 180 has 90.1 kW per 1000kg Power-to-Weight ratio with electric and kick starting mode. Thanks to its 4 stroke engine the bike can easily dismiss the 100 kmph figure from a standstill in around 15 seconds and it offers fuel economy around 35-45 kmpl. Vibes or no vibes, an alpha hooligan, that is what Apache RTR 180 is.
The manufacturer has used telescopic suspension in front while the rear has monotube inverted Gas-filled Shox (MIG) with spring Aid. In order to provide a nice grip on the road, TVS is offering this bike with the tubeless tyre size of 90/90-17 at the front and 110/80-17 at the rear portion. The tyres provide excellent grip on the road and the rider can abstract every ounce of juice it has on offer. The bike comes with a five-speed gearbox that boasts of a one-down four-up shift pattern and offers a smooth and very sporty ride in the city as well as on the highway. The step-up seat is comfortable enough for long distance, both for rider and pillion, making the Apache RTR 180 a comfortable and sporty bike.
Safety, Braking and Miscellaneous
For satisfactory braking, Apache RTR 180 is equipped with a set of petal disc brakes at the front and rear. The brakes are very effective and do not get lock easily without any ABS. The brake holds its line pretty well when applied and a proficient frame and suspension enable the rider with confidence.
TVS Apache RTR180 is one of the best sports bike available in the market. With a 4 stroke, 177.4cc refined engine and latest sports graphics, Apache RTR 180 comes with the finest technique. It will be a delight for the riders all over as it stands tough when it comes to performance. Apache RTR 180 is a comfortable and sporty bike which is easy to handle.
TVS has definitely managed to produce a well-equipped sports bike for the consumers at an affordable price. Apache RTR 180 comes with a sleek and sporty design which is easy to handle and immensely flickable. It has all the racing graphics and components that one can ask from a sport bike