A sneak peek into the world of KTM RC 200 2014 [Images, Specs, Features, Launch Details]

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The KTM RC 200 is among the most eagerly awaited bikes in India today. While enough has already been reported about the soon to be launched model, this post here compiles all the details to bring to you a better picture of the fully faired Katoom. The KTM RC 200 launch in India could happen anytime soon and the new bike will find itself positioned a little higher than the Duke 200, which is currently the lowest priced bike Austrian bike maker’s product portfolio for India. We are pretty sure that you are as eager to lay your hands on this fine machinery as we are but before that happens, this detailed report from us should act as a good appetizer should tickle your taste buds.

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KTM RC 200 Launch in India

The most important bit first! The KTM RC 200 launch in India could happen as soon as late next month or in early June. Several KTM RC 200 test mules have already been caught testing our on public roads and while Bajaj-KTM have so far been reluctant to share the KTM RC 200 India launch details, these regular sightings have only consolidated our belief that the launch is nearer than ever!

KTM RC 200 Price in India

While KTM RC 200 price in India will be announced only when the bike is launched in the country, it is very much for sure that the RC 200 would sit above the 200 Duke in KTM India’s product portfolio. This means that the RC 200 could have a price of approx INR 1.6 lakhs, which might be higher than the Duke 200 but would still undercut that of the fast aging Honda CBR 250R. The KTM RC 200 will play the perfect cousin to the upcoming Bajaj Pulsar SS 200, which is nothing but a faired variant of the 200NS, much like how the RC 200 is a faired sister of the 200 Duke.

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KTM RC 200 Engine

As we’ve been saying, the KTM RC 200 is powered by the same engine that powers the 200 Duke. For the RC 200 though, this motor would come in a slightly different state of tune, all in a bid to match the sportier ergonomics and styling. This  200cc, Single-cylinder, 4-stroke, spark-ignition engine, liquid-cooled engine has a max power of 25 hp and comes mated to a six speed transmission. The engine has a bore size of 72mm and a stroke of 49mm. Engine lubrication is through a Forced oil lubrication with 1 rotor pump. The engine has a liquid cooling system with continuous circulation of cooling liquid with water pump.

KTM RC 20o Suspension and Brakes

The bike has WP suspension up front, with the rear getting a mono-shock absorber. Braking at front comes from a Disc brake with four-pot brake caliper
and at the rear from a Disc brake with one-pot brake caliper, floating brake discs

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KTM RC 200 Images

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KTM RC 200 Full Technical Specifications


DesignSingle-cylinder, 4-stroke, spark-ignition engine, liquid-cooled
Displacement199.5 cm³
Bore72 mm
Stroke49 mm
Performance19 kW (25 hp)
Starting aidElectric starter
Transmission6-speed, claw shifted
Engine lubricationForced oil lubrication with 1 rotor pump
Primary gear ratio22:72
Secondary gear ratio14:42
Cooling systemLiquid cooling system, continuous circulation of cooling liquid with water pump
ClutchClutch in oil bath / mechanically operated
Ignition systemContactless, controlled, fully electronic ignition system with digital ignition timing adjustment


FrameTubular space frame made from steel tubes, powder-coated
ForkWP Suspension 4357
Shock absorberWP Suspension 4618 EM
Suspension travel front125 mm
Suspension travel rear150 mm
Brake system FrontDisc brake with four-pot brake caliper
Brake system RearDisc brake with one-pot brake caliper, floating brake discs
Brake discs – diameter front300 mm
Brake discs – diameter rear230 mm
Chain5/8 x 1/4” X‑Ring
Steering head angle66.5°
Wheel base1,340±15 mm
Ground clearance (unloaded)178.5 mm
Seat height (unloaded)820 mm
Total fuel tank capacity approx.10 l
Unleaded premium fuel (95 RON)
dry weight137.5 kg
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