Spec comparison: KTM RC 390 vs Kawasaki Ninja 300

Team OD  /
03 Sep 2014 19:05:29 IST

After our first ride of the new KTM RC 390, and with its launch in the offing (September 9 is the day) we can now pit it against its closest competitors in the sportsbike segment. As we've mentioned before, the RC 390 might not be everyone's cup of tea, but for those who do enjoy this particular flavour, there are options. So how do you decide what's best for you?

composite KTM RC 390 and Ninja 300

We take a look at how the figures and numbers of  the KTM RC 390 fare against the Kawasaki Ninja 300 that's currently reigning in this segment.

Kawasaki Ninja 300 vs KTM RC 390


  
Kawasaki Ninja 300
Displacement 296cc
Max power 39PS@11,000rpm
Max torque 27Nm@10,000rpm
Wheelbase 1405mm
Ground clearance 140mm
Seat height (unloaded) 785mm
Kerb weight 172kg
Fuel tank 17l
Brakes F 290mm disc
Brakes R 220mm disc
Tyre F 110/70 R17
Tyre R 140/70 R17
0-100kmph 7.51s
Top speed 158kmph
Price (ex-Mumbai) Rs 3.60 lakh
  
KTM RC 390
Displacement 373.2cc
Max power 43.5PS@9,000rpm
Max torque 35Nm@7,000rpm
Wheelbase 1,340±15mm
Ground clearance 178.5mm
Seat height (unloaded) 820mm
Kerb weight 147kg
Fuel tank 10l
Brakes F 300mm disc
Brakes R 230mm disc
Tyre F 110/70 R17
Tyre R 150/60 R17
0-100kmph NA
Top speed NA
Price (ex-Mumbai) Rs 2.15 - Rs 2.2 lakh (estimate)
  

More from OVERDRIVE on the KTM RC 390: -

KTM RC 390 first ride

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Should you buy the KTM or wait for the RC390?

What is the difference between the KTM 390 Duke and the RC 390

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Kawasaki Ninja 300 2013

Price (Delhi)
  • Rs. 3,60,000 Ex-Showroom
  • Rs. 4,09,080 On Road
Engine
  • 296cc Displacement
Mileage
  • 28.06 Kmpl Overall
Transmission
  • 6 - Speed

KTM RC 390 2017

Price (Delhi)
  • Rs. 2,26,300 Ex-Showroom
  • Rs. 2,52,450 On Road
Engine
  • 373cc Displacement
Mileage
  • -NA-
Transmission
  • 6 - Speed

KTM 390 Duke 2017

Price (Delhi)
  • Rs. 2,25,000 Ex-Showroom
  • Rs. 2,50,000 On Road
Engine
  • 373cc Displacement
Mileage
  • 25.00 Kmpl Overall
Transmission
  • 6 - Speed
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