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    KTM Tech Guide 2022

  • THE RIDE OF YOUR LIFE


    ...BUT HOW DOES IT HAPPEN?

    KTM lives to forge distinctive, READY TO RACE bikes but the thrill and the performance stems from cutting-edge technology. From the race track to the mountain path; KTMs boast some of the most advanced solutions and ideas to ensure that we remain as the ‘benchmark’ through the segments. To see and learn about the full range of additional features found on any KTM simply find [or click] on the icon relevant to your bike.

     

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    Adaptive Cruise Control

    Adaptive Cruise Control is a relatively new feature for the motorcycle industry generally and, in contrast to some other brands, KTM include the tech as a standard...

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    Cruise Control

    Cruise Control is an increasingly common feature on SPORT-TOURING, NAKED and ADVENTURE bikes to assist with long, highway stints of travel...

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    Semi-Active Suspension

    KTM and WP Suspension have created new generations of Semi Active Technology (SAT) to ensure more sensitivity, feedback and possibilities for motorcycle...

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    SUSPENSION PRO

    SUSPENSION PRO also offers three automatic preload auto-leveling settings – LOW, STANDARD, and HIGH. In this instance, the suspension is able to adjust...

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    Standard ABS

    Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) works by quickly lowering motorcycle speed over a very short, sustained distance as opposed to severe ‘locking’...

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    Cornering ABS 

    An IMU equipped with a 6D lean angle sensor has created another dimension of measuring brake forces depending on how much the bike is cranked...

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    Supermoto ABS

    Supermoto ABS means disengaging the ABS braking function on the rear end of the bike. This feature is provided for specific purposes, such as controlled slides...

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    Offroad ABS

    Offroad ABS is a version of Supermoto ABS but clearly re-worked for unpredictable terrain and when extra sensitivity is needed for rear wheel stopping power...

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    Cornering Motorcycle Traction Control

    Motorcycle Traction Control involves sophisticated programming between sensors and software that influence how the machine reacts depending on the surface...

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    Motor Slip Regulation

    Motor Slip Regulation (MSR) compliments traction control. If, due to shifting down or an abrupt throttle-off, the engine drag-torque is too high, the ride-by-wire system...

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    Ride By Wire

    Goodbye to cables, hello to electronically refined throttle control. Not only does ride-by-wire permit a personalization of the way riders can interact with the ‘gas’...

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    Ride Modes & Engine Map Selection

    Any rider will know and recognize the special feeling of torque, confidence and excitement simply by opening a KTM throttle. There are times however...

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    Track Mode

    TRACK mode is particularly appealing for Naked bikes or similar models to really get the blood flowing. Disengaging the anti-wheelie function hikes...

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    Launch Control

    Launch control is an electronic aid to assist riders from a standing start in the search for that all-important holeshot. The rider...

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    Anti-Wheelie

    Anti-wheelie uses various inputs from lean angle and wheel sensors - and especially monitors the rotational speed difference between the wheels...

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    6D Lean Angle Sensor & IMU

    The 6D lean angle sensor is an increasingly common component on KTM’s premium models, and the fast and reliable accumulation of data...

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    Power Assist Slipper Clutch

    A slipper clutch is a specialized system developed for performance-oriented motorcycles. It uses a freewheel mechanism to reduce the effects of...

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    Chromium-Molybdenum-Steel trellis frame

    Steel trellis frames have been an unmistakable part of KTM’s identity over the decades and have become a staple part of the production bike portfolio...

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    LC8 engine

    For over twenty years KTM’s LC8 V-Twin motor has been the heart and soul of some of the company’s most important and iconic bikes. The advanced...

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    LED lights

    A light-emitting diode (LED) is a product used in lighting fixtures. LEDs have a lifespan and electrical efficiency several times greater than incandescent...

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    Race On & ARA

    Race On is KTM’s state-of-the-art transponder keyless system which means the bike can be started or locked simply by carrying the key/transponder in your...

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    TFT

    TFT stands for Thin Film Transistor and KTM models have benefitted from bigger, brighter, tougher and more adjustable materials and design in the last...

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    Tire Pressure Management System

    As its name implies, the TPMS uses sensors to monitor tire pressure (visible in the TFT display) and warns the rider in the event of...

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    Hill hold control

    The Hill Hold Control (HHC) is an electronic setting that prevents the motorcycle from unintentionally rolling backwards. It identifies if the bike is on a slope...

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    Adaptive Brake Light

    LED rear brake lights with the Adaptive system increases visibility in the case of an emergency braking scenario. How? If the rider needs to brake quicky...

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    Automatic Turn Indicator Reset

    Automatic Turn Indicator Reset keeps the indicators flashing for a set time or distance before automatically disengaging. The ATIR negates...

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    Quickshifter+

    Quickshifter+ allows upshifts and downshifts to be performed without the need to pull the clutch lever. The main benefits include shorter shift times...

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    KTM connect

    TURN-BY-TURN Plus (TBT+) will make its debut on the new 2022 KTM 1290 SUPER DUKE GT via the KTM Connect smartphone application to further ...

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