KTM RC 250

Expected Price

₹ 2,10,000
* Delhi. May vary.
Expected

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QUICK FACTS & SUMMARY
Bike Variant KTM RC 250
Current Status Upcoming
Body Type Sports
Fuel Type Petrol
Top Speed 165 kmph
Price in India KTM RC 250 is expected to be priced around INR 2,10,000 in India (ex-showroom).
Shades Black/White/Orange (Tri-Color)
Official Tagline Racing Genes
Vehicle Overview KTM RC250 is a quarter liter sport bike, specially made for the south Asian markets, except India. Although it is made in India only, the bikes on sale in the county includes the RC200 and RC390 only. The 248.8cc, single cylinder engine is good for 30.87 BHP and 24 Nm of torque. It weighs just 147 kg (dry) and shares all the parts with the RC390. It even offers ABS as standard while the Indian RC200 comes without the provision of ABS. It rivals Honda CBR250R and Kawasaki Ninja 250 SL internationally.
MAXABOUT RATING & VERDICT
Design
Performance
Comfort
Fuel Economy
Features
Build Quality
Standout Features Dual Projectors, Fuel Injection, Liquid Cooling, ABS, Slipper Clutch
ENGINE & GEARBOX
Engine Description Lightweight 4-stroke Liquid-Cooled 4-valve DOHC Single-cylinder 248.8cc engine (strongest in its class)
Fuel System Fuel Injection
Cooling Liquid cooling system, continuous circulation of cooling liquid with water pump
Displacement 248.8 cc
Maximum Power 30 HP @ 9000 rpm
Maximum Torque 24 NM @ 7500 rpm
Number of Cylinders 1
Ignition Contactless, controlled, fully electronic ignition system with digital ignition timing adjustment
Lubrication Forced oil lubrication with 2 rotor pumps
Bore 72 mm
Stroke 61.1 mm
Engine Weight 37.2 kg
Bharat Stage IV (BS4)
Number of Gears 6
Clutch PASC™ anti-hopping clutch/ mechanically operated
Primary Gear Ratio 30:80
Secondary Gear Ratio 14:46
Gear Pattern 1-down, 5-up
BRAKES & TYRES
Front Brake 300mm Disc brake with four-pot brake caliper
Rear Brake 230mm Disc brake with one-pot brake caliper
ABS
Front Tyre 110/70 ZR 17
Rear Tyre 150/60 ZR 17
Wheel Type Alloy Wheels
Tubeless Tyres
SUSPENSION & CHASSIS
Front Suspension 43mm WP Suspension Up Side Down
Rear Suspension WP Monoshock
Frame Tubular space frame made from steel, powder-coated (MOTO3 Inspired Chassis)
Exhaust/Muffler Side-Mounted Exhaust
Front Wheel Travel 125 mm
Rear Wheel Travel 150 mm
DIMENSIONS & WEIGHT
Ground Clearance 178.5 mm
Seat Height 820 mm
Wheelbase 1340 mm
Dry Weight 147 kg
Fuel Tank Capacity 10 litres
INSTRUMENT CONSOLE FEATURES
Speedometer Digital
Tachometer Digital
Trip Meter Digital
Odometer Digital
Clock Digital
ABS Light
LED Indicator Lights
Fuel Gauge Digital
Low Fuel Warning Light
Gear Indicator Digital
Service Reminder Digital
Low Oil Indicator
Low Battery Indicator
Gear Shift Light
Engine Check Indicator
BATTERY & LIGHTING
Pass Light
Battery Type Maintenance Free
Automatic Headlamp On (AHO)
COMFORT & CONVENIENCE FEATURES
Electric Start
Engine Kill Switch
Pillion Grabrail
Pillion Footrest
Step-up Seat/Split Seat
Stand Alarm
Miscellaneous Information
Chain 5/8 x 1/4” X-Ring
Steering Angle 66.5°

KTM RC 250 Review

04 Feb, 2019 12:02 PM

Overview

KTM has started the domination of supersport category bikes in India from its launch of the RC 200 and the RC 390 bikes. A new variant in the same category has been announced which follows the same path and is named as the KTM RC 250. The quarter-litre bike features performance with a blend of an economy. The KTM RC 250 shares the same design as the other RC's but shares its white side body with the elder RC 390. The ground clearance and seat height remain the same as on the older RC bikes making it clear to the riders that choose your performance option, the style would be complimentary for all the models. One body, different souls!!

RC 250 has a 248.8 cc engine producing nearly 30.7 BHP @ 9000 rpm and 24 NM of torque @ 7250 rpm. The single cylinder, liquid cooled unit also uses the power-assisted slipper clutch with anti-hopping technology. An engine is a lightweight unit, with 37.2 kg weight and also is classified as the strongest unit in its class. The making quality of the KTM products is a strong positive impact-maker for the company. The engine is mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox. The braking for the front is handled by a 300 mm disc brake with 4-pot brake caliper and the rear is managed by a 230 mm disc with 1-pot brake caliper. It inherits its 43 mm upside-down WP suspension for the front and a WP suspension at the rear from its ancestors.

The new RC 250 offers the same comfortable racing position, making it ideal for track use and side by side also for the normal road challenges. Quick acceleration and high speeds can make you feel different from the regular day crowd and wasting time on roads will become history soon. The styling and the dynamics remain unchanged for the new RC 250, making a reliable and performance oriented offering. RC 250 is expected to be in a combination of Black-White. The price is estimated to be around INR 2,10,000 (expected ex-showroom price).

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