KTM Brand is one of the most selling brands in the world. This year it has launched new 2017 KTM RC 125 Super Sportbike state-of-the-art, water-cooled DOHC engine. This new engine delivers 11 kW (15 horsepower) or 12 Nm of torque that gives an incredible performance. This new bike has the best ergonomics and is the start of new generation of KTM RC 125. This article is about the review and specification of the new 2017 KTM RC 125 Super Sportbike.
2017 KTM RC 125 Super SportBike – Specification and Pics
The newly launched 2017 KTM RC 125 Super Sportbike comes with the state-of-the-art, liquid-cooled engine. This engine uses a single-cylinder four stroke technology and has the displacement of 125 cm3. It uses new twin overhead camshafts with the four valves and electronic fuel injections delivering the best outstanding power. Thanks to the balancer shaft it provides the best and highest levels of smoothness. This new engine is also equipped with the electric starter. This electric starter is powered by the 12V/8Ah battery, due to this battery it can easily achieve the power of 11 kW or 15 horsepower. This engine has brand new forged aluminium triple clamps that guarantee a real super sportbike racing feeling. This bike has the best pillion seat into the bodywork lines that resembles a real track bike trail. It ensures an excellent comfort for the passenger and the rider. It features new BREMBO brakes, which are powerful and are easy to control. These brakes superbly control this monster bike. The braking system features four pistons radially bolted callipers in combination with the single brake disc of 300 mm of diameter in the front and features single-piston of floating calliper with the single brake disc of 230 mm of diameter for the rear wheel. This braking set ensures an excellent braking response in all situation.
The newly launched 2017 KTM RC 125 Super Sportbike came with the lightweight and approved Duke steel trellis frame with the orange painted frame offering the best ergonomics and dynamics. The shorter trail, shorter wheelbase and increased ground clearance is causing an increase of steering head angle of 66.5 degrees. All of this modification ensure the quick, agile and playful handling. The new lightweight alloy swingarm with the directly linked WP shock absorber excels with superior torsional stiffness and outstanding tracking stability. This superbike features 100 percent digital LCD that displays state-of-the-art KTM motorcycle including engaged gear and fuel gauge and reminder for service and much more. Just like the other KTM Bikes, it also has RPM alert that indicates the best moment for shifting up. The new 2017 KTM RC 125 Super Sportbike features a high-quality upside-down fork from the WP suspension that has 43 mm outer tube diameter. In other words, the rear racing equipment ensures the highest levels of stability and precision.
The newly launched 2017 KTM RC 125 Super Sportbike has a standard ABS that guarantees the safety in all conditions. This bike is ready to race with the option to disengage the new ABS. The new lightweight 17 inches of orange painted cast light alloy wheel sized with 110 mm wide at the front and rear of 150 mm. The tires of the bike have tremendous grip in both wet and dry conditions with the supreme durability. This bike is also best for A1 driver’s license that makes it with the sportiest touch for A1 riders.
The newly launched 2017 KTM RC 125 Super Sportbike has new bodywork, footrests and pedals that offer the unique look with the superb cornering with the more leaning angle. The graphics, stickers and graphics shine like new. Like the new 2017 KTM Duke 125 Super bike, this bike has attractive looking design and graphics. It has perfectly fit and racing look number plate holder that rounds the KTM’s high-performance bike off. The new twin headlight opens in the whole new direction that is perfectly matched with the racing supersport look of RC. It features new RC incorporates blinkers into the mirror structure of bike. It adds the sporty look and contributes in perfect aerodynamics.
The new 2017 KTM RC 125 Super Sportbike comes with the two-part seat offering the first class ergonomics with the complete support for rider and pillion. It has a seat height of 820 mm enabling the rider to have a firm stand while it offers sporty use and real big-bike feeling. The new clip on handlebars and switches contributes to more sporty and aggressive riding position for advanced control. This bike features steel fuel tank with the 10 litres capacity. This fuel design is developed to match the super sports style and vehicle design. The new advanced design of windshield provides an incredible aerodynamic optimised front, and it protects the rider’s chest and arms as well.
2017 KTM RC 125 Super Sportbike – Specs
||1-cylinder, 4-stroke engine
|Power in KW
|Secondary Gear Ratio
||Wet multi-disc clutch, mechanically actuated
||Steel trellis frame, powder coated
||WP upside-down Ø 43 mm
|Suspension Travel (Front)
|Suspension Travel (Rear)
||Four-piston radial fixed calliper, brake disc
||Single-piston floating calliper, brake disc
|Front Brake Disc Diameter
|Rear Brake Disc Diameter
||Bosch 9MB two-channel ABS
||X-Ring 5/8 x 1/4.”
|Steering Head Angle
||1340 ± 15 mm