TVS Apache RTR 200 has officially launched in India. The new TVS Apache RTR 200 is powerwd by an air-cooled engine with an oil-cooler and Mated to a 5 speed gearbox. There are 2 engine options for the new Apache RTR 200. They are Carbureted and Fuel Injected. The carbureted version generates 20.23 BHP power with 18.1 NM torque. The fuel injected model develops 20.73 BHP power with 18.1 NM of torque.The standard model of Apache 200 was with non-Fi engine, without ABS and with TVS tyres. for this version the price is Rs. 88,990 (ex-showroom Delhi).The EFi model equipped with a fuel-injected engine, with Pirellli tyres is expected to be priced at Rs. 1.08 lakhs. The top-spec model with a fuel-injected engine, Pirellli tyres, and ABS (Anti-lock Braking System), is expected to be priced at Rs. 1.15 lakhs.
Engine and Gearbox
The new Apache uses a 197.75 cc, single cylinder, oil cooled engine which is a bored out version of its 180cc sibling. There is also an option to get fuel injection (BOSCH) at an additional cost. The engine was expected to have a killing performance with around 25 BHP and 22 NM of torque whereas the actual figures reveal a different story.
The carburetor fed motor produces just 20.23 BHP (15.09 KW) @ 8500 rpm and 18.1 NM @ 7,000 rpm. The fuel-injected engine develops maximum power of 20.73 BHP (15.46 KW) @ 8500 rpm and maximum torque of and 18.1 NM @ 7,000 rpm. The gearbox is a 5-speed unit for both options.