2017 KTM RC 200 and KTM RC 390 Launch on January 19

2017 KTM RC390

2017 KTM RC 200 and KTM RC 390 Launch on January 19

Bajaj has just made an announcement that they will be launching the much awaited 2017 edition of the KTM RC range in India on 19th of January. Currently, KTM sells the RC 200 and RC 390 from its supersport category of motorcycles in India. The upcoming 2017 editions of KTM RC motorcycles were first unveiled by the company at the 2015 EICMA motorcycle show which was held in Milan.  Both 2017 RC 200 and RC390 are expected to get mechanical upgrades.

As per the 2017 update, the all new RC 390 would be getting a black-orange color scheme  that comes with fresh graphic design in white . The orange color which is used for trellis frame and wheels are now made prominent  on body panels.  There is also going to be mechanical upgrades – the bike motorcycle will be getting a larger 320mm disc instead of 300mm on current version and also a side-mounted exhaust which replaces the underbelly unit to comply with new emission standards.  Features like slipper clutch, ride-by-wire and switchable ABS remains the same.

2017 KTM RC200

The 2017 KTM RC 390 will now be powered by same 373.3cc single-cylinder liquid-cooled engine and it produces same power output of 43.5PS at 9000rpm and delivers a maximum torque of 36Nm.

The 2017 KTM RC 200 bike continues to be powered by the 199cc single-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine which is now Euro-4 compliant.  Expect same power figures  – 25PS of power and 19.2Nm of torque from the new 2017 RC 200.

The motorcycle will be officially launched / announced on January 19th.

Source: NDTV Auto, ZigWheels

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