Durch Nutzung von www. The company secured its first racing title in the Austrian cc national championship. Archived from the original on During the Second World War , his wife took care of the business which was thriving mainly on account of diesel engine repairs. After the war, demand for repair works fell sharply and Trunkenpolz started thinking about producing his own motorcycles.
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During the next season , KTM riders prevailed in every race of the Moto3 class and won the world title as well as second and third place, making KTM the obvious victor of the manufacturers' standing.
KTM won the manufacturer title in the and as well as the world title in in the Moto3 class. There were speculations about a possible KTM foray  into the superbike world championship. Due to the company's focus shifting away from the RC8 and generally superbike design, these plans are off the table for the foreseeable future. To create a strong brand identity, all competition-ready KTMs come from the factory with bright orange plastic with "KTM" emblazoned on the side of the radiator shrouds.
All KTM bikes also come from the factory with a Motorex sticker on the outside of the motor. All first fills of oil come from Motorex as well. KTM manufactures a wide range of off-road motorcycles. Not all of their models are available in every country. The following section lists bikes that are sold in the US. The four-stroke models are fitted with a semi-close gearbox.
Most models are equipped with an electric starter. The very light weight XC bikes are competition bikes only; they don't meet homologation regulations. Free Ride — A KTM original class of off-road motorcycle that could be described as a cross between enduro and trials bikes. The Freeride R is powered by a lighter, modified version of the EXC enduro engine and has a specially developed six-speed gearbox with close transmission ratios in the lower gears and a wide ratio for the sixth gear.
New European emission laws have increased the pressure on two-stroke bikes, as their engines are less fuel efficient and produce more pollution than four-stroke motors. However, with newer advances in technology, two-strokes have begun to burn cleaner and pass stricter green standards. Starting in , all newly registered motorcycles must conform with the Euro 4 regulations for emission management.
In May , KTM will unveil a new two-stroke engine with direct fuel injection. By pressure-injecting an electronically controlled amount of fuel into the transfer port of the cylinder, the new TPI transfer port injection engines will be more fuel efficient and cleaner than classic carburetor two-stroke engines, albeit more complex and expensive.
The first KTM street bike was the Duke in Supermoto — KTM was the first manufacturer to offer a competition-ready supermoto bike to the public. However, the company has stopped supermoto production in , selling only stock SMC R machines. Adventure tourers — KTM currently produces the Adventure and Super Adventure dual-sport adventure bikes in versions with different seat height, wheels and suspensions that endow the machines with a road S , off-road R — for rally or touring T bias.
Adventure and Super Adventure bikes are powered by two-cylinder four-stroke motors LC8 with a 75 degree cylinder and feature a slipper clutch, electronically controlled riding modes sport, street and rain and a twin analog plus LCD display. Sports tourer — The KTM sports tourer Superduke GT Gran Turismo is a version of the Superduke R naked bike that has been modified for more touring comfort with a longer and more robust frame, modified handlebar, larger fuel tank and modified two-cylinder four-stroke 75 degree cylinder LC8 motor.
Like the Super Adventure, the Superduke GT features three electronically controlled riding modes. The R Superduke model is equipped with a two-cylinder four-stroke 75 degree cylinder LC8 engine.
They are only available in Asia, with only the Duke being exported to European countries. Both are street-legal versions of bikes that compete in street races. Superbike — Currently, KTM has retired from superbike production and competitions.
It uses an Audi engine and a carbon fibre chassis developed in cooperation with Italian racing car manufacturer Dallara , making it the world's first street-legal car with a full carbon fibre monocoque. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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