2019 KTM RC390:
A sports bike in its purest form. Reduced to the essentials. Agile, fast, suitable for A2 driving licence and extremely sporty. Whether you are on country roads or the racetrack, the Moto3 genes are perceptible in every manoeuvre and convey a pure race feeling. The handling – simply spectacular. The performance – incredible. The power – thrilling.
2019 KTM RC390 Totalmotorcycle.com Key Features
2019 KTM RC390 Totalmotorcycle.com Features and Benefits
ENGINE & EXHAUST
The KTM RC 390’s state-of-the-art, single-cylinder engine with twin overhead camshafts once again underlines KTM’s development strength. Tame the streets with its punchy torque, race the curves with its smooth but impressive power.
The KTM RC 390 engine not only delivers bountiful torque and punchy acceleration, but also good manners in everyday use, all with outstanding fuel economy. This lightweight, compact engine really packs a punch and with 32 kW (44 hp) it’s the sportiest option out there for A2 riders. Thanks to the ingenious intake design and the meticulous fuel injection system, the KTM RC 390 is ready to leave the rest of the city traffic behind at the twist of a wrist.
The compact, three-chamber silencer is positioned close to the bike’s overall center of gravity. This helps keep the motorcycle centrally balanced and easy to maneuver in the tight and twisty urban streets.
The orange painted frame of the RC 390 has been engineered to be one of the best performing chassis in the segment. It’s been built to reward riders with impressive agility, sporty feedback, comfortable ergonomics and dynamic handling. The increase of the steering head angle to 66.5 degrees resulted in a shorter trail, shorter wheelbase and increased ground clearance. All these modifications release the racer in the RC and guarantee quick, responsive and playful handling.
In cooperation with BREMBO, KTM developed a high-tech braking system that works in perfect harmony with the state-of-the-art ABS, allowing riders to always be in full control of their KTM RC 390. With a four piston radially bolted caliper and a huge 320 mm brake disc on the front, paired with a single piston floating caliper and a 230 mm disc on the rear, the RC 390 delivers exceptional pro-level braking, no matter how hard you’re riding.
Ergonomics meets style
The KTM RC 390 features a sleek, steel fuel tank with a 10 liter capacity (including a 1.5 liter reserve tank). The tank has been developed to perfectly match the supersport style of the KTM RC 390 with smooth rider ergonomics. Thanks to the economic engine, the KTM RC 390 offers considerable range with this tank, even when riding in full sport mode all day long.
ERGONOMICS & COMFORT
The KTM RC provides a racing-inspired body position and freedom of movement while preserving the comfort needed for every day usage, for you and your pillion. Unsurpassed operability and large contact surfaces ensure optimum control and feel for maximum cornering fun all day long.
Racing profile bars
The clip-on bars and strategically positioned switches contribute greatly to the bike’s sporty and aggressive riding position, whilst also enhancing control for perfect lines through any corner.
The two-part seat offers first class, supersport ergonomics with perfect support for both rider and pillion. A seat height of 820 mm enables riders to have a secure position, whilst also being high enough for circuit-style riding. The Pillion seat has been integrated into the bodywork so as not to compromise the supersport look of the KTM RC 390, whilst also ensuring excellent comfort for the passenger.
Advanced aerodynamic protection.
The advanced design of the KTM RC 390’s windshield works with the aerodynamic optimization of the front end to ensure ultimate wind protection for riders who like to open it up on the open road.
Crafted from high-grade, CNC-machined aircraft aluminum, these lightweight yet super-strong footpegs offer premium purchase for your feet when you need it most. The pegs are fully customizable with three positions available to accommodate for different rider shapes and riding styles.
BODYWORK & GRAPHICS
The sporty bodywork, footpegs and control levers not only provide a unique supersport-inspired look, but also help the RC master extreme cornering with greater lean angles.
True supersport headlight
The powerful twin headlight provides superb visibility in low-light or dark conditions and perfectly matches the modern, supersport race look of the KTM RC 390.
SOFTWARE & ELECTRONICS
Highly sophisticated electronics enhance the potency of this RC. The high-end technical features include ABS and a ride-by-wire throttle system, reflecting the high-quality standards.
ACCESSORIES & LUGGAGE
Whether cruising the streets or racing the tarmac, intensify your RC 390 to suit your personal preferences with KTM’s wide range of accessories for KTM motorcycles. All KTM PowerParts are developed specifically for their chosen machine, guaranteeing KTM riders only get parts that perfectly complement their ride and provide that important ‘factory fit’ straight from the dealer.
2019 KTM RC390 – Totalmotorcycle.com International Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: $ USD
Canada MSRP Price: $ See Dealer for Pricing in CDN
Europe/UK MSRP Price: £ See Dealer for Pricing in GBP (On The Road inc 20% Vat)
Australia MSRP Price: See Dealer for Pricing in AU
|ENGINE TYPE||Single-cylinder, 4-stroke|
|BORE / STROKE||89 / 60 mm|
|POWER||32 kW (44 hp) @ 9,500 rpm|
|TORQUE||35 Nm @ 7,250 rpm|
|STARTER / BATTERY||E-starter / 12V, 8 Ah|
|FUEL SYSTEM||Bosch EFI (throttle body 46 mm)|
|LUBRICATION||Semi dry sump|
|ENGINE OIL||Motorex Formula 4T|
|CLUTCH||PASC™ slipper clutch, mechanically operated|
|ENGINE MANAGEMENT / IGNITION||Bosch EMS with RBW|
|FRAME||Steel trellis frame, powder coated|
|HANDLEBAR||Steel clip-on handlebar|
|FRONT SUSPENSION||WP USD Ø 43 mm|
|REAR SUSPENSION||WP shock absorber|
|SUSPENSION TRAVEL FRONT / REAR||125 / 150 mm|
|FRONT BRAKE||Four piston, radially mounted caliper, brake disc Ø 320 mm|
|REAR BRAKE||Single piston, floating caliper, brake disc Ø 230 mm|
|ABS||Bosch 9MB Two Channel (disengageable)|
|WHEELS FRONT / REAR||Cast aluminum wheels 3.00 × 17″; 4.00 × 17″|
|TIRES FRONT / REAR||110/70 ZR 17; 150/60 ZR 17|
|CHAIN||X-Ring 5/8 × 1/4″|
|SILENCER||Stainless steel primary and aluminum secondary silencer|
|STEERING HEAD ANGLE||66.5°|
|WHEEL BASE||1,340 ± 15 mm|
|GROUND CLEARANCE||178.5 mm|
|SEAT HEIGHT||820 mm|
|FUEL TANK CAPACITY||approx. 10 liters|
|DRY WEIGHT||approx. 147 kg|
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