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KTM 1190 RC8 Superbike Unveiled

March 26, 2011 Leave a comment

Milan premieres continue to roll with the introduction of the KTM 1190 RC8. According to KTM, this lightweight superbike pumps out 155 horsepower and weighs 440 pounds with a full tank of gas. Enjoy these images of the new RC8, and take a look at KTM’s announcement below for more details.



KTM, the leader in the production of sports motorcycles celebrates a milestone in the company history with the world premiere of the first ever “Made in Austria” Superbike, the KTM 1190 RC8 at EICMA, the most important international motorcycle fair.
KTM CEO Stefan Pierer unveiled the 1190 RC8 on Tuesday, November 6 at 13.00 hours to herald a new era in the company history. KTM presented the series version of the most elaborate development project ever undertaken by the company, which is at the same time the most powerful series motorcycle ever developed in Austria.
“The RC8 is the perfect embodiment of the collective know-how and the sporting passion of our development teams. In addition, they have proven that KTM is capable of pushing through its own model strategy and in doing so, being absolutely true to our clear brand philosophy, also on the road,” Pierer commented when introducing the RC8 at the Milan fair.
The world’s leading manufacturer of offroad bikes has already proved itself with its innovations and has also caused a sensation with its outstandingly dynamic factory riders on the road racing circuit. Now KTM takes another crucial step towards having a complete range of unmistakable sports machines.

At the very heart of the 1190 RC8 is the completely newly developed super sporty two-cylinder based on the well known LC8 range of engines, which, with a top performance of 155 hp and a maximum amount of torque of 120 Nm delivers an overwhelming amount of power to the rider. A unique light tubular steel frame, highest quality suspension and brake components and unusual technical solutions such as the exhaust positioned under the bike complete the 1190 RC8, which weighs just 200kg with a full tank. The result is a Superbike that truly lives up to its name in every sense of the word.
With this brand new development, KTM also takes a new direction in the bike’s appearance. The concept of chief designer Gerald Kiska continues the notion o f integrating high quality technology into the bike in a purist and very visible way. As a genuine KTM, the 1190 RC8 also exhibits its pure motor racing genes even from a distance. The new KTM Superbike, available in both colour variations of orange/black and white/black will be available from March 2008, just in time for the start of the new motorcycle season.

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2011 KTM 450 SX-F

March 12, 2011 Leave a comment
2011 KTM 450 SX-F Pictures

2011 KTM 450 SX-F

The real motor cycle for combating in the tracks is coming. This motor is presented by KTM and becomes the most challenging motor class. This motor is 2011 KTM 450 SX-F that has the best power in its class. This motor is very suitable for the real expert riders to expanding their experiences. The engine of this motor is very tough and can endure from the heat. The engine systems are Engine type Single cylinder, 4-stroke, Displacement 449.3 cc and Bore x stroke 97 x 60,8 mm (3.82 x 2.39″). The engine can keep stable in the long tracks and heat resistant since this motor has Lubrication Pressure lubrication with 3 oil pumps and Cooling Liquid cooling. This motor has strong bones so that this motor endures from damage in its body since this motor uses the stronger frames. The frames of this motor are Frame Central double-cradle-type 25CrMo4, Subframe Aluminium and Handlebar Renthal, Aluminium Ø 28/22 mm.

2011 KTM 450 SX-F Wallpapers
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2011 NEW KTM 350 SX-F PREVIEW

2011 NEW KTM 350 SX-F

2011 NEW KTM 350 SX-F

Dirt Rider was out today to get the aboriginal ride on the 2011 KTM 350 SX-F, one of the best talked about machines of the decade. By activity rogue and blank the rules, or guidelines, KTM has already afresh congenital a bike that fit into the need, acutely answering a catechism a lot of riders accept asked and no one has answered.

2011 NEW KTM 350 SX-F

2011 NEW KTM 350 SX-F

2011 NEW KTM 350 SX-F ENGINE PICTURE

The 350 is aloof that, a 350. Smack-dab in the average of area accepted 250Fs and 450Fs are. It is like that in weight feel (245 pounds, abounding of gas) and in power. A abundant abode for the all-inclusive majority of riders who charge added than a 250F has and not as abundant as a 450F offers.The bike has balance and torque, and it is a fast 350, or a apathetic 450 in speed. Unless you rev it, again it is like a fast 450. How? Well, it gets traction. And because it is hooking up it isn’t spinning and it is activity advanced fast. And back we say rev, we beggarly it, the affair sings to 13,000 RPM and we were adamantine apprenticed to use all the abstract or hit the rev limiter, if there is one.

2011 NEW KTM 350 SX-F

2011 NEW KTM 350 SX-F WALLPAPER

The bike feels a lot added like a 250F than a 450 in weight. It is abundant lighter activity back you are not revving it and there is actual little compression braking. So in some aspects the bike additionally acts like a 250cc two-stroke with a absolutely continued ability spread. The FI was flawless.

 
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2011 KTM 125 EXC

December 10, 2010 Leave a comment

2011 KTM 125 EXC
It doesn’t get more vicious!

The 125 EXC starts the new season with even more optimisations. With its well-known powerful engine, new frame design and improved chassis, it faces down the competition in the E1 class. A great example of simple two-stroke technology with superior power and minimal weight. It’s never been so easy to be ‘ready to race’!
EXC SIXDAYS
Engine
The SIX-DAYS models draw their power from two-stroke and four-stroke racing engines which have been optimised down to the finest detail for Enduro racing. Powerful, with perfect power delivery and excellent durability. Pure energy!
Tank
Ergonomic tank for ideal contact with the bike.Special KTM airflow system with ducts beneath the spoilers for anoptimum fresh air supply to the airbox. Another advantage for racing: transparent polyethylene lets you see the fuel level from the outside.
Seat
The seat of the Six-Days bike is supplied with additional pockets and logos. It also has a reduced-weight, optimised foam core for improved comfort and longer service life.

2011 KTM 125 EXC – USA Specifications
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2011 KTM 125 EXC – Canada Specifications
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2011 KTM 125 EXC – International Specifications
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Engine type Single cylinder, 2-stroke
Displacement 124.8 cc
Bore x stroke 54 x 54.5 mm (2.13/2.15″)
Starter Kickstarter
Transmission 6 gears
Carburetor Keihin PWK 36 S AG
Control Exhaust control
Lubrication Mixture oil lubrication 1:60
Transmission oil Motorex, SAE 15W-50
Primary drive 23:73
Final drive 14:42 (13:50)
Cooling Liquid cooled
Clutch Wet multi-disc clutch, operated hydraulically
Ignition Kokusan

Frame Central double-cradle-type 25CrMo4 steel
Subframe Aluminium
Handlebar Neken, Aluminium Ø 28/22 mm (1.10/0.87″)
Front suspension WP USD Ø 48 mm (1.89″)
Rear suspension WP PDS shock absorber
Suspension travel front/rear 300/335 mm (11.81/13.19″)
Brakes, front/rear Disc brakes Ø 260/220 mm (10.24/8.66″)
Rims, front/rear 1.60 x 21″; 2.15 x 18″ Excel
Tires, front/rear 90/90-21″; 120/90-18″
Chain X-ring chain 5/8 x 1/4″
Main silencer Aluminium
Steering head angle 63.5°
Wheel base 1471 ± 10 mm (57.91 ± 0.39″)
Ground clearance (unloaded) 390 mm (15.35″)
Seat height 985 mm (38.78″)
Tank capacity approx. 9.5 liters (2.51 gal)
Weight (no fuel) approx. 97 kg (213.8 lbs)

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PERFECTLY POSITIONED: THE KTM OFFROAD MODEL YEAR 2011

KTM’s Mattighofen factory in Austria has invested a huge amount of effort in developing the latest Offroad motorcycles for the 2010 season with the clear aim of improving the advantage on loose ground even more. Star of the KTM model range is the revolutionary MX1 innovation, the 350 SX-F.

The current motorsport season is well underway and the KTM factory riders have already claimed a slew of podiums on the latest “Made in Austria“ Offroaders. Now the sports brand from Austria presents the line-up of brand new motorcycles for the Model Year 2011.

With three high quality and competitive Minicycle variants for the youngest offroad enthusiasts, a total of six uncompromising Motocross motorcycles especially designed for winning races as well as eight versions of Sport Enduros, the Austrian manufacturer presents the perfect line-up for the coming season. In doing so, KTM once again underlines its leading role in the world of Offroad sports activity.

The huge amount of depth of development in the new Offroad model range extends all the way from the 50 cc two-stroke (50 SX) right up to the powerful displacement of the Enduro 530 EXC-R. In between there is a whole range of tailor-made sports machines for every type of offroad riding and for every rider profile, all absolutely true to the KTM “Ready to Race” philosophy. KTM has just the right machine, regardless of whether it’s for the ambitious hobby rider or the ruling world champion.

As well as the huge development effort that the KTM technicians have applied to the entire model range, these new motorcycles still include some very special innovations. This especially applies to the 350 SX-F, which was first exhibited last autumn. This, the first ever 350 cc bike deployed in the MX1 World Championship, has already been mastered by factory riders Antonio “Tony” Cairoli and his Red Bull KTM teammate Rui Goncalves. Cairoli not only won the premiere race for the 350 machine; after his GP victories, he is also leading the championship standings.

In addition to the unique engine concept, the MX lineup for the 2011 also includes a newly developed frame and chassis components.

The Enduro models, which have been similarly decorated with world championship titles all also profit from the massive amount of experience gathered by not less than 176 World Championship titles. This can be seen both in the feather light two-stroke versions as well as the highly modern and performance powerful four-stroke models. With significant improvements in a while range of areas as well as the extensive series equipment, these machines are prepared in the best possible way for the new racing season.

The new Motocross, Enduro and Minicycle models will be delivered to KTM dealers from June of this year.

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KTM-50-sx-dirt-bike

December 7, 2010 Leave a comment

KTM-50-sx-dirt-bike spesification

Engine type Single cylinder, 2-stroke
Displacement 49 cc
Bore x stroke 39.5 x 40 mm (1.55 x 1.57″)
Starter Kickstarter
Transmission Single gear automatic
Carburetor Dell’Orto PHBG 19 BS
Engine lubrication Mixture oil lubrication 1:60
Transmission oil Motorex ATF Super
Primary drive 61:33
Final drive 11:40
Cooling Liquid cooled
Clutch Centrifugal clutch (adjustable)
Ignition                                                         seletra 2p d36 

Frame Double grinded central double-cradle-type frame
Subframe Steel
Handlebar Pro Taper, Aluminium Ø 22 mm (0.87″)
Front suspension Marzocchi Ø 32 mm (1.26″)
Rear suspension WP mono shock
Suspension travel front/rear 185/185 mm (7.28″/7.28″)
Front brake Disc brake Ø 160 mm (6.3″)
Rear brake Disc brake Ø 140 mm (5.51″)
Rims, front/rear 1.5 x 12″; 1.6 x 10″ Alu
Tires, front/rear 60/100 x 12″; 2.75 x 10″
Chain 1/2 x 3/16″
Main silencer Aluminium
Steering head angle 66°
Wheel base 1032 mm (40.63″)
Ground clearance (unloaded) 252 mm (9.92″)
Seat height 684 mm (26.93″)
Tank capacity approx. 2.3 liters (0.61 gal)
Weight (no fuel) approx. 39.8 kg (87.74 lbs)
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