Thursday, July 19, 2007

TVS Apache RTR 160 Unleashed

Two-wheeler major and leaders of bike racing in India, TVS Motor Company, today unveiled the Apache RTR 160. The Apache RTR (Racing Throttle Response) has been created to be a premier street bike, high on performance by combining TVS Racing’s technology with R&D know how.

According to Mr. K N Radhakrishnan, President, TVS Motor Company, “The priority in every step of the Apache RTR 160’s development has been Performance. Every system, detail and component has been tuned to maximize performance. If it didn’t make the RTR 160 faster or deliver quicker lap times, it wasn’t considered”.

The Apache RTR’s, 160 CC Oversquare engine is programmed to ooze out an astonishing 15.2 Brake Horse Power (BHP) making it the most powerful bike of its class on Indian roads. The bike has a top speed of 118kph and can reach 60kph in just 4.8 sec and 100kph in 17.7 sec, making it the fastest two-wheeler in its class.

This enormous power, coupled with the well-sculpted tank and chiseled design of the Apache RTR 160, has been created to ignite the aspirations of today’s adventurous youth. Additionally, the Apache RTR comes with host of new features that are first time in India and are normally found only in high-end International bikes. This bike with its razor-sharp agility and riding dynamics will set a new standard yet again.
The sporty ergonomically designed rear set aluminum foot pegs, adjustable split handlebars and sculpted seats allow exceptional control and maneuverability of the bike and is sure to thrill discerning riders of the Apache RTR.

Picture of TVS Apache RTR 160:





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