After victory at Dakar Rally in 2002 with KTM LC8 950R, KTM launched in production 950 Adventure. With 942cc V-twin, it quickly gained popularity as the most efficient off-roader. In 2006 displacement was increased to 999cc for 2006 and more than 40000 950/990 Adventures were manufactured.
The market of electric motorcycles continues to demonstrate its promising future. This time KTM has decided to make a jump into the world of electric motorcycles. Beside Freeride E enduro, KTM has developed E-Speed, a prototype of electric scooter with striking design.
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KTM is finally ready to start the sales of the their new bike KTM 1190 RC8 R. New KTM is based on lattice frame, which is made of chrome-molybdenum steel and have a weight of 7.3 kg. The bike is powered by two-cylinder four-stroke 1195 cc water-cooled engine. 173 hp is sufficient to have lots of fun on racing track.
Shown above motorcycle is really interesting concept from KTM dedicated to 1960′s cafe racer scramblers. The short wheel base, cast-tubular hybrid frame and rather low centre of gravity makes this KTM concept bike to look unique.
One of the most interesting things presented in Milan was electric motorcycle KTM Freeride. The motorcycle will be produced in two different version – road and off-road. Freeride has got really good characteristics – while having the weight of 90 kg the peak power is 30 hp.