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KTM RC125 and RC200 revealed

Two more baby sportsbikes from KTM

LAST week we revealed pictures of the new KTM RC390 and now we’ve got the RC125 and RC200 as well.

Unsurprisingly, the two smaller machines are virtually identical to each other and to the larger model, differing only in terms of colours and engine capacity/power.

We’ve also uncovered the full specifications for the RC125, which once again are very similar to those for the RC390 – just with a 15bhp 124.7cc single instead of a 43bhp 373cc motor. Weight is also down from 147kg (minus fuel) for the 390 to 135kg for the 125. The 200’s specs haven’t been leaked yet, but they’ll be virtually the same as the 125s, just with the Duke 200’s 25bhp motor and a weight of around 137kg.

Visordown first told you there would be a new RC125 and 200 three weeks ago.

The full RC125 specifications are as follows:

ENGINE

Design1-cylinder 4-stroke engine, water-cooled
Displacement1,24.7 cm³
Bore58 mm
Stroke47.2 mm
Performance11 kW (15 hp)
Starting aidElectric starter
Transmission6 speed, claw shifted
Engine lubricationForced oil lubrication with 1 Eaton pump
Primary gear ratio22:72
Secondary gear ratio14:45
Cooling systemLiquid cooling system, continuous circulation of cooling liquid with water pump
ClutchWet multi-disc clutch / mechanically operated
Ignition systemContactless, controlled, fully electronic ignition system with digital ignition timing adjustment

CHASSIS

FrameTubular space frame made from steel tubes, powder-coated
ForkWP Suspension 4357
Shock absorberWP Suspension 4618 EM
Suspension travel front125 mm
Suspension travel rear150 mm
Brake system FrontDisc brake with four-pot brake caliper
Brake system RearDisc brake with one-pot brake caliper, floating brake discs
Brake discs - diameter front300 mm
Brake discs - diameter rear230 mm
Chain5/8 x 1/4” X-Ring
Steering head angle66.5°
Wheel base1,340±15 mm
Ground clearance (unloaded)178.5 mm
Seat height (unloaded)820 mm
Total fuel tank capacity approx.10 l
Unleaded premium fuel (95 RON)
Weight without fuel approx.135 kg

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