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KTM RC 200 2017 Sports Bike Review Specs

The newly launched KTM RC 200 2017 Sports Bike in one the fantastic bike so far, among the list of best KTM Bikes. The KTM Brand is one of the most selling bike brands in the world. This new sports bike features exceptional style with 200 cc engine offering the top performance with efficient mileage. It features new premium components like USD front fork, multifunctional fully digital display and radial brake callipers. All of this combination gives an impressive and excellent ride. The review of newly launched KTM RC 200 2017 Sports Bike is written below.

KTM RC 200 2017 Sports Bike

KTM RC 200 2017 Sports Bike – Features

Racing DNA

The recently launched KTM RC 200 2017 Sports Bike comes with the state-of-the-art liquid cooled 200 cc engine. It is a single-cylinder engine with four-stroke technology having twin overhead camshafts. The new four valves and electronic fuel injection gives excellent power thanks to the new balancer shaft that delivers the best possible smoothness. This engine features an electric starter powered by the 12V/8Ah battery. It can achieve its max power of 19 kW (25 horsepower) with incredible torque. The new forged aluminium triple clamps are worth looking. They are combined with the clip on handlebars to ensure the pure racing feeling. The braking system of new KTM RC 200 2017 Sports Bike contains BREMBO, which are powerful and are easy to control the brake system allowing the rider to control the monster. They feature four pistons radially bolted calliper with the single brake disk of 300 mm in diameter in front. The rear braking system contains single piston floating calliper with the single brake disc of 230 mm diameter. The braking system guarantees the excellent braking response in all extreme conditions. The bike features the best-engineered pillion seat, that adds more aggressive and sporty look of the motorcycle. It ensures the comfort for passenger and rider.

Solid Technology

The newly launched KTM RC 200 2017 Sports Bike features a lightweight and Duke steel trellis frame with the orange painted frame. This structure is modified for better ergonomics and dynamics. It has increases steering head angle of 66.5 degrees resulting in the shorter trail, shorter wheelbase and increases ground clearance. All of these modification makes the handling of this sports bike easy and best. It features new light alloy swingarm that is directly linked with the WP shock absorber excels with an extreme torsional stiffness and outstanding tracking stability. The new telescopic fork features high-quality upside-down fork from the WP suspension with the same 43 mm outer tube diameter. It has racing and high-quality equipment that ensures the best stability and high level of precision. The new KTM RC 200 2017 Sports Bike features 100 percent digital LCD to show each and every detail about the bike. The same instrument is also used in the 2017 KTM RC 125. This display indicates the information about engaged gear, fuel gauge and service reminder. It also includes an RPM alert indicators for best shifting.

Outstanding Style

The all-new KTM RC 200 2017 Sports Bike has a brand new bodywork, footrests and pedals offering a unique sporty look. It has a more leaning angle than the previous generations of KTM RC 200; this modification helps in extreme cornering. The graphics and stickers give an attractive look. The new twin headlights deliver the best output and have particular design improving the sporty look of this bike. It has integrated blinkers into the mirror structure that adds up to the perfect aerodynamics and gives a sporty appearance. It has a thin tail section having a number plate holder.


The new two-part seat offers the best ergonomics with the best support for the rider and the passenger. The seat height is about 820 mm enabling the rider to have a secure rider. The clip on handlebars and switched add to the aggressive and sporty riding positions. The handlebars have advanced controls as well. The new steel fuel tank has the fuel tank capacity of 10 litres. Its design is optimised for perfect ergonomics. Thanks to the good mileage engine, this fuel tank gives the best riding range. The advanced design of windshield not only improves the aerodynamics of the bike but it also ensures the best protection for rider’s chest and arm from the wind.

KTM RC 200 2017 Sports Bike – Specs with Pics


KTM RC 200 2017 Sports Bike Specs

Design 1-cylinder, 4-stroke engine
Displacement 199.5 cm³
Bore 72 mm
Stroke 49 mm
Power in KW 19 kW
Starter Electric starter
Lubrication Wet sump
Transmission 6-speed
Primary Drive 22:72
Secondary Gear Ratio 14:42
Cooling Liquid cooled
Clutch Wet multi-disc clutch, mechanically actuated


KTM RC 200 2017 Sports Bike Specs

Frame Design Steel trellis frame, powder coated
Front Suspension WP upside-down Ø 43 mm
Rear Suspension WP mono shock
Suspension Travel (Front) 125 mm
Suspension Travel (Rear) 150 mm
Front Brake Four-piston radial fixed calliper, brake disc
Rear Brake Single-piston floating calliper, brake disc
Front Disc Diameter 300 mm
Rear Brake Disc Diameter 230 mm
Chain X-Ring 5/8 x 1/4.”
Steering Head Angle 66.5 °
Wheelbase 1340 ± 15 mm
Ground Clearance 178.5 mm
Seat Height 820 mm
Tank Capacity 10 liters
Dry Weight 137.5 kg

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