TechnoparkToday.com(May, 2014) : KTM R200 launched in India. RC200 is the first step into KTM´s Ready to Race philosophy.The premium full faired bike is an eye-catcher for its outstanding style. The 200cc engine is combining top performance together with efficient mileage. Premium components such as USD front fork, multifunctional fully digital display and radial brake caliper are completing the package and making RC200 an excellent value for money full faired motorcycle.
KTM RC 200 is one of the most awaited entry-level premium sport bikes in India and it will compete with the like of Bajaj Pulsar SS200, Bajaj Pulsar 220F, Yamaha R25, Honda CBR250R, Hero HX250R, Suzuki GSR250S, Hyosung GT250R and Hero Karizma ZMR.
KTM RC 200 is powered by the same single-cylinder, 4-stroke, spark-ignition engine, liquid-cooled engine which also powers the 200 Duke. It generates maximum power of 25.47 bhp (a slight increase from 200 Duke’s 24.65 bhp) and 19.2 nm (expected) of torque. The engine is mated to a 6-speed gearbox.RC 200 is equipped with 300mm front disc and 230mm rear disc. The front suspension is WP4357 and the rear one is WP4618 EM. The seat height and ground clearance of the bike are 82mm and 178.5mm.
Some Quick Facts
Showcased at 71st EICMA Motorcycle Show in Milan, Italy
Based on the platform of KTM 200 Duke
199.5cc, single-cylinder, 4-stroke, Liquid-cooled
6-speed claw-shifted transmission
Maximum power of 25.47 bhp and a maximum torque of 19.2 Nm
Ground clearance of 178.5mm and a wheelbase of 1325mm
300mm front disc brake and 230mm rear disc brake
Dis-engage-able Bosch 9MB two-channel ABS
Fully digital instrument cluster with LCD display
Ex-showroom price of Rs. 1.60 lakh (ex-showroom, approx.)
For more details, please visit KTM’s Website : – http://www.ktm.com/in/ready-to-race.html