KTM RC 125 ABS

Ex-Showroom Price

₹ 1,47,000
* Delhi. May vary.

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QUICK FACTS & SUMMARY
Bike Variant KTM RC 125
Braking System 1-Channel ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System)
Current Status Available
Body Type Sports
Fuel Type Petrol
Price in India New KTM RC 125 is available in India for INR 1.47 lakh (ex-showroom).
Shades Black with Orange, Black with White
Official Tagline Certain of Success
Vehicle Overview KTM RC 125 is the smallest motorcycle in the RC series, when compared in terms of engine displacement. It uses exactly the same components as the bigger RC 200, sharing even the same fuel tank and body panels. The paint scheme is more towards the Orange side while the 125cc engine here produces 14.5 HP at 9250 rpm and 12 Nm at 8000 rpm. This makes it rival the Yamaha R125, Suzuki GSX-R125, Honda CBR125R and Aprilia RS4 125 internationally. KTM RC 125 was recently launched in India and the pre-bookings are open for a token amount of INR 5000.
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Performance
Comfort
Fuel Economy
Features
Build Quality
Standout Features Projector Headlights, Powerful Engine, Impressive Shade, Premium Suspension and Brakes
ENGINE & GEARBOX
Engine Description 1-cylinder 4-stroke engine, water-cooled
Fuel System Fuel Injection
Cooling Liquid cooling system, continuous circulation of cooling liquid with water pump
Displacement 124.7 cc
Maximum Power 14.5 HP @ 9250 rpm
Maximum Torque 12 Nm @ 8000 rpm
Number of Cylinders 1
Ignition Contactless, controlled, fully electronic ignition system with digital ignition timing adjustment
Lubrication Wet sump
Bore 58 mm
Stroke 47.2 mm
Number of Gears 6
Clutch Wet multi-disc clutch / mechanically operated
Primary Gear Ratio 22:72
Secondary Gear Ratio 14:45
BRAKES & TYRES
Front Brake 300mm Disc brake with four-pot brake caliper
Rear Brake 230mm Disc brake with one-pot brake caliper, floating brake discs
ABS Yes (1-channel)
Front Tyre 110/70 ZR17
Rear Tyre 150/60 ZR17
Front Wheel 17-inch
Rear Wheel 17-inch
Wheel Type Alloys
Tubeless Tyres
Alloy Wheels
SUSPENSION & CHASSIS
Front Suspension 43mm WP USD Forks
Rear Suspension WP Monoshock
Frame Steel Trellis Frame
Front Wheel Travel 125 mm
Rear Wheel Travel 150 mm
DIMENSIONS & WEIGHT
Overall Length 1977 mm
Overall Width 688 mm
Overall Height 1098 mm
Ground Clearance 157 mm
Seat Height 835 mm
Wheelbase 1341 mm
Kerb/Wet Weight 154.2 kg
Fuel Tank Capacity 9.5 litres
INSTRUMENT CONSOLE FEATURES
Speedometer Digital
Tachometer Digital
Trip Meter Digital
Fuel Gauge Digital
PERFORMANCE & MILEAGE
Mileage 40-45 kmpl (approx.)
Top Speed 125 kmph
COMFORT & CONVENIENCE FEATURES
Electric Start
Pillion Footrest
Pass Light
Step-up Seat/Split Seat
Miscellaneous Information
Chain 5/8 x 1/4” X-Ring
Steering Angle 66.5°

KTM RC 125 ABS Review

19 Jun, 2019 02:29 PM

Overview

KTM RC 125 is an entry-level bike with stylish looks and power-packed performance. It has a brand new steel fuel tank, advanced design windshield, new twin headlights, brand new clip on handlebars and switches for an aggressive riding position and advanced control. The entry-level sportbike features compact underbelly three-chamber silencer placed close to the bike's overall centre of gravity for centralization of mass, and 1-channel ABS for additional safety. RC 125 comes with stable and lightweight 17-inch orange-painted cast light alloy wheels with perfect gripped tires, new bodywork with new pushed back foot pegs, fairing-mounted rear view mirrors with sporty integrated blinkers, a thin tail with number plate holder and LED tail light.

The comfortable two-part seat with perfect support for rider and pillion, a seat height of 820 mm offers a new and aggressive riding position. KTM RC 125 has a fully digital instrument cluster with LCD display which includes fuel gauge, engaged gear, service reminder information, RPM alert for indicating the right moment for shifting up gears and much more information. The RC125 has an unladen weight of 135kgs. The motorcycle has a fuel tank with a capacity of 10L including 1.5L for reserve.

KTM RC 125 has a 124.7cc, single-cylinder, liquid-cooled, 4-stroke engine with a maximum power of 14.5 HP @ 9250 rpm and a maximum torque of 12 Nm and is mated with a 6-speed claw shifted transmission. It has a bore and stroke of 58mm and 47.2mm respectively. The motorcycle features forced oil engine lubrication, mechanically operated Wet multi-disc clutch and a contact-less, controlled and fully electronic ignition system with digital ignition timing adjustment.

KTM RC 125 has a 300mm diameter disc brake with radially mounted 4-piston callipers at the front and 230mm diameter disc brake with floating single-piston callipers at the rear. It has a front and rear suspension travel of 125mm and 150mm respectively and the suspension system consists of 43mm WP upside down forks at the front and WP mono-shock absorbers with swing arm at the rear. KTM RC125 has a high ground clearance of 178.5mm and an extended wheelbase of 1340mm, which further leads to even sharper steering. The bike is quite stable and sharp at edges which offers you a pleasant riding experience.

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A well designed racer for India ... read more

Best Features: Riding position

Pros: Everything, mainly riding position, makes you feel like a motoGP rider

Cons: Exhaust

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I am truly amazed with its power. ... read more

Best Features: ABS, USD Forks, Ride by Wire

Pros: Everything

Cons: Heating Problem

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