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The KTM RC8 is an extremely powerful sports bike. it has a brilliant V-twin engine, great chassis, and stand-out looks. While it's not the most beginner-friendly bike, experienced riders will appreciate its performance and handling on the track or twisty roads.



KTM RC8's price is Rs 20 lakh in India. Available in White and black colors.

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Friday, 08 September 2023 04:33 AM

KTM discontinued the RC8 due to challenges in enrolling it in the Superbike World Championship and economic factors, but there are rumors of an upcoming new KTM superbike, potentially named the RC 990

Colour Options and Price in India
Bike Variant 2014 KTM 1190 RC8 R
Availability Status in India Discontinued
2-Wheeler Type Superbike
Latest Price in India 2014 KTM 1190 RC8 R price was Rs 20 lakh before being discontinued.
Fuel Type Petrol
Colour Options White, Black
Official Tagline Pure Superbike
India Launch Update KTM 1190 RC8 R is one of the most popular litre-class superbikes ever. It was expected to launch in India with an ex-showroom price tag of INR 20 lakhs, but unfortunately, KTM discontinued the 1190 RC8 R globally and it never got a chance to get launched in India.
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Build Quality
Value for Money
Engine Details 2-cylinder, 4-stroke, spark-ignition engine, 75° V arrangement, liquid-cooled
Cooling Liquid cooling system, continuous circulation of cooling liquid with water pump
Engine cc (Displacement) 1195 cc
Maximum Power 173 Bhp @ 10250 rpm
Maximum Torque 123 Nm @ 8000 rpm
Number of Cylinders 2
Ignition Contactless, controlled, fully electronic ignition system with digital ignition timing adjustment
Lubrication Pressure lubrication with 3 Eaton pumps
Bore 105 mm
Stroke 69 mm
Number of Gears 6
Clutch PASC slipper clutch, hydraulically operated
Primary Gear Ratio 40:76
Secondary Gear Ratio 17:37
Mileage KTM 1190 RC8 R mileage is around 12-15 kmpl (approximate).
Performance In terms of performance, the superbike can accelerate from 0-100 kmph in around 3.10 seconds.
Top Speed KTM 1190 RC8 R top speed is around 280 kmph (approximate).
Front Brake 320mm Twin-discs brake with radially mounted four-piston brake calipers
Rear Brake 220mm Single-disc brake with two-piston brake caliper; fixed brake disc
Front Tyre 120/70 ZR17 58W (Continental Conti SportAttack II)
Rear Tyre 190/55 ZR17 75W (Continental Conti SportAttack II)
Front Wheel 17-inch
Rear Wheel 17-inch
Wheel Type Alloy Wheels
Tubeless Tyres
Alloy Wheels
0-100 kmph 3.10 secs
Braking System No ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System)
Key Features Lightweight, Head-Turning Looks, Mind-Blowing Performance, All-Digital Console
Similar Bikes Yamaha YZF-R1, Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R, Suzuki GSX0-R1000R, Ducati Panigale V2, Honda CBR1000RR-R, Aprilia RSV4 RR
Front Suspension WP Suspension Up Side Down
Rear Suspension WP Suspension Monoshock
Frame (Chassis) Tubular space frame made from chrome molybdenum steel, powder-coated
Front Wheel Travel 120 mm
Rear Wheel Travel 120 mm
Ground Clearance 110 mm
Seat Height 805/825 mm
Wheelbase 1425±15 mm
Dry Weight 184 kg
Fuel Tank Capacity 16.50 litres
Speedometer Digital
Tachometer Digital
Trip Meter Digital-2
Fuel Gauge Digital
Pass Light
Battery Type Maintenance Free
Electric Start
Pillion Footrest
Step-up Seat/Split Seat
Seat height Adjustment
Miscellaneous Information
Chain 5/8 x 5/16” X-Ring
Steering Angle 66.7°

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Most Popular Answers for KTM RC8
Which bike is fastest - KTM RC8 R (V-twin) or Kawasaki Ninja H2 (in-line 4 cylinder)???
29 December 2022 05:29
Of course no doubt.. With super charger the H2 is much more faster than rc8r. H2 having 206 bhp with RAM AIR. and rc8r having 187 bhp.
Which bike is fastest - KTM RC8 R (V-twin) or Kawasaki Ninja H2 (in-line 4 cylinder)???
29 December 2022 05:29
Which bike is fastest - KTM RC8 R (V-twin) or Kawasaki Ninja H2 (in-line 4 cylinder)???
29 December 2022 05:30
Fastest bike is Ninja H2
Which bike is fastest - KTM RC8 R (V-twin) or Kawasaki Ninja H2 (in-line 4 cylinder)???
29 December 2022 05:52
The fastest one from both is the Kawasaki Ninja H2. The bike is the only one to have a supercharger in the motorcycle industry and comes with a 998 cc, 4-cylinder engine producing 207.1 BHP @ 11,000 rpm and 132.8 NM @ 10,500 rpm. The bike comes with a six speed gearbox and takes 2.5 seconds to reach 100 kmph from stand still. It comes with a 17 liter fuel tank and comes with Kawasaki supercharger for high performance. It comes with 238 kg of kerb weight and 130 mm of ground clearance. It can be bought in India for INR 29,00,000 and has a top speed of 300+ kmph whereas the KTM RC8 R stays at 287 kmph only.

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Which one is faster - Yamaha R25 or KTM RC8?
29 December 2022 05:49
The KTM 1190 RC8 R is the fastest one out of both the bikes. The bike comes with a much bigger engine than the R25's 250 cc twin cylinder motor. The 1195 cc, twin cylinder motor produces 173 BHP @ 10,250 rpm and 123 NM @ 8000 rpm. The power values are nearly 6 times the once being produced by the R25. The RC8 comes with twin 320 mm disc brakes for the front and a single 220 mm disc for the rear. The top speed of the massive machine comes out to be 287 kmph and it weights 186 kg only. It takes 3.1 seconds for a 0-100 kmph sprint and comes with an expected price tag of INR 20,00,000.

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