2020 TVS Apache RTR 200 4V with dual-channel ABS was just launched yesterday on the 4th of November 2020 in India. In comparison to its predecessor, the new motorcycle comes with Rs1,000 hike as it is now priced at 1.31 lakh (ex-showroom), India. 2020 TVS Apache RTR 200 4V comes with segment-first features and a new colour option. Perspective customers can book the new bike at the brand’s authorized dealerships across the country with deliveries scheduled to start in the coming few weeks. Until then, what we have got for you here today are 'Top 5 Things to Know' about the newly-launched 2020 TVS Apache RTR 200 4V to help make an informed decision incase you have any plans to buy the bike this festive season.
2020 TVS Apache RTR 200 4V offers new Riding Modes
The updated Apache RTR 200 4V comes with segment-first Riding Modes that are Sport, Rain and Urban. The rider can seamlessly switch between different modes on the go with the help of the ride mode switch. Talking about the different riding modes, Urban Mode delivers optimized power and control for daily commutation with improved ABS for a quicker response on the road. While the Rain Mode optimizes ABS for delivering maximum response thanks to a strong lever feedback mechanism. In wet conditions, the ABS is triggered early to ensure maximum control of the bike. As the name suggests, Sport mode delivers maximum power and acceleration on the track. The ABS is set at the lowest point with the high limit for slip percentage for clocking fast lap time.
2020 TVS Apache RTR 200 4V caters to adjustable levers
The 200cc motorcycle is offered with a segment-first 3-step adjustable brake and clutch levers. This new addition will help the rider in adjusting the levers to the position that suits him or her. The combination of adjustable levers, existing brake and assist clutch system helps improve the lever usage on the new bike.
2020 TVS Apache RTR 200 4V new updates
2020 Apache RTR 200 4V comes with a host of new additions like segment-first Glide Through Traffic or GTT, feather touch start, new claw mirrors, Bluetooth connectivity, digital instrument console, TVS SmartXonnect, wave bite ignition key among others. The bike also gets a new paint scheme Matte Blue alongside existing Gloss Black and Pearl White. It is lighter by almost 1 kg plus modifications in the braking system helps in delivering improved brake performance.
2020 TVS Apache RTR 200 4V now provides pre-load adjustable front forks
One of the biggest talking point from the launch is the inclusion of Showa adjustable front forks. The new forks are pre-load adjustable enabling the riders to control the suspension travel-range to suit their weight.
2020 TVS Apache RTR 200 4V engine performance
Apache RTR 200 4V continues to be powered by a BS6 compliant 197.7cc single-cylinder four-valve air-cooled engine. This powertrain delivers 20.5 bhp of maximum power output and 16.8 Nm of peak torque. It mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox with a slipper clutch and assist as standard fitment.