TVS Motor Company has launched its much-awaited Apache RR 310 bike in India at a price of Rs 2.05 lakh (ex-showroom).
The flagship bike of TVS has been in development for over two years now and it aims to challenge the Japanese heavyweight Kawasaki Ninja 300 which has almost similar specs but is priced at Rs 3.6 lakh.
Apache RR 310 is powered by a four-stroke, four-valve, single-cylinder, reverse-inclined 312 cc engine which makes 33.5 bhp at 9700 rpm and 27.3 Nm of peak torque at 7700 rpm. The bike uses a range of top-notch components, including upside down Kayaba front forks, and a rear monoshock, also from Kayaba.
The motorcycle has a 6-speed gearbox mated to an engine that boasts of a top speed of 160 kmph, and acceleration from 0-to-60 kmph in just 2.9 seconds.
Booking for the Apache RR 310 starts by the end of December and the company intends to sell 10,000 units of it in January 2018.