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2023 KTM RC 8C unveiled; Production limited to 200 units, gets GRP bodywork: IN PICS

With performance-boosting updates, the 2023 KTM RC 8C breaks cover, and this time around, only 200 units of this track-only and track-ripping package will be produced.

2023 KTM RC 8C

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2023 KTM RC 8C

Massive winglets for added downforce, race-spec GRP bodywork with carbon kevlar inserts for strength and lightness, and loud-orange graphics to tell the world that it is a KTM, the updated RC 8C gets. Underneath all this, it houses a reworked LC8c inline-twin engine with titanium components, belting out 135 hp at 11,000 RPM.

2023 KTM RC 8C

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2023 KTM RC 8C

On the updated 2023 KTM RC 8C, the rider gets the accessibility to adjustable throttle responses, in addition to engine braking adjustment, traction control, launch control, and anti-wheelie control. For shedding momentum, it uses Stylema brakes from Brembo with Corsa Costa master cylinder. Talking of shoes, it has Pirelli Diablo racing tires.

2023 KTM RC 8C

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2023 KTM RC 8C

Lightness remains a strong attribute of this new firecracker from KTM. The 2023 RC 8C tips the scale at mere 143 kilos. In case you are wondering the exhaust comes from Akprapovic's titanium range, while the suspension is sourced from WP. Latter is a fully-adjustable affair as well.

2023 KTM RC 8C

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2023 KTM RC 8C

KTM will hand over the 2023 RC 8C to the first 30 buyers at the Circuito Ricardo Tormo in Valencia with a specially arranged track day on April 26th.

2023 KTM RC 8C

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2023 KTM RC 8C

Talking of racing parts, the KTM RC 8C features a race-spec chain, gearbox shifting patter, air box, front carbon fairing, rims and more. That being said, these parts can easily by replaced in case of damage.

2023 KTM RC 8C

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2023 KTM RC 8C

Adjustability isn't a concern here. The KTM RC 8C gets a CNC-machined triple clamp with an adjustable steering head. Moreover, the switch gear lets the rider control everything, including the new instrument cluster with a GPS-enabled data-logger.

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