When it comes to off road riding, KTM’s motorcycles are usually considered among the most capable models from the market.
The 2013 KTM 990 Adventure is one of the best bikes developed by the company and it is now available in a special edition named “Baja”.
The 990 Adventure Baja Edition comes with a 2 cylinder, 4 stroke, 75° V-Twin, liquid-cooled engine with a displacement of 999 cm³ (60.96 cu in). With a maximum output of 115 hp, the engine is more than capable to deal with the demanding tasks of an off road motorcycle and all its power is kept perfectly in check by a six speed transmission.
Other features worthy of being mentioned include a superlight supersprox rear sprocket, an aluminum radiator protector, a long-travel telescopic fork and a directly connected shock absorber from WP Suspension.
Hit the jump for more information on the KTM 990 Adventure Baja Edition.
There are many Adventure travel motorcycles. But when the asphalt comes to an end, it’s the end of the adventure road for most of them. By contrast, thanks to its authentic offroad heritage, the 990 Adventure Baja can continue on. It features controlable V-Twin power, excellent suspension characteristic for on-road or offroad excursions, Dunlop 908RR tires and a host of PowerParts that make offroad Adventure riding easy. The 990 Adventure Baja: the most offroad-capable travel enduro in the world.
It’s powered by a water-cooled 115 hp V-engine and is outfitted with a Superlight Supersprox rear sprocket, an aluminum radiator protector, a long-travel telescopic fork and a directly connected shock absorber from WP Suspension that provides for full adjustment of the chassis to handle everything that’s thrown at it. The Baja also comes ready for a true expedition with an orange powder coated frame and crashbars, GPS mount kit, tank bag and waterproof roll-pack. Front and rear Brembo brakes plus Dunlop 908RR tires round out the robust bike
|Engine type||2-cylinder, 4-stroke, 75° V-Twin arrangement, liquid-cooled|
|Displacement||999 cm³ (60.96 cu in)|
|Bore||101 mm (3.98 in)|
|Stroke||62.4 mm (2.457 in)|
|Performance||84.5 kW (113.3 hp)|
|Cold start device||Electric starter|
|Engine lubrication||Dry sump lubrication system with two rotor pumps|
|Secondary drive ratio||16:42|
|Cooling||Water cooling, permanent circulation of coolant by water pump|
|Clutch||Multidisc clutch in oil bath/hydraulically activated|
|Ignition system||Contactless controlled fully electronic ignition with digital ignition adjustment|
|Frame||Lattice frame made of chrome molybdenum steel tubing, powder-coated|
|Fork||WP Suspension Up Side Down 4860 MXMA PA|
|Shock absorber||WP Suspension PDS 5018 DCC PA|
|Suspension travel Front||210 mm (8.27 in)|
|Suspension travel Rear||210 mm (8.27 in)|
|Brake system Front||Double disk brake with floating brake calipers and brake discs|
|Brake system Rear||Single disc brake with floating brake caliper and brake disc|
|Brake system||Two separate brake circuits without ABS (antilock brake system)|
|Brake discs - diameter Front||300 mm (11.81 in)|
|Brake discs - diameter Rear||240 mm (9.45 in)|
|Chain||5/8 x 5/16” X‑ring|
|Steering head angle||63.4°|
|Wheelbase||1,570 mm (61.81 in)|
|Ground clearance, unloaded||261 mm (10.28 in)|
|Seat height, unloaded||860 mm (33.86 in)|
|Total fuel tank capacity, approx.||20 l (5.3 US gal) Super unleaded (ROZ 95/RON 95/PON 91)|
|Weight without fuel, approx.||209.5 kg (461.9 lb.)|