KTM RC 200 and Main Rivals Comparison
KTM’s highly anticipated super sport motorcycle KTM RC 200 launched in India. The RC200 priced at Rs 1.60 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The bike is more heavier than siblings. The weight contributes to the additional weight of the stylish new fairing and lights. Here we can compare the KTM RC 200 with its main rivas in market. This is the faired versions of the naked Duke 200 sports bike.Before going to the details understand in detail about the performance assured KTM RC 200 sports bike.
Everything About KTM RC 200
KTM RC 200 is a budget track-oriented machines on sale in India. Comparing with the Duke 200, it gets special features like dual projector headlamps, clip-on handlebars, LED tail lamps, aerodynamic windshield, super sticky Metzeler tyres and disc-brake with Bosch ABS.
KTM RC 200 packed with 199.5 cc 1-cylinder 4-stroke engine, spark-ignition engine. It churns out 25.47 Bhp power and 19.2 Nm torque on ride. Engine mated with 6 Speed manual gears transmission. It can reach 0-100 km/hr sprint in 9.3 seconds.
It measures 178.50 mm ground clearance, 1340.00 mm Wheelbase and 10.00 litres Fuel Tank. The bike gets Fully digital instrument console. Suspension used is, WP Suspension 4357 front suspension and WP Suspension 4618 EM rear suspension. It gets 300mm Disc brakes in front and 230mm disc brakes at rear.
KTM RC 200 Price in India: Rs. 1.60 lakh (Ex-showroom Delhi)
Rival No 1 – Honda CBR 250R
Honda’s powerful offering Honda CBR 250R is the main rival to KTM RC200. Currently 2013 model of Honda CBR 250R is on sale. The updated 2014 version of Honda CBR 250R is launched recently in Indonesia. It can accelerate 0 to 60 in just 3.50 secs.
Honda CBR250R powered by 249.6cc, 4-stroke liquid cooling engine. It can churns out 26 Bhp @ 8500 rpm power and 22.9 Nm @ 7000 rpm torque on ride. Engine mated with 6 Manual gears speed transmission. ABS variant’s is also available and it’s price is high (Rs. 1,80,000) Ex-showroom, Delhi.
It gets Telescopic Fork front suspension, Pro Link rear suspension and 296mm Disc in front and 220mm Disc at rear for safety. Performance wise, the bike reaches 145 kmph top speed and returns 35.00 kmpl mileage in highway and 25kmpl mileage in city.
2013 Honda CBR250R Price in India: Rs. 1, 52, 000/- (Ex-showroom, Delhi)
Rival No 2 – Kawasaki Ninja 250SL (Ninja RR mono)
Kawasaki Ninja 250SL is an upcoming Single-Cylinder 250cc Kawasaki bike. This is expected to be launched soon in Indian markets. The bike is light and said to be affordable quarter-litre bike.This is a fully fared sports bike, also called Ninja RR Mono in other markets.
Kawasaki Ninja 250SL powered by 249cc 4-stroke, Single Cylinder, DOHC engine. It can churns out 27.62 BHP @ 9700 rpm power output and 22.6 NM @ 8200 rpm torque on ride. Engine mated with 6 Speed gears transmission. Comparing with its parallel-Twin Ninja 250R, Kawasaki Ninja 250SL offers less power, but more torque.
The bike is highly powerful and offers 153kph top speed on ride. It gets a huge 11.00 ltrs fuel tank and 1330.00 mm wheelbase.t gets Telescopic fork front suspension and Bottom-Link Uni-Trak swing arm rear suspension. Brakes fitted is 263 mm petal disc brake in front and 193 mm petal disc brakes at the rear.
Kawasaki Ninja 250SL (Ninja RR Mono) Price in India: Rs. 1,75,000/- Approx
Rival No 3 – Yamaha YZF-R25
Yamaha YZF-R25 is the most awaiting motorcycle in India. The bike showcased at the 2013, Tokyo Motor show first. Then again we met it at the 2014 Indian Auto expo. Yamaha YZF-R25 is a 2-Cylinder, 4-stroke, DOHC 8 Valves engine powered bike with 249cc engine Displacement.
It can churns out 35.5 BHP @ 12000 rpm Maximum Power and 22.1 NM @ 10000 rpm Maximum Torque on ride. Engine mated with 6 Speed gears engine transmission. The bike measures 166.00 kg Weight & 160.00 mm Ground Clearance also.
It is equipped with a 14.30 ltrs Fuel Tank & 1380.00 mm wheelbase for stable ride. It is equipped with a 14.30 ltrs Fuel Tank & 1380.00 mm wheelbase for stable ride. Yamaha YZF-R25 is a good sports bike with Brand Value and performance. It almost resembles YZF-R15. The bike expected to be launched by 2015.
Yamaha YZF-R25 Price in India: Rs. 2,75,000/- Approx
Rival No 4 – Hero HX250R
Hero HX250R is the first liquid-Cooled 250cc bike by Hero MotoCorp. This is said to be first pure quarter-liter sports bike from Hero HX250R and it is first unveiled in New Delhi during auto expo 2014. Hero HX250R packed with a powerful 249cc, liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, Single Cylinder. It is mated with 6-speed gears.
Engine churns out 31 BHP at 9000 rpm power and 26 NM (Expected Torque) on ride. The bike is highly performance oriented and it can reach 0-60 in just 2.7 seconds. This bike can attain 150+ kmph expected Top Speed. Suspension and brakes used are good, as it is packed with 300mm front disc and 220mm rear disc brake for safety.
Suspension used in this bike is best with Telescopic hydraulic front shock absorbers and Single rear shock for added stability on ride. If you choose the ABS model of Hero HX250R , it is equipped with ABS as optional. Standard Hero HX250R comes with power of Combined Braking System (CBS).
Hero HX250R Price in India: Rs. 1.5 Lakh (ABS model) & Rs. 1.3 Lakh (Non ABS model) Approx
Rival No 5 – Suzuki Inazuma GW250F
Suzuki GW250 is a powerful bike with 248 cc, 4-stroke, liquid-cooled, 2-Cylinder engine. The bike launched recently in china. It can churns out 24 Bhp @ 8500 rpm power and 22 Nm @ 6500 rpm torque on ride. Engine mated with 6 Speed gears transmission for smooth ride.
Suzuki GW250 is performance oriented and it can reach 140 kmph top speed on ride. Mileage offer for Suzuki GW250 is a 40.00 kmpl mileage in highway and 30.00 kmpl in city. The bike measures 165.00 mm Ground Clearance.
There is 1430.00 mm Wheelbase, 13.30 litres fuel tank etc. Suspension used is Telescopic, coil spring, oil damped front suspension and Swingarm type, coil spring, oil damped rear suspension. Brakes fitted are 290mm Disc in front and 240mm Disc at rear.
Suzuki GW250F Price in India: Rs. 2,21,066 (Ex-Showroom Price)
Rival No 6 – Hyosung GT250R
Hyosung GT250R is a powerful sports bike in India launched recently from Hyosung. The bike powered by 249cc, V-Twin four stroke engine and it can churns out 27.61 Bhp @ 10000 rpm power and 22.07 Nm @ 8000 rpm torque on ride. Engine mated with 5 Speed manual gears transmission.
It is a liquid Cooling engine. Hyosung GT250R measures 130.00 mm ground clearance, 1445.00 mm wheelbase and 17.00 litres fuel tank. Suspension used is the 41mm inverted forks front suspension and Gas filled monoshock rear suspension for best stability on ride.
Brakes fitted in Hyosung GT250R is the 300 mm Twin Discs in front and 230mm Disc brakes at rear. It can attain 140 kmph top speed on ride. Hyosung GT250R is fuel efficient also. as it returns 30.00 kmpl mileage in highway and 25 kmpl in city on ride.