|Bagota, March 29, 2019:
TVS Motor Company, a reputed manufacturer of two-wheelers and three-wheelers in the world, today launched the TVS Apache RTR 160 4V in Colombia. A testimony to the racing legacy of the TVS Apache series, the TVS Apache RTR 160 4V is the most powerful 160cc motorcycle, creating a new benchmark in the segment.
Engine: 159.7cc, 4 valve, 4 stroke, oil-cooled engine
Maximum Power: 12.14 kW @ 8000 rpm (16.5 PS @8000 rpm)
Maximum Torque: 14.8 Nm @ 6500 rpm
Max Speed: 113 kmph
Acceleration: 4.73 seconds
Best-in-class: power-to-weight ratio
Fully digital cluster
The TVS Apache RTR 160 4V is born of the six-time Indian National Motorcycle Racing Championship (INMRC) winning motorcycle – (Group B RTR 165) and gets the 4-valve, oil-cooled engine that offers best-in-class performance.
Speaking at the launch of the TVS Apache RTR 160 4V Mr. R. Dilip, Senior Vice President - International Business, TVS Motor Company, said, "In over 10 years of its existence, the TVS Apache RTR series has created phenomenal customer delight. The TVS Apache RTR 160 4V is an exciting addition to the TVS Apache RTR series. It is the most powerful 160cc motorcycle in Colombia and embodies the latest racing technology with best-in-class performance. We are confident that the TVS Apache RTR 160 4V will delight customers in Colombia with its superior performance and dynamic racing look."
The TVS Apache RTR 160 4V is available in the Carburetor variant. The motorcycle gets a 159.7 cc, single-cylinder, 4-stroke, 4-valve, oil-cooled engine that churns out 16.5 PS @8000 rpm and 14.8 Nm @ 6500 rpm. The engine is mated to a 5-speed super-slick gear box that offers a precise and powerful riding experience.
Staying true to its racing pedigree, the TVS Apache RTR 160 4V has the most powerful 160cc engine, enabling the best performance in its class and boasts of a top speed of 113 kmph. Complete with best-in-class power-to-weight ratio, the motorcycle does an astounding 0-60 kmph in 4.73 seconds.
TVS Apache RTR 160 4V comes with the TVS Motor Company patented Double-cradle Split Synchro Stiff Frame Design, which gives excellent high-speed stability and best-in-class handling on/off- track. The mono-shock suspension, engineered and precision-tuned by inputs from TVS Racing riders, contributes to the razor-sharp handling and agility through the corners. Placing paramount importance on safety, the TVS Apache RTR 160 4V comes both in Front Disc and Rear Disc variant in the Colombian market.
With a fully-digital speedometer, the design of the TVS Apache RTR 160 4V offers sleek styling along with the race-spec aspects of the INMRC race machine – RTR 165. The forward biased stance with tight proportions is complemented by the aggressive headlamp, chiseled body and a sleek, sharp tail. The motorcycle boasts of a compact race design with chequered flag decals on the tank, a fitting homage to its winning streak on the race track.
The TVS Apache RTR 160 4V series is available in three stunning colours, namely, Racing Red, Knight Black and Metallic Blue at the outlets of our distribution partner in Colombia, AKP Motors.
About TVS Motor Company
We are a reputed two and three-wheeler manufacturer, and the flagship company of the USD 8.5 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 four years. We have been ranked No. 1 Company in the JD Power Customer Service Satisfaction Survey for consecutive three years. For more information, please visit www.tvsmotor.com.
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