“When what you are deeply passionate about, what you can be best in the world at and what drives your economic engine come together, not only does your work move toward greatness, but so does your life. For, in the end, it is impossible to have a great life unless it is a meaningful life. And it is very difficult to have a meaningful life without meaningful work. Perhaps, then, you might gain that rare tranquility that comes from knowing that you’ve had a hand in creating something of intrinsic excellence that makes a contribution. Indeed, you might even gain that deepest of all satisfactions: knowing that your short time here on this earth has been well spent, and that it mattered.”

Latest News


Wednesday, November 18, 2015

2016 KTM RC 390

The Austrian firm has dropped a small size Tsar Bomba in the shape of the 2016 KTM RC390!!

As part of the 2016 model year update, Austrian bike manufacturer KTM has given the RC 390 new features. These are – a new aluminum silencer to comply with the Euro 4 standard, slipper clutch, switchable ABS, new 320 mm front disc brake and ride system integrated by wire.

These new changes and high-end equipment are being incorporated into the RC 390 so as to improve its performance on the race track as well as meet Euro 4 emission norms.

Overall, the design remains unchanged. If it was not for the new silencer (which replaces the under belly exhaust), it would be difficult to differentiate the existing and the new RC 390.

Power comes from the same 373 cc single cylinder liquid cooled unit which generates 44 PS at 9,500 rpm and 35 Nm torque at 7,250 rpm via six speed transmission. The difference will be in power delivery, which is going to be a lot smoother and refined thanks to segment first ride by wire technology.

As mentioned above, the updates on board the new RC 390 are made so as to assist budding racers. Helping them will be disconnectable ABS system, a larger 320 mm front disc, slipper clutch, adjustable brake and clutch levers.

Apart from the new RC 390, KTM also unveiled updated RC 200, RC 250 and RC 125, but they do not feature much changes like big brother RC 390. All four (125, 200, 250 and 390 Duke + RC) are being manufactured at Bajaj Auto’s plant in Pune, India.

Text and Image Courtesy : RushLane

  • Blogger Comments
  • Facebook Comments


Post a Comment

Item Reviewed: 2016 KTM RC 390 Description: Rating: 5 Reviewed By: Sajal
Scroll to Top