TVS Apache RR310 Vs KTM RC390 Vs KTM Duke 250 Vs Bajaj Dominar 400 : Tech Spec Comparison

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TVS recently launched it latest flagship product, the new Apache RR310 in the Indian market. The motorcycle has been priced aggressively at INR 2.05 lakh (ex-showroom) which is pretty decent considering the overall package. But how does it stand against its rivals in terms of technical specifications and prices?

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Here’s a detailed technical specification comparison of the all-new TVS Apache RR310 versus its rivals – the KTM RC390, the Duke 250, the Bajaj Dominar 400, the Kawasaki Ninja 300 and the Benelli 302R.

ModelTVS Apache RR310KTM RC390KTM Duke 250Bajaj Dominar 400
Engine And Performance
TypeSI, single cylinder, 4 stroke, liquid cooled engineSingle cylinder, 4 stroke, liquid cooled engineSingle cylinder, 4 stroke, liquid cooled engineSingle cylinder, 4 stroke, liquid cooled DTS-i engine
Engine capacity312.2cc373.2cc248.8cc373.3cc
Maximum power34 PS43 PS30 PS35 PS
Maximum torque27.3Nm36Nm24Nm35Nm
Gear box6 speed gear box6 speed gear box6 speed gear box6 speed gear box
Electrical
HeadlampTwin projector LEDTwin ProjectorHalogenFull-LED
Dimensions
Fuel Tank Capacity11 litre10 litre13.5 litre13 litre
Height1,135 mm1,267 mm1,267 mm1,112 mm
Length2,001 mm2,002 mm2,050 mm2,156 mm
Width786 mm873 mm730 mm813 mm
Wheelbase1,365 mm1340 mm1,357 mm1,453 mm
Ground Clearance180 mm178.5 mm175 mm157 mm
Saddle Height810 mm820 mm830 mm800 mm
Tyre
Tyre size (front)110/70-R17110/70-17110/70-17110/70-17
Tyre size (rear)150/60-R17150/60-17150/60-17150/60-17
Brake and Suspension
FrontDisc 300 mmDisc 320 mmDisc 300 mmDisc 320 mm
RearDisc 240 mmDisc 230 mmDisc 230 mmDisc 230 mm
Front SuspensionUpside Down ForksUpside Down ForksUpside Down ForksConventional Telescopic
Rear SuspensionMonoshockMonoshockMonoshockMonoshock
Kerb Weight169.5 kg170 kg161 kg182 kg
Price (ex-showroom)INR 2.05 lakhINR 2.25 lakhINR 1.73 lakhINR 1.50 lakh

The new TVS Apache RR310 may not be the most powerful motorcycle in this comparison but it packs a long list of premium hardware, and for an aggressive price tag. The Bi-LED projector headlight, full-digital vertical instrument console, KYB tuned upside down front forks and rear monoshock, ABS, and a price tag of INR 2.05 lakh (ex-showroom) help the TVS Apache RR310 compete against its rivals like the KTM RC390, although the Austrian pocket rocket has an upper hand in terms of performance.

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The Bajaj Dominar 400 is the most value for money product in this comparison but the lack of front fairing and windscreen would mean more windblast at high speeds.

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So, if you’re looking for a race track focused motorcycle, the KTM RC390 will put a wide smile on your face. If you want an everyday motorcycle that packs decent amount of power and does not burn a hole in your back account, the Bajaj Dominar 400 would make your commutes fun. But if you’re in the market for a fully faired motorcycle that can haul your rear to work through the week, let you enjoy a long ride around the canyon without breaking your back, and still let you hunt down apexes on a race track, the TVS Apache RR310 is just the right thing for you.

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