KTM is a motorcycle and sports car manufacturer from Austria. It is owned by KTM Industries AG and Bajaj Auto. It is specifically known as an off-road motorcycles manufacturing company. After a major failure for the KTM 125cc motorcycle, the company has come up with the new KTM RC 125 2019. It is already on sale in European markets and is expected to make its debut in India very soon.
KTM RC 125 Engine
The KTM RC 125 is pegged to be a compact racer for entry level ambitious racers. It comes with a water-cooled engine which delivers 15 hp power, 12 Nm of torque. It allows the rider to have the opportunity to make every ride into an enthralling experience with the new street-legal RC 125. The KTM RC 125 engine delivers a bountiful of torque and fantastic acceleration. It is also very apt for everyday use, owing to its outstanding fuel economy or mileage.
The engine for the KTM RC 125 2019 is most likely to be the same from the 125 Duke. Latest reports from KTM’s testing in Pune reveals some of its new and exclusive features. It was seen in a white fairing-orange tank color similar to a few of KTM’s older products. The KTM RC 125 has been pegged to be a rival to the Yamaha R15 v3.0. The RC 125 is most likely to look similar to the RC 200 with a few changes in terms of the color scheme.
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2019 KTM RC 125 Other Features
The base for the new 2019 KTM RC 125 is most likely going to be same as the RC 200, with the same chassis and mechanical components which have been adopted for the new RC. Since, both the motorcycles are designed to be the same curb weight, it is expected that the RC 125 will be of the same weight as the RC 200 even with the fluids. Above that, even the braking units are likely to remain the same for the new RC125. This new product from KTM is supposed to be priced around 1.45 lac which makes it a direct rival for the Yamaha R15 v3.0.
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The KTM RC 125 has a very comfortable bike feel with substantial freedom of body movement for both rider and pillion. Handlebars and easily accessible switches provide for advanced control. Massive 10-liter fuel capacity allows hours of riding with no loss in performance and fun. The clip-on handlebars allow greater control for the straights as well as the tight corners. The seats are classy, with proper support for both pillion and rider. A good seat height enables the rider to have a safe position, whilst being at a position of comfort for sport-style riding. The pillion seat is designed in such a way so that there is no compromise in the supersport appearance of the KTM RC 125 while ensuring a comfortable ride for the passenger.
Along with an advanced LCD display, a supersport headlight and integrated blinkers make the RC 125 a formidable and aggressive performance motorcycle for those who love to ride.