2012 TVS Apache RTR 160 Hyper Edge

Despite carrying a rather long name, the TVS Apache RTR 160 Hyper Edge performs just like its name - with an edge.

First released in 2007, the Apache RTR 160 has received a number of upgrades leading up to its current state. And in the five years that it’s been in existence, it’s chalked an impressive list of features that certainly bears noticing.

In terms of styling, the Apache RTR 160 Hyper Edge was designed to reek of attitude, thanks in large part to the fluid racing stripes, the luminous rims, and the race crouch mirrors that epitomize its RTR racing pedigree. Smart-looking aluminum foot pegs also add a touch of class to the bike while the new look silencer canister makes a bold statement to anyone who sees it out on the road. The clip-on handlebars also allows you to be able to bank the bike better, allowing you to play with the curves like nobody’s business.

As far as the engine is concerned, the Apache RTR 160 Hyper Edge comes powered by a 4 stroke, 159.7 cc, single that produces 15.2 horsepower at 8,500 rpm and 13.1 Nm at 6,000 rpm. It may not look like much, but those numbers are more than enough to get you where you need to go in style.

Find out more about the TVS Apache RTR 160 Hyper Edge after the jump.

Style

Split grab rails

The split grab rail perfectly compliment the new rear

Silencer

New look silencer canister and beat makes a bolder statement

Rearset foot pegs

Smart looking aluminum footpegs lend a touch class

Racing GT stripe

Whichever angle you look at, the apache RTR 160 spells cocky sophistication. Its fluid racing stripes, luminous rims and race crouch mirrois epitomizes the RTR racing pedigree.

Forged brake lever

Fantastic alloy finished one piece brake pedals and levers for that added excitement

Aerodynamic airscoops

The 2008 RTRT range comes loaded with aerodynamic air scoops that not only add to the design but also ensure air is directed towards the engine unit to help better
cooling efficiency.

Engine fairing

Infuses a extra dollop of sporty character

Black alloys

Black alloys with red rim rings boldly announce fresh approach to motorcycle styling

Technology

Tail lamps

Leading from the rear are the LED tail lamps… stylish and purposeful

Roto petal disc

The roto petal disc brake makes its debut in India on the Apache RTR 160. Because any other bike would have been a compromise. With an impressive diameter 0f 270,,. Razor- sharp braking is a guarantee.

Digital speedo console

Digital speedometer are friendly hip

Over square engine

Hear the RTR roar, and feel the hair at the nape of your neck rise. The RTR engine is definitely signature of TVS’s racing chicanery and the ingenuity of its engineers.

Poly shocks

The RTR polyshocks take on every bump, every pothole with impunity and bully them into submission. Exactly like you take on life.

Clip on handle bars

With clip-on handle bars that let you bank better. Playing with the curves on the road was never easier, or more fun.

Specifications

Engine Type4stroke, 159.7 cc, single
Maximum power11.19 kw (15.2 bhp) @ 8500 rpm
Maximum torque13.1 nm @ 6000 rpm
Bore x stroke62mm x 52.9 mm
Compression ratio9.5:1
Carburetormikuni bs-26
Valve train2valves, single cam
Valves per cylinder2 valves
Power to weight ratio111.76 bhp/ton
Startingelectric & kick start
Ignitionidi - dual mode digital ignition
Clutchwet, multi-plate
Gear5-speed
Chasis Typedouble cradle
Suspension Fronttelescopic forks. 105mm stroke
Suspension Rearmonotube inverted gas filled shox(mig) with spring aid
Brakes Front270 mm petal disc
Brakes Rear130mm drum
Rim size (front)1.85 x 17”
Rim size (rear)2.15 x 18”
Tire size (front)90/90 x 17”
Tire size (rear)100/80 x 18”
Fuel tank capacity16.0 lit
Reserve2.5 lit
Useable reserve1.7 lit
Length2020mm
Width730mm
Height1050mm
Wheelbase1300mm
Saddle height`790mm
Ground clearance180mm
Kerb weight136kg

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