Driving KTM’s $ 38,999 RC 8C, in November issue – Roadracing World Magazine


Featured in the November 2021 issue of Roadracing World:

“The large group of riders gathered in the pit lane of the Jerez circuit, eagerly awaiting the blue garage doors to roll and unveil their new 2022 KTM RC 8C track bikes. finally opened, they revealed a fleet of 25 KTM RC 8C motorcycles, each with a number and all on pits and tire warmers, waiting for their new owners.

“The atmosphere in the booth was electric and the excitement contagious. I crept into the group unnoticed and claimed the only unmarked KTM RC 8C in the lot. I was happy to join the group for a day in Jerez, and tried to stay under the radar. A full day of track driving was ahead, including eight 20 minute sessions, with Dani Pedrosa and Mika Kallio mingling with the group on and off the track… ”

—Intro to Owners Track: KTM RC 8C, by Chris Ulrich

Building a motorcycle that evokes a passion for riding and it will sell – that was KTM’s plan for the RC 8C at just $ 38,999. Adding a unique track day experience in Jerez with KTM MotoGP test riders Dani Pedrosa and Mika Kallio for $ 5,700 (race track equipment set and event fee) saw the 100 units available worldwide sell out in just 4 minutes and 32 seconds! But how does it work on the track? Racing editor-in-chief Chris Ulrich was on hand to test the sporting twin, and his review is in the latest issue of The world of road racing!

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