KTM reveals world’s first two-stroke fuel-injected enduro bikes

KTM reveals world’s first two-stroke fuel-injected enduro bikes
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TWO-strokes are dead, right? Apparently not. KTM has this morning revealed the world’s first fuel-injected two-stroke enduro bikes, the 300 EXC TPI and 250 EXC TPI. The Austrian firm says the 2018 competition machines use two injectors into cylinder ports to reduce fuel consumption, make the engine smoother and eliminate the need for pre-mix fuel or jet changes for different environments. KTM off-road marketing head Joachim Sauer said: “It is a very proud moment for us to unveil the world’s first serial electronic fuel injection two-stroke off-road competition bikes. “We at…

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New KTM adventure bikes arriving in May

New KTM adventure bikes arriving in May
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The R versions of the 1090 and 1290 first, followed by the 1290 S KTM’s updated adventure fare will start going on sale locally in May 2017, with the 1090 R and 1290 R the first two slated to hit dealer floors, followed by the street-focussed 1290 S – in very limited numbers – a few weeks later. Prices are still to be announced, while KTM says the base model 1090 won’t be sold , nor will the 1290 Adventure T (as in touring). KTM unveiled its updated 1090 and…

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2016 KTM 690 Duke – FIRST RIDE REVIEW

2016 KTM 690 Duke – FIRST RIDE REVIEW
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It’s amazing how far single-cylinder engine design has come. The introduction of the modern four-stroke motocross racer in the 1990s was the main driving force behind development, while the advent of the Moto3 class in Grand Prix roadracing in 2012 ushered in even more advancements. KTM was one of the first to take on the challenge of creating a modern four-stroke single streetbike, the Austrian dirtbike manufacturer introducing the Duke 620 way back in 1994. Twenty-two years and four different design iterations later comes the 2016 KTM 690 Duke. The…

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