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More Expensive and Limited, KTM is Ready to Launch The 2024 RC 8C Racing Motorcycle

DRF.com – A full-fairing sports motorbike specifically for racing, launched by the Austrian motorbike manufacturer, KTM. They have prepared the launch of the 2024 RC 8C model with innovations from MotoGP motorbikes and will be sold on a limited basis. This motorbike of course also comes with various equipment to support its performance on track.

KTM RC 8C 2024

It has a powertrain that performs like a racing motorcycle, even though the engine used is the same as the KTM 890 Duke and KTM 890 Adventure with an 899cc 2-cylinder LC8C engine. Because it is for racing use, it is clear that the exhaust is made without obstacles as best or possible to maximize the engine’s power. The engine is capable of producing around 133 HP of power and a maximum torque of 98 Nm, connected to a 6-speed racing transmission complete with a quick shifter and assist system and a slipper clutch.

KTM RC 8C 2024

In appearance, it looks quite similar to the previous model. The only difference in appearance is the body color and other decorations. The 2024 model is colored white and black with some striking touches of orange. The entire fairing of this motorbike uses carbon fiber/kevlar material which is inspired by the KTM RC16 MotoGP motorbike and its design, especially the front winglets.

Equipment for Racing and Limited Sale

The front is not equipped with lighting at all because it is no longer needed, the fuel tank has a capacity of 16 liters and a dry weight of only 142 kg. The KTM RC 8C comes with a complete electronic system, such as AIM MXS 1.2 Race and a data recorder with built-in GPS which functions to provide more detailed vehicle information in order to get the motorbike settings that suit your wishes when on the track.

Other equipment includes front and rear suspension parts from WP Apex Pro which are specifically for racing, braking with Brembo Stylema front calipers with Brembo RCS19 Corsa Corta radial brake masters used on WorldSBK motorbikes. The rims are made of 17 inch aluminum, wrapped in special track tires from Pirelli measuring 120/70 and 180/90.

KTM RC 8C 2024

Only 100 units of the 2024 KTM RC 8C will be produced worldwide. The manufacturer will open orders for this racing motorbike on March 20 2024 and those who get this motorbike will have the opportunity to take part in a special training session in Portimao. This event aims to provide information about basic setup or introduction to this motorbike, and motorbike owners will receive exclusive contact from KTM.

Dani Pedrosa, a former MotoGP racer, will be a personal trainer at the event and will have the opportunity to meet other racers. KTM has announced the price tag for the 2024 RC 8C on its official website, this motorbike is sold at a fairly expensive price, namely 36,999 euros or around Rp. 629 million.

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