New TVS Apache RTR 160 is Coming Soon: Styling bits from the RTR 200
New TVS Apache RTR 160 is Coming Soon
The 160cc segment is arguably one of the hottest bike segments in Bangladesh. It is true that, all major motorcycle manufacturers have a presence here with bikes bringing in the best of technology and performance.
TVS were the pioneers of this segment with their RTR 160. However, the bike has been begging for a makeover for a while now.
Well TVS has been working on a new RTR 160. It will change the chassis, suspension parts and bodywork come from the larger RTR 200.
A closer look reveals beefier 37mm front forks and a rear gas charged monoshock damper. The rear disc is larger and seems to have been lifted off the larger bike.
The headlamp, fuel tank, side panels, tail piece and the LED tail lamp are similar to the RTR 200 as well. While it is not clear in pictures, it seems like TVS will be incorporating the RTR 200’s all digital instrument console as well.
While the engine architecture remains the same, TVS could be working on the internals with a focus on better performance and refinement. The RTR 200 influence comes in the form of the twin-barrel exhaust as well. In terms of performance, we can expect a mild increment from the current 15.4PS and 13.1Nm.
The RTR 160 will face stiff competition from the Bajaj Pulsar NS 160, Honda CB Hornet 160, Suzuki Gixxer and Yamaha FZ FI.