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TVS Apache RTR 160 4V RT-FI Launched in Nepal: Three Riding Modes with New DRL!

TVS Apache RTR 160 4V FI is now officially available in Nepal.

TVS Apache RTR 160 4V BS6 price nepal
TVS Apache RTR 160 4V BS6

Jagdamba Motors, the authorized distributor of TVS motorcycles in Nepal, has officially unveiled its newest Apache variant.

TVS Apache RTR 160 4V BS6 brings in the newest features with revamped styling.

Some of these new features are present in its elder 200 4V BS6 sibling. Unlike its sibling, the pricing isn’t as aggressive as expected. Instead, this one comes with a sharp increase in pricing.

TVS Apache RTR 160 4V BS6 price in Nepal is introduced at Rs. 3.79 Lakhs.

The popular TVS offering made its official debut at a launch event in Purple Haze, Kathmandu. The launch event highlighted the perks of the latest Apache offering.

With that said, let’s take a quick look at the all-new TVS Apache RTR 160 4V in Nepal along with its key specifications.

TVS Apache RTR 160 4V Specifications

  • Engine Type: SI, 4-stroke, 4-valve, Oil-cooled Engine
  • Emission Standard: 
    • BS6
    • BS4
  • Displacement: 159.7 cc
  • Cooling System: Oil-cooled with Air Assist
  • Starting Mechanism: 
    • Self Starter Only in BS6
    • Self and Kick Start in BS4
  • Max Power: 
    • 17.55 PS @ 9250 rpm in BS6
    • 16.62 PS @ 8000 rpm in BS4
  • Max Torque: 
    • 14.73 Nm @ 7250 rpm in BS6
    • 14.8 Nm @ 6500 rpm in BS4
  • Gearbox: 5-Speed
  • Top Speed: 114 Kmph
  • Fuel Tank Capacity: 12 liter
  • Mileage: 35-40 kmpl
  • Front Tyre: 90/90-17 – Disc
  • Rear Tyre: 130/70-R17 – Disc (Drum Optional)
  • Tubeless Tyres: Yes
  • Braking System: 
    • Single-Channel ABS in BS6
    • Standard (Single-Channel ABS Optional) in BS4
  • Suspension Setup: Telescopic Forks and Mono Shock Suspension
  • Seat Height: 800 mm
  • Ground Clearance: 180 mm
  • Kerb Weight: 146 – 147 kg
  • Colors: Racing Red, Racing Blue, and Racing Black

TVS Apache RTR 160 4V Price in Nepal: Rs. 2,72,900 – Rs. 3,79,900

TVS Apache RTR 160 4V BS6 Overview

Design

TVS Apache RTR 160 4V sports a familiar styling.

It takes design inspiration from its elder sibling, TVS Apache RTR 200 4V.

Based on the “Draken” concept, it gets a muscular fuel tank, aggressive tank shrouds, an off-placed fuel tank, and a double-barrel exhaust.

TVS has made slight changes to its headlamp section.

TVS Apache RTR 160 4V BS6 Styling
TVS Apache RTR 160 4V BS6 Styling

It still comes with the “ant-head” shaped LED headlamp. However, the LED DRL has now been shifted to the center.

Other than this, the rest of the elements continue to remain unchanged.

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It still comes with the same single-piece seat, split-type grab rails, and sleek LED tail lamp.

We have already seen this design with its SmartXonnect ABS variant. As expected, this variant also features Bluetooth Connectivity.

TVS Apache RTR 160 4V BS6 - Repositioned LED DRL
TVS Apache RTR 160 4V BS6 – Repositioned LED DRL

Additionally, TVS Apache RTR 160 4V comes in three different colors: Red, Blue, and Black.

Performance

TVS Apache RTR 160 4V BS6 is powered by a 159.7cc, Single-Cylinder, 4-valve, Oil-cooled, SOHC, FI engine. It can generate a max power of 17.55PS at 9250rpm and a max torque of 14.73Nm at 7250rpm.

Moreover, it is mated to a 5-speed gearbox with a 12-liter fuel tank capacity.

TVS Apache RTR 160 4V BS6 - Riding Modes
TVS Apache RTR 160 4V BS6 – Riding Modes

Compared to the BS4 iteration, it now generates 0.93PS more power with an increase in RPM limit.

In addition, there are multiple Ride Modes: Urban, Rain, and Sports.

Depending on the riding mode, the powertrain figures are slightly different. Sports Mode can generate 17.55PS and 14.73Nm whereas Rain/Urban Mode can generate 15.64PS and 14.14Nm.

Additional Details

The suspension setup is Telescopic Forks at the front and Mono Shock at the rear.

It is built on a Double Cradle Split Synchro Stiff Frame.

The dimensions are 2035mm in length, 790mm in width, and 1050mm in height. Moreover, the wheelbase sits at 1357mm.

TVS Apache RTR 160 4V has a ground clearance of 180mm. Moreover, the kerb weight is 146kg.

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Features

Here is a quick list of features in the new TVS Apache RTR 160 4V BS6.

TVS Apache RTR 160 4V BS6 - Special Edition
Special Edition of TVS Apache RTR 160 4V BS6

TVS Apache RTR 160 4V Features Highlight

  • Apache RTR 200 4V Inspired Styling
  • 160cc 4-Valve Engine
  • BS6-compliant Bosch Fuel Injection
  • Ant-Head Headlamp and Repositioned DRL
  • Muscular Fuel Tank with Off-Placed Fuel Cap
  • Dedicated Info/Control Switch
  • Multiple Riding Modes
  • Digital Instrument Cluster
  • SmartXonnect System with Bluetooth Capabilities
  • Stylish Grab Rails
  • Single-Channel ABS
  • Double-Barrel Exhaust with Bass-Heavy Exhaust
  • Dual-Disc Braking

TVS Apache RTR 160 4V Price in Nepal and Availability

As for the pricing, the TVS Apache RTR 160 4V price in Nepal is set at Rs. 3,79,900. This brings the variants list to whooping six different variants!

TVS Apache RTR 160 4V Variant Price in Nepal
BS6 – FI LED Headlamp + ABS + SmartXonnect Rs. 379900
BS4 – Carb LED Headlamp + ABS + SmartXonnect Rs. 344900
BS4 – Carb Halogen Headlamp + SmartXonnect Rs. 299900 (Front Disc) / Rs. 318900 (Dual Disc)
BS4 – Carb Halogen Headlamp + Orange Meter Rs. 272900 (Front Disc) / Rs. 290900 (Dual Disc)

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Talking about its availability, TVS Apache RTR 160 4V RT-FI is now available at the nearest TVS Showroom in Kathmandu.

Interested individuals can visit the nearest TVS Showroom for more information.

TVS Apache RTR 160 4V competes against Bajaj Pulsar NS160, Honda CB Hornet 160R, and Suzuki Gixxer 155.

Apache RTR 160 4V now leaves its rivals to bite the dust. It offers segment-leading features with unmatched performance with new and improved styling.

However, all that comes at a high asking price.

Especially considering one can get an Apache RTR 200 4V with a much more aggressive design with much more features for just Rs. 20,000 more.

Perhaps, this is what TVS Nepal ultimately wants.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is the authorized distributor of TVS Apache RTR 160 4V in Nepal?
Jagdamba Motors is the authorized distributor of TVS Apache RTR 160 4V in Nepal.

Which is better TVS Apache RTR 160 4V or TVS Apache RTR 180?
TVS Apache RTR 160 4V offers a fresh new design and new features! Moreover, it comes with a 4-valve technology which drastically improves performance, and mileage while reducing vibrations. In summary, TVS Apache RTR 160 4V is better.

Is TVS Apache RTR 160 4V good for touring?
Yes, TVS Apache RTR 160 4V offers good performance, comfortable seats, and an ergonomic riding position. These aspects help TVS Apache RTR 160 be good for touring.

Is TVS Apache RTR 160 4V worth buying?
Yes! TVS Apache RTR 160 4V comes with a fantastic engine, superb performance, and excellent handling without any compromise in comfort!

Which is the price of TVS Apache RTR 160 4V in Nepal?
The price of TVS Apache RTR 160 4V in Nepal starts at Rs. 2.72 Lakhs to Rs. 3.79 Lakhs.

Is TVS Apache RTR 160 4V BS6 available in Nepal?
Yes, TVS Apache RTR 160 4V FI BS6 will soon be available in Nepal. It will be priced at Rs. 3.79 Lakhs.

Is TVS Apache RTR 160 4V Special Edition available in Nepal?
TVS Nepal hasn’t yet confirmed details on TVS Apache RTR 160 4V Special Edition. If it does arrive in Nepal, it will be priced slightly higher than the standard BS6 model.


Don’t forget to watch our TVS Apache RTR 200 4V BS6 Review!


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