TVS Motors launches new street sports bike TVS Apache RR 310 in India:
TVS Motors recently launched its flagship motorcycle TVS Apache RR 310 at a price of ₹ 2.05 lakh (ex-showroom). The manufacturer was developing this bike for over two years now which is a progression from the TVS Akula concept showcased at the Auto Expo 2016. TVS positioned the Apache RR 310 as a day-to-day, entry-level sports-bike. It is meant for use while commuting, touring or even riding on the track.
It is the first full-faired, entry-level premium motorcycle model from TVS. In terms of design, the RR310 is the same as its concept Akula. It has sharp lines and functional design. TVS engineers have designed this bike completely in-house. However, the Apache RR 310 shares its mechanical components with the BMW G 310 R.
TVS Apache RR 310 Engine And Power:
The power in TVS Apache RR 310 comes from a 312 cc single-cylinder delivering 34 Ps and 27.3 Nm of peak torque at 7700 rpm. The engine is a four-stroke Spark Ignition, four-valve, single-cylinder, reverse-inclined type. The reverse inclined engine helps to centralize the bike's mass. However, it has a longer swing-arm with a short wheelbase. The steel trellis frame uses a split chassis design which offers higher dynamic stiffness with better control and handling.
TVS Apache RR 310 Features:
The TVS Apache RR 310 gets the top-class components such as the upside down front forks, and a rear mono-shock; both of Kayaba. Braking duties are done by a 300 mm petal disc at the front and a radial caliper from Bybre while a 240 mm rear disc at the rear. Additionally, the bike also gets dual-channel ABS.
The RR 310 employs vertically stacked, full-digital instrument panel with multiple information display that includes a lap timer. LED projector headlamps, an LED taillight, and LED turn signals take care of the lighting. Switchgear comprises of sealed and non-contact switch modules and also comes with a hazard light.
TVS Apache RR 310 Design:
The best design bits of the RR 310 are muscular body, aerodynamic stance, steel trellis frame. Furthermore, the bike gets a full fairing and sporty step-up split seats. TVS engineers designed the full-fairing by using the wind tunnel measurements and employing computer fluid dynamics. Thus, it resulted in the motorcycle attaining the best-in-class co-efficient of drag and a top speed of 163 km/h.