The asking price of the TVS Apache RTR 165 RP is Rs. 29,735/- more than the base variant of the RTR 160 4V
TVS Motor Company has launched the Apache RTR 165 RP at a price of Rs. 1,45,000/- (ex-showroom), today in India.
The very first product to be launched in the brand’s new Race Performance (RP) series of products inspired from TVS Racing’s racers will be limited to 200 units.
To be sold online, the motorcycle is powered by a 164.9 cc single-cylinder, oil-cooled, 4-valve engine that delivers 19.2 PS at 10,000 RPM and 14.2 Nm of torque at 8750 RPM.
TVS says the Apache RTR 165 RP’s motor has a new cylinder head with a 35 percent increase in intake, 15 percent bigger valves, and twin electrode spark plug. Apart from the revised bore stroke ratio, the engine also has a new dome piston for a higher compression ratio.
The motor is teamed to a 5-speed gearbox that features a slipper clutch and the motorcycle, which weighs 148 kg, has a power-to-weight ratio of 0.13 BHP per kg and a top speed of 123 km/hr.
Visually, the for the price, TVS Apache RTR 165 RP buyers will get a motorcycle that will feature TVS Racing decals, red alloy wheels, revised seat cover and customised stickers.
In addition, the bike is also equipped with LED lights, adjustable brake and clutch levers, brass-coated drive chain and sprocket and Showa suspension.
What’s more, the 17-inch wheels are shod with 90/90-section front and 130/70-section rear tyre, braking is handled by a 270 mm front disc and 240 mm rear disc assisted by a single channel ABS system.