IAB Report - KTM RC390 launched in India at INR 2.05 lakhs [Gallery added]

Nithyanandh K

Nithyanandh K, As a toddler, those wheeled machinery fascinated me even before I knew what they’re called as! So here I'm, petrolhead by birth, Mechanical engineer by qualification and automotive reporter by profession!

Borrows the engine from the KTM Duke 390.

The KTM RC390, arguably the most anticipated motorcycle in recent times, has been launched in India at INR 2.05 lakhs (ex-showroom, New Delhi). The price is introductory.

Based on the Duke 390, the fully faired RC390 is propelled by the same belligerent 372.3 cc single-cylinder fuel injected engine which impresses with 42.9 bhp and 35 Nm of torque on tap. The gearbox is a 6-speed unit.

KTM RC390 and RC200 launch
The KTM RC390 (white accented fairing) is priced at INR 2.05 lakhs (ex-showroom New Delhi).

Just like the RC200, the RC390's design is full of sharp edges. The LED DRLs, twin circular headlamps, exposed trellis frame painted in orange, mirror-mounted blinkers and split seats are the talking points.

The sportsbike is equipped with a top-spec WP suspension system and Metzeler tyres. Further complementing its handling characteristics are reduced rake angle and shorter wheelbase. The KTM RC390 weights just 166 kg, resulting in an excellent power-to-weight ratio of 258.31 bhp/tonne.

KTM RC390 and KTM RC200 tech specs

The disc brakes are equipped with standard Bosch ABS.

Competitor: Kawasaki Ninja 300

KTM RC390 - Press Release

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KTM RC390 News & Updates

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Top 5 faired bikes in India between INR 2-4 lakh: KTM RC390 to Kawasaki Ninja 300

KTM RC 390 with RCX2 race-kit by Autologue Design

KTM RC 390 with RCX2 race-kit by Autologue Design

India-made 2017 KTM RC390 unveiled for the US market

India-made 2017 KTM RC390 unveiled for the US market

KTM Duke 125 & KTM RC390 at the Osaka Motorcycle Show 2017

KTM Duke 125 & KTM RC390 at the Osaka Motorcycle Show 2017

2017 KTM RC390 & 2017 KTM RC200 launched in India [Gallery updated]

2017 KTM RC390 & 2017 KTM RC200 launched in India [Gallery updated]

2017 KTM RC390 & 2017 KTM RC200 launch in India on 19 January

2017 KTM RC390 & 2017 KTM RC200 launch in India on 19 January

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