2009 KTM 1198 RC8R First Look

2009 KTM 1198 RC8R First Look

There are 4 comments on the Motorcycle USA story from Nov 12, 2008, titled 2009 KTM 1198 RC8R First Look. In it, Motorcycle USA reports that:

An extra 47cc of displacement gives KTM's RC8R a 10 horsepower increase over its regular spec sibling.

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Sydney, Australia

#1 Nov 13, 2008
needs ro make 25bhp more from stock for me to buy one

Monforte, Portugal

#2 Nov 20, 2008
if you need HP you ain't got what it takes to ride this baby right. Go Jap, dude!

Cumberland, MD

#3 Jul 25, 2009
I'll have to agree with pox,you just need to go japanese if the ktm/rc-8 does'nt satisfy your thirst for HP.also have you ever rode a rc8 yet?

Canberra, Australia

#4 Sep 20, 2009
went for a test ride yesterday i thought it had better accelleration 0-150 kph than r1

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