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Old 6th August 2008, 03:58   #1
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Hi all,

Just came to know that TVS is all set to launch "Menace" 180cc.
According to the news TVS would be launching this new mean machine sometime during Diwali..
This is going to be a more powerful version of the "Apache".
Some specifications:

Expected Price: 75k

Expected BHP: 18bhp

Expected Top Speed: 135kmph

Expected Colors: yellow, orange, black and maybe lime green

Expected Performance changes: higher compression ratio, Fi

Expected Body changes: less weight, semi naked fairing fixed type, projector lamps, 120 rear, rear disc

Expected Rubber profile: 100 front, 120 rear, mixed compound

This is great news for TVS fans..keep your fingers crossed!!
Any more grapewine on this will be welcomed!!

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TVS Apache 180 soon – The Menace | Nitin Khatri's Blog

80K on road

seems like TVS is going the bajaj way, I just wish they get this engine smother than the RTR,

Both bajaj and TVS are playing around with a single engine. Why cant they do something new?

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Nice name. No pix? 100/120, emm, would be too much right?
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Hhaaha JK, just what i though after the HH's passion, glamous et all that.
Lately there has been a spurt of TVS, only if they can hold it together for the 'menace' they'd have something to look ahead.

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no pics as of now..TVS is trying to keep it under wraps..it is classified information that is floating in the market..will try and get the pics soon..what i hear is it is going to be in the lines of the new Yamaha FZ150

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Well as of now nothing is fixed the features & prices listed are all speculative.

@Ruffryder: it would be good if you also quote the source of your post.

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this might help
The bike might have an under seat exhaust (remember chicane)
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Also heard that 200 cc Apache will be released with ABS
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@junky.... whats this?
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Just came to know that TVS is all set to launch "Menace" 180cc.
According to the news TVS would be launching this new mean machine sometime during Diwali..
This is going to be a more powerful version of the "Apache".
Menace??

They're seriously running out of ideas for motorcycle names in India. The nickname for this bike would be Dennis, I guess?

Mohave would've been a good successor to Apache. Menace doesnt sound menacing enough - it sounds more like a nuisance.
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@junky.... whats this?
????, its a link, where you can find the proposed design of the so called MENACE

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Anyone had a butchers at the "similar threads" section at the bottom of this page?

1) The Street Dog Menace
2) Rat Menace
3) Animal Menace!

Hehehe..
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Anyone had a butchers at the "similar threads" section at the bottom of this page?

1) The Street Dog Menace
2) Rat Menace
3) Animal Menace!

Hehehe..

@ Sankar..guess guys here should not do a search with the word "Menace" or they would come up with forums relating to:
1) The Street Dog Menace
2) Rat Menace
3) Animal Menace

btw Sankar is your RTR @ home??
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????, its a link, where you can find the proposed design of the so called MENACE
does that means its going to be a monoshock at the rear?
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btw Sankar is your RTR @ home??
No mate RTR is not coming home. I cancelled the booking and decided to go for the Karizma.
http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/motorb...tml#post937039
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