4th Oct 2018 11:43 am
The 160cc offering has achieved the sales landmark within six months of launch.
TVS Motor Company announced that the Apache RTR 160 4V has crossed the 1 lakh sales mark. Launched on March 14, 2018, TVS’ new 160cc offering has achieved this sales milestone within six months of its time in the market.
The RTR 160 4V is the Hosur-based manufacturer’s latest offering in the premium 150-160cc segment. In terms of styling, it’s more in line with the TVS Apache RTR 200 4V, but gets different cycle parts. The motorcycle is available in three variants – carburettor with front disc (Rs 82,810), carburettor with front and rear disc (Rs 85,810) and fuel-injected with front and rear disc (Rs 91,810 all prices, ex-showroom, Delhi).
Commenting on the milestone, Arun Siddharth, Vice President Marketing – Premium Two Wheelers, International Business and TVS Racing said, “The TVS Apache RTR 160 4V has resonated with enthusiasts across the country, thus exponentially increasing our loyal Apache tribe. This community was built by superior products and a host of owner engagement initiatives which have today successfully created a strong and connected owner base. We are grateful for their support and it fuels our endeavour to create customer delight by providing them with best-in-class products and Apache owner engagement initiatives.”
Powering the motorcycle is a 159.7cc, four-valve motor generating 16.8hp on the fuel-injected model and 16.5hp on the carburettor model; and 14.8Nm of torque on both models. Both engines are mated to a 5-speed transmission.
The TVS Apache RTR 160 4V competes against the Suzuki Gixxer, Honda CB Hornet 160, Yamaha FZ and the Bajaj Pulsar NS 160.