Tvs Apache

Over the last two decades, the TVS motor company started rapidly losing its market share owing to tough competition from the Hero and Honda in the commuter motorcycle segment. Moreover, thanks to the success of Bajaj Pulsar, Indian motorcyclists were now eager to get their hands on relatively powerful machines.

TVS Apache has been awarded as Performance Bike of the Year in 2008.

This urge was sensed by the folks at TVS, who introduced their performance oriented series of bikes, named the Apache, back in the year 2007. Presently, the Apache series has three products under its umbrella – Apache RTR 160, Apache RTR 180, and Apache RTR 180 ABS.

TVS Apache Features

The features of TVS Apache RTR 200 Fi E100 have been listed below:

  • Electronic fuel injection system: The advanced fuel-injection system comprises of an idle air control valve, manifold absolute pressure, fuel injector, lambda sensor and temperature sensor.

  • Race derived O3C tech: Oil- Cooled Combustion Chamber Technology with ram-air helps reduce the engine heat map by 10⁰C, delivering high revving performance with uncompromised durability.

  • Anti-reverse torque slipper clutch: A-RT Slipper Clutch’ technology accentuates the vehicle's performance, with a 22% reduction in clutch force for faster upshifts, helping the rider achieve better lap times.

  • Racing double: Barrel exhaust - RTR 200 Fi E100 is developed using distinct Sound Engineering techniques and from bare stainless steel, providing a signature low frequency sound.

  • Race tuned KYB suspension: Monoshock with monotube floating piston shock absorber is precision-tuned for compression and rebound damping in cooperation with KYB.

  • Aggressive headlamps: Hyper-aggressive naked headlamp with snake fangs inspired LED DRL.

  • Alloy wheels: Tubeless tyres fitted on light-weight racing alloy wheels allows for better handling and riding dynamics.

Source: TVS Apache official website

TVS Apache Specifications

The specifications of TVS Apache RTR 200 Fi E100 have been listed below:

Engine and Performance

TypeSI, 4-stroke, Oil-cooled
Engine Capacity197.75 cm3
Maximum Power15.46 kW @ 8500 rpm
Maximum Torque18.1Nm @ 7000rpm
Fuel supply systemFuel Injection
Valve(s) Per Cylinder4 valves
StartingElectric Start
Power to Weight Ratio0.1017 kW / kg

Chassis, Suspension and Electrical

FrameDouble Cradle Split Synchro Stiff Frame
Front SuspensionTelescopic Forks
Rear SuspensionMono Tube - Mono Shock
Battery12V, 9Ah / 8Ah

Wheel, Tyre and Brake

Tyre (front)90/90–17 49P Tubeless (OR) 90 / 90 - 17 49S Tubeless
Tyre (rear)130/70–17 M/C 62P Tubeless (OR) 130/70–17 M/C 62S Tubeless
FrontDisc (270 mm Petal type)
RearDisc (240 mm Petal type)

Dimensions, Weight and Fuel Tank Capacity

Height1105 mm
Length2050 mm
Width790 mm
Saddle Height800 mm
Full Tank12 l

Source: TVS Apache official website

List of TVS Apache models/variants

  • Apache ETE 200 FI E100
  • Apache RTR 200 4V
  • Apache RTR 180
  • Apache RTR 160 4V
  • Apache RTR 160

TVS Apache Price in India

VariantsEx showroom Price - Mumbai
Apache RTR 200 4V Carb ABS R 2.0Rs. 1,10,640
Apache RTR 200 FI 4V R 2.0Rs. 1,09,683
Apache RTR 200 4V Carb R 2.0Rs. 96,983
Apache RTR 160 4V EFI ABSRs. 99,101
Apache RTR 160 4V ABS DiscRs. 92101
Apache RTR 160 4V ABS DrumRs. 89,101
Apache RTR 160 ABS Rear DiscRs. 86,504
Apache RTR 160 ABS Front DiscRs. 83,636
Apache RTR 180 1. Ch ABSRs. 90,641
Apache RTR 180Rs. 84,611

Source: TVS Apache official website

Note - For more information on the prices, please visit the website of the manufacturer.

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Why is it Important to Insure your TVS Apache

  • Coverage for any damages/losses caused to a third party.

  • Comprehensive coverage for your own two wheeler.

  • Coverage upto the insured declared value in case of theft or

  • Benefits of cashless transactions through network garages.

Essentials about for TVS Apache Insurance

Third-party Liability Insurance:
  • Covers bodily injury and /or death of a third party
  • Property damage to a third party
  • Personal Accident cover for owner driver
Comprehensive Insurance:
  • Third-party liability coverage
  • Loss and damage to the vehicle due to the two wheeler due to accident, theft, natural calamities, etc
  • Personal accident cover for the owner-driver
What two wheeler insurance covers for your TVS Apache
  • Loss or damage caused by natural calamities
  • Total loss because of fire, explosions or an act of terror
  • Total loss because of theft
  • Personal accident cover for owner driver
  • Own-damage cover
  • Third-party liability cover
What two wheeler insurance doesn’t cover for your TVS Apache
  • Normal Wear and Tear and Electrical or Mechanical Breakdowns
  • Damage to Tyres (unless the vehicle also damaged)
  • Driver without a Valid Driving License
  • Driving under the influence (DUI) of intoxicants such as liquor or drugs
  • When the two wheeler is used for any illegal purpose
  • Usage outside geographical limits
  • Usage outside geographical limits
  • If the vehicle is used for hire or reward, carriage of goods, organized.

How to buy/renew insurance for TVS Apache?

You can buy or renew two-wheeler insurance for your TVS Apache through the website of Compare the different policies available and then shortlist your options on the basis of which plan fits your needs the best. Submit the basic details of your two-wheeler, like make, model, registration number, manufacturer, and then select the premium amount. Next, submit your KYC details, such as your personal details and communication address. Post submission, you will be directed to the payment page, where you can pay your premiums and purchase the policy. You can also request a call back by submitting your telephone number on Coverfox’s website and schedule an appointment with an agent.

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Review of TVS Apache

TVS Apache is a flagship two-wheeler of TVS Motor Company. It boasts of sporty looks and offers an exceptional on-road performance. The manufacturer is reportedly the first to introduce twin channel ABS on Apache RTR 180 in the country’s two-wheeler vehicle segment.

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