Thursday, December 20, 2007

2009 KTM RC8 Venom: Sheer, naked, fun!

The KTM RC8 Venom should be production-ready by 2009...
Pic: Dailymotos

First shown in 2004 as a concept bike, the KTM RC8 Venom is now said to be inching closer to going into production. With its 155bhp LC8 v-twin, top-spec chassis and suspension components, ergonomics that are less extreme than the fully-faired RC8 superbike, and 200kg wet weight, the Venom should be quite performance-packed. When it's finally launched (late-2009?), it should be interesting to see how it compares with the likes of the Aprilia Tuono and BMW HP2 Sport

More KTM posts:
NitroDuke: The world's fastest KTM!
Off the beaten track: KTM 950 Super Enduro R
KTM 990 SuperDuke R. Wildlife!
A KTM for women...
KTM 125 GP racer vs litre-class superbike!
2008 KTM 690-based sportsbike range...
Ready to rock: 2008 KTM 1190 RC8!

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