About KTM :
KTM AG (the former KTM Sportmotorcycle AG) is an Austrian motorcycle and sports car manufacturer owned by KTM Industries AG and Bajaj Auto. It was formed in 1992 but traces its foundation to as early as 1934. Today, KTM AG is the parent company of the KTM Group.
KTM is known for its off-road motorcycles (Enduro, Motocross, and Supermoto). Since the late 1990s, it has expanded into street motorcycle production and developing sports cars – namely the X-Bow. In 2015, KTM sold almost as many street motorcycles as off-road bikes. Production of the KTM sports car X-BOW started in 2007.
KTM 1190 Adventure R | Price In 2017-2018
|Estimated Price||Rs. 14 lakh|
|Specifications||1195cc, 2-cylinder, 4-stroke, spark-ignition engine, 75° V arrangement, liquid-cooled|
|Launch Date||November 2018|
KTM 1190 Adventure R Review
KTM 1190 Adventure R is likely to become the most expensive KTM bike in India. Expected to be the show stopper among all the KTM Bikes at Auto Expo 2018, the new 1190 Adventure R comes with Bosch’s new motorcycle stability control (MSC) system. This motorcycle gets its power from a 1195cc, 2-cylinder, 4-stroke, spark-ignition engine that has its cylinders in a 75° V arrangement.
The motor is liquid-cooled. It sends power to the rear wheel thru a 6-speed Manual Transmission. The engine outputs a maximum power of 148 BHP @ 9500 rpm and a peak torque of 125 NM @ 7500 rpm. This upcoming KTM adventure bike has a fuel tank of 23-liters. The new bike is likely to come to us with a sticker price of Rs 14 lakh. This one here has to be the most promising of all the upcoming new KTM bikes at Auto Expo 2018.
Design and Style
The KTM 1190 Adventure R is designed by using the powder-coated tube frame that is made of chrome molybdenum steel tubing and gives it a perfectly sleek look. The bike offers a super sporty and comfortable riding position with its 3D foam padding seat. The perfectly placed fuel tank along with 23-liters capacity provides the rider with an absolute knee contact and support.
Also there is the stylish and bright headlamp in its sporty cowl, impressive LED tail light with turn indicators, racing type footrests, a short license plate holder, front crash-pad to protect the fork from damage and rear crash-pad to protect the swing arm, mirrors with integrated blinkers, new aluminum-forged triple clamps and chromed alloy wheels. All of these impart muscular and aggressive looks to the bike.
KTM 1190 Adventure R is available in two attractive color options: White and Orange.
KTM 1190 Adventure R has a central LCD panel for displaying all riding conditions, speedometer and rev counter with adjustable gearshift light.
The bike features another LCD on the left that displays the adjustable features like favorites page, MSC ride modes and riding conditions page for additional information which includes outside/oil temperature, various trips, on-board voltage, average speed, range, distance to next service, average and current fuel consumption.
The rider can select different modes for the various assistance systems using a mode switch which is given on the left side of the handlebar.
Engine and Gearbox
The KTM 1190 Adventure has an advanced V2 engine with the 1195cc displacement that generates a maximum power of 148 bhp. This extremely light, high-performance, two-cylinder, liquid-cooled, four-stroke, the four-valve engine is mated to a six-speed transmission which gives it an amazing power. The new slipper and the anti-hopping clutch of KTM 1190 Adventure reduce the force required for shifting gear.
Brakes and Suspension
KTM 1190 Adventure comes equipped with a Bosch 9ME combined ABS braking system which comprises of 2xBrembo four piston with radially bolted caliper brakes at the front and Brembo two piston with the fixed caliper at the back. The suspension duties are handled by WP upside down suspension at the front while WP mono-shock suspension is placed at the rear end. It has a 220 mm front as well as rear wheel travel.
KTM 1190 Adventure is the first travel bike to roll state of the art with its extremely durable and grippy tires. The front tire sized at 120/70 ZR 19 and the rear one at 170/60 ZR 17.
Ride and Handling
The KTM 1190 Adventure offers a new MTC (Motorcycle Traction Control) that guarantees sporty yet controllable propulsion on all surfaces. The high ground clearance of 220 mm makes the bike perfect for off-roading. The extended wheelbase of 1560 ± 15 mm makes it suitable for uneven roads.
Specification And Features Of KTM 1190 Adventure R
DIMENSIONS, WEIGHT & CAPACITIES
|Ground Clearance||250 mm|
|Seat Height||890 mm|
|Dry Weight||217 kg|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||23 liters|
COMFORT & CONVENIENCE
|Step-up Seat/Split Seat|
|Frame/Chassis||Tubular space frame made of chrome molybdenum steel, powder-coated|
|Chain||5/8 x 5/16” X-Ring|
QUICK FACTS & OVERVIEW
|Official Tagline||The Jack-of-all-trades among the Travel Enduro Bikes|
EXPECTED PRICE & LAUNCH DATE
|Expected Price||Rs 14 lakh|
|Launch Date||Not Announced Yet|
ENGINE & GEARBOX
|No. of Cylinders||2|
|No. of Gears||6|
|Maximum Power||148 BHP @ 9500 rpm|
|Maximum Torque||125 NM @ 7500 rpm|
|Engine Description||2-cylinder, 4-stroke, spark-ignition engine, 75° V arrangement, liquid-cooled|
|Cooling||Liquid cooling system, continuous circulation of cooling liquid with water pump|
|Ignition||Contactless, controlled, fully electronic ignition system with digital ignition timing adjustment|
|Lubrication||Forced oil lubrication with 3 rotor pumps|
|Clutch||PASC™ anti-hopping clutch/ hydraulically operated|
|Primary Gear Ratio||40:76|
|Secondary Gear Ratio||17:42|
BRAKES & SUSPENSION
|Front Brake||320mm Discs 2 x Brembo radially mounted four-piston brake calipers|
|Rear Brake||267mm Disc Brembo fixed mounted two-piston brake calipers|
|Front Suspension||WP Suspension Up Side Down|
|Rear Suspension||WP Suspension monoshock|
|Front Wheel Travel||220 mm|
|Rear Wheel Travel||220 mm|
WHEELS & TYRES
|Wheel Type||Spoke Wheels|
Source: autos.max about, carblogindia.com