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KTM launches RC 125 ABS in India

KTM, Europe’s No.1 motorcycle brand, today announced the launch of the all-new RC 125 ABS. KTM has an unparalleled legacy in motorsports with over 300 world championships spanning over 65 years. Since its entry into India in 2012, KTM is also the country’s fastest growing motorcycle brand.

The all-new RC 125 gives biking enthusiasts an entry into KTM’s high adrenaline world of supersport motorcycling. Inspired by KTM’s MotoGP machine the RC16, this fully faired bike, is adept at conquering the track and street alike. Like every KTM motorcycle, the RC 125 too is Ready to Race. Boasting of a host of premium components, the RC 125 is a true KTM loaded with the best of motorcycling technology and engineering. It comes with KTM’s iconic steel trellis frame, upside down front suspension by WP and triple clamp handlebar to provide top of the class handling. It sports a fresh new look in 2 exciting colour options that further highlight its Supersport origins. Powering the RC 125 is an advanced DOHC engine producing class leading 14.5 Ps power and 12 Nm torque. Twin Projector headlights with DRL and ABS by BOSCH make the RC 125 a complete package for every budding motorcycling aficionado.

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”

Sharing the winning potential as the rest of the RC range the KTM RC 125 is set to offer a premium big-bike feel and has been launched at an introductory price of Rs. 147,213 (ex-showroom Delhi). Bookings commence today across 470 exclusive KTM showrooms in the country with deliveries starting end of June.

KTM is India’s fastest growing motorcycle brand. Globally, It has grown last year to become the world’s largest selling premium motorcycle brand.

 

Model

KTM RC 125

Engine type

Single Cylinder 4 Valve, DOHC, Liquid Cooled, Fuel injection

Displacement

124.7

Bore/stroke

58 x 47.2 mm

Power

14.5 PS @ 9,250 rpm

Torque

12 Nm at 8,000 rpm

Compression ratio    

12.8:1

Starter/battery

12 V 8 AH VRLA

Transmission

6 speed constant mesh

Cooling

Liquid Cooled

Clutch

Wet, Multiplate

Frame

Trellis Frame

Front suspension

Inverted telescopic fork, 43mm dia

Rear suspension

Mono shox.- 10 steps (Adjuster Slots)

Front brake

300 mm Disc

Rear brake

230 mm Disc

ABS

Single channel ABS by Bosch

Tyres front/rear

Front - 110/70 R17 Rear - 150/60 R17

Wheel base

1341 mm

Ground clearance

157 mm

Overall length

1977 mm

Seat height

835 mm

Tank capacity

9.5 lit

Dry weight

154.2 kgs