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TVS Apache RTR 165 RP launched at Rs 1.45 lakh | Autocar India

Written by Ravi Kapoor

Revealed On Dec 23, 2021 04:25:00 PM

Restricted to 200 models, the TVS Apache RTR 165 RP makes 19.2hp and 14.2Nm of torque from its 164.9cc single-cylinder engine.

TVS has launched its Apache RTR 165 RP at Rs 1.45 lakh (ex-showroom, India). That is the primary providing underneath the corporate’s Race Efficiency sub-brand.

Probably the most notable change on the TVS Apache RTR 165 RP is the closely reworked engine. It now makes use of a 164.9 cc, four-valve, single-cylinder engine that makes 19.2hp at 10,000rpm and 14.2Nm of torque at 8,750rpm. For reference, the RTR 160 4V makes 17.5hp at 9,250 rpm and 14.73Nm at 7,250rpm. The facility determine of the RTR 165 RP is far greater than another 160cc motorbike on sale in India. 

TVS has mentioned the 165 RP options “15 % greater valves managed by Hello-Raise Hello-Period cams and twin spring actuators for racier engine efficiency”. Different adjustments come within the type of “a revised bore stroke ratio of 1.37 that enables free-revving as much as the redline” and “a brand new dome piston for a better compression ratio.”

The bike additionally will get a slipper clutch, adjustable brake and clutch levers. It continues to make use of the 5-speed gearbox. Different mechanical elements just like the body and brakes look like an identical to the RTR 160 4V. TVS has mentioned the suspension has been retuned for this bike. It misses out on the adjustable suspension the RTR 200 4V is out there with. At 148kg, it weighs 2kg greater than the rear disc brake-equipped RTR 160 4V.

Whereas the design is identical because the RTR 160 4V, it does function a novel color scheme and seat cowl. TVS has additionally mentioned that the mannequin will probably be restricted to 200 models.

TVS Apache RTR 165 RP: value

At Rs 1.45 lakh, the TVS Apache RTR 165 RP prices considerably greater than the top-spec model of the Apache RTR 160 4V (Rs 1.21 lakh). It additionally prices greater than the top-spec model of its extra highly effective sibling, the TVS Apache RTR 200 4V (Rs 1.39 lakh).

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