KTM 1190 RC8 R 2013

Fine improvements for the orange hypersport in KTM 1190 RC8 R 2013: a finicked electronic management and a new clutch anti-dribble more effective.

It expects the changing patientement without demeriter, its frame being one of most effective moment. In 2011, the RC- 8R had gained 5 horses and a half-mkg of couple moreover, more aggressive colors, KTM 1190 RC8 R arose from the room of Moscow with new arguments to put forward. Is necessary to say that its championship of SBK German 2010 had given him new desires.

KTM 1190 RC8 R

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This year, Katowice had been dipped back in the heart of the 1190 Cm3 to leave them more Watts. A new crankshaft took seats as well as dual ignition. Double advantage: the twin is not only more powerful but also more sober and less pollutant. The suspension is completely re-examined, with a profit in comfort for the pilot and more effectiveness on track.

The order of limps was also improved and a new headlight with leds offer a glance more seizing with the animal. The rate of the KTM 1190 RC8 R is in large reduction. KTM however seems not to propose a machine of less good quality, quite to the contrary. But one will not start to complain that a bike is less expensive, especially that this one melted of 4,000 euros in the operation. Of what to treat to tires and carnage for all the season. It is only on the level of the wheels that grains a little – the new cast aluminium rims are heavier, which partly explains the catch of weight of 3 kilos of Katowice.

KTM 1190 RC8 R

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The frame of KTM 1190 RC8 R was already frightening, allowing fulgurating throughput speeds in a curve. With this additional potato, the Superbike of Mattighofen dangerously approached (for Ducati) des1198. The Italian took again a large length in advance with 1199 Panigale – more technical, more powerful, and much expensive. For those which only the track interests, there is always with the catalogue a Track version, more powerful, lighter, exclusively intended for the circuit and lends to run.

KTM 1190 RC8 R

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KTM 1190 RC8 R 2013 Specs:


Tally: tubular lattice Chrome-molybdenum, painting to epoxyReservoir: 16.5 litresHautor of saddle: 805/825 malinger: 2100 mmHautor: 1100 mmEmpattement: 1425 dry mmPoids: 185 kg

Nose gear:

Reversed telescopic fork Ø 43 mm, deb.: 120 mm Double disc Ø 220 mm, radial clamps with 4 pistonsRoue AV: 120/70 – 17”


Limp to 6 rapportsfinal by chain, order by direct-drive dog clutches

Rear wheel-axle unit:

Monoamortissor, deb.: 120 simple disc Ø 220 mm, clamp with 2 pistonsRoue AR: 190/55 – 17”


Twin-cylinder out of V, 4 tempsRefroidissement: Cooling liquideInjection Ø 52 mm2 ACT4 valves by cylindre1195 DC (105 X 69 mm) 175 each with 10250 true/min12. 9 mg with 8000 tr/min

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