TVS Apache RTR Review

TVS Apache is a two wheeler manufactured by a renowned Indian manufacturer, TVS. The Apache was first introduced in the year 2006, however, the bike had gone through various changes in accordance with time. The bike had faced various changes in the physique, and the new gen TVS Apache looks much more aggressive and muscular than the previous versions. The company has manufactured the Apache RTR in two version: RTR 160 and RTR 180.

The new gen Apache RTR 160 and 180 has got extended tank-extension which makes the bike look stylish. Each part of the bike has received muscular design. Also, the new gen TVS Apache has got the length and height of 2085 mm and 1105 mm respectively. The bike has got the wideness of 730 mm, however, the Apache RTR 160 weighs 137 kg whereas, RTR 180 weighs 139 kg.

Moreover, the engine featured in the Apache RTR 160 provides maximum power of 15 bhp and maximum torque of 13 Nm along with displacement of 160 cc. Whereas, the RTR 180 is featured with 180 cc engine which is capable of producing maximum power and maximum torque of 17.3 bhp and 15.5 Nm respectively.

Furthermore, TVS has been exporting the two variants of Apache: RTR 160 and 180 in Nepal under the dealership of Jagadamba Motors.

Price in Nepal: Rs. 2,35,900 (Rs. RTR 160),

Rs. 2,45,900 (For RTR 180)



 Apache RTR 160

 Apache RTR 180

 Body Type

 Naked  Naked


 137 kg  139 kg


 2085 mm  2085 mm


 1105 mm  1105 mm
 730 mm  730 mm


 1300 mm  1300 mm

 Ground Clearance

 165 mm  165 mm




 Apache RTR 160

 Apache RTR 180


 16 liters  16 liters

 Engine Type


 Maximum Power

 15 bhp  17.3 bhp

 Maximum Torque

 13 Nm  15.5 Nm


 160 cc  160 cc

 Box X Stroke

 62 x 53 mm  62 x 58 mm

 Starting System

 Electric/Kick  Electric/Kick

 Final Drive





Apache RTR 160

 Apache RTR 180

 Front Suspension

 Telescopic Forks, 105 mm Stroke  Telescopic Forks, 105 mm Stroke

 Rear Suspension

 Telescopic Forks, 105 mm Stroke  Monotube Inverted Gas Filled Shox (MIG) With Sprin

 Front Tyre

 90/90 x 17  90/90 x 17

Rear Tyre

 100/80 x 17  110/80 x 17




 Apache RTR 160

 Apache RTR 180

 Front Brake

 Disc  Disc

 Rear Brake

 Drum  Drum




 Apache RTR 160

 Apache RTR 180


 Manual  Manual

 No. of Gears

 5  5


 Wet Multi-plate  Wet Multi-plate


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