Quick Review: TVS Apache RTR 180 Race edition launched in India at Rs. 82,233

Source: TVS
Source: TVS

TVS Motors has launched the Race Edition of the Apache RTR 180 priced at Rs. 83,233 (ex-showroom, Delhi). It comes in a new Pearl White colour and new graphics. The bike comes with front and rear disc brakes as standard.

The bike has a carbon fibre theme and comes with a new 3D TVS logo and TVS Racing rim stickering on the alloy wheels. The digital instrument cluster comes with a blue backlit display which has a 0-60 km/h speed recorder, lap timer and service indicator among other features.

The RTR 180 Race Edition is powered by a 177.4 cc, single-cylinder engine that produces 16.39 BHP @ 8,500 rpm and a peak torque of 15.5 Nm @ 6,500 rpm. TVS claims that the Race Edition will accelerate from 0-60 km/h in 4.9 seconds and has a top speed of 114 km/h. The bike gets 270 mm and 200 mm petal-type disc brakes in the front and rear respectively. It does not come with ABS.

TVS Apache RTR 180 Prices

  • Non ABS (Old) : Rs. 87,683 (Petrol, 47.00 Kmpl)
  • Non ABS (New) : Rs. 88,440 (Petrol, 47.00 Kmpl)
  • Rear Disc Race Edition : Rs. 89,022 (Petrol, 47.00 Kmpl)
  • Matte Red : Rs. 89,498 (Petrol, 47.00 Kmpl)
  • ABS : Rs. 99,880 (Petrol, 47.00 Kmpl)


    (a) 17.03 PS of bone-crunching power
    (b) Short stroke/low-end torque
    (c) Best-in-class Power-to-Weight Ratio
    (a) Designed to combat wind-resistance
    (b) Aggresively angled Tank Cowl reduces engine heat by a spectacular 10°c
  • Beast-Inspired Headlamps
    (a) LED light guide combined with new pilot lamps to form a pair of intense animalistic eyes
    (b) Activated on ignition, night or day
  • Muscled Tail Cowl
    (a) Radical Race Design
    (b) Lighter, Chiselled Tail
    (c) Tri-coloured race insignia
  • Muscled Engine Cowl
    (a) Perpetual Motion Styling
    (b) Aerodynamic Razored Design
  • Sculpted Digital Display
    (a) New muscled styling
    (b) New Nocturnal-Blue Backlit Display
    (c) Countdown-on-Ignition Speedometer
    (d) Race-Inspired Carbon Fibre Cues
  • Roto Petal Disc Brakes
    (a) 270mm of brute force brake power
    (b) Enhanced Heat Dissipation, *Optional: ABS-Anti-Lock Braking System

ColorsWhite, Black, Matte Black, Matte Red, Pearl White, Matte Blue, Matte Grey

  • Engine
    Engine Cc : 177.4 cc
    No Of Cylinder : 1
    Max Power : 16.4 bhp @ 8500 rpm
    Max Torque : 15.5 Nm @ 6500 rpm
    Valves Per Cylinder : 2
    Fuel Delivery : Carburetor
    Cooling System : Air Cooled
    Starting Mechanism : Self / Kick Start

Fuel Consumption
Fuel Tank Capacity : 12 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity : 2.5 L
Mileage : 47 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range : 564 km

  • Transmission
    No. Of Gears : 5
    Clutch : Wet Multi-Plate

Front Brake Type : Disc
Rear Brake Type : Disc
Front Disc/Drum Size : 270 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size : 200 mm

  • Dimension and Weight
    Kerb Weight : 137 kg
    Length : 2085 mm
    Width : 730 mm
    Height : 1105 mm
    Wheelbase : 1326 mm
    Ground Clearance : 165 mm
    Seat Height : 790 mm

Battery : 12V, 9.0 Ah
Headlight : 35/35W Halogen HS1 Clearn lens with Multi-Face Reflector
Tail Light : 0.5W LED- Twin triangle with prism on lens

  • Chassis and Suspension
    Chassis Type : Double Cradle Synchro STIFF
    Front Suspension : Telescopic Forks with Hydraulic Dampers (105 mm Stroke)
    Rear Suspension : Monotube Inverted Gas-filled shox (MIG) with spring aid

Wheel and Tyres
Wheel Size : 17 inches
Wheel Type : Alloy Wheels
Front Tyre : 90/90 – 17 Tubeless
Rear Tyre : 110/80 – 17 Tubeless

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