KTM RC 390

Ex-Showroom Price

₹ 2,14,000
* Delhi. May vary.


Overview The most praised sport bike of India, KTM RC 390 offers the maximum value for every rupee spent on a motorcycle in India. Sub 6 second 0-100 kmph sprint, premium parts and easy availability of spares make the RC390 undisputed king of its segment. Its high efficiency engine rivals Kawasaki Ninja 300 and Yamaha R3 in India, both being around two folds in price and twin cylinder.
Bike Variant KTM RC 390
Also Known As (AKA) 400cc KTM RC
Ex-Showroom Price (Delhi) Rs 2.14 lakh
On-Road Price (Delhi) Rs 2.36 lakh (approx.)
Mileage 20-30 kmpl (approx.)
Type Sports
Status Available
Shades Black-White
Official Tagline Racing Genes
Frame/Chassis Tubular space frame made from steel, powder-coated
Displacement 373.2 cc
Maximum Power 43 Bhp @ 9000 rpm
Maximum Torque 35 Nm @ 7000 rpm
Engine Description 1-cylinder 4-stroke engine, water-cooled
Cooling Liquid cooling system, continuous circulation of cooling liquid with water pump
Fuel System Fuel Injection
Ignition Contactless, controlled, fully electronic ignition system with digital ignition timing adjustment
Lubrication Wet sump
Bore 89 mm
Stroke 60 mm
No. of Cylinders 1
Power-to-weight Ratio 258.5 Bhp per tonne
Torque-to-Weight Ratio 210.84 NM per tonne
Specific Output 115 Bhp per litre
Fuel Type Unleaded Premium Fuel
No. of Gears 6
Clutch Slipper clutch
Primary Gear Ratio 30:80
Secondary Gear Ratio 15:45
Gear Pattern 1-down, 5-up
Front Brake 300mm Disc brake with four-pot brake caliper
Rear Brake 230mm disc brake with one-pot brake caliper, floating brake discs
Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
Front Suspension WP Suspension Up Side Down
Rear Suspension WP Monoshock
Front Wheel Travel 125 mm
Rear Wheel Travel 150 mm
Front Tyre 110/70 ZR 17
Rear Tyre 150/60 ZR 17
Wheel Type Alloys
Tubeless Tyres
Alloy Wheels
Battery Type Maintenance Free
Capacity 6Ah
Voltage 12V
Overall Length 1978 mm
Overall Width 748 mm
Overall Height 1098 mm
Ground Clearance 178.5 mm
Seat Height 820 mm
Wheelbase 1340±15 mm
Dry Weight 147 kg
Kerb/Wet Weight 166 kg
Fuel Tank Capacity 10 litres
Reserve Fuel Capacity 1.5 litres
0-100 kmph 5.70 secs
Top Speed 179 kmph
Mileage (City) 20 kmpl
Mileage (Highway) 30 kmpl
Mileage (Combined) 25 kmpl
Speedometer Digital
Tachometer Digital
Trip Meter Digital
Odometer Digital
Fuel Gauge Digital
Gear Shift Light
Electric Start
Pillion Footrest
Pass Light
Step-up Seat/Split Seat
Engine Kill Switch
Chain 5/8 x 1/4” X-Ring
Steering Angle 66.5°
Tail Light LED
Projector Head Light

KTM RC 390 Review

12 Jul, 2016 12:49 PM


KTM-Bajaj has finally updated the RC and Duke series in India. The 2016 models now come equipped with all-time on headlamps (there is no on-off switch now). Other changes made are improved paint quality, NOK seal, better and improved seat, vapor recovery system for fuel tank, new ECU mounts, new pillion seat assembly, adjustable handlebar levers, better cooling via improved radiator fans, increased disc brake thickness, plastic flaps on front forks. The RC 200 and 200 Duke now come equipped with better and improved rear view mirrors, plus these 2 models also get new MRF tyres. The front disc brake size has also been increased from 280mm to 300mm in 200 Duke and RC 200.

Design and Style

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, 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, a compact 3-chamber silencer which favors the overall center of gravity of bike.

The bike features a thin tail with stylish number plate holder, mirrors with integrated blinkers, sporty new twin headlights, new aluminum-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 that makes it a solid bike.

Instrument Panel

KTM RC390 has a fully digital LCD instrument console that displays the information like fuel gauge, engaged gear and service reminder along with an RPM alert which tells the best moment for shifting up. It also features a speedometer, odometer, dual trip meter, clock and a tachometer.

Weight and Fuel Tank Capacity

The RC390 has a kerb weight of 166 kgs which is grouped very close to the center of gravity for better maneuverability and precision. It has a perfectly placed fuel tank along with a capacity of 10-litres.

Engine and Gearbox

KTM RC390 has a powerful 373.2cc, water-cooled, forced oil engine lubrication with 2 eaton pumps, mechanically operated Wet multi disc clutch, electronic fuel injection with digital ignition timing adjustment, twin OHC based engine which has a claw-shifted 6-speed transmission. This single-cylinder, 4-stroke engine pumps out a maximum power of 43 bhp and a maximum torque of 35 Nm.

Brakes and Suspension

The suspension system consists of a WP upside down telescopic forks with 125mm travel at front and a WP mono-shock absorbers with 150mm travel at rear. It also has a 4-piston, radially bolted caliper with single disc brake of diameter 300mm at front and a single-piston, floating caliper with single disc brake of diameter 230mm at rear for superior braking response. It also features Bosch ABS for precise and pwerful braking.

Ride and Handling

It has an extended wheelbase of 1340mm, a high ground clearance of 178.5mm, seat height of 820mm, power/weight ratio of 0.2KW/Kg and steering head angle of 66.5degrees. All of these, offers wonderful handling characteristics and a stable ride. The 17-inch orange painted cast alloy light wheels with Metzeler tyres (110mm front and 150mm rear) for superior grip and durability are fitted in to the KTM RC390.

Shades and Ex-showroom Price

KTM RC390 is available in a Black/White shade. The ex-showroom price is Rs. 2.14 lakhs(ex-showroom, Delhi) may vary.


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