14th Jun 2019 2:08 pm
The KTM RC 125 could have an ex-showroom worth of round Rs 1.5 lakh.
KTM sellers have opened bookings for its upcoming RC 125. Set to go on sale quickly, sellers have estimated an ex-showroom price of round Rs 1.5 lakh for the entry-level RC mannequin. This makes it round Rs 20,000 costlier than its bare sibling, the 125 Duke.
The Austrian model additionally teased the RC 125 for the primary time yesterday. The teaser confirmed the RC 125 within the India-spec orange color scheme, which we revealed round one week in the past. KTM can even make obtainable the RC 125 in a second color scheme that has plenty of white.
Whereas the RC 125 might be largely much like the international-spec mannequin, it’s anticipated to characteristic some tweaks. The bike seen testing featured an underbelly exhaust and never a side-mounted unit just like the worldwide mannequin. The India-spec mannequin additionally contains a rear tyre hugger, together with the obligatory saree guard.
The RC 125 and 125 Duke are more likely to share a lot of their mechanicals, together with the 124.7cc, single-cylinder, DOHC, liquid-cooled motor that produces 14.5hp and 12Nm of torque. It’s additionally possible that it’s going to use the identical suspension setup and brakes as its bare counterpart. And if that’s the case, it’s certain to overlook out on dual-channel ABS and get a single-channel system as an alternative.
With worth anticipated to be round Rs 1.5 lakh, the RC 125 will go up towards the extra highly effective Yamaha YZF-R15 V3.zero and Bajaj Pulsar RS 200 ABS, each of which price Rs 1.39 lakh.
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