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TVS Updates Apache RTR series in India with ABS

TVS Updates Apache RTR series in India with ABS

New Delhi, March 29, 2019: TVS Motor Company announced on Thursday that the company has updated the entire TVS Apache RTR series with anti-lock braking system (ABS) from April 1, 2019 onwards. The price of the updated series starts from Rs. 85,510 (ex-showroom Delhi).       

The entire TVS Apache RTR series with ABS is available across all TVS Motor Company showrooms in India. The ABS unit on the new TVS Apache RTR series motorcycles has been developed with a special algorithm, widely derived out of the racing track, the company said in a release. Apache RTR 200 4V Race Edition 2.0 continues to be available with Dual-Channel ABS and RLP (Rear wheel Lift-off Protection) control.

Stating on the development KN Radhakrishnan, Director & CEO, TVS Motor Company said "We are delighted to announce the inclusion of Super Moto ABS across RTR 160; RTR 160 4V and RTR 180 versions. This one of a kind racing tuned ABS technology that ensures maximum dynamic performance along with cutting edge safety technology to our consumers. The motorcycles are already on sale in market to ensure proactive compliance to the regulatory requirement laid down by the Government of India.”

The company also announced the launch of TVS Apache RTR 160 2V (ABS) with new features. The new model is equipped with an all-new, back-lit speedometer with dial-art, new seats and new handle-bar end dampeners for better stability and precision. The refreshed motorcycle will sport new TVS Racing inspired graphics making it more appealing.

To reduce two-wheeler road casualties, the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has made anti-lock braking system (ABS) mandatory for all new two-wheelers launched from April 1, 2018 onwards, having engine capacity higher than 125cc.