KTM RC range of 125, 200 and 390 revealed at EICMA, Milan (Photos) Rush Lane

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KTM 125 Race Concept

KTM RC range of 125, 200 and 390 revealed at Milan (Photos)

KTM trio, RC RC 200, RC 390 has made global at the 71st edition of EICMA show in Milan. All three RC are based on corresponding Duke – Duke 125, Duke 200 and 390, which are made in by KTM’s 47% stake holder, Auto, at their plant in near Pune.

Though new RC range of superbikes feature feature same engines, specs, braking, frame KTM engineers have put immense and effort to get the special track features, aerodynamic fairing, of gravity, weight management and such important aspects place, so that the performance is not fully faired motorcycles get dual headlights, fairing rear view mirrors and LED lamps.

Engine lineup is to that seen on the Dukes; RC390 generating peak of 43 bhp, the RC200 generating of 25 bhp while RC 125 possesses power of 15 Stopping power is seen in the of 300mm disc brakes in the and 230mm at its rear while the also sport Bosch 9MB lock braking system.

Looking even more to their Duke counterparts due to paint finishes, the KTM RC 125, RC 200 and RC 390 see only in the form of smaller tanks, front windshield and new while they also in with clip on handle and a higher top speed which has increased by around 10 kmph as to that seen in the Dukes. The RCs also be priced higher the Duke counterparts.

Speaking it’s price, official KTM reveals “Expect the 125 to carry a tag of around 4500 euros the 390 will hit a sub-6k figure.” But is for European market. In India it be cheaper, as the bikes are manufactured itself. For eg, the Duke 390 retails for $7000 in Europe, but in India it is for about $3000.

After seeing the images, if you that there is no rear then have a look KTM engineers have not attached a but instead, smartly placed foam for rear seat. “The plan behind [the – as always in KTM – is to have a sporting with our models,” explained of RD Philipp Habsburg to the KTM Blog. “We racing Moto3 two years ago and we it has been a success because we are beating the world’s biggest manufacturer and we have 20 consecutive we are quite proud of that. The progression is to take a homologated to the street. We took a lot of technical-driven from the Moto3 bike our new RC model line-up.”

Speaking about the rear seat, ““The idea in the very first stage of the We tried to fix a seat on it and it didn’t so good. We were searching for but the better a suggestion looked the less comfortable it was! The 125 is towards youngsters and most want to take their or girlfriends with them.

want to look cool, but it has to be rideable! We considered the foam and a supplier in Canada – the only one in the working on things like – and now we have a perfect rear end of the RC It looks like a racing but it works for the pillion.”

“It was not cheap!” he “But I think it is a real point of the bike. We are also of the headlight because that is new for the motorcycles of this class. The ABS is fantastic. For young rider who need the contribution of their to own a bike then this of safety is something that for everyone.”

For more information, scroll the press release below scanning through the LIVE from EICMA.


KTM 125 Race Concept

Shortly before of another record year, the launch of the revolutionary MY2014 ADVENTURE and the brute 1290 DUKE R, KTM presents as a world the three fully-faired RC model for model year 2014 and the new 450 bike at EICMA (I).

RC200, RC390

Based on the engine, three supersport follow on from the small range which was globally in the last three years. a completely new frame and chassis and a racing oriented design, the affordable production version and the example of the Moto3 world bike. No matter who the rider is, a enthusiastic novice rider in a fast city racer in or a true motorsport rookie in the Junior Cup, the three bikes are the first choice for who are really into serious and are READY TO RACE!


one year ago the prototype of the 1290 DUKE R stole the attention of of journalists and visitors at EICMA in Milan. One year later, the version of the “Beast” reveals as an incredibly rideable Naked with almost infinite and hitherto unprecedented power and

Hubert Trunkenpolz  (KTM “As the largest European motorcycle the 1290 SUPER DUKE R us the chance to once again our technical knowhow on asphalt and our leading position in the Naked segment with the presentation of an model range. KTM´s potent Naked Bike is again a highlight at EICMA in Milan and will be rideable by the for the first time.

Just before Christmas, the SUPER DUKE R will be at KTM dealers. Regarding the supersport RC we look ahead with confidence. With a range of in six attractive models between 125 and we are all set to show on a global base highly attractive supersport are also available at favourable

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