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The 2014 KTM 690 SMC R is a compact motorcycle that promises to reward you with a fun riding experience every time you jump on its saddle.

In terms of power, the KTM 690 SMR R is equipped with a 690 cc, single-cylinder, 4-stroke, spark-ignition, liquid-cooled engine which generates a maximum output of 66 hp. All this power is kept in leash by a 6-speed, claw shifted transmission with APTC anti-hopping clutch.

Among the features offered by the 2014 KTM 690 SMR R you’ll find a ride-by-wire system, a new ABS and, a 12 liter fuel tank and a revamped chassis.

The motorcycle’s backbone is represented by a tubular space frame made from powder-coated chrome molybdenum steel. The frame sits on a front WP Suspension up side down fork and a rear WP Suspension shock absorber with pro‑lever linkage.

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Thanks to its top notch built quality and first class performances, the KTM 450 SMR is one of the most wanted Supermotos in its class. The motorcycle weighs 110.2 kg (dry) and at its heart sits a 449.3 cc, single cylinder, 4 stroke, SOHC, 4 valve engine which is mated to a five speed gearbox with APTC slipper clutch.

The motorcycle also features a Keihin engine management system, with electronic fuel injection and 44 mm throttle body that delivers spontaneous responsiveness and maximum engine performance.

The engine is housed by a lightweight frame made of chrome-molybdenum steel section tubes. The frame was especially designed to enhance the bike’s agility so its offers a perfect compromise between longitudinal and torsional stiffness.

You also get a set of modern WP suspensions, strong single disc brakes and a lightweight, polyethylene, 7.5 litre fuel tank.

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KTM prepares a nice surprise for the fans of sport motorcycles, as according to Autocar India, the company will launch its new RC390 in the second half of 2014.

The new sport motorcycle is based on the 390 Duke but it comes with a comprehensive list of modifications that were specially made to make it better suited for the track.

Apart from the full fairing, the stiffer suspension, shorter wheelsbase and the revised rake, the new RC 390 will also come with a 178.5 mm ground clearance and an 820 mm seat height which is slightly taller than the one of the 390 Duke.

Even if both motorcycles share the same engine, the RC390’s unit will feature altered final drive ratios and ECU modifications which should translate directly into a more linear power delivery. Theoretically the power output should remain in the 43.5 hp range. As far as performances are concerned, the new RC 390’s maximum speed should be similar with the one offered by its sibling – 162 kpmh.

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There aren’t many motorcycles that can compete with success against the new KTM 1290 Super Duke R, as this bike has all it needs to deliver first class performances in terms of ride, handling and power. Needles to say, its brutal character helped it gain a fairly good reputation among the adrenaline-hungry riders.

KTM decided to release a short video to present the born of its new mechanical beast which was created by a very passionate team.

The idea behind the new KTM 1290 Super Duke R was to create the ultimate naked which will be the lighters and strongest model in its class.

To achieve this goal, KTM’s engineers decided to use their strongest engine namely the 1290cc version of the RC8 unit. The unit and the chassis were finally tuned to make to the motorcycle easy to ride and to help the rider keep all that power (up to 180 hp) under control in any situation.

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The KTM 350 EXC-F Six Days is a race ready motorcycle that is fitted with all it needs to deal great with the tough terrains. Its backbone is represented by a lightweight frame made of chrome-molybdenum steel profiles. The frame is paired with a lightweight, cast aluminium swingarm which features direct linkage of the PDS shock absorber on the upper side.

Power comes from a 350cc four-stroke engine, with electronic fuel injection which is fueled by a 9 liter fuel tank. The engine generates a maximum power of 45 hp and is mated to a six-speed transmission.

As far as ergonomics are concerned, the KTM 350 EXC‑F Six Days, comes with a slim body, a comfy seat and a high-strength aluminium alloy handlebar.

Other features worthy of being mentioned include new machined triple clamps a rear brake disc, a skid plate, a radiator guard and an exhaust silencer with Six Days anodising (anthracite) and Six Days logo.

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The KTM Freeride 350 is an agile motorcycle built with reliability and versatility in mind. Compared to the previous generations the new Freeride 350 features a series of modification which help to increase its efficiency, improve its off road abilities and make it more reliable.

At the heart of the motorcycle lies a 349cc, single-cylinder, 4-stroke, spark-ignition, liquid-cooled engine with a displacement of 349.7 Cm³. The unit is brought to life by an electric starter and is mated to a 6-speed, claw shifted transmission. It is also worthy of being mentioned that the motorcycle comes with a 5.5 L fuel tank and has a 325 mm ground clearance.

The motorcycle rides on a front WP Suspension fork and a rear WP Suspension shock absorber.

The stopping power is handled by disc brakes with radially mounted four-piston brake calipers at the front and radially mounted dual-piston brake calipers at the rear.

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The KTM Freeride E comes with a comprehensive list of features which help it deal great with any type of terrain.

Thanks to its permanent magnet synchronous electric motor, the motorcycle delivers a noise-free riding experience and a maximum power of 22 KW (30 Hp) with 42 Nm of torque available from 0 rpms. The engine is powered by a pack of lithium-ion batteries which are low mounted on a perimeter steel-aluminium composite frame. It is also worthy of being mentioned that the batteries can be fully charged in 1.5 hours.

The motorcycle’s seat height of 910 mm is combined with a 340 mm ground clearance and a low weight of only 95 kg, helping you maneuver it with agility on any type of track.

The KTM Freeride E rides on a sporty suspension which delivers a wheel travel of 250 mm up front and 260 mm at the rear.

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The KTM Freeride 250 R has all it needs to be considered a reliable, fast and capable off road motorcycle. It is packed with the best components available on today’s market and is propelled by a 249cc, 1-cylinder, 2-stroke engine with a displacement of 249cc. The unit is fueled by a 7 liter fuel tank and transfers its power to the rear wheel by means of a 6 gear, claw shifted transmission.

The FREERIDE 250 R is equipped with Giant anodized aluminium rims which feature CNC machined hubs and aluminium spoke nipples. The rims are wrapped in Trial-Maxx tires that measure 2.75-21 at the front ant 4.00-18 at the rear.

To be able to deal well with the requirements of off-road riding, the KTM Freeride 250 R needed a set of tough suspensions. Therefore, KTM’s engineers have equipped their motorcycle with beefy WP Suspension upside-down front forks with 43mm down tubes and a rear WP monoshock.

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The KTM 250 EXC-F Six Days is packed with a comprehensive list of accessories which make it perfectly suited for the requirements of the toughest enduro circuits. The special Six Days Equipment includes a 4CS closed-cartridge fork from WP Suspension with revamped settings, new machined triple clamps, orange anodized, a black anodised handlebar with KTM Six Days logo, a skid plate, a Radiator guard and an exhaust silencer with Six Days anodising (anthracite) and Six Days logo.

The motorcycle is built around a 249.91 cc, 1-cylinder 4-stroke, water-cooled engine which comes with a new case manufactured of aluminium alloy in a pressure die-casting process. The motorcycle is equipped with a new six-speed enduro gearbox that was developed specially for this model.

The motorcycle’s backbone is represented by a stiff frame made from high quality, lightweight, chrome-molybdenum steel profiles.

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With its tough built quality, grippy tires and stiff frame the KTM 300 EXC Six Days is one of the most wanted enduro motorcycles from the market.

The KTM 300 EXC Six Days is powered by a 293cc, 1-cylinder, 2-stroke, water-cooled, engine with reed intake and exhaust control. The engine is fed by a 9.5 liter fuel tank and is mated to a 6 gear, claw shifted transmission. The stopping power is assured by a set of Brembo which include lightweight wave discs.

The motorcycle rides on a pair of alloy wheels which feature exclusive Six Days lettering and CNC-machined hubs.

Other features offered by the KTM 300 EXC Six Days include a 4CS closed-cartridge fork from WP Suspension, a Black anodised handlebar with KTM Six Days logo, a skid plate, a radiator guard, a carbon exhaust protector and exclusive Six Days graphics.

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