TVS Apache 200, new Victor launching on January 20, 2016

By: | Published: January 12, 2016 8:49 PM

Powering the TVS Apache 200cc will be a 200cc, single-cylinder engine that is a re-bored version of the RTR 180's 180cc unit. Mated to a 5-speed manual, this engine will churn out a maximum power close to 25bhp and a healthy torque of 22Nm.

TVS Apache RTR 200ccThe 200cc version of the TVS Apache is likely to take some of its design cues from the Draken Concept that had made its debut at the Auto Expo 2014

Long wait for the much-anticipated TVS Apache 200 and new Victor will finally end on January 20, 2015. Both the motorcycles will also make their public debut at the Auto Expo 2016 as well. Ahead of the Apache 200’s launch in the Indian market, the company has teased the bike on its Indonesian website as the company has plans to launch it there as well.

The 200cc version of the TVS Apache is likely to take some of its design cues from the Draken Concept that had made its debut at the Auto Expo 2014. With features such as raised pillion spilt seat, large petal discs both at the front & rear, clip-on handlebar, underside exhaust and others, the Apache RTR 200 will target buyers looking for a bike that’s affordable and has characteristics of a entry-level sportbike. Other key features are – new alloy wheels, mobile charger, digital instrument console, head-lights with daytime running lamps, LED tail-lamps, etc.

Powering the TVS Apache 200cc will be a 200cc, single-cylinder engine that is a re-bored version of the RTR 180’s 180cc unit. Mated to a 5-speed manual, this engine will churn out a maximum power close to 25bhp and a healthy torque of 22Nm.

The TVS Victor, on the other hand, could feature a 125cc engine mated to a 4-speed gearbox. This engine could be the same that powers the TVS Phoenix that is good for 10.84bhp and 10.8Nm. This bike will take head on Bajaj Discover 125, Honda CB Shine and other 125cc motorcycles. As compared to the old model, the new Victor will be a more up-market with more features and better riding capabilities.

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