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2020 KTM Buying Guide

2020 KTM Buying Guide

A look at KTM’s 2020 street lineup

KTM’s 2020 street lineup continues the tradition of offering race-capable motorcycles. Well known for its orange, white, and black livery, KTM offers bikes in single-cylinder, parallel-twin and V-twin configurations.

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2021 - 2022 KTM 890 Duke

2021 - 2022 KTM 890 Duke

This latest Duke is still among the lightest and most compact naked sportbikes anywhere

KTM juiced up its 790 Duke platform with a more powerful engine, beefed up electronics, and improved suspension for its 2021 release in the U.S. market. New graphics are available on this new platform that comes with a robust electronics suite to help you keep the thing dirty-side down. It rocks a price tag that’s a full grand less than the more-racetastic “R” variant for an ever so slightly more-relaxed type of rider.

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Just How Capable Is The New CFMoto 450SR As Compared To The KTM RC 390 & Kawasaki Ninja 400?

Just How Capable Is The New CFMoto 450SR As Compared To The KTM RC 390 & Kawasaki Ninja 400?

The top two names in the entry-level sportbike space take on the new kid on the block. Here is a detailed specification comparison

The entry-level sportbike category is a competitive space, yet CFMoto has stepped into it with their all-new 450SR, aiming to take on established players such as the KTM RC 390 and Kawasaki Ninja 400.

Wondering how well the 450SR fares against these two? Well, here’s a spec comparison between the three bikes to help paint a picture.

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KTM Launches 12 new MX Bikes For 2023

KTM Launches 12 new MX Bikes For 2023

Following on from the launch of 13 enduro machines

No-one is ever going to accuse KTM of not launching enough bikes! Following on from 13 enduro bikes comes a further 12 MX model line-up, including two- and four-stroke models and changes to chassis and engines across the board

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Would KTM Starting a Third team in MotoGP Make Sense?

Would KTM Starting a Third team in MotoGP Make Sense?

Suzuki’s departure would create a vacuum that might be filled by KTM

Suzuki’s shock departure from MotoGP will leave a void which needs to be filled. The permutations are many but could it make sense for KTM to field a third team, perhaps under the GasGas banner?

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Design Your Own KTM Duke

Design Your Own KTM Duke

Factory Announces Design Your Duke Competition

KTM has launched its new Design Your Duke competition, allowing fans of the Austrian brand to flex their creative muscles and come up with their own sticker kit.

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KTM 990Duke Incoming: Bigger and Better

KTM 990Duke Incoming: Bigger and Better

Spy Shots Reveal Larger-engined KTM Duke Model is On The Way

990 is a special number in KTM history and now, it looks as if there is going to be a new model carrying the 990 name.

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SCOOP: Completely Revamped KTM 990 Duke Spotted Testing Near KTM's Factory In Austria

SCOOP: Completely Revamped KTM 990 Duke Spotted Testing Near KTM’s Factory In Austria

It’ll boast an up-specced engine based on KTM’s LC8c platform seen on the 790 Duke and the 890. Expect the official debut by end of the year

The KTM 990 Duke was the OG Super Duke before the ballistic 1290 version came along, and if you’re a fan of the former, we’ve got good news for you.

An all-new twin-cylinder KTM naked has been spied testing near the bikemaker’s factory in Mattighofen, Austria. The test mule was flaunting a revised version of its LC8c engine, thus confirming a resurrection of the 990 Duke. This makes total sense. After all, it’d be an ideal next step in KTM’s middleweight lineup, comprising the 790 Duke, 890 Duke, and the 890 Duke R.

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KTM World Adventure Week Returns for 2022

KTM World Adventure Week Returns for 2022

The perfect excuse to get on your bike and ride

Not that we need any encouragement to get out on our motorcycles and ride, but KTM is again hosting is World Adventure Week in July and everyone is invited, no matter what bike you ride.

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KTM Goes Backwards With 790 Duke Reappearance

KTM Goes Backwards With 790 Duke Reappearance

After a year out of the catalogue, the 790 Duke is back.

Bringing back a model name that has been defunct for a few decades is one thing, but bringing back a model that has only been out of the catalogue for one year is quite another. What is KTM up to?

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KTM Duke 125 To Get Huge Upgrades

KTM Duke 125 To Get Huge Upgrades

Smallest Road Bike In KTM’s line up set for big re-design

KTM’s Duke range of naked bikes is massively popular but while the 1290 Super Duke gets all the headlines, the 125 Duke is an important introduction to the KTM brand for many riders. Now, the model, introduced in 2011, is getting a big redesign.

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2021 - 2022 KTM 450 SMR

2021 - 2022 KTM 450 SMR

Back by popular demand, the 450 SMR is a contender right off the showroom floor

MY2021 brought with it the return of the KTM 450 SuperMoto to the paddock after a seven-year hiatus, and it looks like just what the doctor ordered if power-drifting, racing, and stunt riding – or any combination thereof – is your thing. It sports the proven 450 engine that comes with a smattering of rider-aid electronics so you can dial in the bike’s personality as you like. Additionally, the frame is adjustable, and the suspension comes off the top shelf to finish off the package.

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The OG Scalpel Is Back! KTM Takes Wraps Off The 2022 790 Duke

The OG Scalpel Is Back! KTM Takes Wraps Off The 2022 790 Duke

Here are five things you need to know about the Austrian bike maker’s latest middle-weight street fighter

The KTM 790 Duke first broke cover back in 2017 and aimed to bridge the gap between the 390 Duke and the bonkers 1290 Super Duke. But thanks to the strict Euro 5 norms in place, the 790 Duke was almost immediately supplanted by the Euro 5-compliant 890 Duke R in 2019.

Now, however, KTM has re-introduced the 790 Duke for 2022, bearing a Euro 5-compliant engine with the same-old intent of being the go-to middle-weight naked which it was previously. With that out of the way, here are five things you should know about the new bike.

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KTM 890 Duke GP Revealed But Don't Get Too Excited

KTM 890 Duke GP Revealed But Don’t Get Too Excited

’GP’ name seems to refer simply to MotoGP-inspired paint job

Following the release of the 2022 KTM 890 Duke R a couple of weeks ago, comes news of the 890 Duke GP. However, like the Duke R, it seems the only updates are to the paint job

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KTM Stirs the 390 Adventure Pot To Produce a 390 Enduro

KTM Stirs the 390 Adventure Pot To Produce a 390 Enduro

Is this a new KTM off-road model using the 390 Duke engine?

Spy shots reveal a brand new variant on the 390 Adventure platform, looking very much like it could be an enduro version of the single-cylinder pocket rocket.

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2021 - 2022 KTM 890 Adventure

2021 - 2022 KTM 890 Adventure

It’s a reimagined 790 with a host of improvements

KTM reimagined its 790 Adventure for model-year ’21 with a host of improvements across the board to bring us the 890 Adventure. Upgraded suspension components turn in better handling for this street-centric machine with improved electronics and a gruntier powerplant to sweeten the deal. Built with a road bias, this base-model 890 Adventure nevertheless maintains some off-road capabilities for travel on gravel and other loose materials.

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KTM To Debut First Entry Into Electric Road Bikes

KTM To Debut First Entry Into Electric Road Bikes

E-Duke Will Be KTM-badged version of the Husqvarna E-Pilen

Document from model-planning meeting shows KTM’s first road-going electric motorcycle, based on the Husqvarna E-Pilen but with distinctive KTM style.

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Brabus KTM Breaks Cover Ahead of Schedule

Brabus KTM Breaks Cover Ahead of Schedule

Brabus 1300R is a Gentrified KTM 1290 Super Duke R EVO

We’ve known about the tie-in between KTM and Brabus since December last year and, one day ahead of the official reveal, images have been leaked online giving us the first look at a more civilised Beast.

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Is KTM About To Launch a Road-Going Version of Its Track-Only RC-8C?

Is KTM About To Launch a Road-Going Version of Its Track-Only RC-8C?

Model would fill a gap left by the demise of the RC8

KTM has been spied testing a road-legal version of the RC-8C track-only sports bike, answering the prayers of KTM fans the world over.

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KTM 890 Adventure Redesign Includes Road-Only Model

KTM 890 Adventure Redesign Includes Road-Only Model

890 Adventure S Mirrors 1290 Adventure S in being road-focussed

KTM updates the three-year-old 890 Adventure platform. What started as the 790 Adventure in 2019 was updated to the 890 Adventure in 2021. For the 2023 model year, further changes to the looks and a new road-biased model are in the pipeline.

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KTM 890 Duke R Update Revealed And it's Not Much

KTM 890 Duke R Update Revealed And it’s Not Much

Don’t Get Too Excited About the 2022 890 Duke Updates

If you were expecting significant updates to the 2022 KTM 890 Duke, then you might fee a little short changed: a new colour is about the only change.

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KTM Teases Two New 890 Duke models: Gives Very little Away

KTM Teases Two New 890 Duke models: Gives Very little Away

Two New Models, Yes, but That’s all You’re getting for now

KTM has teased two ’new’ 890 Duke models, details of which are thin on the ground. Full reveals to come online in February.

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No Place For Electric in MotoGP Says KTM boss

No Place For Electric in MotoGP Says KTM boss

Racing Should Remain Internal Combustion Engine-Powered

KTM boss Stefan Pierer has dismissed the idea that racing should go electric once fossil fuels become outlawed for road vehicles, that manufacturers should be concentrating on synthetic fuels instead.

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Luxury Car Tuner Brabus About To Enter Bike World With Customised KTM 1290 Super Duke RR

Luxury Car Tuner Brabus About To Enter Bike World With Customised KTM 1290 Super Duke RR

Prototype spotted testing

Last year rumours circulated about a Brabus version of the KTM 1290 Super Duke RR. Those rumours have gained more credibility as a test mule has been spied testing

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