We reported in detail when it emerged that the KTM RC 390 India launch will happen this year. Now, our sources, who have been associated with KTM India, have informed us that the KTM RC 390 India launch could happen in August-September period. It was way back in min 2013, when pics of KTM RC 390 testing on India surfaced online for the first time ever and since then, there have been plenty of speculations regarding the launch of RC 390 in India.
– KTM India website says that the RC bikes are coming soon. Rejoice!
As we have been saying, in essence, the upcoming KTM RC 390 is 390 Duke derivative that boasts of a full front fairing and sportier ergonomics. The India spec KTM RC390 would have a max power of 43 Bhp and the bike could enjoy segment leading power to weight ratio.
When compared to the 390 Duke, the RC variant is likely to come with a stiffer suspension that will aid handling and enable the bike to have slightly better track manners than the donor model. Thanks to local manufacturing and high amount of parts sharing with the KTM 390 Duke naked street, the RC 390 would come to us with a competitive price tag. It is highly likely that the KTM RC 390 price in India will be pegged around the INR 2.20 lakhs mark.
Stay tuned to Motoroids for more updates on the soon to be launched KTM RC 390.
— One of the first-ever KTM RC 390 Images in India