The next-gen Apache 160 was spotted with Apache 200 Decals on it.
2018 TVS Apache 160 oil cooled will share all the design cues from TVS Apache 200. All these test mules carry some of the Apache 200’s parts such as Suspension, different chassis, bikini fairing, tail lamps, double barrel exhaust etc.
2018 TVS Apache RTR 160 difference is oil cooled engine similar to Apache 200. Apache 160 gets rear drum brakes (instead of the disc brake), fuel-tank, silver coloured side panels, skinnier & thinner tyres(110/80), non-split seat, kick starter etc.. It also carries conventional rod-type handlebar and a full-digital instrument console from apache 200. 2018 Apache gets regular alloy wheels as seen in older Apache.
2018 TVS Apache 160 oil cooled will get a mono-shock as seen in Apache 200. Which makes good handling and stability of the motorcycle.
The 2018 TVS Apache 160 oil cooled is expected to be powered by the same 160cc, single-cylinder engine. The engine is expected to produces 15.2 HP and 13.1 Nm or more somewhere around this figure. It is coupled to a 5-speed gearbox.
The 2018 Apache 180 will also get a similar update
This test mule – 2018 TVS Apache 160 oil cooled carries ‘Olive TVS’ sticker on the tyre hugger which is the name of a dealership in Vishakhapatnam.