Temperature Sensor: To sense the status of the engine for better startability and drivability. The feedback is good, and the bite is ample. The seat is not splitted but pretty sporty. The carbureted model makes 0. Such third party cookies may track your use on Drivespark sites for better rendering. Front Brake Issue: According to the riders, all new Apache 160 4V is equipped with 270mm Disc at Front and 200mm Disc at Rear and here comes the problem Front braking is not good as it should be. Peak torque produced is up to 14.
The bike has been sculpted to bedynamic through the corners while the sharp edges make it imposing on the circuit. So, it is quite comfortable but suitable for just one pillion. The Gixxer is the yuppy teenager with a spring in its step. We are yet to see how the bike behaves on Indian roads. Continuing on the mature theme wait, that sounds wrong. This is a substantial difference, but not a deal-breaker when viewed in isolation. Another major highlight is the new found refinement at idle the bike sounds and feels a lot smoother now.
The single piece handlebar and seat offers very good comfort, with upright riding position. The optimized seating profile for uniform pressure distribution gives a magnet-like grip to the rider at the same time allowing the rider to slide around easily while hitting the apex and turn of directions. But first, let's see what has changed. The company is not only putting its effort in the Bike segment but also in the scooter segment. It has amazing looking exhaust with rear tyre guard added. The front fork features a fork seal guard as well.
The fuel tank bears a pronounced hunch, which helps you lock onto the bike with your thighs and the upswept tail-end gives away its sporty intentions in an instant. But it's on the highway that the Gixxer begins to feel its size — not too much, but you can tell. However, there is oil cooling system added with ram air assist. The Hosur-based company has given the motorcycle one of its most comprehensive updates in a long while. Please inform us, if you have found any mistake, wrong information or you have a better suggestion for us. The gear shifts are slick and precise, with the first gear long enough for easy movement in traffic.
Sad but true it gets notchy and stiff. . The carb version, on the other hand, gets a 130mm drum unit at the rear. No matter what speed you do, just pull the brake levers and the bike decelerates with a reassuring rigour. The chequered flag decals pay homage to our winning streak on the track.
Do take a test ride in order to clear all your doubts. The bike comes with a single-piece handlebar and a single-piece seat in favour of better comfort. The wheelbase is also bigger which is 1357 mm. It is a naked sports bike which has muscular and fully aggressive and unique seating position. We are always welcome your suggestion. Stopping power comes from disc brakes at both the ends.
Engine and common ordinary overall performance Powering this bike is a 159. The Gixxer has so far topped every comparison test, and not without reason. The high-revving engine delivers the power in a linear manner and handling is spot on for a city commuter. Photography by Anis Shaikh 2018 video review:. The Gixxer, helped by its less powerful motor and lighter weight, is the more efficient of the two.
It seats you more upright — I love the leverage its taller handlebar provides. Besides, it's parts will be available as well. It comes with much meaner and sportier look with new graphics looking more focus than ever. Staying true to that nature, it comes to some great racing-inspired visual changes as well. But we are still to test it to understand its positioning between the commuter-friendly Unicorn 160 and the sporty Hornet 160R. Both bikes get a programmable shift light; clock; low battery and service indicators as well.
The top notch and the clean paint virtually seems great. Overview: The 150cc market in India is one of the most happening segments after the quantity-driven 100-125 cc commuter space. Riding over damaged, pothole riddled surfaces. The form of the machine has asingular function, to be the quickest around the track. I was able to carry speeds of around 90-95kmph into the corner, accelerating through it thanks to the planted feel. But it comes in the same engine, with the just 12L fuel tank.
Braking is the most important thing while riding a bike so the company should resolve this as soon as possible. The carbureted model may be had either with a rear disc or drum option, at the same time as the fuel injected model is prepared with disc brakes at both ends. Only Racing Blue shade comes with dual tone finish with rear under seat white panel. It is also the only bike in the segment to get fuel injection, but that has also upped its price out of this league. Both carbureted and fuel injection options are available for this engine. The Carburettor variant comes with an Amber colour backlit digital console, while the fuel injected version features a white backlight.