KTM is truly a READY TO RACE company. What that means is that Orange bikes can be found in race paddocks the world over; MotoGP, Moto2, Moto3, World Supersport 300, MXGP, AMA Supercross, WESS, Dakar. And that’s just at the world level. Across the globe and on every weekend, you’ll find KTM pilots winning races, tackling extreme environments and becoming better riders thanks to the ability of the machinery beneath them.
This weekend passion is then fed into everything that rolls off the production line during the week. With a distinguished heritage in off-road, KTM’s latest range of Street bikes are forging a similarly successful path using the same principles of stuffing swathes of punchy power into lightweight packages to enable riders to ride fast, hard and long. Nothing demonstrates this better than the 790 DUKE. New for 2018, the 790 DUKE has wowed critics and owners alike with its deft blend of punchy torque, lightweight chassis, quality components and amazing electronic aids. It has injected new levels of excitement, technology and style into the naked middleweight class – much like the 125 DUKE and 390 DUKE have done in the learner legal category and the 1290 SUPER DUKE R has done in the super naked class. The KTM 1290 Super Duke GT somehow shrinks counties, countries or continents with its innate abilities while the perennially popular single cylinder 690 DUKE packs a heavyweight punch in a featherweight package.
If it’s Adventure that you’re after then KTM is in on the ride. Wherever your imagination can take you around the globe, a KTM Adventure machine is able to accompany you as you realise your dreams. The 1090 Adventure range can tackle anything from the commute to the Kalahari, while the 1290 Super Adventures, the S and R, offer unrivalled performance (to the tune of 160 hp), brain-achingly clever technology, first class comfort levels and planet shrinking potential. And with the 790 Adventure R prototype unveiled at Eicma at the end of 2017, the future couldn’t be any more exciting.
This constellation of KTM’s stars are joined by the RC 125 and RC 390 supersport bikes for those who take their inspiration from the track. Tracks of the muddier kind are easily consumed by KTM’s new fuel injected two stroke EXC TPI range and four stroke EXC-F machines. There are two FREERIDES to play on, too – the incredibly talented 250F and the battery powered E-NG. And no bikes are more READY TO RACE than KTM’s legendary SX and SX-F motocross range.