KTM RC 250 India Launch in the Offing?

With the new KTM Duke 250 making inroads into Indian bike market, there are high chances that even the KTM RC 250 could soon launch in India. KTM India has so far been tight lipped about the KTM RC 250 India 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 India. Read on for more on the KTM RC 250 India Launch date, price, specifications, mileage and top speed.

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KTM RC 250 India Launch Date

Expected Launch DateOctober 2017

Speculations abound that the KTM RC 250 India 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 India launch date.

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KTM RC 250 Price in India

Expected Price (ex-showroom, New Delhi)Rs 1.99 Lakh

The 2017 Duke 250 costs Rs 1.73 lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi). The 2017 KTM Duke 250 could have a sticker price of Rs 1.99 lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi) in India. This will make the RC250 more than Rs 25,000 cheaper than the RC 390.

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KTM RC 250 India Specifications 

Engine Displacement248.8cc single cylinder water cooled
31 BHP @ 9000 rpm
24 Nm @ 7250 rpm
Transmission6-speed (with Slipper Clutch)
Front – WP Upside Down, Rear- WP Monoshock
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.

KTM RC 250 India Top Speed

Top Speed155 KMPH

The RC 250 is capable of hitting a top speed of around 155 KMPH.

KTM RC 250 India Images

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