KTM has launched its all-new RC 125 ABS supersport motorcycle at Rs 1.47 lakh, ex-showroom Delhi, with deliveries beginning from the end of the month. The KTM RC 125 ABS is said to be derived directly from the MotoGP world of the company.
The new KTM RC 125 is powered by a 124.7 cc, single-cylinder, DOHC, liquid-cooled, fuel injection engine. The engine puts put maximum power of over 14 hp at 9,250 rpm, along with 12 Nm of peak torque at 8,000 rpm. The engine is mated to a six-speed constant mesh transmission, featuring a wet, multi-plate clutch.
The motorcycle features a steel trellis frame, 43-mm upside down front suspension, triple-clamp handlebar, 10-step adjustable rear mono shock absorber, 300-mm front disc brake and 230-mm rear disc brake. The RC 125 is also equipped with single-channel ABS by Bosch. The entry-level supersport motorcycle features a fully-faired design, with focus towards the track, as well as the street. It comes with twin projector headlights with DRL.
Sumeet Narang, Vice-President (Probiking), Bajaj Auto Ltd, said KTM motorcycles are built to a purpose of winning performance and handling. It is no different with the RC 125, which will provide a true KTM experience to the motorcycle enthusiast seeking to enter the Supersport world, he added. Narang noted that this motorcycle carries Moto GP genes from its sibling, the much-celebrated RC16.