KTM has launched the RC 125 priced at Rs 1, 47,213 (ex showroom). The RC 125 gives biking enthusiasts an entry into high adrenaline of world supersports motorcycling. Bookings have commenced across 470 KTM dealerships across the country, while deliveries will commence end of June.
The 2019 KTM RC 125 has an overall length of 1341mm, length of 1977mm, seat height of 835mm and gets ground clearance of 157mm. the bike comes shod in 110/70 mm R17 tyres at front and 150/60mm R17 tyres at the rear. Buyers can choose between two exciting paint schemes – Black with Orange and White with Orange.
Sharing the winning potential with the rest of the RC motorcycle range, the baby RC 125 gets iconic steel trellis frame and an allumium swingarm. The design is similar to the RC390; however it gets twin projector headlights, digital instrument cluster and triple clamp clip on bars.
Speaking on the occasion Sumeet Narang, Vice President (Probiking) at Bajaj Auto Ltd. said “KTM motorcycles are built to a purpose of winning performance and handling. It is no different with the RC 125 which will provide a true KTM experience to the motorcycle enthusiast seeking to enter our Supersport world. It carries Moto GP genes from its sibling, the much celebrated RC16”
Powering the fully faired motorcycle is a DOHC single cylinder fuel injected engine producing 14.5 PS and 12 Nm of torque. The engine comes mated to a 6-speed constant mesh gearbox and uses a wet type multiplate clutch.
The suspension makes use of 43diamter inverted forks at the front and 10-step adjustable monoshock at the rear. Braking duties are handled by 300mm disc at front and 230mm disc at the rear along with single channel ABS.
The KTM RC 125 rivals the Mahindra Mojo, Yamaha R15 V3.0 and TVS Apache RTR 200 4V.