TVS Apache 200 ABS Carb launched at Rs. 1.08 lakh
First announced in January 2016, the TVS Apache 200 has finally received an ABS option. Only offered with the carb variant for now, price of new TVS Apache 200 ABS start from Rs.1.08 lakh, ex-showroom, Mumbai (about Rs.15,000 more expensive than standard Carb variant of Apache 200). Colour options on offer are Black and White. The ABS variant comes with a dual channel ABS unit from Bosch. It comes with Pirelli tyres as standard and new 6 plates clutch (current Apache 200 has 5 plates clutch). Back in November 2017, TVS announced the launch of 200 Fuel Injection variant, which is valued at Rs.1.07 lakh, ex-showroom. The launch of FI ABS variant will take place at a later date.
Situated in the entry level sports segment, TVS Apache RTR 200 4V aims young urban buyers with its aggressive stance and high level performance. It is powered by a single cylinder, 4 valve, oil-cum-air cooled 197.7-cc engine in two versions one of which is a carbureted while the other is a fuel injected. The engine with the carbureted unit offers 20.5 PS highest power and 18.1 Nm torque while the yet to be launched F-I version power performance is improved to 21 PS but torque figures remain the same.
Aggressive in looks and with added styling the TVS Apache RTR 200 4V is seen with a headlight with pilot LEDs, an all-digital instrument cluster and LED tail lamps. It receives split seats and a higher rear seat while a high flow double barrel exhaust system offers better outflow of exhaust besides adds to the aesthetics of the new Apache. The bike also gets high grip wide ratio Remora tubeless tyres along with choices of Pirelli tyres for better racing performance. It is fitted with petal discs and dual channel ABS along with back liftoff protection facility.