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2022 KTM RC 390 worth revealed forward of launch | Autocar India

Written by Ravi Kapoor

Priced at Rs 3.14 lakh, the brand new RC 390 prices round Rs 36,000 greater than its predecessor.

Forward of its official launch, costs for the 2022 KTM RC 390 have been revealed. The producer has up to date its India web site with the brand new mannequin and has listed it for Rs 3.14 lakh (ex-showroom).  

In comparison with the outgoing model, the brand new RC 390 prices about Rs 36,000 extra. For the additional money, you get loads of beauty, mechanical and have adjustments. 

When it comes to look, the brand new RC 390 adopts the identical fairing design, new cut up seats and alloy wheels because the up to date RC 125 and RC 200 which might be already on sale. Nevertheless, the RC 390 does get completely different color choices (KTM Manufacturing facility Racing Blue and KTM Digital Orange) and a side-slung exhaust end-can.

As we had reported earlier, the 2022 KTM RC 390 does get adjustable suspension. Nevertheless, the specs solely confirms that there is preload adjustment for the rear monoshock, though photos on the web site present adjusters on high of the entrance forks tubes. Different new options on the RC 390 embrace an LED headlight and a Bluetooth-equipped TFT instrument cluster, each of which the 390 Duke has had since 2017. The newest RC 390 can also be outfitted with digital rider aids like traction management and cornering ABS, and a bigger 13.7-litre gasoline tank. 

As for the engine, the 2022 RC 390 continues to be powered by KTM’s 373cc, single-cylinder liquid-cooled unit. Nevertheless, it does get up to date mapping and a 40 % bigger airbox, which has barely bumped up the torque to 37Nm at 7,000rpm. Energy output stays unchanged although, at 43.5hp at 9,000rpm. It will get a 6-speed gearbox that’s outfitted with a slipper clutch and a bi-directional quickshifter, the latter of which was solely earlier obtainable on the 390 Duke and Journey. 

Earlier this week, KTM launched the up to date 390 Journey at Rs 3.35 lakh (ex-showroom).

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