manufacturer in the country TVS Motor Company has launched two of its much
awaited motorcycles, TVS Apache RTR 200 and TVS Victor in Chennai. The TVS
Apache RTR 200 4V will be offered in two avatars - carburetted and fuel
injected and will be priced at Rs 88,990 and Rs 1,08,000 respectively.
The Victor will be available
in two variants - disc and drum. The drum-brake variant has been priced at Rs 49,490,
and the disc-brake version has been priced at Rs 51,490 (ex-showroom, Delhi).
TVS also announced that it
will soon launch an ABS version of the Apache RTR 200 4V, and will be priced
around Rs 1.15 lakh.
TVS Apache RTR
Designed to deliver an
adrenalin rush with an exhilarating race performance, TVS Apache RTR 200’s
advanced four valve racing O3C oil cooled oversquare, five-speed engine is
equipped with balancer shaft mechanism and is programmed to whip up an
impressive 20.5 PS @8500 rpm with a torque of 18.1 Nm @ 7000 rpm Apache RTR 200
also comes with a EFi variant and will be available in Indian &
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. This makes it one of
the fastest accelerating motorcycles in its segment.
Racing origin split
construction double cradle chassis with radically improved torsional and
lateral stiffness aid in exceptional control and maneuverability. The bike’s
high flow double barrel exhaust system not only ensures smooth outflow of
exhaust but also adds to the aesthetics of the TVS Apache RTR 200.
Enhancing the performance and
handling capabilities of the TVS Apache RTR 200 is a custom made Monoshock
Suspension. The bike also boasts of a fully digital race diagnostic speedometer
with 0-60 km/h and fastest lap time display. The bike comes with high grip,
wide aspect ratio Remora tubeless tyres (with option of Pirelli tyres for
special racing performance). The bike is equipped with petal discs and advanced
double channel ABS with rear liftoff protection (RLP) facility.
TVS Apache RTR 200 sports a
brand new hyper aggressive design language. Precise lines and clean edges with
bold, racing inspired contrasts best describe the bike. The aesthetically
crafted fuel tank can hold up to 12 liters of petrol (including reserve).
The Apache RTR 200 is equipped
with electric -start and comes in six stunning matte finishes including yellow,
red, white, titanium grey and black. Glossy black is also available as an
option. The Apache RTR 200 will be available in both EFI and Carburetor
versions with an option of Pirelli tyres.
First launched in 2002, TVS
Victor had a glorious run. Among the top-selling commuter segments bikes in the
country, TVS Victor was the first product indigenously developed by TVS Motor.
It received excellent reception from buyers and took the market by storm
clocking over 40,000 units each month way back in 2002.
The TVS Victor, now comes in
an all-new avatar. It is an ideal combination of modern styling, superior
engine performance and class leading comfort.
It houses an advanced and refined 3-valve Ecothrust engine, which is
tuned to deliver the optimum combination of power and fuel economy. An electric
start fires up the 4 speed powertrain to churn out 9.6 PS of power@ 8000 rpm with a torque of 9.4 Nm
Designed to suit customers
looking for comfort, safety and handling, the new TVS Victor delivers an mileage
of 76 km/l under standard TVS test conditions. It carries an 8 litre fuel tank
(including 2 litre reserve). The motorcycle has a wheelbase of 1260 mm with a
ground clearance of 175 mm. TVS Victor comes in both disc and drum brake
versions and is built on single cradle tubular frame.
Telescopic oil damped front
suspension and 5 step adjustable hydraulic series spring suspension at the rear
ensure smooth ride and handling. A broad seat adds to the comfort of the
motorcycle. TVS Victor comes with new mirrors and instrument panel. The new 55
watt headlight is brightest in the segment.
TVS Victor will be available
with both Disc and Drum options and in six impressive colours with attractive
contrasting graphics including Red, Black Red, Black Silver, Grey, Silver&
Unveiling the new motorcycles
at the launch, Venu Srinivasan, Chairman, TVS Motor Company said, “TVS Motor
has been at the forefront in bringing new and relevant technology to our
customers. TVS Motor, is defined by its state of the art engineering,
excellence in technology and superior quality of products. Our commitment to
our customers is our primary focus. This launch is yet another reiteration of
the TVS promise, to deliver high quality, customer centric products.”
K N Radhakrishnan, President and CEO, TVS
Motor Company, added, “The success of TVS Victor first launched in 2002 laid
the foundation for TVS Motor in India. We are constantly evolving our products
to offer technologically superior and youthful products to our customers. We
believe that both TVS Apache RTR 200 and TVS Victor are world-class products as
they take a big step forward in terms of performance with ride and handling so
as to deliver complete rider control and comfort. They complement our existing
product portfolio and have a strong potential in its respective segment. We have no doubt that both these motorcycles
will be well accepted by our customers and will further spur the sales momentum
that we have accrued over the last year.”