Bengaluru , 21 Dec 2016

TVS Apache RTR 200 announced the Indian Motorcycle of the Year 2017

TVS Apache RTR 200 won one of the most prestigious and ultimate automobile award of the country, Indian Motorcycle of the Year 2017. Apache RTR 200 won the top accolade in its category competing with twelve shortlisted motorcycles out of the 30 motorcycles launched in 2016.

This distinguished panel constituted fourteen of India’s leading motoring scribes, who bring decades of experience in motorcycle testing and evaluation to the table. These renowned names of India’s automotive publication Industry. Jury was made up of Rahul Ghosh of Auto Today, Jared Solomon and Arup Das of AutoX, Sirish Chandran and Aninda Sardar of Evo India, Pablo Chaterji of Man’s World India, Kartik Ware and Ruman Devmane of Motoring World, Shubhabrata Marmar and Rishaad Mody of Overdrive, Debabrata Sarkar and Christopher Chaves of Top Gear India, and Aspi Bhathena and Sarmad Kadiri of Bike India. This year marks the ninth year of the IMOTY awards.

The list of motorcycles in the running were assessed across a variety of parameters such as styling, value for money, technical innovation, build quality, fuel economy, performance, practicality, and above all, suitability for Indian riding conditions.

Designed to deliver an adrenalin rush with an exhilarating race performance, TVS Apache RTR 200 is one of the fastest accelerating motorcycles in its segment. For the first time in the 200cc segment, TVS has introduced an oil cooled combustion chamber with ram air assist, which enables the motorcycle to achieve a top speed of 128 km/h with an astounding performance of 0-60 km/h in a mere 3.9 seconds.

About TVS Motor Company

TVS Motor Company is a leading two and three wheeler manufacturer, and is the flagship company of the USD 7 billion TVS Group. We believe in Championing Progress through Mobility. Rooted in our 100 year legacy of Trust, Value, Passion for Customers and Exactness, we take pride in making internationally aspirational products of the highest quality through innovative and sustainable processes. We endeavour to deliver the most superior customer experience at all our touch points across 60 countries. We are the only two-wheeler company to have received the prestigious Deming Prize. Our products lead in their respective categories in the JD Power IQS and APEAL surveys for the past two years. We have recently been ranked No. 1 Company in the JD Power Customer Service Satisfaction Survey. For more information, please visit

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