Home based TVS Motors on Wednesday launched its new sports bike – Apache RR 310. Priced at Rs 2.05 lakh (ex-showroom), the company claims that the sports bike can give its contempararies a run for their money.
The newly launched bike was first time unveiled as the Akula 310 race bike concept at the 2016 Auto Expo. TVS Apache RR 310, one of the must awaited bik ein the 300 cc section has been hevaily inspired from its concept model including the aerodynamic front fairing with a large windscreen. The fairing, however, gets some changes like addition of aggressive split headlamp with projector beams.
While the front silhouette is exactly similar to the concept model, the rear gets a lot of noticeable changes. The Apache RR 310 gets a sleek rear section with seating for two and an interesting LED tail lamp.
The superbike is available in two colours red and black.
Commenting on the launch, Sudarshan Venu, Joint Managing Director, TVS Motor Company, said, “The launch of TVS Apache RR 310 marks a major milestone, as it ushers in a new era at TVS Motor Company. Our endeavour is to fulfill the aspirations of discerning customers by offering high-quality, technologically-innovative products. The TVS Apache RR 310 is the most advanced and exclusive offering in our product portfolio, as it is a manifestation of 35 years of learnings from the race track, coupled with cutting-edge technology. We are confident that customers will find it to be a perfect combination of racecraft technology and riding dynamics.”
The bike boasts of 312.2cc, liquid-cooled, single-cylinder engine with the BMW G 310 R which is manufactured in India at TVS’ facility. The fuel injected motor comes mated to a six-speed gearbox and churns out 34PS at 9,700rpm and a peak torque of 27.3Nm at 7,700rpm.
The newly launched bike from Apache has to compete with the KTM RC 390, Kawasaki Ninja 300, Benelli 302R among other market players.