2010 KTM RC8
You know your abilities. And the abilities of your KTM RC8. You are ready to push yourself and your bike to your limits. To be one with your bike – in every second, every bend, and every situation. With this all-rounder, every single road belongs to you – so etch your tracks upon them!
For 2010 KTM imports the RC8R into the United States. This hopped-up version of its base model Superbike is said to be better in every way. MotoUSA jets up to Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca to find out.
|Engine Type||2-cylinder, 4-stroke, V 75°|
|Bore Stroke||103 mm x 69 mm|
|Fuel System||Keihin EFI (throttle body 52 mm (2.05"))|
|Transmission||6 gears, dog clutch engagement|
|Rake Trail||66.7° 3.54 in.|
|Seat Height||31.69 in.|
|Front Suspension||WP-USD Ø 43 mm|
|Front Brake||2 x Brembo four piston, radially bolted caliper, brake disc 320 mm (12.6")|
|Rear Brake||Brembo two piston, fixed caliper, brake disc 220 mm (8.66")|
|Fuel Capacity||4.36 gal. with 0.92 reserve|
|Dry Weight||405.6 lbs.|
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