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Expected Price

Rs. 2,20,000
* Delhi. May vary.

Expected Mid 2014

VEHICLE SUMMARY

Name:RC 390
Type:Sports

VERDICT

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ENGINE SPECIFICATIONS

Displacement:373.2cc
Engine:Single-cylinder, 4-stroke
Maximum Power:43 Bhp
Maximum Torque:35 Nm
Gears:6 Speed
Clutch:Wet multi-disc clutch
Bore:89
Stroke:60
No. of Cylinders:1
Valve Per Cylinder:4
Chassis Type:Tubular space frame made from steel, powder-coated
Cooling Type:Liquid Cooling

DIMENSIONS

Length:N/A
Width:N/A
Height:N/A

OTHER SPECIFICATIONS

Weight:147.00 kg
Ground Clearance:178.50 mm
Fuel Tank:10.00 ltrs
Wheelbase:1340.00 mm
Battery Type:Maintenance Free
Battery Voltage:12V
Battery Capacity:8Ah
Wheel Type:Alloys
Wheel Size:110/70 ZR 17, 150/60 ZR 17 mm
Tubeless:
Colors:Black/White

ACTIVE AND PASSIVE SAFETY

Suspension(Front):WP-USD Ø 43 mm
Suspension(Rear):WP-Monoshock
Brakes:300mm Disc (ABS)
Brakes(Rear):230mm disc
Stand Alarm:

COMFORT AND CONVENIENCE

Fuel Guage:Digital
Self Start:
Tacho Meter:Digital
Trip Meter:Digital-2
Alloys:
Speedometer:Digital
Passenger Footrest:
Passenger Backrest:
Step-up Seat:
Pass-light:
Low Fuel Indicator:
Low Oil Indicator:
Low Battery Indicator:
High Oil Temp. Indicator:
Choked Air Filter Indicator:

KTM RC 390 Review

Faired Verision of 390 Duke

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

KTM Sportmotorcycle AG is a world renowned Austrian company that manufactures bicycle, motorcycle and moped. The company was founded by famous engineer Hans Trunkenpolz in 1934 as a metal workshop named Kraftfahrzeuge Trunkenpolz Mattighofen. The company started manufacturing motorcycles by 1954 and since then has earned a lot of awards and given the world a lot of big names. It has its current headquarters in Mattighofen, Austria. The company started a joint venture in Indian market with Indian two-wheeler company Bajaj Auto in November 2007.

Recently, images has been leaked from KTM's Canadian website of a new Sports bike, KTM RC390, which will be unveiled globally at EICMA, Milan in November 2013. It will be available in the Indian market by Feb-March 2014. The bike looks like a perfect blend of stunning looks, power-packed performance and balanced power to weight ratio that puts it in the A2 category. A2 category is for medium-sized bikes that targets the buyers of 19-23 years age group. The bike will be manufactured at Bajaj's plant in Chakan near Pune.

KTM RC390 has many striking features that makes it a formidable competitor which includes its stylish body panels from tank to tail, sharp fairing, new clip on handlebar and switches for a weight forward and aggressive riding position and superior control, inward moved footrests for a comfortable riding experience, advanced designed windshield with aerodynamic front, two-part seat with superior ergonomics, new steel fuel tank developed with respect to the bike's style and design, 17-inch orange painted cast alloy light wheels with Metzeler tyres (110mm front and 150mm rear) for superior grip and durability, Bosch ABS-equipped, a compact 3-chamber silencer which favours the overall center of gravity of bike, thin tail with stylish number plate holder, a light alloy swing-arm, mirrors with integrated blinkers, sporty new twin headlights, new aluminium-forged triple clamps, pillion seat nicely integrated into the bodywork lines, new footrests, bodywork and pedals, flaming orange frame sections and lots of other jaw-dropping minute details. It also has a powder-coated, steel made tubular space frame.

KTM RC390 has a powerful 373.2cc, single-cylinder, 4-stroke, water-cooled, Forced Oil Engine lubrication with 2 Eaton pumps, mechanically operated Wet Multi-disk clutch, Electronic Fuel Injection with Digital Ignition Timing Adjustment, twin OHC based engine with a maximum power of 43 bhp and has a claw-shifted 6-speed transmission. The suspension system consists of a WP Upside Down Telescopic forks with 125mm travel at front and a WP Monoshock Absorbers with 150mm travel at rear. It also has a 4-piston, radially bolted calliper with single disk brake of diameter 300mm at front and a single-piston, floating calliper with single disk brake of diameter 230mm at rear for superior braking response.

KTM RC390 has a fully digital LCD instrument console with information like fuel gauge, engaged gear and service reminder along with an RPM alert which tells the best moment for shifting up. It has a wheelbase of 1325mm or 1355mm, a ground clearance of 178.5mm, seat height of 820mm, power/weight ratio of 0.2KW/Kg, weight of 147 kgs, steering head angle of 66.5degrees, a 12V/6Ah battery Electric Starter and a fuel tank capacity of 10L with a reserve of 1.5L. KTM RC390 will be the first RC-series mini-sports bike to be available in Indian market. It will be available in the combination of Black and White shades with Orange graphics. The expected ex-showroom, Delhi price for this superfluous bike is INR 2.20 lakhs which may vary.