Sweet Exhaust note and aggressive riding. Well, these are the two things that drive people crazy for KTM. The Austrian bike makers currently have the naked Duke and full-body fairing RC bikes in the lineup. In this case, we choose the RC 200. The KTM RC 200 comes with a 199.5cc liquid cooled engine, mated to a slipper clutch. That’s why the aggressive gear shifting. The bike is priced at Rs 1.72 Lakhs (ex-showroom). Heavy pricing, but this is the most performance-oriented bike in the segment. The biggest disadvantage of KTM bikes is their inability to gel well in the stop and go traffic. Without any further ado, let’s move on towards the price, mileage, top speed, specifications and more details of this sports bike.
KTM RC 200 Price in India
|New KTM RC 200 Ex-Showroom Delhi Price||Rs 1,77,638|
The RC 200 is priced at Rs 1.77 Lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). It costs about Rs. 10,000 more than the previous generation. The fresher styling and a longer features list help justify the increase in price.
KTM RC 200 Images
KTM RC 200 India Specifications
|Engine Type||Single-Cylinder, FI, Liquid Cooled|
|Max. Power||25 BHP @ 10,000 RPM|
|Peak Torque||19.2 Nm @ 8,000 RPM|
|Clutch System||Wet multi-disc clutch, mechanically actuated|
|Top Speed||140 KMPH|
|Acceleration (Pick Up 0-100 KMPH)||9.3 Seconds|
The bike retains the 199.5cc fuel injected engine that comes mated to a 6-speed gearbox. Maximum power is rated at 25 BHP and peak torque is 19.2 Nm. The bike can achieve a 0-100 KMPH acceleration timing of just 9.3 seconds. The RC 200 has a top speed of 140 KMPH. It is mated to a wet multi-disc clutch with a 6-speed manual transmission. As we said, the specifications don’t see much of a change from its previous generation.
KTM RC 200 India Mileage
This means the KTM RC 200 should deliver an average mileage of 25-30 KMPL. However, people buying this fine would not look much on the mileage figures.
KTM RC 200 India Design
Like we said, the RC 200 gets cosmetic updates from the previous generation. The bodywork looks a lot fresh and we like the way the design has evolved. The bike gets the two brilliant colour schemes, too. Bits like mirrors, footpegs, indicators are new. So is the exhaust system. It may be noted that while the KTM RC 390 receives a side-mounted exhaust, the RC200 continues with an underbelly unit. We like the way KTM has ensured that the superbike looks very modern whilst retaining its sleek design and sharp looks.
KTM RC 200 India Dimensions
|Wheelbase||1340 ± 15mm|
|Seat Height||820 mm|
|Dry Weight||137.5 KGs|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||10 Litres|
|Front Suspension Travel||125 mm|
|Rear Suspension Travel||150 mm|
The bike gets a wheelbase of 1340 mm with a ground clearance of 178 mm. The seat height is apt for an average height rider at 820 mm. It weighs lighter than some of its competitors at Rs 137.5 Kgs. It gets a fuel tank capacity of 10 Litres with a rough riding range of around 250 Kms.
KTM RC 200 India Features
- USD front forks
- multifunctional fully digital display and
- radial brake calliper
- Slip-on handlebars
- Integrate blinkers on the windscreen
- Twin Headlights
KTM RC 200 India Colour Schemes
KTM RC 200 comes in 2 colour schemes. The Black one was recently launched for the bike.
- Racing White
KTM RC 200 India Competition
In the world of superbikes, every bike has its own fan following, who would not think of buying any other bike. Like that, KTM also has its sweet loyalists who make regular customizations and additions of accessories to the bike. In a broader concept, it competes with Pulsar RS 200, Suzuki Gixxer SF, Honda CBR 150R/250R and Yamaha R15. However, none of the sports bikes has the same engine specs. The Pulsar, Gixxer, 150R and R15 are priced way too less. They compete because of the same type of bodywork. It can also compete with a more powerful TVS Apache RR310, which is priced around Rs 30,000 more than the RC 200.
KTM RC 200 India Overview
|Model||KTM RC 200|
|Price||Rs 1.77 Lakhs|
|Average Mileage||25 KMPL|
USD front fork, multifunctional fully digital display, radial brake calliper, Slip-on handlebars, Integrate blinkers on the windscreen and Twin Headlights
Front and Rear Disc Brakes
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