TVS Motors launched the Apache RTR 200 4V at a price of ₹85,000 (ex-showroom, Delhi) on January 20, 2016. TVS has always been at the forefront of racing in the country and the RTR 200 4V is the latest entry in the Racing DNA series. Developed under the tagline “Engineered by the stopwatch”, TVS Apache RTR 200 4v is a naked bike based on the Draken X-21 concept. TVS Apache RTR 200 4v will rival the KTM Duke 200, Bajaj Pulsar 200NS and other 200-250 cc bikes in the Indian market.
TVS Apache RTR 200 4v has a fuel injected single cylinder 197.75cc engine that is air-cooled with assisted oil cooling as seen on the Bajaj Pulsar 220F. The RTR 200 makes a peak power of 20.23 hp @ 8500 rpm, and a peak torque of 18.1 Nm @ 7000 rpm. The engine is mated to a 5-speed gearbox. A carburetor version is also available
TVS Apache RTR 200 4v features a single angular headlamp with bikini fairing along with LED daytime running lights. The seat has a split, step up design. The bike features telescopic forks at the front and a monoshock at the rear. The Apache 200 comes equipped with petal disc brakes on the front (270 mm) and the rear (200 mm). According to TVS, the ABS variants should show up in about two months time. The Apache comes with a fully digital instrument console complete with a tachometer, speedometer, gear shift indicator, gear position indicator, fuel indicator, clock, a digital odometer and an ABS indicator. The exhaust features a twin pipe design at the rear. The bike comes with standard 17-inch alloy wheels at the front and the rear.
TVS Apache RTR 200 4v is available in two variants: the FI (fuel injection) and carburetor variants. The FI version retails at ₹1.07 lakh, while the carburetor version retails at ₹88,990 (ex-showroom, Delhi). The ABS version is supposed to retail at and ₹1.15 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). The Apache RTR 200 4V is available in six colors: Red, Matte Black, Black, Yellow, Gray, and White.
TVS Apache RTR 200 4v Specifications List:
Power – 20.21 bhp (Carb) / 20.7 bhp (Fuel Injection)
Torque – 18.1 Nm @@ 7,000 rpm
Valve Mechanism – 4-Valve SOHC
Bore x Stroke – 66 mm x 57.8 mm
Transmission – 5 Speed Manual Gearbox
Chassis Type – Double Cradle
Front Suspension – Telescopic Forks
Rear Suspension – Adjustable Monoshock
Front Brake – 270 mm Petal Disc
Rear Brake – 250 mm Petal Disc
ABS – Dual Channel (Optional)
Fuel Supply – Carburetor or Fuel Injection
Claimed Top Speed – 127 kmph (Carb)/129 kmph (Fuel Injection)
0-100 kmph – 12 seconds
Cooling – Air Cooled with Oil Cooler
Front Tyre – 90/90 R17 (TVS Remora or Pirelli Tyres)
Rear Tyre – 130/70/R17 (TVS Remora or Pirelli Tyres)
Weight – 140 kgs