The TVS Apache RTR 200's specifications and official images have been leaked ahead of its launch on January 20, 2016. The details of the new Apache 200 have been leaked in Indonesia, where as well the product will be launched the same day.
The TVS Apache RTR 200 will be powered by a 197.75cc, air-cooled, single-cylinder with with 4 valves. This engine, mated to a 5-speed gearbox, develops 20.23bhp at 8,500rpm and 18.1Nm at 7,000rpm. Weighing 148kg, the vehicle can achieve the 60kmph mark from standstill in 3.9 seconds at a top speed of 130kmph.
It will compete with the likes of the Pulsar 200 NS, RS, the KTM Duke 200, Yamaha R15, Honda CBR250R, among others.
Coming to design, the TVS Apache RTR 200 4v will get LED daytime running lights at the front, LED tail-lamp, clip-on handle bar, spilt seats. Other interesting features will include disc brakes both at the front and rear, dual channel anti-lock braking system (ABS), and multi-spoke alloy wheels with TVS tyres.
Expected to be priced around Rs 1 lakh, the TVS Apache RTR 200 4V will be made available in 6 colours - Silver, Red, Yellow, Black, Matte Black and White. The vehicle will take on the likes of the KTM Duke 200, Yamaha R15 and other 200-250cc bikes. Interestingly, the bike will only be made available with an electric start function, as there is no manual kick start option.