Official details of the 2012 Apache RTR Series from TVS..
It's finally official now that the 2012 upgrade of the Apache RTR (160/180) models are just cosmetic. The engine specs seems to have not been altered. TVS Motor has published details like the new prices and the colors.
It also looks like TVS is trying to reposition this new RTR series with a "Beast" image & being "Scarily Fast" compared to their earlier positioning which was based on being born out of it's racing heritage ("Racing DNA").
Is it the right way forward? You decide.. What new?
-  New headlamp with LED Daytime Running Lamps (first on an Indian bike)
 New Tank extension/flaps to make the tank appear bulky
 Rider & Pillion seperate foot pegs
 Reshaped seat (especially around the rider area)
 New side panels
 Bigger engine guard / belly pan
 New color combinations / graphics
 Carbon fibre finish to the black pastic around the side, rear panels and the speedo console
 Slightly reddesigned speedo console and switch gear
 DC Lighting on the RTR 160 & 180
 RTR 160 gets a wider 110 section rear tyre (up from the earlier 100 section)
 RTR 160 also gets tubeless tyres
RTR 160 - 4 dual-tone color shades: Green, Red, Yellow & Grey with Black as the base color
RTR 180 - White, Yellow, Grey & Black
RTR 180 ABS - White and Black
Price: (Ex-Showroom Delhi as on 30'th Apr 2012)
RTR 160 - Rs 67,505
RTR 180 - Rs 72,090
RTR 180 ABS - Rs 82,780
2012 TVS Apache RTR 160: Official Photo
- TVS Apache RTR 160 Hyperedge launched [Oct 2010]
- Ride Review: TVS Apache RTR 160 Hyperedge [Mar 2011]
- TVS Apache RTR 180 ABS launched [Mar 2011]
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