Indian motorcycle giant, TVS Motor Company is committed to strengthen it’s sustainable mobility solutions by announcing the country’s first ever electric motorcycle racing championship.
As EVs showing significant growth globally, TVS hopes to take the extra initiative that could boost India’s electric mobility growth by introducing the TVS Racing Electric One Make Championship (e-OMC).
Participant will be racing on the electric TVS Apache RTE race bike developed specifically for the championship.
“TVS Motor has been championing racing ever since we started India’s first factory racing team.
TVS Racing has been instrumental in making motorsports aspirational yet accessible for enthusiasts across the country. Many of the technologies that we pioneered in our racing machines have made way to our production vehicles, giving shape to our ‘track to road’ philosophy.
In line with our vision of providing exciting and sustainable mobility solutions, we are thrilled to announce the debut of India’s first ever EV two wheeler racing. TVS Racing e-OMC will not only set new benchmarks in the racing segment but also demonstrate the potential of electric vehicles in delivering high-octane and thrilling racing experiences for the world to witness,” said Sudarshan Venu, Managing Director, TVS Motor Company.
According to TVS, the Apache RTE features highest power-to-weight in its class with liquid-cooled motor and high efficiency liquid-cooled motor controller. The motorcycle is also fitted with carbon fiber case that also acts as the stressed member.
Other premium components include Ohlins bespoke front and rear suspension, Brembo brakes with 320mm fornt disc and master cylinder, and carbon fibre wheels fitted with Pirelli Super Corsa tyres.