KTM RC8, KTM RC8 preview, KTM RC8 specs

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With decades of in the fast lane, KTM entered the category with an array of and touring machines. The company has championships including the Dakar proves their great expertise.

Found back in Kraftfahrzeuge Trunkenpolz Mattighofen entered the Indian market the Duke 200 streetbike in collaboration Bajaj Auto. Having a heritage, the KTM motorcycles deliver in class power-to-weight ratio. the Duke 200 pumps out as much as 25 bhp max with a 200 cc engine, while the CBR 250R gives 1 bhp more in of the 50 cubic displacements.

A motorcycle the same racing heart but a is expected in India by June KTM entered the IDM German Championship the RC8 superbike in 2009, and the factory Stefen Nebel won the title. The RC8 is by a 1148 cc V-twin engine and the debut of Austrian motorcycle in Superbike category.

KTM launched the Super Duke 990 and RC8 990 at the event in Munich. Having run on the tracks, the motorcycle was ready to it into production.

The RC8 has styles and that makes the Japs and appear like feminine It has sharp aerodynamic curves and graphics that makes the look fast even its standing. With a humongous and racing dynamics, the RC8 creates on the go.

Frankly, the chiseled design and appeal, makes us wonder if it to the current era.

Being the superbike design of KTM, the RC8 is from previously seen It has a steel trellis frame cast aluminum seat giving the RC8 more stability and Center of Gravity.

On the front, 43 mm high-end inverted take the impact from the while double-sided swingarm by WP carry the load on the rear.

It a windshield on the front, that is enough to protect against and narrow enough to reduce the

In addition, the RC8 provides full of footpeg and handlebar controls. The can adjust the rear ride for better control on track or off it. the subframe at top end and footpegs down the Austrian superbike gives legroom than any other in its class.

In fact, the list of you can play with in the RC8 just go on. is adjustable brake lever, lever, handlebars, seat, gear shifter, brake and rear ride height. feature that is seen on modern-day motorcycles is the separate for street or track mode.

With a shift on the left you can tweak with tripmeters, fuel mileage, miles to trip time and ambient The track setting has displays for lap top speed, max rpm and race duration.

KTM RC8 is powered by a liquid cooled, cc V-twin engine, manufactured by engine manufacturer, Rotax. The cylinder angle gives the RC8 one of the compact designs. It gives the superbike an exploding 155 bhp power at rpm. The race spec R gets extra 15 horses at the rev range.


KTM claims the peak to be 90.7 ft-lbs at 8000 Mated to the V-twin engine is a manual gearbox with five-up configuration.

Throttle is just waiting to be displaying negligible flywheel as the rev pointer moves up and down on the For perfect shifting, the cluster is with optimum light which activates at peak To make the RC8 more powerful for the Austrian company sported clutch springs that add to 5 horses.

However, its engine is not as as the Japs and Italians and oft you will the front wheels leaving the There is surging at low revs and rpm gives abrupt boost.

to the racing dynamics of the RC8 are the top-end Developed by KTM’s subsidiary WP, the like suspension gets ready with just tweaks.

The ride is aggressive and is distinct from any other Its enormous power and quick does not make it uncomfortable or KTM RC8 can flatter riders of all kind.


Price: Rs 16 lacs 1195.00 cc Engine type: V2, Engine details: Otto 75° V arrangement Power: 177.00 hp  @ RPM Torque: 123.00 Nm @ 8000 RPM 13.5:1 Bore x …: x 69.0 mm Fuel system: Keihin Ignition: Contactless, fully electronic ignition with digital ignition adjustment Lubrication system: lubrication with 3 rotor Cooling system: Liquid 6-speed manual, final Chain Clutch: Wet multi-disc / hydraulically operated Driveline:

Primary drive: 40:76. 5/8 x (520) X and ‑Ring chain. type: Tubular space made from chrome steel, powder-coated Front WP Suspension Up Side Down Front suspension travel: 120 mm suspension: WP Suspension 4618 Rear suspension travel: 120 mm inches) Front tyre 120/70-17 Rear tyre 190/55-17 Front brakes: disc.

Radially mounted four-piston calipers; floating brake Front brakes diameter: 320 mm brakes: Single disc. Two fixed caliper Rear diameter: 220 mm Dry weight: 173.0 kg ratio: 1.0231 hp/kg height: 845 mm (If adjustable, lowest Ground clearance: 110 mm Wheelbase: mm Starter: Electric Color White/orange

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