India Witnesses the First Ethanol Bike from TVS on July 12
As the government is focused on the use of alternate energy for the vehicles, brands are experiencing a hard time keeping the flow with the pace. Along with the focus on alternate energy, the government has also shown a green flag to the appliance of Bharat Emission VI for a better future.
TVS, the third-largest two-wheeler produces in the country has stepped forward to join hands for a better future. The company introduced the country’s first-ever Ethanol-based motorcycle on July 12. Changes have been applied on the flagship motorcycle, TVS Apache RTR and will be initially available in Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, and Karnataka. The vehicle is capable of working completely on Ethanol and it does not require any efforts from the consumer to blend it with petrol.
TVS Apache RTR 200 Fi E100 has been priced at Rs. 1.2Lakhs and for the event, Mr. Nitin Gadkari, Road Transport and Highway Minister said, “I have asked the petroleum ministry to allow pure ethanol pumps to be set up but they have been reluctant so far due to lack of any vehicles for it. Now that such vehicles are being launched, I will renew my efforts”. (Source: Times of India)
RTR 200 Fi E100 is the first-ethanol based bike with green graphics and an Ethanol logo. The vehicle can produce an impressive power of 21PS at 8500rpm and an amazing torque of 18.1Nm @ 7000rpm. With a top speed of 129kmph, the vehicle is a combination of attractive looks, design and seamless power.
Ethanol is produced from a renewable plant source which makes it non-toxic, bio-degradable, and safe to transport. It is also safe as it reduces carbon monoxide emission, particulate matter, sulphur-di-oxide, and nitrogen oxide from combustion. So, the features of the new Apache RTR can be said impressive and effective, what do you think?
Sarthak Moghe is a young, enthusiastic writer who loves modern technology and automobiles. After completing his graduation in Journalism and Mass-Communication, he stepped into the world of adulting as a content writer. When not busy on the keyboard, he likes to explore new topics and hone his sense of humour.