TVS Motor Company makes its entry into the super-premium bike segment with the TVS Apache RR 310, which gets a 312cc, single-cylinder, 4-stroke, 4-valve, liquid-cooled engine that churns out 34 PS@9700 rpm and 27.3 NM@7700 rpm. The engine is mated to a 6-speed gear box that offers a precise and sharp race-shift experience. It has a top speed of 160 km/h, and accelerates from 0 to 60 km/h in just 2.9 seconds.
It is built on an all-new, race origin, light-weight trellis-frame chassis for enhanced stiffness in straights, and flex for dynamic cornering capability, that result in best-in-class riding dynamics. The motorcycle uses a unique reverse inclined DOHC (double overhead cam) engine with LCOC (liquid-cooled oil coolant) technology, which facilitates a compact layout for an ideal power-to-weight ratio and better mass centralization.
The TVS Apache RR 310 is equipped with a race-inspired vertical speedo-cum-tachometer with 18 racing tell-tale diagnostics, and a comprehensive post-ride analysis. The motorcycle is fitted with first-in-class bi-LED twin projector head lamps for maximum reach and visibility. It is fitted with Michelin Street Sport tyres, and is the first sub-500cc motorcycle to use these.
TVS Apache RR 310 sports a fully-faired, sporty design with superior ergonomics to ensure maximum ride comfort. The Thermal Management System on the motorcycle is fitted with a special gill profile to shield the rider’s leg from engine heat, and aids better heat dissipation. To accentuate the handling and ride experience, the TVS Apache RR 310 gets the Race Spec KYB Suspension that is tested and tuned by MotoGP experts. Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) and Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI) system will be available as standard.
The motorcycle comes in 2 colours – Racing Red and Sinister Black, and will be available at an ex-showroom price of INR 2.05 lacs.