TVS Apache RTR 200 4V vs KTM Duke 200
Nowadays we can clearly observe huge competition between the two-wheeler manufacturers. They introduce various new variants with new technologies, advance safety features and new colors. Though, the introduction of these new offerings leaves us with diversified options to choose from, but still sometimes it becomes quite difficult to select, which one is the best-in-class. Here, we are going to compare two prominent sports Tourers, namely the KTM Duke 200 and the upcoming TVS Apache RTR 200 4V in terms of their features, technologies, colors and price. KTM Duke 200 is one of the most selling bikes in India, while the competitor TVS Apache RTR 200 is about to be introduced soon in the market.
Engine: Apache 200 4V vs KTM Duke 200
TVS Apache RTR 200 is powered by 197.75cc single-cylinder, 4-stroke, BS IV engine, which will generate 19.77 BHP of power @ 8,500 RPM and 18.1 NM of torque @ 7,000 RPM. TVS claims a top mileage of 35 KMPL.
While the KTM Duke 200 is powered by a 199.5cc with single-cylinder, 4-stroke, spark-ignition Liquid-Cooled engine. It will produce 22 BHP of power @ 10000 RPM and 19.2 NM of torque @ 8000 RPM against Apache RTR 200.
Design: Apache 200 4V vs KTM Duke 200
Talking about the design, Apache RTR 200 has got an LED light at the front and rear for the clear visibility on the darkest road. The company also offers a split up seat, stylish alloy wheels, which are inspired by TVS Draken, etc. It also features a stylish monogram of Apache and RTR on the fuel tank.
While the KTM Duke 200 comes with excellent features, dynamic performance, but highest in price against RTR 200. It is featured with split up seat, under belly exhaust, which has been seen on Pulsar 200NS and many more. It gets classic graphics that generate a unique look.
Instrument: Apache 200 4V vs KTM Duke 200
The company has been offering a fully digital dashboard. On the display we have seen a speedometer, trip-meter, clock, current gear and many more options. Below the screen, you will see an indicator, turn sign, ABS light, low fuel warning, high beam indicator headlight and the neutral light. KTM Duke 200 is featured with speedometer, tachometer, turn indicators, trip meter etc on digital instrument panel.
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Brakes and Suspensions: Apache 200 4V vs KTM Duke 200
Both the motorcycles are loaded with advance safety features in brakes and suspension. TVS Apache RTR 200 is loaded with 270mm petal disc brakes at the front and 200mm petal disc brakes at the rear with the ABS technology. The rear monoshock suspension helps to make a comfortable ride on the Indian pit road.
On the other hand the KTM Duke 200 comes with powerful 280mm disc brake at the front and 230 mm disc brake at the rear. The company has offered high quality upside-down forks at front side and rear mono-shock suspension.
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Colors and Price: Apache 200 4V vs KTM Duke 200
The TVS Apache RTR 200 will come with six shades including red, yellow, gray, black, silver and matte black. The ex-showroom price of this bike will be starting just at Rs 88,990, New Delhi. Whereas the KTM gets a price tag of Rs. 1.43 ex-showroom, New Delhi. The motorcycle is available in two different shades, namely, white and black.