Austrian motorcycle manufacturer KTM unveiled the much awaited KTM RC 250 sports bike at the 2015 Tokyo Motorcycle Show. Along with this, KTM 250 Duke also unveiled. Both KTM RC 250 and KTM 250 Duke sports bike just look just as cool as KTM’s other Duke and RC offerings.
KTM RC 250 and KTM 250 Duke bikes will make their debut in Japan in June this year. KTM RC 250 price will be ¥ 620,000 and KTM 250 Duke price will be ¥ 620,000 in Japan. Power pack of both bikes will be downsized version of 373 cc engine. This engine can churns out 31 hp of power at 9,000 rpm and 24 Nm of peak torque at 7,250 rpm currently.
Some common features of KTM RC 250 and KTM 250 Duke bikes found in the new 250s. Both these bikes are the perfect options, if you are looking for a powerful sports bike at affordable price tag. These models will be produced at the Bajaj’s Chakan plant, Indian launch of RC 250 and 250 Duke is still not clear.
There will be Disc brake with four-pot brake caliper in front and Disc brake with one-pot brake caliper at rear for stable ride. There will be Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) option also. Suspension used in this bike is a 43mm upside down WP suspension in front and WP Suspension at rear.
Some other sources suggest that, by the end of this year KTM is planning to launch its superbike 1290 Super Duke R in India. Both the KTM RC 250 and KTM 250 Duke are powerful, stylish KTM machines available in Black/White/Orange color options.