KTM has unveiled a race-spec model of its RC390 to reinforce the corporate’s road-racing credentials.
Solely 500 will probably be made and most are anticipated to be purchased by racers competing in one-make championships all over the world.
There is no such thing as a such sequence in Australia, and KTM Australia advises that they haven’t any extra data on this mannequin “presently”.
Nonetheless, a spokesperson mentioned that “once extra data turns into out there, I’ll let you already know”.
Possibly we’re studying an excessive amount of into it, however a one-make sequence just like the Kawasaki Ninja 300 sequence may very well be on the playing cards.
In the meantime, for these , the homologated race-spec KTM RC390 R has a number of race-ready options, nevertheless it doesn’t come cheaply.
They embody totally adjustable entrance and rear WP suspension, foldable CNC-machined brake and clutch levers, sportier handlebars, race engine tuning, and race graphics.
It prices €8500 which is about $A13,000 which is nearly $5000 greater than the retail worth of the street-legal machine at $8295 (+ORC).
The road machine is powered by a single-cylinder engine with 32 kW (44 hp) of energy and a dry weight of simply 149kg.
There is no such thing as a phrase on energy, torque, weight or different technical data for the race-spec bike.
There are additionally 50 SSP300 efficiency kits out there at €11,500 (about $A17,600) with an Akrapovic SSP300EVO02 exhaust, STM slipper clutch, race ECU, gear ratio choices, additional wheels, fast shifter, and lightweight weight parts.
So, critical racers can get a manufacturing facility race bike for about $30,700!
The race package can’t be dded to the usual avenue bike, solely the RC390R.