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By TT News| Oct 13, 2020

TVS Apache crosses 4mln sales mark globally

TVS Motor sold its four millionth TVS Apache, a premium motorcycle brand of the company, globally.

Launched in 2005, the TVS Apache series is the fastest-growing premium motorcycle brands in the country, with a strong presence across global markets, said the company.

K.N. Radhakrishnan, Director & Chief Executive Officer, TVS Motor Company, said, “It is a momentous day for us at TVS Motor Company, as we achieve the 4 million global sales milestone for our premium motorcycle brand, TVS Apache. Over the years, young and aspirational riders have shown keen interest in performance-oriented, premium motorcycles. As a result, the TVS Apache brand has garnered immense popularity amongst motorcycle enthusiasts globally. The platform of Apache motorcycles showcases the company’s technological prowess, using years of experience and racing pedigree.  With a range of motorcycles from 160cc to 310cc, our focus on premiumisation has resulted in us offering many segment-first features and best-in-class technologies to our customers including the RT-Fi engine tech, GTT (Glide Through Technology), Ride Modes, SmartXonnect, and Slipper Clutch.”

Radhakrishnan, further added, “Our journey to achieving this milestone is filled with exemplary efforts that have gone into making TVS Apache a truly global brand. This milestone is an affirmation of our commitment to offering superior products to our discerning customers.”

To commemorate the 4 million global sales milestone celebrations, TVS Motor Company, in collaboration with its TVS Apache customers has created the “Longest Chequered Flag” spanning a length of 957 feet. Sourcing images from their customers globally, the flag is an expression of gratitude for their love and faith in the brand. With over 2,000 images, the chequered flag has set the record in the Asia Book of Records and India Book of Records for creating the longest chequered flag at its TVS Mysore Factory.

TVS Apache Series come in two categories-Naked and Super Sports.  The RTR (Racing Throttle Response) series, encompassing the range of TVS Apache RTR 160, TVS Apache RTR 160 4V, TVS Apache RTR 180 and TVS Apache RTR 200 4V are the existing offerings in the Naked motorcycles category.  On the Super Sport front, the brand introduced the TVS Apache RR 310 (Race Replica) as their first entrant into the super-premium) category in 2017, which affirms superior performance and riding dynamics, combined with a robust, expressive design. The TVS Apache RR 310 motorcycle boasts of superior race technology features including throttle-by-wire technology, four ride modes, a state-of-art TVS SmartXonnect enabled 5’’ Vertical TFT and more. 

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