Spied – Liveried KTM RC390 surfaces ahead of September 9 launch


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Bookings for the KTM RC390 are (unofficially) open at some dealerships for INR 30,000.

The KTM RC390 which is slated to be launched in India on September 9 has been testing extensively. The recent spyshot from the KTM RC390 – India Facebook page (unofficial) shows the motorcycle with production ready livery.

KTM RC390 full livery
The KTM RC390 will be launched on September 9 (unofficial).

White is the primary color of the fairing which carries prominent ‘KTM’ decals. The ‘RC’ decals can be found at the lower part of the fairing while the ‘390’ decals are placed in an orange background below the ‘KTM’ decals. The rest of the bike is finished in black while the exposed frame and wheels get the signature KTM orange treatment.

The RC390 is powered by the Duke 390’s 42.9 bhp single-cylinder engine which is paired to a 6-speed gearbox. Its performance would be class leading. The RC200, based on the Duke 200, is expected to be launched at a later stage.

KTM RC390 front view
The bike gets beak mounted LED daytime running lights.

Check out the official video detailing the KTM RC390’s features

The fully faired sportsbike bases its design on the brand’s Moto3 race bike. The beak mounted LED daytime running lights, twin headlamp elements, WP Suspension system and sticky Metzeler tyres are the salient features of the motorcycle.

Competitor: Kawasaki Ninja 300

Expected Price: INR 2.4 lakhs, ex-showroom

Launch Date: September 9 (unofficial)

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