KTM designers did not hold back when designing and building the engine of the KTM RC 8 R 1190. When you ride this beauty, you will have one of the most powerful V2 engines of our times and one of the best chassis in the world at your disposal -and it is totally street-legal.
KTM RC 8 R 1190 :The ultimate power tool
You will have the precision to cut out the others when entering the corner. You will have the power and traction to pull away from them exiting the corner. You will have the feedback and ergonomics to enjoy the KTM RC 8 R 1190 to the fullest.
KTM RC 8 R 1190 Technical Details
|Design||2-cylinder, 4-stroke, spark-ignition engine, 75° V arrangement, liquid-cooled|
|Performance||129 kW (173 hp)|
|Starting aid||Electric starter|
|Transmission||6-speed, claw shifted|
|Engine lubrication||Pressure lubrication with 3 Eaton pumps|
|Primary gear ratio||40:76|
|Secondary gear ratio||17:37|
|Cooling system||Liquid cooling system, continuous circulation of cooling liquid with water pump|
|Clutch||PASC slipper clutch, hydraulically operated|
|Ignition system||Contactless, controlled, fully electronic ignition system with digital ignition timing adjustment|
|Frame||Tubular space frame made from chrome molybdenum steel, powder-coated|
|Forks||WP Suspension Up Side Down|
|Shock absorber||WP Suspension Monoshock|
|Suspension travel front||120 mm|
|Suspension travel rear||120 mm|
|Brake system front||Twin-disc brake with radially mounted four-piston brake calipers|
|Brake system rear||Single-disc brake with two-piston brake caliper; fixed brake disc|
|Brake discs – diameter front||320 mm|
|Brake discs – diameter rear||220 mm|
|Chain||5/8 x 5/16 X?Ring|
|Steering head angle||66.7°|
|Ground clearance (unloaded)||110 mm|
|Seat height (unloaded) lower subframe position||805 mm|
|Seat height (unloaded) upper subframe position||825 mm|
|Total fuel tank capacity approx.||16.5 l Unleaded premium fuel (95 RON) Unleaded premium fuel (98 RON)|
|Weight without fuel approx.||184 kg|
KTM RC 8 R 1190 Review
What makes KTM RC 8 R 1190 a superbike? Its strong power and ultimate performance is bequeathed by KTM. It is smoothly engineered from its body works and frame to its dashboard. KTM designers dedicated their lives in building a robust machine for RC 8 R 1190 super sport that’s why it is our pleasure trying to run the V2 engine and experiencing the comfort it brings to other riders. While testing the KTM RC 8 R 1190, we discover few of the benefits and features it offers:
- Saves Power. The slipper clutch automatically opens when the engine torque is too high and it closes on its own when the throttle opens. It can be controlled by just using the little finger which saves energy while riding.
- It features a RC 8 R 1190 V-twin with a 75 ° cylinder angle is the ultramodern cylinder head that boosts its performance while on the road.
- This bike has the finest quality of Brembo brakes to achieve stability, responsive and excellent operation.
- It does not only have impressive low weight but also boasts mass centralization which is due to the damper position below the engine.
- Its a super sportbike having 173 horsepower, V2 engine for steady and outstanding performance envisioned by most KTM riders.
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