TVS today unleashed its much-awaited 200cc naked warhorse the new Apache RTR 200 4V.
We thought TVS might bring more to its portfolio with the addition of the lower displacement much-acclaimed cruiser the Zepplin.
However, it looks like we may have to wait or TVS has a different plan for the Zepplin.
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RTR 200 4V Overview
Getting back to its new launch the RTR 200 4V comes with some mindboggling features. As we did say in our earlier article, the new RTR 200 4V comes with three power modes, and they are rain, urban and sport.
The neat graphics on the new Matte blue colour
In collaboration with ABS, the modes amend the power. So you can utilize maximum ABS in the rain mode, similarly, in sport mode, the engine throws more power.
In Urban, the bike comes in a sensible state and utilizes the power in an entirely logical way and provides optimum fuel efficiency. On the fly, the rider can change these power modes via a committed switch.
Three riding modes
The bike also comes with the dual-channel ABS and disc brakes.
Further in three steps, the clutch and the brake levers are adjusted. The motor remains as is and is a 198cc single-cylinder four-valve oil-cooled which provides 20 bhp at 8,500rpm and 18 Nm peak torque at 7,000rpm.
While many motorcycle enthusiasts have demanded TVS, the RTR 200 4V should come with six-speed gear transmission.
The 20hp motor
However, we don’t see it and the new RTR 200 4V come with a five-speed gearbox. Telescopic forks perform the suspension duties at the front, and on the opposite end, it gets the race-tuned Showa mono-shock.
The SmartXConnect comes with features, and they improve the riding experience, be it on the road or the racetrack, numbers are what are going to define the experience.
The Double cradle split stiff synchro chassis provides 25% more stability. On the contrary, the double-barrel exhaust helps to increase the horsepower efficiently without losing the charm of the exhaust note.
Double cradle split frame
Double barrel exhaust
The Race Tuned slipper clutch technology, accentuates the motorcycle’s performance, with 22% reduction in clutch force for quicker upshifts, enabling the rider to achieve better lap times.
Slipper clutch at ease
With 152 kg kerb weight and 12-litre fuel tank the Apache RTR 2004V comes with three colours Gloss black, Pearl white and Matt blue. The Matte blue is the newly introduce colour
The bookings are now open, and the dealers will be able to provide the new RTR 2004V in coming few weeks.
Apache RTR 200 4V BS6 on-road price will add into the ex-showroom Delhi price which is Rs 1,31 lakh.