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We informed you earlier that TVS Motor Company will be launching the production version of the TVS Akula 310 concept bike in the country in 2017. Based on the BMW G310R, the bike will take on the likes of the Yamaha R3, Honda CBR250R, KTM Duke 390 and others in the league. If media reports are to be believed, the Akula 310 could be named Apache RTR 300 in India; however, nothing official has been announced by the maker. Check Out TVS Akula 310 Racing Concept in Pictures Also Read - Rahul Gandhi Takes Dip Into Sea With Fishermen in Kerala | SEE PHOTOS

Powering the motorcycle will be the same 300cc, 4-stroke, single-cylinder, water-cooled engine that also powers the BMW G 310R. This engine is capable of producing 33.5bhp of power at 9,500rpm along with a peak torque of 28Nm at 7,500rpm. Power will be transmitted to roads via a six-speed gearbox. BMW claims that this engine returns a fuel efficiency of 36.05kmpl. Also Read- TVS AKula 310 First Impression Also Read - West Bengal Makes Negative RT-PCR Report Must on Arrival For Passengers From 4 States

TVS Akula 310 could be named Apache RTR 300: Launch in early 2017

As a reminder, the Akula 310 concept was showcased at the 2016 Delhi Auto Expo in February. The fully-faired sports bike has been designed with inputs from the company's factory race drivers. This racing machine will be manufactured at the company's Hosur plant in Tamil Nadu. Check Out Concept Bikes showcased at the 2016 Delhi Auto Expo

The bike features USD forks and radial callipers, and a steering damper for improved stability. Other features include dual channel ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System), projector headlamp, alloy wheels, side mounted exhaust system and others.