2013 KTM 1190 RC8 R to be launched by the end of March

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We had earlier reported to you regarding KTM’s official announcement for the launch of the Duke 390 bike in India by mid-2013. The manufacturer has also declared that it will be rolling out the RC25 motorcycle in early 2014 and at the same time it had also talked about the showcasing of the SuperSports RC8 bike at its outlets across the country March onwards.

Now, KTM has evidently mentioned on its FB page that it will unveil the SuperSports RC8 motorcycle at Orange Day 2.0 that is going to be observed on Sunday, March 31 at Delhi. The venue for the the Orange Day 2.0 or may be said as for the unveiling of SuperSports RC8 bike is the Parking Area, Near ATC Tower, IGI Airport, New Delhi.

2013 KTM 1190 RC8 R gets powered with a 1195cc, 4-stroke, 2-cylinder, spark-ignition, liquid-cooled, V-twin engine capable of developing a peak power of 173 bhp at 10,250 rpm along with a maximum torque measure of 123 Nm. The massive engine has been mated to a six-speed, claw shifted gearbox and gets its weight measured as 184 kgs.

2013 KTM 1190 RC8 R possesses one of the most powerful V-twin engine across the world and is the member of the racing line-up of KTM. It has got included the most alluring features in its spec sheet. However, the disheartening factor in the news is that the monster will not be up for sale in India and will only be showcased for display in the Austrian manufacturer’s showrooms in the country.

 

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