A big step forward if marked by 2008 model year for these two models. They both feature the innovative fuel injection system that helps power them even further into the customer’s preferences and together with the new frame, sub-frame and forks, to become the favorite Supermoto rides out there.
If you have never raced a Motard before, and even more, if you have never ridden such a bike before, this video will help you get a feel of the blast you will have!
Vincent Guisande, who has installed an onboard helmet camera, finishes the race in second place so I’m leaving you in the hands of one of the best. Good luck!
The new KTM 990 Supermoto sees its own way in the highly acclaimed class as it takes fun and excitement to a whole new level. It benefit of a completely revised and compact LC8 engine fitted on a finely tuned frame so it will take you virtually anywhere. Its imposing stature will always betray it and give a clue on what the rider experiences on the angry-looking thing.
KTM makes a great new addition to the 2008 lineup. By its name, 690 Duke, the bike is best characterized with the help of its engine which sets the record as the most powerful single-cylinder to ever see the streets (65 HP). Additional equipment is also great and the overall bike doesn’t look like a disappointment either.
Aprilia launched the new 2008 SXV, a motorcycle which had already made a name for itself as the first twin cylinder supermotard in the world. So it is understandable why designers and engineers constantly kept improving this motorcycle, delivering a leader for the class.
This supermoto-inspired bike is built for riders who spend more time on pavement surfaces, not that the occasional dirt road is going to slow anybody down much. Directly descended from Yamaha’s YZ and WR off-road machines, the WR250X makes Yamaha’s off-road prowess street accessible.
How’s this for a red-hot combination? Take the incredible versatility and performance of Suzuki’s renowned DR-Z400. Mix in street-legal capabilities and unmatched handling. Then add a double shot of aggressive Suzuki styling and attitude. The result is the 2008 Suzuki DR-Z400SM.