The TVS Apache RTR 180 has been a mainstay in the Apache stable and on the racetrack. The
performance machine from the house of TVS Racing has racked up laurels in all forms of racing and
till this day continues to stand on the top step of the podium. The TVS Apache RTR 180 has
continuously evolved over the years, with cutting edge racing tech and countless laps on the track.
This latest version, spearheads the RTR badge into a new decade of performance.
The 2020 TVS Apache RTR 180 is powered by the BS-VI Race Tuned Fuel Injection (RT-Fi) technology. The intelligent system has optimized the engine, so that racers can experience the ultimate performance from the engine in any race condition.
The race derived engine is developed with a short stroke set up for lightning fast acceleration. The engine delivers intense torque and the high revving nature at the top end translates to greater racing speeds.
This First-in-segment feature allows for effortless launch off the line. With the slow release of the clutch, and with no throttle operation the race machine will effortlessly move off the line. The requirement of the synchronisation of the clutch lever and throttle lever is eliminated and this cuts down on engine stalls.
Control has never been this exhilarating, the Apache RTR 180 now comes equipped with technology to slice up the track. The Single Channel Super-Moto ABS Unit had been developed and tested on the track. The system provides the ultimate braking control while allowing sharp feedback. The precise system to keep your braking and cornering, razor-sharp.
Synchronized stiff chassis developed in collaboration with TVS Racing ensures total control at high speeds and tight corners. It ensures stiffness for straight line performance and flex for aggressive cornering proposition.
Agility is key while being aggressive, and our suspensions are perfect at giving you that swing motion. The front suspension is telescopic oil damped and the rear suspension is monotube inverted gas filled 5 step adjustable shocks with rectangular swing arm that provides unrelenting strength without compromising performance
Achieve your optimum racing stance and the best of the incredible riding experience with the first-in-class adjustable split clip-on handlebars, adaptable brake pedal and gear levers.
Intelligent aerodynamics of the tank cowl aids performance and reduces engine heat by 10℃.
Just as imposing on the track as it is in parc ferme. The Apache RTR 180 sports all-new camouflage and speed-line graphics to communicate the unpredictable and impulsive character of the machine which is meant to defy all limits and evade all speed radars.
The chequered flag TVS Racing pin stripes on alloy wheels connote the Racing DNA of every RTR machine on road.
New Nocturnal-White backlit display with 0-60 timer and a stylish racing stripe.
The newly designed forged handlebar end weights on RTR 180 gives better handling on road than before.
LED light guide combined with new pilot lamps to form a pair of intense animalistic eyes. Activated on ignition, night or day.
The sleek and aggressive tail lamps are dotted with an array of LED lights, which makes for a meaner and fiery racing icon. A signature visual impression that is instantly recogonisable.
The meticulously crafted racing seat is designed to provide the ultimate comfort over long race distances.
The beast breathes from within. The tank scoops enable a free inflow of air for optimum intake and outflow which cools the powerful engine simultaneously, making it for an impeccable ride.
Perpetual motion styling. Aerodynamic razored design.
Radical race design. Lighter, chiseled tail.
MIG - monotube inverted gas - filled 5 step adjustable shocks provide unrelenting strength without compromising performance.
With adjustable Split clip on handle bars, adaptable brake pedal and gear levers, the rider makes the best of the incredible riding experience.
The Single Channel Super-Moto ABS Unit makes the machine notches up in safety with enhanced braking control. Developed and tested on the track, the system provides the ultimate braking control while allowing sharp feedback. The precise system to keep your braking and cornering, razor-sharp.
The LED light guide in the headlamp panel coalesces with the pilot lamps and produces an intense, raw, animalistic gaze, being Apache's signature. This throws a far reaching beam on the road and makes for a very comfortable night-riding experience.
Remora tyres stick to the road with remora fish-like grip, resulting in improved acceleration and braking.
The new Apache RTR 180 sports all-new crash guard design with integrated frame sliders inspired from our race machines for additional protection and rider safety on roads.
SI, 4 stroke, Oil cooled, Fuel injected
Max. Engine output (kW @ rpm)
12.35 kW @ 8500 rpm (16.79 PS @8500 rpm)
Max. Torque (Nm @ rpm)
15.5 Nm @ 7000 rpm
Valve per cylinder
Power to Weight Ratio
5 speed gear box
Double Cradle Synchro STIFF
Monotube Inverted Gas-filled shox (MIG) with spring aid
Battery rating (Ah)
12V, 8Ah MF
Halogen HS1 12V 35/35W with AHO, Clear lens with MFR with LED position lamp
90/90-17 49P Tubeless
110/80-17 57P Tubeless
Front Brake (Disc)
270mm dia Petal Disc
Rear Brake (Disc/Drum)
200mm dia Petal Disc
DOT 3 / DOT 4
Single Channel Super-Moto ABS
Kerb weight (with 90% fuel and tool kit)