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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 12-06-2013, 12:39 PM Thread Starter
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KTM RC390 vs Yamaha R25

Arguably two of the most track focused sport bikes to be available....

KTM RC390:



373cc
43 BHP
25 ft-lbs

Yamaha R25:



249cc
35 bhp
20.6 ft-lbs

KTM endorses a ready to race philosophy so I see the KTM RC390 or RC200 being the stiffest competition for the R25. I do know the KTMS come with a full WP race suspension all the way around, so hopefully R25 can counter with a similar race bred suspension...

I wonder how the two will stack price wise...
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Both of these bikes look amazing. I just wish the KTM wasn't so flashy. If it was up to me it would be in all white or all black.
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Engine

R25: 249cc Liquid Cooled Parallel Twin
RC390: 373cc Liguid Cooled Single

Power/Torque

R25: 36 ps/22.6 Nm
RC390: 43.6 ps/35 Nm

Weight

R25: 166 kg
RC390: 147 kg

LxBxH (mm)

R25: 2090×720×1135
RC390: ??????

Clearance:

R25: 160mm
RC390: 178.5mm

Fuel Tank:

R25: 14.3L
RC390: 10L
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For a bike with an underslung exhaust it sure does have some good clearance.
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