TVS Motor enters super-premium segment, launches Apache RR 310

TVS Motor enters super-premium segment, launches Apache RR 310

TVS Motor enters super-premium segment, launches Apache RR 310

The motorcycle comes in 2 colours - Racing Red and Sinister Black.

Top officials, while speaking at the world premiere, in Chennai, said the RR will soon be made available at an ex-showroom price of Rs 2.05 lakh but would vary across states.

BMW Motorrad's years of engineering excellence in lightweight materials comes handy in making the Apache RR 310. Specifically designed for the race enthusiast, the new bike shares its keystones with the BMW G 310 R. The engine is mated to a 6-speed super-slick gear box that offers a precise and sharp race-shift experience.

Unveiling the new TVS Apache RR 310 at the launch, Mr. Sudarshan Venu, Joint Managing Director, TVS Motor Company said, "The launch of TVS Apache RR 310 marks a major milestone, as it ushers in a new era at TVS Motor Company".

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"We are confident that customers will find it to be a flawless combination of racecraft technology and riding dynamics", TVS Motor Company Joint Managing Director Sudarshan Venu said. Christened Apache RR 310, the performance motorcycle is based on the Akula concept exhibited at at the 2016 Auto Expo. The company claims the design of RR 310 is functional which undergone about 300 hours worth of wind tunnel testing.

The Apache RR 310 has been equipped with twin LED headlamps and LED DRLs that give it a mean grin, sitting below a large windscreen.

TVS also gets the RR 310 a Thermal Management System which fits a special gill profile so as to shield the rider's leg from engine heat, and better heat dissipation. It also gets a rather unusual vertically laid out all-digital instrument console that also includes a lap timer but looks a bit cluttered.

Although TVS and BMW are in technical collaboration to bring up this fully-faired motorcycle using same platform as the G310R, the design and development have taken individual approaches as per each companies' likeness and requirements. The bike also features a trellis frame with a bolt-on subframe. The Apache RR 310's 17-inch front and rear wheels are shod with 110/70 and 150/60 Michelin Pilot Street tyres.

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