Bajaj KTM 690 supermoto

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  1. Dhillon

    Dhillon Administrator Staff Member

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    Bajaj KTM is popular across the globe for its expertise in producing a variety of bikes with diverse riding standards. Launched in Europe a few years back was the KTM 690 Supermoto, it is a rightful successor of the 660 Supermoto and it has been re-invented from scratch and equipped with better features. This bike offers a comprehensive performance with very good stability and handling characteristics.
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    Bajaj KTM 690 supermoto


    It is a decent bike that feels lighter and slimmer and it rides better. The new LC4 engine installed in this machine proves to be a great motor as it minimizes vibrations as compared to the earlier Supermoto models.

    This model of Bajaj KTM is one of the best for longer trips in terms of performance as well as comfort and it can take you across territories at a top speed of 192 km/h. The Bajaj KTM 690 Supermoto offers an enviable power to weight ratio of 0.4146 HP/kg, which makes this bike, qualify as a great performer for everyday riding. It has good looks and its amazing aerodynamic looks enable it to cut through wind at higher speeds. This bike is an all-rounder and inspires confidence due to its speed, balance, weight and biker friendly controls.

    The Bajaj KTM 690 Supermoto is all set for a grand launch in India in 2011 via Bajaj Automobiles It expected to be available at a price of about Rs. 8 lacs and the color options will be the standard KTM black and orange.

    Bajaj KTM 690 SUPERMOTO SPECIFICATIONS

    Engine Type
    Displacement 653.70 cc
    Engine Single cylinder, 4-stroke
    Maximum Power 65.02 HP @ 7500 rpm
    Maximum Torque 65 Nm @ 6550 rpm
    Clutch APTC Wet Multi-disc clutch, hydraulic
    Valves per cylinder 4
    Compression Ratio 11.7:1
    Transmission 6 gears,
    Bore 102
    Stroke 80
    Cooling Type Liquid

    Suspension

    Front Suspension WP USD
    Front Suspension Travel 115 mm
    Rear Suspension WP mono shock with Pro Liver
    Rear Suspension Travel 185 mm

    Other Specifications
    Weight 152.00 kg
    Ground Clearance 260.00 mm
    Seat Height 875 mm
    Fuel Tank 13.2 ltrs
    Wheelbase 1460.00 mm
    Front Tyre 120/70 R17
    Rear Tyre 160/60 R17
    Front Brake 320 mm Single Disc
    Rear Brake 240 mm Single Disc
     
  2. Codename.47

    Codename.47 Guest

    now we are talking!!

    KTM is known here but in india do many people know abt this!!

    This same bike gets parked every morning downstairs outside my work place
     
  3. Dhhawal

    Dhhawal New Member

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    KTM and Bajaj have tried making this JV work for sometime now, I'm glad they've finally introduced a product, KTM is one of the best off road bike manufacturers in the world
     

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