TVS Motor Company has brought an end to a patient wait with the launch the Apache RR 310. The company's new flagship motorcycle has been in the works for a while now and started life as the famed TVS Akula 310 concept at the 2016 Auto Expo and has been derived from TVS Racing's 35 years of experience on the track. Since then, the model has seen a plethora of changes and is now the company's most powerful offering. No to forget, it's also the first full-faired motorcycle from the manufacturer.
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A host of test mules and spy shots have given us a fair idea of what the TVS Apache RR 310 looks like. The full faired motorcycle gets a nose down-tail up design and has been developed by a track performer as well as an everyday commuter. The bike is equipped with first-in-class Bi-LED projector headlamps and LED DRLs, while the rear boasts of the devil's horn shaped LED taillights. In fact, the overall design and styling of the bike is inspired from a Shark. The motorcycle also comes with a vertically stacked instrument console that gets a host of information.
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Behind the fairing, the TVS Apache RR 310 will be a using a 313 cc single-cylinder engine with fuel-injection. The motor has been derived from BMW, which employs this unit on the G 310 R and GS models. The bike is also expected to get USD front forks, monoshock rear suspension and disc brakes at either ends. We expect TVS offer ABS right from the standard on the bike. The Apache RR 310 also gets a completely new trellis frame.
The bike competes against the likes of the KTM 390 Duke, KTM RC 390, Bajaj Dominar, Mahindra Mojo, Benelli 302 R in the segment. As we had expected, the price of the TVS Apache RR 310 is Rs. 2.05 lakh (ex-showroom). The bookings for the bike will commence soon, while deliveries are expected to start from the end of December 2017.