KTM RC 390 vs TVS Apache RR 310 Comparison

Updated: 04, May, 2018 09:40 AM

Ex-Showroom Price

₹ 2,36,000
* Delhi. May vary.

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₹ 2,23,045
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DIMENSIONS & WEIGHT

Ground Clearance
178.5 mm180 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity
9.5 litres11 litres
Wheelbase
1340±15 mm1365 mm
Seat Height
820 mm810 mm
Dry Weight
163.5 kgNA
Kerb/Wet Weight
170 kg169.5 kg

PERFORMANCE & MILEAGE

Top Speed
179 kmph160 kmph
0-100 kmph
5.70 secs7.17 secs
Mileage (City)
20 kmplNA
Mileage (Combined)
25 kmplNA
Mileage (Highway)
30 kmplNA

COMFORT & CONVENIENCE FEATURES

Electric Start
Pillion Footrest
Pass Light
Step-up Seat/Split Seat
NA
Engine Kill Switch

TYRE SIZE & WHEELS

Tubeless Tyres
Alloy Wheels
Wheel Type
AlloysCast aluminium wheels
Front Tyre
110/70 ZR 17110/70 R17 M/C 54H
Rear Tyre
150/60 ZR 17150/60 R17 M/C 66H

ENGINE SPECIFICATIONS

Displacement
373.2 cc312.2 cc
Bore
89 mm80 mm
Stroke
60 mm62.1 mm
Number of Cylinders
11
Bharat Stage IV (BS4)
Engine Description
1-cylinder 4-stroke engine, water-cooled312.2cc, SI, 4-Stroke, 4-Valve, Single Cylinder, Liquid-Cooled, Reverse Inclined
Maximum Power
43.5 PS @ 9000 rpm34 HP @ 9700 rpm
Maximum Torque
36 Nm @ 7000 rpm27.2 NM @ 7700 rpm
Cooling
Liquid cooling system, continuous circulation of cooling liquid with water pumpLiquid-Cooled
Lubrication
Wet sumpNA
Ignition
Contactless, controlled, fully electronic ignition system with digital ignition timing adjustmentDynamically controlled integrated high energy ignition system
Fuel System
Fuel InjectionFuel Injection (Bosch, Closed Loop, EFi)
Emission Standard
BS4NA

INSTRUMENT CONSOLE FEATURES

Gear Shift Light
NA
Fuel Gauge
DigitalDigital
Tachometer
DigitalDigital
Trip Meter
DigitalDigital
Speedometer
DigitalDigital
Clock
Digital
Odometer
DigitalDigital

QUICK FACTS & SUMMARY

Body Type
SportsSports
Official Tagline
Racing GenesThe Ultimate Track Weapon!
Mileage
25-30 kmpl (Approx.)25-30 kmpl (Approx.)
Price in India
KTM RC 390 is priced at INR 2.36 Lakh in India (Ex-Showroom).TVS Apache RR 310 is priced at INR 2.23 Lakh in India (Ex-Showroom).
Current Status
AvailableAvailable
Warranty in India
24-Months Manufacturer’s Warranty2 Years or 30,000 kms (whichever is earlier)
Bike Variant
KTM RC 390TVS Apache RR 310 with 2-Channel ABS as Standard
Shades
Black-White-Orange (Tri-Color)Racing Black, Racing Red
Fuel Type
PetrolPetrol
Vehicle Overview
KTM RC 390 is being offered in India with a different paint scheme from the last-gen model. The refreshed theme now covers more Orange, Jet Black and White shade on the body panels. It even offers a new exhaust system, making it heavier by few kg for sure. The engine is the same 373.2 cc, 1-cylinder liquid cooled and fuel injected motor, which now develops 43.5 PS of maximum power and 36 NM of maximum torque. The torque has been increased by 1 Nm and the power has been decreased by 0.5 PS.TVS Akula 310 has been officially launched in India @ INR 2.15 Lakh (Ex-showroom Delhi). The all-new full-faired sport bike will be sold as TVS Apache RR 310 in India. It is powered by a 312.2cc engine with maximum power of 34 HP and maximum torque of 27.2 NM. The top speed of Apache RR 310 is 160 kmph (as claimed by the company). RR 310 is based on BMW G310R and comes as the first product in India after the collaboration of TVS Motor & BMW Motorrad.

BATTERY & ELECTRICALS

Voltage
12V12V
Capacity
6Ah8Ah
Battery Type
Maintenance FreeMaintenance free

MAXABOUT RATING & VERDICT

Design
Performance
Comfort
Fuel Economy
Features
Build Quality
Value for Money
Standout Features
Projector Lights, Dual Channel ABS, Ride by WireUSD Forks, All-Digital Console, Bi-LED Headlamps, 2-Channel ABS, Race Spec Components
Should You Buy It?
RC390 is a benchmark in single cylinder performance bikes of India. Everyday riding is a bit tough but on track, it can literally beat anything that comes with one cylinder for a race.Consider your preferences before going for TVS Apache RR 310. It is a typical sportbike and should not be confused with a sports tourer. It feels expensive at some times as segment leader KTM RC390 is just INR 25k away. Consider RR 310 if you are into track riding and don't compare the same with Mojo or Dominar in this engine segment.

BRAKES & SAFETY

Front Brake
320mm Disc brake with four-pot brake caliper300mm Petal Disc with ABS
Rear Brake
230mm disc brake with one-pot brake caliper, floating brake discs240mm Petal Disc with ABS
Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
Yes (BOSCH Disengageable)2-channel ABS

SUSPENSION & WHEEL TRAVEL

Front Suspension
WP Suspension Up Side DownInverted cartridge telescopic forks (USD)
Rear Suspension
WP Monoshock2-arm aluminium die-cast swing-arm, mono tube floating piston gas assisted shock absorber
Front Wheel Travel
125 mmNA
Rear Wheel Travel
150 mmNA

Miscellaneous Information

Frame/Chassis
Tubular space frame made from steel, powder-coatedTrellis frame, split chassis
Chain
5/8 x 1/4” X-RingNA
Steering Angle
66.5°NA

GEARBOX & CLUTCH

Primary Gear Ratio
30:80NA
Secondary Gear Ratio
15:45NA
Number of Gears
66
Clutch
Slipper clutchWet multi-plate, 8-plate design
Gear Pattern
1-down, 5-up1-down, 5-up

LIGHTING

Projector Head Light
Automatic Headlamp On (AHO)
Tail Light
LEDLED

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