Now with the new KTM Duke 250 making it to the Indian bike market, there are very high chances that even the KTM RC 250 could soon be launched in India. Though KTM India has so far been silent about prospects of the KTM RC 250 India launch , the news on the internet says that the launch might take place sooner than expected . Much like the Duke 250, the RC 250cc model would take a position between its two other siblings. Considering the fact that the entry-level performance bike market is fast heating up, the RC 250’s launch could really benefit KTM India. Read further for more on the KTM RC 250 India Launch date, specifications, price, mileage and top speed.
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KTM RC 250 India
KTM RC 250 India – Launch Date
|Expected Launch Date||October 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 India – Price
|Expected Price (ex-showroom, New Delhi)||Rs 1.99 Lakh|
As of now, the 2017 Duke 250 costs Rs 1.73 lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi). Coming to the 2017 KTM Duke 250, it 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 more costlier than the Duke 250.
KTM RC 250 India – Specifications
|Engine Displacement||248.8cc single cylinder water cooled|
|Power||31 BHP @ 9000 rpm|
|Torque||24 Nm @ 7250 rpm|
|Transmission||6-speed (with Slipper Clutch)|
|Suspension||Front – WP Upside Down, Rear- WP Monoshock|
|Brakes||Front – 300 mm Disc, Rear – 220 mm Disc|
Though the new KTM RC 250 enjoys the same power as its streetnaked sibling, it weighs 147kgs. Now this is 8 kgs more than the 250 Duke. Both the new KTM motorcycles features steel trellis frame. The RC 250’s single-cylinder engine pumps out 31 BHP of power and 24 Nm of torque, which is comparatively as well as considerably more than RC 200’s 25 BHP and 19 Nm. The upcoming KTM 250cc bike would get a 6-speed Manual Transmission with Slipper Clutch.
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KTM RC 250 India – Top Speed
|Top Speed||155 KMPH|
The RC 250 is capable of reaching a top speed of around 155 KMPH.
KTM RC 250 India – Images
KTM RC 250 India – Video
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