TVS Apache RR 310 launched at Rs. 2.05 lakh


TVS has launched the Apache RR 310 in India at a price of Rs. 2.05 lakh (ex-showroom). It is available in two colour options – Racing Red and Racing Black.

The new Apache RR 310 shares its underpinnings with the BMW G 310R. A lightweight trellis frame forms the backbone of the bike. The overall length of the bike is 2,001 mm and its measures 786 mm in width and 1,135 mm in height. The wheelbase is 1,365 mm and the seat height is set at 810 mm. The kerb weight of the bike is 169.5 kg and it comes with a 11-litre fuel tank.

The styling of the Apache RR 310 is inspired by the Akula concept. The fairing is claimed to have the lowest co-efficient of drag in the segment. The front features bi-LED projector headlights with a racing stripe running down the centre of the front cowl. LED daytime running lights have been integrated into the headlamp clusters. It also comes with LED tail lights. It gets clip-on handle bars and a vertically laid out digital instrument cluster that can record 18 different diagnostic parameters at any given time. The RR 310 rides on 5-spoke, 17-inch alloy wheels and gets 41-mm KYB upside-down front forks and an adjustable monoshock at the rear. The bright red trellis frame of the bike is visible when viewed from the side.

Under the skin, the TVS Apache RR 310 is powered by a 312.2cc, liquid-cooled, single-cylinder engine with a Bosch closed loop fuel injection system. The engine is reverse inclined and gets double overhead camshafts (DOHC) along with a hydraulic cam chain tensioner for lower maintenance. The engine delivers a peak output of 33.5 BHP @ 9,700 rpm and 27.3 Nm of torque @ 7,700 rpm and is paired with a 6-speed gearbox. TVS claims the Apache RR 310 will do 0-60 km/h in 2.92 seconds while 100 km/h comes up in 7.17 seconds. The claimed top speed of the bike is 160 km/h.

Braking is handled by a 300-mm petal type disc and a 240-mm petal type disc in the front and rear respectively. ABS is part of the standard package. Michelin Street Sport tyres measuring 110/70 R17 front and 150/60 R17 rear are offered on the Apache RR 310.

The new TVS Apache RR 310 will compete with the KTM RC 390 and the Kawasaki Ninja 300 in the Indian market.

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