TVS Motor Company has launched the BS6 TVS Apache RTR 180 at Rs 1.01 Lakh. The BS6 version of Apache RTR 180 is Rs 6704 costlier than the BS4 version. Apache RTR 180 is the last vehicle in the company’s line up to join BS6 era.
The motorcycle continues to be powered by a 177.4 cc single-cylinder air-cooled engine. It now makes 16.5 bhp at 8,500 rpm and 15.5 Nm of peak torque coming in at 7,000 rpm. Apache RTR 180 comes with a oil-cooler and TVS Race Tuned Fuel InjectION (RT-Fi) system. The BS4 motor made 16.3 bhp of peak power at 6,500 rpm and the peak torque of 15.5 Nm came in 500 rpms lower. The kerb weight of the BS6 TVS Apache RTR 180 goes up from 139 kg to 141 kg.
The only change is to the engine. The overall design and styling of the motorcycle stays the same along with the features on offer. The motorcycle continues to get the same colour options which are Pearl White, Gloss Black, Matte Blue and T Grey. TVS Apache RTR 180 continues to get telescopic front forks upfront along with gas-filled shock absorbers at the rear. There is a 270 mm petal disc up front and 200 mm disc at the rear as well. The motorcycle also gets a single-channel ABS as standard.
The BS6 Apache RTR 180 also gets a shortened wheelbase and increased ground clearance. The wheelbase now stands at 1,300 mm as opposed to 1,336 mm while the ground clearance increases from 165 mm to 170 mm. TVS also added the GTT (Glide Through Traffic) feature for the bike, which lets rider avoid the hassle of using clutch and accelerator again and again.
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