KTM RC

Ex-Showroom Price

₹ 1,47,000 - ₹ 20,00,000
* 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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Design
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 Review

13 Jun, 2016 10:17 PM

Overview

KTM, the Austrian automaker has quickly made its name in one of the best performance bikes in India and not just that it has got some really different styling, differentiating easily from the crowd. The KTM Supersport series comes in variety of engine options and a different style statement for each variant, which may be a minor change in color pattern or a full body panel replacement.

KTM made its way into India with Bajaj Auto's as its distributor and gained popularity with its mid-sized high performance, lightweight engines. The average Indian performance motorcycle seems dull before a KTM on its move. The Duke series is popular among the street lovers as equally as the RC series for the race lovers. The eldest one of their flagship is named as KTM 1190 RC8 R.

The huge race bike comes with a tag line 'Pure Superbike', which is completely justified by its specs and figures. Being a 1195 cc beast, it produces a max of 173 BHP @ 10250 rpm. The torque value is 123 NM @ 8000 rpm. The body of the bike is quite different from that of the smaller versions available in India, but the color theme was kept the same. The standard White, Black and Orange used according to the need of the design.

The best of all can be achieved from the KTM RC 390, which in itself is a complete package of performance and style. Powering the 390 is a 373.2 cc, 1-cylinder engine, producing 43 BHP @ 9000 rpm and 35 NM @ 7000 rpm. Its six speed transmission with slipper clutch makes it a performance oriented Supersport bike with all the important safety aspects as ABS. It comes with a White and Orange color combination, with a special attraction due to its orange alloy wheels. It costs around INR 2,12,000 and comes with a company claimed 179 kmph top speed.

India's focus on fuel economy made way for a much economical version of RC Supersport, the KTM RC 200. It looks exactly the same as 390, the only color difference being in the side profile (Black instead of White). It is powered by a 199.5 cc engine, producing 24.65 BHP @ 10000 rpm and 19.2 NM @ 8000 rpm. The RC became popular as it delivered a better mileage than the 390 and also performed best in the category.

The RC series has two more engine options, which like the RC8 are not India bound. They are the KTM RC 125 and the recently announced KTM RC 250. These are the same body shells as the Indian RC 200 and RC 390, with a 125 and 250 cc engine under the seat respectively. In future, they may get launched, but the present scenario does not allow the company to do so.

The KTM Supersport series have really beautiful yet performance bikes, which are very good to their value in terms of performance and built quality. The sharp cornering provided by KTM machine is really impressive, with each engine doing its best to be at the number one.

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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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