The first photos of yet another KTM sports motorcycle were captured in tests carried out in Spain: the new RC 990 is coming . Preliminary information indicates that the machine should reach the market by the end of the year, or at the latest in the first months of 2023.
Therefore, the Austrian brand definitively launches itself into the world of two-cylinder sports motorcycles, adhering to the fashion of the moment. In fact, they've replaced the mid-size four-cylinder engines with ones that they find nicer on the road, and perform even better on the track.
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The new RC 990 would borrow the lines of the RC 8C, a motorcycle produced in just 100 units and sold for 35,000 euros, about R$ 216,000 in direct conversion, all of which sold out in just 4 minutes.
The fairings cover the entire front, so it's difficult to know more about the engine, which, like the frame, must have something in common with what we've already seen on the Duke 890. Most likely, the engine will focus on delivering power that must exceed 120 hp.
From the leaked photos, it is possible to appreciate several details, from the brake calipers signed by Brembo Stylema, to the air intake incorporated in the headlight. And you, what did you think of the news? Do you think that KTM will be successful in this endeavor? And if this “ship” arrived in Brazil, would you want to do a test? Write to us in the comments!
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