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KTM 1190 RC8 Specs

The KTM 1190 RC8 model is a Sport bike manufactured by KTM . In this version sold from year 2008 , the dry weight is 188.0 kg (414.5 pounds) and it is equipped with a Twin, four-stroke motor. The engine produces a maximum peak output power of 151.53 HP (110.6 kW) @ 10000 RPM and a maximum torque of 120.00 Nm (12.2 kgf-m or 88.5 ft.lbs) @ 8000 RPM . With this drive-train, the KTM 1190 RC8 is capable of reaching a maximum top speed of  . On the topic of chassis characteristics, responsible for road holding, handling behavior and ride comfort, the KTM 1190 RC8 has a Chromoly trellis frame, powder-coated frame with front suspension being WP-USD, 43 mm and at the rear, it is equipped with WP-Monoshock . Stock tire sizes are 120/70-17 on the front, and 190/55-17 on the rear. As for stopping power, the KTM 1190 RC8 braking system includes Double disc. Bremo size 320 mm (12.6 inches) at the front and Single disc. Bremo size 220 mm (8.7 inches) at the back. 

KTM 1190 RC8 General Information

Brand KTM 
Model KTM 1190 RC8 
Start year 2008 
Year 2008 
Category Sport 
Factory Warranty (Years / miles)

KTM 1190 RC8 Dimensions, Aerodynamics and weight

Frame type Chromoly trellis frame, powder-coated 
Seat details
Wheelbase 1,430 mm (56.3 inches) 
Seat Height 805 mm (31.7 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting. 
Alternate Seat Height
Ground Clearance 110 mm (4.3 inches) 
Trail size 90 mm (3.5 inches) 
Wheels details
Front Tyres - Rims dimensions 120/70-17 
Rear Tyres - Rims dimensions 190/55-17 
Front brakes Double disc. Bremo 
Rear brakes Single disc. Bremo 
Front Brakes Dimensions - Disc Dimensions 320 mm (12.6 inches) 
Rear Brakes Dimensions - Disc Dimensions 220 mm (8.7 inches) 
Curb Weight (including fluids)
Dry Weight 188.0 kg (414.5 pounds) 
Front Percentage of Weight
Rear Percentage of Weight
Weight-Power Output Ratio : 0.8060 HP/kg 
Fuel Tank Capacity 16.50 litres (4.36 gallons) 
Reserve Fuel Capacity
Carrying Details and Capacity
Front Suspension WP-USD, 43 mm 
Front Suspension Travel 120 mm (4.7 inches) 
Rear Suspension WP-Monoshock 
Rear Suspension Travel 125 mm (4.9 inches) 

KTM 1190 RC8 Engine and Transmission Technical Data

Engine type - Number of cylinders Twin, four-stroke 
Engine details
Fuel system Carburettor 
Engine size - Displacement - Engine capacity 1148.00 ccm (70.05 cubic inches) 
Bore x Stroke 103.0 x 69.0 mm (4.1 x 2.7 inches) 
Compression Ratio 12.5:1 
Number of valves per cylinder
Camshaft Valvetrain Configuration DOHC 
Maximum power - Output - Horsepower 151.53 HP (110.6 kW) @ 10000 RPM 
Maximum torque 120.00 Nm (12.2 kgf-m or 88.5 ft.lbs) @ 8000 RPM 
Engine Maximum RPM
Cooling system Liquid 
Lubrication system Dry sump, pressure lubrication with 3 Eaton pumps 
Engine oil capacity
Exhaust system Stainless steel underfloor silencer with regulated catalytic converter 
Gearbox 6-speed 
Transmission type, final drive ratio
Clutch type Wet multi-disc clutch, operated hydraulically 

KTM 1190 RC8 Performance

Top Speed
Acceleration 0 to 100 km/h (0 to 62 mph)
Acceleration 0 to 400m (1/4 mile)
Recuperation 60 to 140 km/h in highest gear
Fuel Consumption - MPG - Economy - Efficiency
CO2 emissions

KTM 1190 RC8 Electrical Systems, Ignition and Equipment

Ignition Type 2 X keihin 
Electrical Details
Starter Type Electric 
How much horsepower does a KTM 1190 RC8 have?
The KTM 1190 RC8 has 151.53 HP (110.6 kW) @ 10000 RPM.

How much does a KTM 1190 RC8 weighs?
The KTM 1190 RC8 weighs 188.0 kg (414.5 pounds).

How tall (seat height) is a KTM 1190 RC8?
The KTM 1190 RC8 seat height is 805 mm (31.7 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.

How many gears does a KTM 1190 RC8 have?
The KTM 1190 RC8 have 6 gears.