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Here’s All The Info On The New TVS Apache RTR 180 BS6


TVS gives the new Apache RTR 180 a fresh lease of life. We check out what the new BS6 bike packs, or doesn’t

TVS Apache RTR 180 BS6 5 Things To Know

The TVS Apache RTR 180 BS6 is the last of the Apache series of motorcycles to be launched with BS6 compliance. It does not just get a greener motor but a few other minor updates as well. Here’s what the BS6 Apache RTR 180 packs or misses out on. 

 

It gets a more powerful motor:

TVS Apache RTR 180 BS6 5 Things To Know

The Apache RTR BS6 gets fuel injection and a catalytic convertor. It delivers 16.79PS at 8500rpm and 15.5Nm at 7000rpm. While torque remains the same, it is now delivered 500rpm higher in the rev range. Power has gone up by 0.17PS. The 5-speed gearbox has been carried over. 

 

It gets Glide Through technology:

TVS Apache RTR 180 BS6 5 Things To Know

Like other Apache BS6 motorcycles, the Apache RTR 180 gets Glide Through technology. This setup boosts revs when you begin to roll off to prevent the motor from stalling. This technology, previously seen only on large capacity motorcycles like the Suzuki GSX S1000. The first TVS motorcycles to get it were the  Apache RTR 160 4V BS6 and Apache RTR 200 4V BS6

 

The underpinnings remain unchanged:

TVS Apache RTR 180 BS6 5 Things To Know

The Apache RTR 180 BS6 continues to use the same telescopic fork and twin gas-charged shock absorber setup. Braking is via the same 270mm petal disc and 200mm petal disc with single-channel ABS. 

 

But dimensions have changed:

TVS Apache RTR 180 BS6 5 Things To Know

The wheelbase has reduced by 26mm and is 1300mm now. This should help make the Apache RTR 180 BS6 more flickable. TVS has increased the Apache RTR 180 BS6’s ground clearance by 5mm. It now is 170mm. At 141kg, it now weighs 2kg more due to the addition of fuel injection and a catalytic converter. The seat height is 790mm while fuel tank capacity is 12 litres. 

 

Pricing has gone up:

The Apache RTR 180 BS6 now costs Rs 1,01,450 (ex-showroom Delhi). That’s a hike of Rs 6,704 over the TVS Apache RTR 180 BS4. It is available in just one variant. Competition comes in the form of the Bajaj Pulsar 180 Neon.

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