TVS Apache RTR 160 White Race Edition Launched In India

TVS Apache RTR 160 gets a new White Race edition in the family. The bike comes with a new colour scheme and some decals. However, the bodywork and the mechanicals are similar to the Matte Red Edition launched last year. 

TVS adds a limited edition bike to its family. The new Apache RTR 160 White Race edition is launched with a new colour scheme and some decals. The price starts from Rs 79,715 without any other changes in the bike. The bike will be available in two variants – Front Disc and Front/Rear Disc.

The motorcycle is mostly white in colour, with some added red stripes. It also gets a new fuel-tank badge. The bike will be based on the TVS Apache RTR 160 model and not the Apache 4V, which is the newest launch by TVS. It has similar specs to the older RTR 160 but will have some upgrades regarding the design and colour scheme.

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Also, there is a difference in the price of White Race Edition and the normal Apache RTR 160. It is priced Rs 1000 higher than the normal Apache RTR 160. Both carry the same 159.7 CC engine with 15.2 BHP and 13.1 Nm. The front disc braking variant starts from Rs 79,715 and the front/rear disc braking variant starts from Rs 82,044 (both ex-showroom).

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However, when compared the bike with the new 2018 Apache RTR 160 4V, there are a lot of differences. Firstly, the design has been changed and 4V looks like an almost naked bike. 4V also gets Electronic Fuel Injection system with the oil cooled 159.7 CC engine. The engine produces 16.56 BHP worth power and 14.8 Nm worth torque. Apache RTR 4V matches its body with Apache RTR 200, which was launched in the last year. However, it is priced very higher than the normal Apache RTR 160. RTR 160 4V starts from Rs 84,000 to around Rs 92,000 (ex-showroom).

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Apache RTR 160 competes with the likes of Honda Unicorn, Suzuki Gixxer, Honda CB Hornet 160R and Yamaha FZ S. However, being one of the oldest selling bikes, it has a good share in the Indian bike market.