TVS updated in India the 2021 Apache RTR 200 4V Single Channel ABS, which now comes with 3 riding modes and an adjustable Showa front suspension.
Moreover, the single channel ABS is, according to the brand, ‘Super-Moto ABS Unit’, which has been developed and tested on the track. According to them, the system provides the ultimate braking control while allowing sharp feedback, the precise system to keep your braking and cornering, razor-sharp.
In India, the model got, in 2020, slightly redesigned LED headlights, LCD panel with Bluetooth connection (with some “smart” functions), two-channel ABS option brakes and adjustments to the fuel injection system.
In addition, for 2021, it received a new color: ‘Matte Blue’, which complements ‘Gloss Black’ and ‘Pearl White’.
The 2021 TVS Apache RTR 200 4V Single Channel ABS comes with some cutting-edge technologies: 3 riding modes, adjustable Showa front suspension, adjustable front clutch and brake levers and high performance rear tire.
Now, it has 3 riding modes: “Sport”, “Urban” and “Rain”. The first one releases all engine power and torque, and limits the ABS response. The last two, on the other hand, limit power and torque and allow a greater response from ABS (in ‘Rain’ mode, ABS operates at 100%).
The suspensions are now from Showa, with the front adjustable in the preload, allowing a comfortable or sportier fit.
The clutch and front brake levers have 3 adjustment options for greater comfort in operation.
Finally, the new high performance rear tire is the Eurogrip Protorq SR, a radial type with racing specifications. According to the brand, it has greater traction, stability and durability.
Engine with more technology
The 2021 Apache RTR 200 4V Single Channel ABS also received adjustments to the “race-optimized” fuel injection system, which, according to the brand, allows better power delivery and fuel economy, improves engine life and improves pollutant emission control. .
In addition, GTT (Glide Through Technology) was added, which allows you to ride your motorcycle, gently releasing the clutch, without having to touch the accelerator, at a low speed (usually used in the city, in traffic jams). It is possible to reach 7 km/h in the first gear, 12 km/h in the second and 17 km/h in the third.
Finally, the performance data remains the same. The engine is a 197.75 cm³ single cylinder with air and oil cooling, capable of generating up to 21 HP of maximum power and 1.85 kgfm / 18.5Nm of torque. The gearbox is 5-speed with slipper and sliding clutch and the brake is equipped with an ABS system, with one or two channels.
The Single Channel ABS variant of the Apache RTR 200 is sold in India for INR 1,28,020 (Ex-showroom, Delhi), while the Dual Channel ABS is offered at INR 1,33,070 (also Ex-showroom, Delhi).