Here are the top speed and acceleration tests of the new KTM RC200. The Austrian brand is famous for making motorcycles for performance enthusiasts. That, along with blingy graphics are the cause of its popularity among the young Indian buyers. KTM has quite a few products in its Indian lineup. But the RC200 has been updated a fair bit to keep the product fresh. Here is a YouTuber doing the top speed and acceleration test of the KTM RC200 for you. Make sure that you don’t do these stunts because the YouTuber is a professional and does these test runs with utmost care. We urge you to drive safely and adhere to all the traffic rules.
KTM RC200 – Top Speed & Acceleration Tests
The YouTuber starts the bike and does the top speed test first. Here he mentions the top speed overall, as well as in each gear. The biker was able to achieve 42 km/h in first gear, 58 km/h in second gear, 79 km/h in third gear, 100 km/h in fourth gear, 120 km/h in fifth gear and a top speed of 138 km/h in sixth gear. He mentions that the aerodynamic efficiency of the bike has been significantly improved over the last-gen model. This is due to the visor that has been altered in design. These numbers have been achieved through GPS. He was able to cloak 0-100 km/h in just 8.9 secs and 0-120 km/h in 15.19 secs. These are impressive numbers and shows the performance capacity of the bike.
KTM RC200 comes with a 199 cc liquid-cooled engine making 25 PS and 19.2 Nm of peak power and torque respectively. There is a 6-speed gearbox to complement this engine. The RC200 has a dual-channel ABS for both wheels. The front suspension has the USD fork and the rear has the mono-shock absorber. There is the trellis frame with a bolted sub-frame. The pillion seat has been improved greatly for the comfort of the passenger. There is modern equipment like the LCD information display to give the rider real-time data. There are modern graphics on the fuel tank and fairing. The entire side frame is covered in the full fairing. The KTM RC200 costs Rs 2.08 lakh, ex-showroom. The top speed and acceleration tests of the KTM RC200 showcase the performance-oriented character of the bike.