2009 KTM RC8

2009 KTM RC8
MSRP $0

Sharper and lighter than anything that calls itself competition: 120 torque, 155 HP at 10,000 rpm and weighs less than 500lbs fully tanked. Nonetheless, thanks to innovative solutions and meticulous detail work, KTMs’ achieved unsurpassed rideability on the street and on the racetrack, in every situation of life or riding.


2009 KTM RC8 R IDM Superbike Team

2009 KTM RC8 R IDM Superbike Team

KTM on Friday introduced the KTM Superbike Team Germany that will contest the IDM Superbike series in 2009 onboard the brand new KTM 1190 RC8 R.

Specifications
Year2009
ManufacturerKTM
ModelRC8
Engine Type2-cylinder, 4-stroke, V 75°
Engine Displacement1148 cc
Bore Stroke103 x 69 mm
CoolingLiquid cooled
Compression Ratio12.5:1
Fuel SystemKeihin EFI (throttle body 52 mm)
IgnitionKeihin EMS
Starting SystemElectric Starter/12 V 11.2 Ah
Transmission6 gears, dog clutch engagement
Final DriveX-ring 5/8 x 5/16"
Rake TrailNA
Seat Height31.69in
Wheelbase56.30in
Front SuspensionWP-USD Ø 43 mm, 4.7in travel
Rear SuspensionWP-Monoshock, 4.9in travel
Front Brake2 x Brembo four piston, radially bolted caliper, brake disc 320 mm (12.6")
Rear BrakeBrembo two piston, fixed caliper, brake disc 220 mm (8.66")
Front Tire120/70-17
Rear Tire190/55-17
Fuel Capacity4.36gal, 0.92 gal reserve
Dry Weight405.6 lbs
MSRP0

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2012 KTM RC8R Track Comparison

2012 KTM RC8R Track Comparison

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