KTM could soon launch the new KTM RC390 in the Indian market. The brand recently introduced the KTM RC125 and KTM RC200 in India and could soon expand its supersport portfolio with the RC390. According to reports, the KTM website was updated with the latest generation RC390, and the brand also revealed the India specific details of the motorcycle. The spec-sheet appears to be similar to the international-spec RC390, and the brand is also likely to retain the BS6/Euro5 compliant engine. In addition to this, the Indian website also reveals that the RC390 comes with adjustable front forks; however, this may not be available when the motorcycle launches in India.
2022 KTM RC390 – Design and Features
The 2022 KTM RC390 comes with a new design inspired by the KTM RC16 MotoGP race bike. The motorcycle features a single headlamp along with front fascia integrated LED indicators and a racing-style windscreen. The RC390 also comes with a chiselled fuel tank and boomerang-shaped side panels. The motorcycle also gets a sleek tail section and newly designed five-spoke alloy wheels. The KTM RC390 will also come with features such as a full-colour TFT screen similar to the latest-generation 390 Duke and 390 Adventure. The bike also gets traction control, cornering ABS, multifunction switchgear, bi-directional quickshifter etc.
2022 KTM RC390 – Technical Specifications
Powering the KTM RC390 is a BS6 compliant 373cc liquid-cooled single-cylinder engine. The motor produces 44 Hp of power and 36 Nm of torque. According to KTM, the airbox volume has been improved by 40%, which has enabled 11 kmph of extra top speed. The engine is paired to a 6-speed gearbox with an assist and slipper clutch. The motorcycle rides on a WP upside-down front suspension, which comes with both compression and rebound settings on the stanchions for the international markets. The rear suspension features preload and rebound settings. KTM claims that the RC390 also comes with new brake rotors, which are not only lighter than before but also offers more brake bite.
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