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KTM Releases 1190 RC8R to America

IDM Red Bull and Akrapovic Editions also available

Beach, CA, December 2nd KTM North Inc. will unveil the two street models, the KTM 1190 RC8 R IDM Red and Akrapovic Limited Editions, at the Beach International Motorcycle December 4-6 at the Long Beach Center.

After receiving reviews from the media the successful launch at Mazda Laguna Seca in November, KTM is to show the bikes to the public the Southern California IMS Tour.

will mark the first that KTM has brought the highly 1190 RC8 R motorcycle to the United After a successful year in the bike will be sold to the US in 2010 in its standard ‘R’ as well as in two limited editions, the IDM Red version and the Akrapovic version.

These 1195cc, 75 º 170hp ‘R’ model include a host of engine to fulfill the fantasy of most all day riders. The engineers started super light pistons and the compression ratio, reworked the chamber, and added adjustable Its chassis features a revised race spec suspension and pegs, shifter, sub frame and height.

Both models with a limited edition plate, special edition work, and an optional closed race kit which includes an titanium exhaust system, head gaskets, improved air and a tool for adjusting the camshafts for specifications. In addition, the two limited models have the KTM ‘R’ upgrades including an orange frame, carbon front and more.

We are excited to see the hard core KTM joining the V-Twin contingent Europe which is principally the 1198 Superbike line. has discontinued their out-dated RSV 2- cylinder Superbike with the of the new RSV 4-cylinder. KTM seems to have the RC8R competitively with the -market Ducati Superbike and the power and weight seems to be with comparable Ducati when you add-in the optional Accessory Kits.

The one big advantage the holds over the base and 1198S Ducati is the KTM’s 23.3 degree steering compared to the Ducati which is a slower 24.5 degrees. The is much to slow steering and like a truck as a result. You to go for the much pricier 1198R at $43,000 to get the adjustable steering which you can modify to set it back to the 23.5 degrees as used by the Corse race team Ducati 1198 Superbike in Garage ).

The Ducati 1198S and 1198R hold an advantage over the with their electronic control systems and high end Suspensions, at a cost of $4,000 than the comparable RC8R. the Ducati’s 90 V-twin engine is running and slightly lighter the more compact RC8R’s 75 which as to run balance shafts to it smooth.

The Ducati 1198R also with the full Termignoni Exhaust and CPU, a Slipper and Titanium rods and valves to the engine even further. power is bumped up from near to 200 hp with the race Our personal 1198R weighs in at 401 with 1/2 tank of fuel, so assume its dry weight to be down 370 lbs, maybe 10-20 lighter than the RC8R its race exhaust installed.

way, the KTM RC8R will a lot of bang and performance for the price if you can it. KTM has been racing the RC8R in the Superbike Championship this 2009, and plans to do so for 1-2 more before possibly entering the Superbike Championship in 2012. this hot ticket we’d to see them there in 2011!

For more information on these visit or check out nearest KTM dealer.

Suggested Retail

RC8R Orange/Black:

RC8R Limited Edition Red Bull: $$23,998

Performance Kits:

• Club Kit w/Apropovic EV04 Race increases power to 180hp:

• Superstock Kit w/Apropovic Race Exhaust, CPU, power to 186hp: $5,199.99

Dry 182.0 kg (401.2 pounds)

height: 805 mm (31.7 inches) If lowest setting.

Alternate height: 825 mm (32.5 inches) If highest setting.

Ground clearance: 110 mm (4.3

Wheelbase: 1,430 mm (56.3

Chassis and dimensions

Frame Chromium-Molybdenum trellis frame, Aluminium subframe.

Rake angle): 23.3∞

Trail: 97 mm inches)

Front suspension: 43 mm

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