KTM RC 390 shown with new paint scheme at INTERMOT 2016

Posted on: Oct 5, 2016 - 3:57pm IST

No official word yet on the next-gen Duke 390.

Though the next-generation 2017 KTM Duke 390 did not make its debut at the ongoing INTERMOT 2016 expo in Cologne, Germany, KTM is showcasing the KTM RC 390 in a new paint scheme.

2017 KTM RC 390 new paint front quarter INTERMOT 2016
The KTM RC 390 for the European market gets a conventional exhaust canister which is EU-4 compliant.

The new paint scheme combines a black body color with white decals and a new font type on the fairing for the ‘RC’ and ‘390’ logos. There are no other changes on the display bike.

The KTM RC 390 and Duke 390 for the European market get a conventional exhaust which is EU-4 compliant, whereas these motorcycles in India get an underbelly exhaust. The India-spec model also misses out on the ride-by-wire system.

2017 KTM RC 390 new paint side INTERMOT 2016
The KTM 390 series in India also miss out on the ride-by-wire system.

The KTM RC390 continues to be powered by the 373.2 cc single-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine capable of 43.5 PS and 35 Nm of torque, paired to a 6-speed gearbox. It is based on a powder coated, steel trellis frame and features upside down forks up front and a monoshock at the rear.

Also read: 5 features almost certain on the 2017 KTM Duke 390, 2017 KTM RC390

Stopping power comes from a 320 mm disc at the front and a 230 mm disc at the rear with Bosch dual-channel ABS. With a tank capacity of 10 liters, the KTM RC390 weighs 147 kg.

KTM RC 390 New Paint Scheme – Image Gallery

[Source – OverDrive]

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