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TVS debuts drag-tuned Apache RR 310 decked out in carbon fibre | Autocar India

Written by Gulati

The tuned Apache RR 310 set a brand new drag racing document for the quickest time within the Indian Open Unrestricted Class (As much as 390cc).

TVS got here all weapons blazing to The Valley Run 2022 with a particular drag-tuned Apache RR 310. Competing within the Indian Open Unrestricted Class (as much as 390cc), the bike accomplished the quarter mile dash in 11.523 secs – setting a brand new document for the quickest time within the class. We check out what modifications made this attainable.

  • Jagan Kumar units new document with 11.523 secs time
  • Reworked engine nearly doubles energy output of street bike
  • Weighs 37 % much less

Drag-tuned TVS Apache RR 310 modifications

To start out with, TVS closely reworked the Apache RR 310’s 312.2cc engine. It’s now geared up with an electronically managed turbocharger, together with titanium connecting rod, titanium valves and lighter cast pistons. TVS claims the reworked engine generates nearly twice the facility output of the road model bike.

TVS has additionally added a programmable and closed-loop digital system with quickshift and launch management. To convey down the load, a lot of carbon fibre components have been added, together with the wheels and sub-frame. With all these modifications, the drag racing-prepped bike is alleged to weigh 37 % lower than its road-going counterpart.

The experience peak has been diminished as effectively – one thing that TVS says has helped decrease the centre of gravity to have a secure and minimal weight switch impact underneath most acceleration. An prolonged swingarm, and the ensuing elevated wheelbase, have helped transfer the centre of gravity ahead to stop wheelies on acceleration.

Setting a brand new document at The Valley Run 2022

This 12 months’s version of The Valley Run noticed 220 bike entries throughout the totally different lessons. TVS locked out the highest two positions within the Indian Open Unrestricted Class (as much as 390cc) class with the tuned Apache RR 310.

Ten-time Indian Nationwide Motorbike Racing champion Jagan Kumar set the quickest time of 11.523 seconds. That’s 0.428 seconds sooner than the earlier document of 11.951 secs set by a Yamaha RD350. KY Ahamed set the second quickest time of 11.996 seconds.

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