The updated console is probably the biggest eye-candy in the all-new Apache RTR 200 4v. It features Low fuel warning and assists, Turn-by-turn navigation, Race telemetry, Call/SMS alert, crash alert, Lean angle mode and much more. The bike costs Rs. 1,19,032 (ex-showroom price).
The Turn-by-turn navigation helps the rider to navigate without having to look at the mobile phone every now and then. The Call/SMS alert notifies the caller ID on the console. The crash alert system notifies the emergency contact about the accident which aids for timely hospitalization.
These features were introduced by TVS in their TVS Ntorq 125 which became India’s first Bluetooth connected scooter. The company also went on to launch an updated version of the powerful scooter recently, named TVS Ntorq Race Edition.
The engine incorporates TVSM patented Oil-Cooled Combustion Chamber (O3C) technology which reduces the engine heat map by 10 degree Celsius. The 197.75cc engine produces 15.09kW output at 8500 rpm and 18.01Nm torque at 7000rpm.
The Anti-Reverse Torque (A-RT) slipper clutch provides quicker upshifts and precise gear shifts for the 5-speed gearbox. Pirelli race-spec tires are provided as an option.
The Roto-petal disc brakes provided in the front and rear account for the aggressive stopping power and quicker heat dissipation. The dual-channel ABS with Rear wheel Lift-off Protection (RLP) control.
The above-mentioned features make the new TVS Apache RTR 200 4v a tough competitor for its rivals such as Bajaj Pulsar NS 200, Yamaha FZ25, Yamaha MT15, Hero Xtreme 200.