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2013 KTM RC8 R unveiled

by Abhishek Chaliha Posted on 02 Apr 201318,688 Views1 Comments

KTM showcased its 1190cc RC8 R flagship superbike at the first ever Orange Day in Delhi

 

2013 KTM RC8 R

 

 

Delhi’s first KTM Orange Day turned out to be a huge success with KTM owners and fellow bikers exploiting the true potential of the Duke 200. While riders and enthusiasts alike enjoyed the KTM racing experience, they also got to feast their eyes on KTM’s flagship superbike, the 2013 KTM RC8 R, that was unveiled by Indian racing legend Dilip Rogers and Ishwinder Khurana, DGM, Probiking.

 

KTM will be showcasing the 1190cc RC8 R across its showrooms for enthusiasts to take a look at. The RC8 R’s twin-cylinder liquid-cooled engine develops 175.3PS of power and 123Nm of torque. The engine is mated to a six-speed gearbox with a hydraulically operated Anti-hopping clutch. 

 

A tubular space frame made from chrome molybdenum steel is powder-coated to provide a lightweight and rigid frame to complement the bike’s racing heritage that has been derived from the KTM RC8 Super Cup one make racing competition. Weighing in at just 184 kgs the 2013 KTM RC8 R is lighter than both the Yamaha R1 and Suzuki Hayabusa giving the Austrian that crucial power to weight ratio over its Japanese rivals. 

 

 

2013 KTM RC8 R unveiled

 

 

KTM will be launching the RC8 R superbike in India as a CBU in the near future. 


Also read: KTM Orange Day makes Delhi debut

 

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The KTM RC8 R is powered by a 1190cc twin-cylinder liquid-cooled engine that develops 175.3PS of power and 123Nm of torque. The engine is mated to a six-speed gearbox with a hydraulically operated Anti-hopping clutch

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