The TVS Apache RTR 160 4V was made with the essence of a champion that won 6 straight INMRC Championships – the RTR 165 Prototype. Mirroring the design language of 'Draken'- a concept shown at Auto Expo 2014 - further sharpened the design DNA of this pathbreaking race machine. It was conceptualized to have a compact race design, definitive shape, and an aggressive-forward biased stance. This performance machine is also designed to keep you safe, with Super-Moto ABS.
Race engineered to be a powerhouse, the RTR 160 4V is packed with raw racing performance and an unmistakable track presence. Built to be BS-VI compliant, this wins the race to the future with futuristic technology and a revamped aesthetic featuring:
The design of the RTR 160 4V has been refined on the racetrack. The form of the machine has a singular function - to be the quickest around the track. The bike has been sculpted to be dynamic through corners, while its sharp edges make it imposing on the circuit. The chequered flag decals pay homage to our winning streak on the track.
The all-new TVS Apache RTR 160 4V is powered by BS-VI Race Tuned Fuel Injection (RT-Fi) technology. It’s the enhanced performance that racers love about the Apache RTR, in a bold, futuristic, and powerful new avatar
Benefits of the advanced technology are:
TVS Apache RTR 160 4V gets a 159.7 cc, 4-valve, oil-cooled engine with patented Race Derived O3C, that churns out max power of 16.02 PS at 8250 RPM. The engine is mated to a 5-speed super-slick gear box that offers a precise and powerful riding experience.
The Race Derived O3C Engine uses an oxygen sensor and high compression to squeeze every ounce of power out of the engine, and into your next lap record. The engine aces to life in the blink of an eye, with an all-new Feather Touch start.
In-built First in segment feature for low speed urban riding which enables an extremely smooth and controlled ride. With this feature, one can start moving the vehicle with a slow release of the clutch lever, without the throttle operation. This is a convenient feature while riding in heavy traffic. The requirement of the synchronization of the clutch lever and throttle lever is eliminated & engine stalling can be eliminated. The maximum speed with GTT feature without throttle
Control has never been this exhilarating, the Apache RTR 160 4V 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.
TVSM patented Double Cradle Split Synchro Stiff Chassis engineered using Multi-Body Dynamics Analysis gives optimized vehicle layout, thereby increasing the stability by 25% and setting the benchmark in its class for excellent riding dynamics.
The Monoshock with monotube floating piston shock absorber is precision-tuned for compression and rebound damping in cooperation with SHOWA to achieve excellent dynamic response and perfect track balance.
Gives you unyielding remora fish-like grip on/off the track providing superior grip and long-lasting performance.
The double-barrel exhaust empties gases from the combustion chamber faster, increasing the engine’s horsepower while retaining the same exhaust note that’s always been music to our ears. The RTR continues to delight with a racier signature exhaust note.
The all-new unique LED headlamp with claw position lamps on the TVS Apache RTR 160 4V are aggressively styled to leave an imposing impression on the track & road. They enable enhanced visibility, long range light penetration and luminosity that’ll always keep the finish line well within both sight and reach. It also adds to the overall premium appeal.
3-2-1-GO RACE ON: TVS Apache RTR 160 4V welcomes you with the alpha-numeric message on race-inspired Speedo-cum-Tacho that sets you in a mood to race with race diagnostic features like Lap timer, 0-60 timer, Top speed recorder, etc.
The TVS Apache RTR 160 4V now comes with aggressively styled aerodynamic claw mirrors. Perfect for looking back at the competition as you pass them by.
The bike now comes with a special Wave Bite Key that is specially programmed to prevent theft. The motorcycle and the key are programmed such that a duplicate key cannot be used to start the ignition, ensuring that your race machine responds only to you.
Specially designed Roto-petal disc brakes (Front and Rear) for aggressive stopping power and faster dissipation of heat. 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.
Aerodynamically modelled street-fighter inspired muscular design & Engineered to achieve lesser downforce for uncompromised handling at any speeds. The all-new aggressively style tank cowl sports new graphics that gives racers an unmatched presence.
The new engine cowl sports refreshed graphics that is a statement of pure, unstoppable racing power. Aerodynamic razor-sharp design with perpetual motion styling protects the engine in case of bad roads/ bumps.
The new dual tone racing seat is optimized for racer comfort giving a magnet-like grip to the rider at the same time allowing the rider to slide around easily while hitting the apex and turn of directions.
SI, 4 stroke, Oil cooled
11.78 kW @ 8250 rpm (16.02 PS @8250 rpm)
14.12 Nm @ 7250 rpm
Fuel supply system
Valve per cylinder
Power to Weight Ratio
5 speed gearbox
Double cradle Split Synchro STIFF
12V, 8Ah MF
AHO LED Headlamp with LED position lamp
Drum - 2.15x17
Disc - 3.5x17
90/90-17 49P Tubeless (or) 90/90-17 M/C 49S Tubeless
Drum - 110/80-17 57P Tubeless
Disc - 130/70-17 M/C 62P Tubeless (or) 130/70-17 M/C 62S Tubeless
270mm dia Petal Disc
130mm dia Drum
200mm dia Petal Disc
Single Channel Super-Moto ABS
DOT 3 / DOT 4
Kerb Weight (with 90% fuel & tool kit)
Drum - 147 kg / Disc - 149 kg
*Figures highlighted in red are for RTR 160 4V Disc variant.