TVS Motor Company introduced ABS (Anti-lock Braking System) in its premium segment motorcycle TVS Apache RTR 180. The Apache RTR 180 ABS is priced at Rs. 78,880 (ex showroom Delhi)
The bike comes with an ‘ABS-Off’ switch, which disables the ABS technology. The Apache RTR ABS, is also equipped with RLP (Rear Wheel Lift-off Protection) system which regulates deceleration when the bike is likely to lift off during emergency braking situations and takes over control, with no loss of stopping distance. With the RLP system continuously monitoring and controlling the braking, the bike gives the best stopping performance. With car ssafety syatems trickling down to bikes, one cannot help but wonder What Next?