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TVS Apache RTR 160 is one of the most preferred naked streetfighters in the Indian market. The model is serving the Apache lovers from around over a decade. Lately, its evolved iteration termed as the new Apache 160 4V is introduced in brand’s existing lineup. Highly influenced by TVS’s racing division, the new 160 4V is sporty as compared to last generation Apache RTR 160.
The new Apache 160 4V is different not even evidently but also at mechanical front. The motorbike shares design cues from flagship model the RTR 200 4V, it has the more focused fuel tank with curvy tank extensions. The chequered decals along with prancing horse on fuel tank seem pretty captivating to the eyes.
At the powertrain front, this new generation of 150cc premium motorcycle gets the honour of having the four-valve head in the segment. Besides, the pulsar NS 160 comes bolted with multiple valve head in the segment. Furthermore, the aids of oil-cooling are also being provided with this new 160 4V. Though the churned out power depends on the fuel system, the carburetted version develops 16.1bhp whereas the fuel injected variant makes out 16.3bhp.
The transmit torque to the rear wheel is 14.8Nm for both the trims. On the basis of brakes components, there are two variants, one with the rear disc that is offered with a broader tyre. The other one with rear drum brakes that equips slimmer tyres respectively. The ABS misses out once again the new 160 4V.
In the premium 150cc commuter segment, the Apache RTR 160 4V competes with the likes of Yamaha FZ-S, Suzuki Gixxer, Honda CB Hornet 160R, Honda XBlade, Bajaj Pulsar NS160, etc
Royal Enfield Classic 350 is the most selling cruiser bike from the Chennai based automaker in the Indian market. Its attributes like retro classic styling with modern features along with an affordable price tag made masses crazy to get their hands on this royal ride.
Bolted on a single downtube chassis as a stressed member, the 346cc engine offers to propel power of 19.8bh along with 28Nm of torque. The latest Classic 350 models get a bump of 1.8bhp as against to marginally reduced torque. The powertrain uses a carburettor system as fueling agent unlike its bigger sibling incorporates electronic fuel injection.
The company manages to supply traits like a relaxed and comfortable ride for which the Royal Enfield motorcycles are renowned across the globe. On the design front, the motorcycle did not see any alteration through the equipped traditional 19-inch wheel rims are replaced by the 18-inch wheels. Buyer can opt from the available choices of colours comprising mint, ash, chestnut, lagoon, silver and black and the introductory pricing for the Classic 350 is INR 1.35 lakhs (ex-showroom).