KTM RC200 Insurance

 

 

RC 200 stand for Race Competition 200. As the name suggests it is a fully faired motorcycle based on the naked Duke 200. The mechanicals are the same as Duke 200 however RC 200 has been designed more for track than streets. Being manufactured in India makes it an affordable bike to own & maintain.

 Design: 

  • RC 200 is a super sport design with low set clip-ons & high seating position
  • It has twin headlights which look like a robot & give it a distinct look.
  • Being fully faired most of its internals are well covered & the plastic quality is good.
  • Bike’s dimensions are 1978 mm x 688 mm x 1098 mm (L x W x H)

 

 

 

 

Power & Performance:

RC 200 is based on Duke 200 with the same engine & in the same tune. Which means RC 200 is similarly short geared & a hoot to ride in traffic, highway or its home ground the race track. The power delivery is hard & it’s a very busy place to be.

Displacement

199.5 cc

Power

25 hp at 10000 RPM

Torque

19.3 Nm at 8000 RPM

Transmission

Manual 6 Speed Gear Box

Acceleration (0-100 kmph)

9.1 seconds

Fuel Economy (kmpl)

35 kmpl 


Braking & Handling:

RC 200 handles even better than Duke 200 it’s based on. Better steering angle, sharper rakes ensure you are always in control. Lower clip on transmit everything that is going on at front wheel & allow you attack corners with a zeal. Due to the aggressive sitting stance however, it is difficult to ride long on RC 200. RC 200 rides on MRF Rev-Z 110/70 17’ tyre in front & 150/60 17’ tyre same as Duke 200.MRFs offer good grip & you feel always in control over the bike.

  • The seat on RC 200 is much better than Duke 200.
  • The seat is softer & accommodates short as well as taller riders easily with a lot of room to manoeuvre around
  • RC 200 gets a 300mm disc brake in front & a single 230mm disc at the rear.
  • The bike misses out on ABS.

 

 

 

What Insurance cover to opt for:

RC 200 is a fully faired bike which means its covered in plastic. One slide can means expense of thousands of rupees. Proper insurance cover will ensure you have peace of mind while thrashing it around.

  • Value of plastics depreciates a lot. 0% depreciation insurance goes a long way in keeping the repair bills down in case of a fall.
  • Always have a cover for falls, accidents, and vandalisms as this bike is an attention magnet.
  • RC 200 being a light bike is prone to theft. That is why it is a good idea to have an insurance that gives you complete cover from theft.
  • Opt for cashless insurance cover to have a hassle free experience.
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