New Delhi: TVS motors have welcomed the new year with a bang. The company has finally launched its highly awaited and most powerful motorcycle of RTR series, the Apache RTR 200 4V along with the all new TVS Victor with the starting price of Rs. 88,990 and 49,490 respectively.
The bike is available in three variants. The carbureted version of the motorcycle is priced at Rs. 88,990 (ex-showroom, Chennai), the fuel injection variant costs Rs. 1.07 lac (ex-showroom, Chennai) while the price of ABS & Pirelli tyres equipped model is Rs. 1.15 lac (ex-showroom, Chennai).
Powering of the motorcycle is done via 197.75cc, single cylinder 4-valve, oil-cooled engine that is coupled to a 5-speed gearbox.
This smooth fuel injected powertrain produces 20.7bhp of power at 8,500rpm and maximum torque of 18.1Nm at 7,500rpm, while the carbureted powerplant generates 20.2bhp of power.
The bike takes 3.9 seconds to reach 0-60kmph and has the ability to achieve a top speed of 130kmph.
Built on a double cradle synchro STIFF frame, the bike gets telescopic forks up front and KYB mono shock absorber at the rear end.
The braking is responsible to a 270mm disc at the front and 240mm disc at the rear.
The bike runs on Remora 90/90-17 R17 at the front and 130/70 R17 rear tyres that come mounted over 10-spoke alloys. It also gets Pirelli rubber in the premium trim along with dual-channel ABS.
On the other hand, Indian motorcycle manufacturer also launched the 2016 TVS Victor at Rs. 49,490 (ex-showroom, Chennai) for the base trim and Rs. 51,490 (ex-showroom) for the disc brake variant.
This is the first 110cc motorcycle in India to get a 3-valve engine. The bike comes equipped with 109.7cc single-cylinder, 3-valve engine that is mated to a 4-speed constant mesh transmission.
Its smooth powertrain is tuned to produce 9.6PS of power at 7,500rpm and 9.4Nm at 6,000rpm.
Built on a single cradle tubular frame, the bike has telescopic oil dampened suspension up front and 5-step hydraulic series suspension at the rear.
It not just offers the better power and performance, but also wins over competitors in terms of drivability and comfort.
TVS Victor was first launched in the year 2001, but was discontinued in the year 2007 due to lack of demand.
Now with the new version, it is all set to begin a new innings. The bike will be placed above TVS Star City Plus in the line-up.