Backed by a rich racing pedigree spanning over four decades, TVS Motor Company unveils the latest addition and a new flagship to its iconic Apache line-up: the TVS Apache RTR 310. This highly anticipated naked sports motorcycle is set to redefine the realm of two-wheeled exhilaration with its impressive blend of power, agility and style and is poised to captivate motorcycle enthusiasts and adrenaline aficionados around the world. It promises an unmatched riding experience, setting new benchmarks and offering a gateway into the world of the freestyler.
The TVS Apache RTR 310 leads in innovation right from its unique design, engine layout, heat management and many differentiated technologies which are focused on rider engagement, safety and comfort.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Sudarshan Venu, Managing Director, of TVS Motor Company said, “TVS Motor Company has always transformed and redefined technology with the TVS Apache series at the helm, where we brought to life tech-led innovations such as ride modes, slipper clutch, connectivity, fully adjustable suspension and the Built to Order Platform. The global launch of the all-new TVS Apache RTR 310 marks a momentous occasion for us, as this motorcycle encapsulates Apache’s 18-year legacy of innovation and performance. With the TVS Apache RTR 310, we’re taking our engineering to a whole new level, offering enthusiasts a motorcycle that’s not only powerful but also brings together different technologies to give a unique riding experience. This motorcycle is positioned to be the flagship product for many global markets including India, Europe, LATAM and ASEAN.”
Speaking at the launch, Vimal Sumbly, Head Business – Premium, TVS Motor Company, said, “The TVS Apache RTR 310 is the first of a new generation of Apache’s that inherit a 40-year racing pedigree and are based on our ‘Track to Road’ philosophy. This machine will be the start of a new era of Freestyle Performance Motorcycling with a core essence of thrill and fun. With many defining technologies, this flagship Apache like every other Apache will lead in technology setting new benchmarks for the category. Its cyborg-inspired streetfighter design, all-range torque and track-tuned agility elevate the fun of motorcycling for the new age riders – Power to Play for the Freestyler.
Built from the ground up, the motorcycle’s 312.2 cc engine has a unique reverse-inclined DOHC engine that provides a compact engine layout resulting in mass centralisation. The all-new forged aluminium piston is 5% lighter which produces a peak power of 35.6 PS @ 9,700 rpm and a maximum torque of 28.7 Nm @ 6,650 rpm. The engine is tuned for all-range torque delivery which gives you unlimited thrill across the power band and is the fastest in segment 0-60 of 2.81 secs
The power is delivered through a 6-speed transmission with a new Bi-Directional Quickshifter. The quickshifter is specially tuned for the widest operating range starting from 2,300 rpm all the way to the red line. The state-of-the-art Throttle-By-Wire system comprises an intelligent 46mm large throttle body that provides a crisp power delivery. Additionally, the motorcycle offers Race Tuned Linear Stability Control (RT-LSC) that includes straight line dual channel ABS, Cruise control, Linear Traction Control and rear lift protection. The first in-segment cruise control maintains the set speed without any throttle or clutch input helping in reducing rider fatigue over long-distance riding. The cruise control feature allows you to downshift and upshift up to 2 gears to achieve optimum cruise rpm and use cruise for longer periods.
The TVS Apache RTR 310 sports a forward-biased mass with an upswept sleek tail giving it a unique streetfighter silhouette. The DRL, headlamp and tail lamp are all designed to give a menacing cyborg look. The unique lightweight aluminium subframe embodies an exoskeletal look that maximizes its agility. The all-new lightweight 8 spoke dual coloured alloy wheels enhance the flamboyance. The Hyper Spec trellis frame of the TVS Apache RTR 310 is designed to provide excellent dynamic response at higher speeds, greater agility and ease of manoeuvrability.
Built on a foundation of advanced technology, the motorcycle is equipped with 5 ride modes namely Urban, Rain, Sports, Track and the all-new Supermoto mode that disengages the rear ABS while maximizing the power. The horizontal 5” TFT race computer offers unique UI themes, and customizable settings including traction control, cruise control, quick-shifter, climatic seat control, TPMS, headlamp brightness and DRL control. The SmartXonnect Bluetooth connectivity links the TVS Apache RTR 310 with your smartphone offering a series of features including telephony, music control, GoPro control, smart helmet connectivity, voice assist, race telemetry, precise turn-by-turn navigation with what3words, digi docs and crash alert.
The TVS Apache RTR 310 boasts of 12 exclusive freestyler accessories including a knuckle guard, visor, pannier and top box kit and 14 safety gears and lifestyle merchandise for the customers to choose from. The motorcycle offers 24×7 roadside assistance and hassle-free servicing with its annual maintenance contracts.
Image 01 – Vimal Sumbly, Head Business – Premium, TVS Motor Company and Dr Bernhard Heiming, CTO, TVS Motor Company