In November 2016, along with the high profile unveiling of the 2017 KTM Duke 390 at the EICMA in Milan an updated version of the RC 390 was also unveiled. The launch of the RC 390 is still an year away. However, KTM has made various changes to the existing bike. The new 2017 KTM RC 390 will soon be launched in India and prices are expected to start around the Rs 2.2 lakh mark. Read further for more details on the 2017 KTM RC 390 India launch, specifications, expected price and more.
New 2017 KTM RC 390
New 2017 KTM RC 390 launch in India
|2017 KTM RC 390||March 2017|
The KTM RC 390 is expected to be launched anytime in the first quarter of 2017. The picture above were released after the bike’s debut in EICMA. Very recently, the images of the brochure of the upcoming KTM RC Series bike were leaked making it clear that the official launch would take place soon. The KTM RC 390 will be a very important launches for the bike manufacturer this year.
New 2017 KTM RC 390 Price in India
The current model of the New 2017 KTM RC 390 costs around Rs 2.14 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) with ABS as a standard fitment. The price for the updated version would be Rs 10 to 20 Thousand higher and will cost about Rs. 2.2-2.3 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) as per estimates.
|Delhi||Rs. 2.20 lakh|
|Mumbai||Rs. 2.30 lakh|
|Kolkatta||Rs. 2.35 lakh|
|Chennai||Rs. 2.25 lakh|
|Bangalore||Rs. 2.30 lakh|
|Pune||Rs. 2.22 lakh|
|Hyderabad||Rs. 2.25 lakh|
New 2017 KTM RC 390 India Images
2017 KTM RC 390 India Specifications
The updated 2017 KTM RC 390 would come with slight changes in the specifications. The engine would be the same 373 cc unit that makes 43 bhp. However the torque would be 36 Nm instead of the the 35 Nm of the current version.The updated 2017 RC 390 would be heavier and would features a new swept back 2 stage exhaust. The bike would be BS IV compliant and would include a larger 320 mm front disc and a slipper clutch. Below are mentioned the specifications in detail.
|Seat Height||830 mm|
|Kerb Weight||163.5 kg|
|Ground Clearance||178.5 mm|
|Engine Displacement||373 cc single cylinder liquid cooled|
|Power||43 bhp @ 9000 rpm|
|Torque||36 Nm @ 7000 rpm|
|Transmission||6-speed (with Slipper Clutch)|
|Top Speed (Est.)||Info not available|
|Suspension (Expected)||Front – WP Upside Down
Rear- WP Monoshock
|Brakes (Expected)||Front – 320 mm Disc
Rear – 230 mm Disc
|Mileage||Info not available|
2017 KTM RC 390 India Mileage
|2017 KTM Duke 390||25 km/ltr|
The mileage of the 2017 KTM RC 390 model would be around the 25 km/ltr mark.
2017 KTM RC 390 India Features
The primary 2017 KTM RC 390 would have a list of features including some new ones-
- Integrated LED turn indicators
- Exposed Trellis frame
- LED pilot lamps
- WP Suspension System
- Backlit switchgear
- Dual projector headlamps
- New Seat (New)
- Wider Mirrors (New)
- Adjustable Levers (New)
- Body Graphics (New)
2017 KTM RC 390 India Design
The design of the 2017 model would remain almost identical to the current model from the front. It does get new graphics and color scheme. A larger portion of the bike is in black color. Coming to minute details and changes, the size of the logo KTM has been made smaller, while the name RC 390 looks is more prominent now. Instead of the under belly unit exhaust, the 2017 KTM RC 390 gets a side mounted exhaust . This is a because of more stringent Euro IV regulations. The remaining bike is mostly looks the same as the current one featuring a typical KTM styling with flashy looks.
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