2011 KTM 1190 RC8 R – more power, more orange!

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KTM has unveiled the reworked version of its flagship model, the 1190 RC8 R. As is evident from the photos, the 2011 RC8 R gets new racy graphics along with an all orange treatment for the frame and the wheels. Behind the new fairing is a reworked 1190cc V-twin engine which now uses a new crankshaft and a more optimised fuel injection system (refer to the photos) and a lightened flywheel. This engineering has resulted in an increased power output which is now claimed to be 175hp and a torque output of 125Nm.  The suspension also gets a few tweaks to offer better handling with the increased power.

Photos of the 2011 KTM RC8 R on the next page>>>

The Motoroids Coverage of the 2010 EICMA / Milan Motorycle Show
Image gallery of the 2011 KTM RC8 R:

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The Motoroids Coverage of the 2010 EICMA / Milan Motorycle Show

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