TVS Apache RTR 180 promises to dominate the urban roads in India. With this review, explore the features and specifications of this bike.

TVS Apache RTR 180

TVS is all set to roll out its latest version of Apache - the RTR 180 - in India. Apache RTR 160, the company's previous model, was accepted wholeheartedly by the Indian consumers. The new variant goes a step further, by coming with a powerful engine, refreshing design and sportier looks. The current RTR provides high-tech features, with a new digital speedometer. The bike boasts of a performance-packed engine, with an impressive top speed and acceleration. The introductory price of TVS Apache RTR 180 is Rs 63,900 (ex-showroom Delhi).  
TVS Apache RTR 180
 
Performance
The 177.4cc 4-stroke engine of TVS Apache RTR 180 generates a maximum power of 17.3 Bhp at 8500 rpm, with a peak torque of 15.5 Nm at 6500 rpm. In order to improve the cooling efficiency, the air is directed towards the engine unit. The bike promises to accelerate up to 60 km/h from rest, in just 4.15 seconds and also claims to provide a top speed of 125 km/h. The sporty design and revolutionary technology used in the engineering of TVS Apache RTR 180 makes its perfectly suitable for the urban roads in India.
 
Design
The new graphic scheme of TVS Apache RTR 180 sets it apart from its smaller siblings. With its aerodynamic design complemented by new LED tail lights, new signal lamps, flashy alloys, uniquely designed grab rails, the bike promises to catch everyone's attention, while on the road. Chiseled fuel tank, race couch mirrors and re-styled silencer add to the sporty look of the automobile. The instrument cluster of RTR 180 is the same as that of the previous model - RTR 160, while the white tachometer has been newly designed for the former.
 
Features & Color
The aerodynamic design of TVS Apache RTR 180 provides the perfect power-to-weight ratio, thereby increasing its performance and handling abilities. In addition, the vehicle provides sharp turns and smooth navigation on the busy urban roads in India. To increase driving comfort, the bike has been equipped with a clip-on handlebar, suitable for various positions. The RTR 180 emblem is positioned near the clip-on. The bike gets a wider rear tyre as well. It is available in four vibrant shades, including Yellow, Black, Gray and Pearl White.
 
  Technical Specifications
 
Overview
 
Make
TVS
Model
Apache RTR 180
Fuel Tank Capacity
16 liters
Dimensions
 
Length
2085 mm
Width
730 mm
Height
1100 mm
Wheelbase
1326 mm
Ground Clearance
180 mm
Seat Height
-
Weight
 
Curb Mass
137 kg
Engine
 
Type
Single Cylinder, Air Cooled, 4 Stroke
Displacement
177.4cc
Transmission
5 Speed (constant mesh)
Starting
Electric and Kick
Max. Power
17.3 Bhp @ 8500 rpm
Max. Torque
15.5 Nm @ 6500 rpm
Top Speed
125 km/h
Suspension
 
Front Suspension
Telescopic Hydraulic Forks
Rear Suspension
Gas Shocks, Rectangular Swing arm
Brakes
 
Front
Petal Disc
Rear
Petal Disc
Tyre Size
 
FrontTyre
90/90 x17
RearTyre
110/80 x 17
 

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