It is powered by a 373cc, single-cylinder, 4-valve, liquid-cooled, DOHC engine that puts out 42.9 bhp of peak power and a maximum torque of 37Nm. It is mated to a 6-speed transmission with a slip and assist clutch. Quickshifter+ is being offered as part of the standard kit.
The bike comes in two colour options of Blue and Orange. It gets traction control, Cornering ABS, Dual-Channel ABS with Supermoto mode and power-assisted anti-hopping slipper clutch. The new model also gets Bluetooth connectivity via KTM My Ride app.
Sumeet Narang, President (Probiking), Bajaj Auto Ltd, said, “With this slew of upgrades, the next-gen KTM RC 390 is set to extend its lead in the premium performance motorcycle segment, bringing real racetrack-inspired DNA to the streets. The 2022 KTM RC 390 is equipped with class-leading electronics for racing enthusiasts to achieve better lap times.”
“KTM Pro-XP, which currently has curated pro-experience programmes for the KTM’s Street and Adventure range, will soon see the addition of an exclusive multi-city KTM RC track racing property as well. This multi-city track property will give KTM owners a platform to race and experience the true potential of the KTM RC 390 on racetracks across India,” he said.
KTM has a 12-year-old partnership with Bajaj Auto Ltd, which owns 48% stake in KTM AG.