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TVS Apache RR 310—An Awe-Inspiring Bike

Apache RR 310

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Latest Updates on Apache RR 310

  • The price of TVS Apache RR 310 was hiked in June 2022 by Rs. 5000. The sports bike had a price tag of nearly Rs. 260,000, and after the price revision, it is Rs. 265,000.
  • The bike, however, remains the same in terms of specifications and features. It has been the highest price hike for the brand’s flagship product since its launch in 2017.
  • In June, German auto behemoth BMW Motorrad announced the bookings for TVS Apache RR 310-based fully faired bike by naming it as BMW G310 RR.

Introduction of Apache RR 310

The concept of TVS Apache RR 310 gets inspired by Shark, which gives it an aggressive and muscular silhouette.

The Apache 310 is the most powerful bike in the Apache product line and is based on the Akula concept that is the winner of the New Delhi Auto Expo 2016 in Best Concept Bike.

The bike was launched in the Indian market in December 2017 and has won several prestigious awards, including Bike of the Year and Viewers’ Choice Bike of the Year at Autocar Awards 2018. It also won Technology of the Year at Motor Vikatan Awards 2021.

Targeted toward sports motorcycle lovers, the fully-faired sports bike is one of the most desirable bikes in its segment. With a price tag of a little under Rs. 3 lakhs, the bike is also highly competitive in terms of price.

To make the matter even better for its target customers, the automaker has rendered a new BS6 engine that churns out the same power and torque and equips it with several new features. Read on to know everything about the highly in-demand bike.

Key Highlights

  • Displacement
    312.2 cc
  • Mileage
    34.45 kmpl
  • Top Speed
    160 Kmph
  • Kerb Weight
    174 kg
  • Fuel Tank Capacity
    11 litres
  • Seat Height
    810 mm

Pros and Cons Of Apache RR 310

Pros Of Apache RR 310

  • Punchy 310cc engine
  • Looks and shark-inspired design
  • Excellent handling
  • Four rider modes and ride-by-wire ABS
  • Riding comfort despite being a fully faired motorcycle
  • Michelin Road 5 tyres
  • One of the best Indian bikes in the 300cc segment

Cons of Apache RR 310

  • Issues with the front brake
  • Small heel plates
  • Not suitable for shorter riders
  • Heating issue
  • Low tank capacity
  • High maintenance costs
  • Engine vibration is higher rpm
  • Spare parts aren’t easily available

Specifications & Features

Power & Performance

  • Fuel Type
    Petrol
  • Max Power
    33.52 bhp @ 9,700 rpm
  • Max Torque
    27.3 Nm @ 7,700 rpm
  • Emission Standard
    BS-VI
  • Displacement
    312.2 cc
  • Cylinders
    1
  • Bore
    80 mm
  • Stroke
    62.1 mm
  • Valves Per Cylinder
    4
  • Compression Ratio
    10.9:1
  • Ignition
    Dynamically Controlled Integrated
  • Spark Plugs
    1 Per Cylinder
  • Cooling System
    Liquid Cooled
  • Transmission
    6 Speed Manual
  • Transmission Type
    Chain Drive
  • Gear Shifting Pattern
    1 Down 5 Up
  • Clutch
    Wet multi plate - 7 plate design, RT slipper clutch
  • Fuel Delivery System
    Fuel Injection
  • Fuel Delivery System
    Fuel Injection
  • Fuel Tank Capacity
    11 litres
  • Reserve Fuel Capacity
    2.2 litres
  • Riding Range
    330 Km
  • Mileage - ARAI
    34.45 kmpl
  • Mileage - Owner Reported
    30 kmpl
  • Top Speed
    160 Kmph
  • Engine Type
    Reverse Inclined DOHC, SI Engine

Brakes, Wheels & Suspension

  • Braking System
    Dual Channel ABS
  • Front Brake Type
    Disc
  • Front Brake Size
    300 mm
  • Rear Brake Type
    Disc
  • Rear Brake Size
    240 mm
  • Calliper Type
    Dual Piston
  • Wheel Type
    Alloy
  • Front Wheel Size
    17 inch
  • Rear Wheel Size
    17 inch
  • Front Tyre Size
    110/70 - ZR17
  • Rear Tyre Size
    150/60 - ZR17
  • Tyre Type
    Tubeless
  • Radial Tyres
    Yes
  • Front Tyre Pressure (Rider)
    32 psi
  • Rear Tyre Pressure (Rider)
    32 psi
  • Front Tyre Pressure (Rider & Pillion)
    32 psi
  • Rear Tyre Pressure (Rider & Pillion)
    32 psi
  • Front Suspension
    Inverted Cartrideges Telescopic Fork
  • Rear Suspension
    Two Arm Aluminium Die-cast Swingarm

Dimensions & Chassis

  • Kerb Weight
    174 kg
  • Overall Length
    2,001 mm
  • Overall Width
    786 mm
  • Overall Height
    1,135 mm
  • Wheelbase
    1,365 mm
  • Ground Clearance
    180 mm
  • Seat Height
    810 mm
  • Chassis Type
    Trellis Frame, Split Chassis

Manufacturer Warranty

  • Standard Warranty (Year)
    2 Year
  • Standard Warranty (Kilometers)
    30000 Kilometers

Features

  • Odometer
    Digital
  • DRLs (Daytime running lights)
    Yes
  • Mobile App Connectivity
    Yes
  • GPS & Navigation
    Yes
  • USB charging port
    No
  • Front storage box
    No
  • Under seat storage
    No
  • AHO (Automatic Headlight On)
    Yes
  • Speedometer
    Digital
  • Fuel Guage
    Yes
  • Tachometer
    Digital
  • Stand Alarm
    Yes
  • Stepped Seat
    Yes
  • No. of Tripmeters
    2
  • Tripmeter Type
    Digital
  • Low Fuel Indicator
    Yes
  • Low Oil Indicator
    Yes
  • Low Battery Indicator
    Yes
  • Pillion Backrest
    No
  • Pillion Grabrail
    Yes
  • Pillion Seat
    Yes
  • Pillion Footrest
    Yes
  • Digital Fuel Guage
    Yes
  • Start Type
    Electric Start
  • Shift Light
    Yes
  • Killswitch
    Yes
  • Clock
    Yes
  • Battery
    12V 8AH
  • Headlight Type
    LED Headlamp
  • Brake/Tail Light
    LED 4W
  • Turn Signal
    Yes
  • Pass Light
    Yes
  • Additional features
    Dynamic kit includes fully adjustable suspension on both ends and an anti-rust brass coated drive chain, Race kit revises the ergonomics through a race ergo handlebar, raised foot-rests, and knurled footpegs, Engine rev limit indicator, Day trip meter, Overspeed indicator

What’s new in TVS Apache RR 310?

In the last four and half years, the Apache RR 310 has undergone critical changes that make it more relevant, sophisticated, and performance-oriented than ever.

  • The new BS6 engine makes the bike compliant with India’s new emission standards and provides two separate power maps and four different ride modes.
  • The bike’s redesigned geometry provides an enhanced engine response, sportier exhaust note, and better clearance.
  • The bike features an adjustable suspension with 20-step rebound damping on the left fork and 20-step compression damping on the right, and 15mm pre-load adjustment.
  • The new TVS Apache RR310 has many new features like adjustable suspension with 20- step rebound damping on the left fork and 20-step compression damping on the right, and 15mm pre-load adjustment.
  • A new colour named ‘Titanium Black’ was introduced, which replaced the recently introduced ‘Phantom Black’ colour.
  • The motorcycle incorporates updated features like a colour TFT screen instrument cluster, mobile phone connectivity, and four riding modes (Urban, Rain, Sport, and Track). The Urban and Rain modes produce low power and torque, offering better fuel consumption.
  • The other updates were newer Michelin Road 5 tyres and the Glide Thru Technology Plus.

Highlights of Apache RR 310

Design of Apache RR 310

Apache RR 310 is one of the best marvels of Indian automobile design. Even though the power train is from BMW Motorrad, the sports bike is entirely designed by TVS in India.

Just glancing at the bike makes it hard to take your eyes off it. The unique shark-inspired design gives the bike killer looks and powerful vibes. The motorcycle is built on a lightweight, racing-origin trellis frame, which offers superior structural efficiency and better stiffness.

The bright LED headlamp looks like shark eyes giving a piercing beam of light that cuts through darkness and provides superior visibility. It also gets equipped with daytime running lights.

The 11-litre fuel tank is strikingly muscular and robustly built, which makes the bike look like a mighty beast. The fully-faired cowl covers the engine and looks like a true blue sports bike.

The upswept rider saddle has a height of 810 mm, which makes the riding experience extremely pleasant and effective for riders. The step-up rear seat makes the bike look razor-sharp, and it gives a comfortable travelling experience to pillion passengers.

The extreme rake tail incorporates sporty LED taillights inspired by snake fangs, which gives the rear a lean and mean look. The motorcycle has a sophisticated and advanced wind tunnel that’s painstakingly designed and tested to provide best-in-class aerodynamics.

The upswept black exhaust pipe ticks the right boxes in design and looks. The wheels are typical of a high-quality sports bike.

Colours and Variants of Apache RR310

TVS Apache RR 310 comes in two colour options:

  • Racing Red
  • Titanium Black

TVS Apache RR 310 comes in one variant:

  • Apache RR 310 ABS

Features of TVS Apache RR 310

The SmartXonnect multi-information race computer displays all crucial information about the bike, including navigation and cellular notifications for your commute.

Michelin’s patented ACT+ technology tyre has water evacuation siping and provides wet-weather longevity. The tyres can withstand any weather condition and terrain in the country and beyond.

The bike has a KYB mono-shock and monotube floating piston hydraulic stopper that delivers a smooth ride even on the roughest road. Like a shark with gills, the motorcycle gets equipped with a patented deflector cowl with Gill vents that provides a passage to hot air from the engine.

The intake design uses the sports bike’s dynamic air pressure, or rams pressure, to increase the static air pressure. The ram-air intake is a unique manifold system that forces outside air into the motor.

Engine coolant jacket optimisation lets the cylinder head reduce engine temperature by 40°C and has the best heat management capacity. The six-speed shift gearbox gets optimised for strength, quiet, high-speed running and quick and efficient navigation.

The bike comes equipped with DRLs to provide better visibility during the day, and the shark-inspired halogen headlamp renders brilliant light at night, while the daytime running lights render extra visibility. The bright and multi-colour LED tail lamp illuminates when brakes are applied.

You can connect Apache RR310 to your mobile phone via an exclusive TVS mobile app, and the GPS and navigation feature gives the precise location and ensures smooth navigation.

The Glide through technology enables the bike to crawl at a lower speed and provides more low-end torque.

Engine of Apache RR 310

The name of the bike alone gives away its displacement capacity. Powering the motorcycle is a 312.2 cc single-cylinder, four-stroke, four-valve, reverse inclined DOHC, SI engine mated to a track-tuned six-speed gearbox.

Unlike its BS4 predecessor, the BS6 engine offers four riding modes—Rain, Urban, Sport, and Track. In the first two riding modes, the power train can churn out a maximum power of 25.8PS @ 7600rpm and a maximum torque of 27.3Nm @ 7700rpm. In the last two modes, the mill can generate a maximum power of 34PS @ 9700rpm and a peak torque of 25.8Nm @ 7600rpm.

The engine features a cylinder head, devised and manufactured to have the best heat management. The engine coolant jacket optimisation reduces engine temperature by up to 40°C, enabling the power train to rev and perform better. The engine also has Gill vents that expel hot air from it.

The unique reverse inclined Double Over Head Cams (DOHC) engine effectively uses the upstream air through the air filter with ram effect.

Transmission, suspension and braking duties

A six-speed gearbox handles the transmission of the bike. A four-piston radial fixed calliper 300mm petal disc with ABS at the front, and a single-piston axial floating calliper 240mm petal disc with ABS at the rear perform the braking duties.

The motorcycle is built on an aluminium Trellis frame and directly connects the steering head to the swingarm pivot using a metal tube arranged in triangulated reinforcement. A KYB inverted cartridge telescopic fork takes care of the suspension at the front, while a two-arm aluminium die-cast swing-arm, mono tube floating piston gas assisted shock takes care of the suspension at the rear.

The petal disc brakes are light in weight and disperse heat more efficiently because of a reduction of over 20% of their surface area.

Top 3 Competitors of Apache RR 310

The specifications and features of Apache RR 310 give tough competition to several bikes in the 300 cc to 350 cc segment.

Apache RR 310 Vs. Kawasaki Ninja 300

Kawasaki Ninja 300 comes with a price tag of Rs. 3.37 lakhs, nearly Rs. 73,000, more expensive than the Apache RR 310.

Regarding engine performance, both the bikes differ from each other. Powering the Apache RR 310 is a 312.2 cc single-cylinder, four-stroke, four-valve, reverse inclined DOHC, SI engine that can produce up to 34PS @ 9700rpm and a peak torque of 25.8PS @ 7600rpm.

Kawasaki Ninja 300 gets powered by a 296cc liquid-cooled 4-stroke 8-valve DOHC parallel-twin powertrain that can generate a maximum power of 39 PS @ 11000 rpm and a torque of 26.1 Nm @ 10000 rpm.

Talking of mileage, Apache RR 310 is more fuel-efficient than Kawasaki Ninja 300. The former gives approximately 34.45 km/l, whereas the latter gives about 32.1 km/l.

When it comes to speed, however, the Kawasaki Ninja 300, with a top speed of 171 to 192 km/hr, is faster than Apache RR 310, which can sprint at 160 km/hr.

If we speak of variants and colour options, Apache RR 310 comes in one variant and two colour options, whereas Kawasaki Ninja 300 comes in as many variants but three colour options.

Apache RR 310 Vs. Benelli TNT 300

Priced at Rs. 3.29 lakhs, Benelli TNT 300 is Rs. 65,000, more expensive than Apache RR 310.

In terms of engine and power, Apache RR 310 gets powered by a 312.2 cc single-cylinder, four-stroke, four-valve engine, producing up to 34PS @ 9700rpm and a peak torque of 25.8PS @ 7600rpm. Powered by a 300cc, four-stroke, eight-valve, liquid-cooled, two-cylinder DOHC engine, Benelli can churn out a maximum power of 38.26 PS @ 11500 rpm and a maximum torque of 26.5 Nm @ 10000 rpm.

Apache RR 310 is almost 10 km/l, more fuel-efficient than Benelli TNT 300, which gives a mileage of 25 km/l. Apache is speedier than Benelli’s top speed of 154 km/hr.

If we speak of variants and colour options, Apache RR 310 comes in one variant and two colour options, whereas Benelli TNT 300 is available in one variant and four colours.

Apache RR 310 Vs. Honda CB300R

With a starting price tag of Rs. 2.77 lakhs, Honda CB300R is nearly Rs. 12,000 pricier than Apache RR 310.

Regarding engine and power, Apache is a bit more powerful than Honda CB300R. Powering the Apache RR 310 is a 312.2 cc single-cylinder, four-stroke, four-valve, reverse inclined DOHC, SI engine producing up to 34PS @ 9700rpm and a peak torque of 25.8PS @ 7600rpm.

Honda CB300R gets powered by a 286cc (17.5 cu in) liquid-cooled 4-stroke 4-valve DOHC single-cylinder engine that produces a peak power of 31.1 PS @ 9000 rpm and a top torque of 27.45 Nm @ 7500 rpm.

In terms of fuel efficiency, Apache RR 310 is superior to Honda CB300R’s 30 km/l mileage. Interestingly both the bikes can achieve the same top speed of 160 km/ hr.

If we speak of variants and colour options, Apache RR 310 comes in one variant and two colour options, whereas Honda CB300R is also available in as many variants and colours.

Expert Reviews for Apache RR 310

  • TVS Apache RR 310 gives the best pick-up and sitting position. With a seat height of 810 mm, the step-up seat distributes weight evenly and provides superior comfort for both rider and the passenger. Price is comparatively lower than many of its competitors, and features are incredibly superior.

  • Apache RR 310 is a better bike than many of its competitors, and it gives a feel of a supersport motorcycle and has fantastic specs and features. The four riding modes make the bike enjoyable to ride in all road and weather conditions. The best part is the sharky design that looks like a million dollars.

  • TVS Apache RR 310 is a well-rounded bike, and the new update is a testament to that. It is more reliable and balanced in a wide range of road conditions. The petal-shaped disc brakes, powered by ABS, give superb braking with a little pressure on the brakes.

  • Apache RR 310 is a total package. Looks, power, speed, features, specifications, performance, and more. All these make it the best bike in the 310 cc segment that money can buy. The best part is the performance of the punchy engine, which gives phenomenal power and torque for a mid-sized sports bike.

Conclusion

TVS Apache RR 310 is a fully-faired sports bike testament to a remarkable collaboration between Indian design and German technology.

The bike strikes a perfect balance between practicality and sportiness. When it comes to looks, the motorbike is no-less compared to other sports bikes in the segment. Its shark-inspired design and snake fangs-inspired tail lights give it an aggressive and magnetic appeal, which can give many imported bikes a run for the money.

In terms of performance, the bike is no less than any others in the segment. The Apache RR 310 is an awesome bike that’s no less than the world-class bikes in the 300cc to 350cc space.

Historically powerful bikes came from powerful places. But now powerful bikes are making places powerful. The same can be said for Apache RR 310, which has put Hosur on the map of the global biking industry.

FAQs

What is the on-road price of TVS Apache RR 310 in Mumbai?

The on-road price, including RTO charges and insurance, of TVS Apache RR 310 in Mumbai starts from Rs. 2.98 lakh.

How much distance can TVS Apache RR 310 cover on a full tank?

The mileage of the TVS Apache RR 310 is 34.45 km/l, and the tank capacity of the sports bike is 11 litres. It can cover nearly 350 km on a full tank.

What is the maximum speed TVS Apache RR 310 can achieve?

TVS Apache RR 310 can achieve a full speed of 160 km/hr.

TVS Apache RR 310 comes in how many variants?

TVS Apache RR 310 comes in two variants—the standard variant and the ABS variant.

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