Unveiled at the Soaltee Crown Plaza, Hansraj Hulashchand & Co plans to enhance KTM market share in the country. Both, RC 390 and RC 200 are imported as CBU from Bajaj Auto in India.
Hansaraj Hulas Chand & Company has launched KTM RC 200 and RC 390 in a country where the premium bike segment is fast growing in importance. KTM RC 200 and RC 390 premium motorcycles are open for booking at the company showroom at Naxal, Kathmandu where RC 200 is priced at NPR 4,99,900 (INR 3.11 lakhs) while RC390 has a price tag of NPR 6,49,000 (INR 4.05 lakhs). In India, these bikes are retailed at about INR 1.5 lakhs and INR 2 lakhs respectively.
KTM’s RC series comes in with experience and knowledge gained from Moto3 in the 250cc MotoGP racing segment. RC 200 is powered by a 200cc engine generating 25 PS power at 10,000 rpm and 19.2 Nm torque at 8,000 rpm. RC200 is seen with twin projector headlamps, an integrated pillion seat, upside down forks and steel trellis frame. RC200 has a total kerb weight of 154 kgs and seat height of 834mm while fuel tank has capacity of 9.5 liters
KTM RC390 receives a 373 cc engine offering 43.5 PS peak power at 9,000 rpm and 35 Nm peak torque at 7,000 rpm. Anti Lock Braking System from Bosch, Metzeler tyres and upside down forks are see aboard this bike that also features an advanced aerodynamic design offering enhance racing experience. Both engines are mated to 6 speed transmission system. KTM 390 weighs a total of 166 kgs and possesses seat height of 830mm. This KTM model also has a fuel tank capacity of 9.5 liters.
Both RC200 and RC390 look almost identical but are differentiated in color schemes. The bikes are in matte black with black side fairings seen on the RC200 and white fairings seen in the RC390. Both models sport raked front fairings, high raised tail end section and an in-built pillion seat offering the bikes an aerodynamic stance.