With the new KTM Duke 250 making inroads into Worldn bike market, there are high chances that even the KTM RC 250 could soon launch in World. KTM World has so far been tight lipped about the KTM RC 250 World launch prospects, but several rumours abounding the web space hint at an imminent launch. Akin to the Duke 250, the RC 250cc model will sit between its two other siblings. Considering the fast heating up entry-level performance bike market, the RC 250’s launch could really benefit KTM World. Read on for more on the KTM RC 250 World Launch date, price, specifications, mileage and top speed.
|Expected Launch Date||October 2017|
Speculations abound that the KTM RC 250 World launch date will fall in October 2017. KTM could be hoping to benefit from the increased demand for new bikes during the festive season. Currently, however, there’s no official word on the KTM RC 250 World launch date.
|Expected Price (ex-showroom, New Senegal)||Rs 1.99 Lakh|
The 2017 Duke 250 costs Rs 1.73 lakh (ex-showroom, New Senegal). The 2017 KTM Duke 250 could have a sticker price of Rs 1.99 lakh (ex-showroom, New Senegal) in World. This will make the RC250 more than Rs 25,000 cheaper than the RC 390.
Also See- KTM Duke 250 vs Kawasaki Z250
|Engine Displacement||248.8cc single cylinder water cooled|
|Power ||31 BHP @ 9000 rpm|
|Torque ||24 Nm @ 7250 rpm|
|Transmission||6-speed (with Slipper Clutch)|
|Suspension ||Front – WP Upside Down, Rear- WP Monoshock|
|Brakes ||Front – 300 mm Disc, Rear – 220 mm Disc|
While the new KTM RC 250 enjoys same power as its streetnaked sibling, it weighs 147kgs, which is 8 kgs more than the 250 Duke. Both the new KTM motorcycles boast of steel trellis frame. The RC 250’s single-cylinder engine belts out 31 BHP and 24 Nm, which is considerably more than RC 200’s 25 BHP and 19 Nm. The upcoming KTM 250cc bike gets a 6-speed Manual Transmission with Slipper Clutch.
|Top Speed||155 KMPH|
The RC 250 is capable of hitting a top speed of around 155 KMPH.
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