It took only 4 minutes and 32 seconds, the time two laps at Mugello and a little more, to assign all one hundred specimens from the KTM RC 8C.
KTM’s super sports car, motorized 890 and put up for sale at 35.000 euro, was presented last July 20 and two days later, Thursday 22 at 16, the online reservations: at 16.5 ‘the games were done and whoever arrived later probably ate their hands.
Perhaps a hundred examples for the whole world were few, but so be it, this was the decision of the Austrian manufacturer that those hundred bikes assemblerà manually one by one and not on an assembly line.
Finally, it should be remembered that the 500 KTM 1290 Super Duke RR they sold out within 48 minutes last April.
Developed in collaboration with the German Kramer Motorcycles, the KTM RC 8C is powered by the two-cylinder in-line engine LC8c that equips the 890 Duke R (but with power climbed to 128 cavalli), paired with a cycling radical and top-of-the-range components.
The new model offers amateur pilots the opportunity to drive a vehicle very close to a racing bike, but with the management, maintenance and tuning advantages of an almost production bike.
Of the hundred units sold, 25 were awarded to as many customers who have chosen to collect the bike on the track, at the Spanish circuit of Jerez. Where from 7 to 9 October this year the Orange Rider they will be able to spend moments together with the Team Red Bull KTM Factory Racing and to pilots of the caliber of Dani Pedrosa e Mika Kallio which will dispense valuable driving tips.
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