KTM won 8 million euros in 2 minutes! -

A few weeks ago, we showed you the new generation of the KTM RC 8C 2023, a motorcycle that last year had manufactured only 100 units and had sold out in just 4 minutes. Well, this year she outdid herself: the 200 units were put up for sale and finished within 3 minutes of ordering.

Each of the units had a value of 39,900 euros. All 200 KTM RCs offered for sale sold out in 2 minutes and 38 seconds in what could be the fastest sale in history if we go through the archives. Let's do the math: 39,900 x 200 gives us a total of 7,980,000 euros. Crazy money, and more if it is achieved in the blink of an eye.

As it did? With a machine like the new KTM RC 8C 2023, which since its launch has only garnered more than positive comments. This new version of the orange sports raise 7 CV to your engine, reduce weight and increase 4,900 euros its price compared to last year, a significant but insignificant increase if we look at its sales.

As in previous years, Those from Mattighofen used their digital sales platform to offer buyers a direct means of securing their unit. Future owners could register their interest in the KTM RC 8C by paying a deposit of 2,500 euros and then completing the total price when confirming your interest.

30 of those buyers also opted for receive your machines in an equally exclusive delivery event, which KTM will take place at the Ricardo Tormo Circuit in Valencia, Spain, on April 26. There they will be able to test their new KTM RC on the track accompanied by ex-pilots from MotoGP.

KTM's R&D team focused on improving the performance of the LC8c engine without compromising its reliability. In its 2023 version, the parallel twin now boasts a maximum power of 135 hp at 11,000 rpm, with a torque of 98 Nm at 8,250 rpmkeeping its displacement of 889 cc intact.

This bike is a hymn to the slogan "Ready To Race" because it really each component was designed to perform at its best on the circuit. The cycle part is not far behind: handmade multi-tubular chassis, WP APEX Pro suspensions front and rear -although without electronics-, and Brembo brake equipment specially created for racing with Brembo Stylema calipers and the RCS19 Corsa Corta master cylinder.

With Kramer Motorcycles, KTM worked tirelessly on custom electronics where you can adjust the traction control, the mapping and the engine brake of the KTM RC 8C 2023. Everything can be customized to further enhance performance in many ways: adjustable steering column, machined triple clamp offset, throttle response and the degree of brake bite.

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