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    KTM RC 8C


    All 200 units of the 2023 KTM RC 8C have been pre-ordered.
    By completing the form below, your contact details will be added to a waiting list should there be a canceled order.

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    Boasting a dedicated track-based chassis and top-shelf components only found on factory race machines, the limited edition 2023 KTM RC 8C is 100% READY TO RACE.


    Rolling out of pit lane and directly onto the starting grid, the KTM RC 8C is a purpose-built, lightweight racing prototype with an updated LC8c engine. Delivering a punchy 135 hp, the 889 cc LC8c engine is one of the lightest and most compact parallel twins in the segment, making it a perfect match for this precision-built race-tuned chassis.  
    The Krämer-built chassis features top-of-the-line components found exclusively in race paddocks, providing unmatched rider feel, precision and outright pace.

    Like all precision crafts – perfection cannot be rushed. Production of the ultra-exclusive race machines commences at the Krämer race shop in November 2022, where up to 30 motorcycles will be hand built per month!

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    • Limited to only 200 units 
    • Hand built for track use exclusively by Krämer Motorcycles
    • 135 Hp and 98 Nm 
    • 142 kg dry weight 
    • Lightweight race-spec Akrapovič exhaust
    • Dedicated air box and racing air filter
    • Bespoke frame made from tubular 25CrMo4 steel
    • WP APEX PRO components fork and rear shock with updated settings 
    • Race-spec Brembo brake components 
    • Forged Dymag rims  
    • AIM MXS 1.2 Race GPS dash logger with updated user interface 
    • New left-hand switch cube with 6 buttons
    • KTM RC16 prototype-inspired livery 
    • Limited to only 200 units 
    • 135 Hp and 98 Nm 
    • 142 kg dry weight
    • Lightweight race-spec Akrapovič exhaust
    • Dedicated air box and racing air filter
    • Race-spec Brembo brake components 
    • Forged Dymag rims 
    • New left-hand switch cube with 6 buttons
    • KTM RC16 prototype-inspired livery 


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    Every element of the KTM RC 8C is designed for the track. 

    From quick-release bodywork to lightweight aluminum wheels which can be removed without disassembling the brakes, the KTM RC 8C is engineered using design data collected from KTM Factory Racing efforts across multiple championships.  
    Making use of a lightweight and ultra-compact 135 Hp, 889 cc LC8c, DOHC, 8 valve parallel twin nestled into a dedicated 25CrMo4 steel tubular frame, the KTM RC 8C boasts a near 1:1 power-to-weight ratio. 

    This, along with fully adjustable race-spec WP suspension, a dedicated titanium Akrapovič exhaust system and exclusive air box and racing air filter complete the package, this powerhouse is developed on the track, for the track.


    KTM RC 8C Ultimate Track Experience

    Alongside owning an exclusive KTM RC 8C, 30 lucky customers will have the opportunity to join a private KTM RC 8C Racetrack Experience at Velencia from 25th – 27th of April 2023.

    These 30 track warriors will also have the bragging rights of taking ownership of their KTM RC 8C in the presence of KTM royalty.   
    KTM will take care of transporting each customer’s KTM RC 8C to Valenica, as well as ensuring it gets to the selected authorized KTM dealer after the event. This once in a lifetime event includes a detailed handover experience, personal track setup by WP Suspension race technicians, dinner with meet and greet, and an exclusive track day experience with KTM Grand Prix heroes.

    Optional Extras: KTM RC 8C Race Suit + Track Parts Package

    Those lucky enough to bag a KTM RC 8C will have the opportunity to pre-order a bespoke RSX racing suit, made exclusively for KTM RC 8C owners by GIMOTO 

    • Super-perforated for improved breathing and cooling
    • Choice of cowhide or kangaroo leather for durability and protection 
    • Dynamic stretch panels with airbag compatibility 
    • Additional foam protection on legs and hips
    • Tech-Race leather stretch panels on shoulders, back, and knees
    • Aerodynamic hump with hydration system
    • Removable knee and elbow sliders
    • Active-grip system on arms, legs, and knees
    • Anti-vibration system under slider
    • Seam protector on arms
    • Removable inside liner
    • Personalized Race Fit
    • Unique RC 8C logo


    Track day enthusiasts can opt for an additional KTM TC 8C TRACK PARTS PACKAGE, which includes the following track essentials. 

    • Extra set of Dymag wheels (Front and Rear) 
    • Extra set of front and rear brake discs
    • Front and rear paddock stands
    • Tire warmers
    • KTM Race carpet