2009 KTM 1190 RC8R

2009 KTM 1190 RC8R
MSRP $19,998

Europe’s second-largest motorcycle manufacturer, KTM, ups the ante on its Superbike project with the higher-spec RC8R.


Specifications
Year2009
ManufacturerKTM
Model1190 RC8R
Engine Type75-degree V-Twin
Engine Displacement1195 cc
Bore Stroke105 x 69 mm
CoolingLiquid
Compression Ratio13.5:1
Fuel SystemKeihin EFI (throttle body 52 mm (2.05"))
IgnitionElectronic
Starting SystemElectric
Transmission6 gears
Final DriveNA
Rake TrailNA
Seat Height31.69 / 32.48 in
Wheelbase56.1 in
Front SuspensionWP 43mm USD Fork, 4.7in travel
Rear SuspensionWP-Monoshock, 4.7in travel
Front BrakeRadial-mount Brembo four-piston caliper, dual 320mm discs
Rear BrakeBrembo two-piston, 220mm disc
Front Tire120/70-17
Rear Tire190/55-17
Fuel Capacity4.36 gal 0.92 reserve
Dry Weight401.2 lbs
MSRP19998

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