Of Motorcycles and Automobiles

Aug 01, 2013 View Comments by

If more motorcycle companies made cars, what would they be like? The KTM X-Bow is a very unique vehicle, and it strikes me as a good reflection of KTM as a company. That got me thinking, what if other motorcycle companies made cars, what kind of cars would they be? Okay, obviously let’s leave BMW, […]

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KTM’s Colorado Adventure Rider Rally

Jul 12, 2013 View Comments by

If you’ve been itching to get your hands on KTM’s new 1190 Adventure, you’ll soon get your chance. The 10th annual KTM Adventure Rider Rally in Steamboat Springs, CO will mark the first public appearance of the new Adventure in the U.S, and it’ll be available for rally participants to demo. Of course, demo rides […]

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KTM E-Speed Electric Scooter

Mar 26, 2013 View Comments by

Over the weekend, KTM unveiled their latest venture into the world of electron motivation at the Tokyo Motorcycle Show. The E-Speed is designed for urban mobility (read: short distances) and is powered by a liquid-cooled permanent magnet synchronous motor producing 36Nm (about 27 foot pounds) of torque and 11kW (about 15 hp) of power. A […]

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KTM 1190 Adventure

Feb 01, 2013 View Comments by

What a blast to ride! After several years of modest street releases by KTM, the Austrians hit with full force. The 150hp 1190 Adventure leaves little to be desired. The ride-by-wire system allows for specific riding modes to be selected and damping adjustments can also be made on the fly. Continental Attack 2 tires do […]

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BMW Sells Husqvarna

Jan 31, 2013 View Comments by

Citing its desire to refocus its business on urban mobility and e-mobility, BMW Motorrad has announced the sale of its subsidiary, Husqvarna Motorcycles, to the Austrian firm Pierer Industrie AG. The deal is a somewhat confusing resolution to rumors of KTM’s impending acquisition of the Swedish motorcycle maker, as it turns out, Pierer Industries AG […]

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KTM Introduces the Next Generation of Austrian Royalty

Nov 15, 2012 View Comments by

As the various OEMs wrestle for the limelight at the EICMA International Motorcycle Show in Milan, the motorcycle loving general public has certainly gotten to enjoy the spectacle. Each product release seems bigger and bolder than the last, but KTM’s is looking like the one to beat. For 2013 the Austrian company has introduced two […]

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