Wednesday, April 22, 2015

KTM RC 390 2015

KTM RC 390 2015

A sports bike in its purest form. Reduced to the essentials. Agile,fast, suitable for A2 driving licence and extremely sporty. Whether you are oncountry roads or the racetrack, the Moto3 genes are perceptible in everymanoeuvre and convey pure race feeling. The handling – simply spectacular. Theperformance – incredible. The power – awesome.

TELESCOPIC FORK
The KTM RC 390 high-quality upside-down fork from WPSuspension has the same 43 mm outer tube diameter as the RC8 R – in otherwords: real racing equipment that guarantees highest levels of stability andprecision.


FRAME
Visually similar to the lightweight and approvedDuke steel trellis frame, the orange painted frame has been modified to betterfit the supersport ergonomics and dynamics. The increase of the steering headangle to 66,5 degrees results in a shorter trail, shorter wheelbase andincreased ground clearance. All these modifications release the complete racingpotential of the RC and guarantee quick, agile and playful handling.

INSTRUMENT
The 100% digital LCD display has everything youcould expect from a state of the art KTM motorcycle, including engaged gear,fuel gauge and service reminder information. Just like supersport racingmachines an RPM alert indicates when is the best moment for shifting up.

SWING ARM
The light alloy swing-arm with directly linked WP shockabsorber excels by providing extreme torsional stiffness and outstandingtracking stability.



THIN TAIL
Fitting perfectly into the pureracing look, the number plate holder rounds KTM’s high performance bike off.



BODYWORK
The brand new bodywork, footrests and pedals notonly provide a unique supersport look but also help the RC to master extremecornering by allowing a greater leaning angle.

INTEGRATED BLINKERS
As a special feature the RC incorporatesblinkers into mirrors structure, which not just looks very sporty but alsocontributes to the perfect aerodynamics.

HEADLIGHT
Brand new twin headlight opens a new directionfor KTM style and perfectly matches with the racing supersport look of the RC.


WHEELS
Equally lightweight as stable, the 17in orangepainted cast light alloy wheels are fitted with grippy Metzeler tyres - 110 mmwide at the front and an impressive 150 mm at the rear. The tyres impress withtremendous grip in both wet and dry conditions, as well as providing supremedurability.

STANDARD ABS
ABS is equipped as standard on every RC 390, ensuringmaximum safe on any road condition. When taking the RC to the racetrack ABS isof course disengageable.




A2 LICENSE
With a power/weight ratio of 0,2kW/kg RC390 is right atthe limit of the new A2 driver´s license, making the new KTM RC390 thesportiest option for A2.









ENGINE
The state-of-the-art, liquid cooled,single-cylinder, four-stroke 375ccm engine with twin overhead camshafts, fourvalves and electronic fuel injection, already equipped in the Duke 390 providesoutstanding power and thanks to the balancer shaft, delivers the highest levelof smoothness. Because of the KTM-typical compact design with stackedtransmission shafts the engine has an unbelievable low weight of 36kg. Combinethat with technical details like a forged piston, Nikasil-cylinder-coating andforced feed lubrication with power-promoting body-evacuation and you get anengine which provides a remarkable 44hp. The engine is equipped with anelectric starter powered by a 12V/6Ah battery.

TRIPLE CLAMPS
The brand new forged aluminum triple clamps areeye-catchers and together with the clip on handlebars guarantee a puresupersport racing feeling.





PILLION RIDE SEAT
In order to make no compromises in terms of supersportlook the KTM engineers integrated the pillion seat into the bodywork lines sothat it looks like a real racing bike tail, but ensuring excellent comfort forthe passenger.



BRAKES
KTM developed in cooperation with Brembo apowerful and easy to control brake-system which allows the rider to be alwaysin control of the RC. A four piston radially bolted caliper in combination witha single brake disk (300mm diameter) in the front and a single piston floatingcaliper with a single brake disk (230mm diameter) for the rear wheel guaranteeexcellent braking response even under the most extreme conditions

WIND SHIELD
The advanced design wind shield in combination with theaerodynamic optimized motorcycle front ensures incredible wind protection forrider’s chest and arms.




SEAT
The two-part seat offers first class supersportergonomics with perfect support for rider and pillion. With a seat height of820mm it enables the rider to have a secure stance while also being high enoughfor sporty use and real big-bike feeling.




FUEL TANK
A brand new steel fuel tank with 10l capacity (including1,5l reserve) has been developed for the RC, perfectly matching the supersportstyle and vehicle design, together with rider ergonomics. Thanks to theeconomic engine the RC achieves impressive efficiency even when ridden hard fora considerable distance.


HANDLE BAR
Brand new clip on handlebars and switches contributes toa sporty and aggressive riding position combined with advanced control.


TECHNICAL DETAILS
ENGINE
Design
:1-cylinder 4-stroke engine, water-cooled
Displacement
:373.2 cm³
Bore
:89 mm
Stroke
:60 mm
Performance
:32 kW (43 hp)
Starting aid
:Electric starter
Transmission
:6 speed, claw shifted
Engine lubrication
:Wet sump
Primary gear ratio
:30:80
Secondary gear ratio
:15:45
Cooling system
:Liquid cooling system, continuous circulation of cooling liquid with water pump
Clutch
:Wet multi-disc clutch / mechanically operated
Ignition system
:Contactless, controlled, fully electronic ignition system with digital ignition timing adjustment
CHASSIS
Frame
:Tubular space frame made from steel, powder-coated
Fork
:WP Suspension Up Side Down
Shock absorber
:WP Monoshock
Suspension travel front
:125 mm
Suspension travel rear
:150 mm
Brake system Front
:Disc brake with four-pot brake caliper
Brake system Rear
:Disc brake with one-pot brake caliper, floating brake discs
Brake discs - diameter Front
:300 mm
Brake discs - diameter Rear
:230 mm
Chain
:5/8 x 1/4” X‑Ring
Steering head angle
:66.5°
Wheel base
:1,340±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 weight
:147 kg

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