KTM RC390 spied without camouflage before bookings open
KTM RC390 is about to go on sale in Indian market, another spy shot has surfaced online via KTM RC 390 – India Facebook fan page. This one has no camouflage, just like the test mule in earlier spy shots.
Unofficial booking for KTM RC 390 is opened in some dealerships at Rs. 30,000 advance. Unconfirmed reports mention that KTM will officially open order books on 1st September and launch the full faired RC 390 sports bike on 9th September 2014. Further, it is believed that KTM RC 200 will also be launched on same date.
We expect price of KTM RC390 to be between Rs. 2.1 and Rs. 2.3 lakhs (ex-shorwoom New Delhi), as Duke 390 is priced at Rs. 1.87 lakhs. Ex-showroom New Delhi price of KTM Duke 200 is Rs. 1.31 lakhs, hence KTM may launch RC 200 with price between Rs. 1.5 lakhs and 1.8 lakhs.
Powertrain of KTM Duke 390 and RC 390 are same; single cylinder 373.2 cc 4 stroke, water cooled engine producing 44 PS max. power and 35 Nm peak torque. 6 speed transmission is mated to engine in either bikes. Same is the case with Duke 200 and RC 200. Single cylinder 4-stroke liquid-cooled, spark-ignition 199.5 cc engine delivering 25.8 PS max. power and 19 Nm peak torque, mated to 6 speed gearbox.
Via – KTM RC 390 – India