01. On tarmac
KTM rider aids are developed to enhance riding experience by providing more control in different riding scenarios. ABS, MTC, and specially engineered RIDE MODES allow you to get the most out of your machine when barreling down the motorway, or when attacking twisty mountain roads.
MTC (Motorcycle Traction Control)
Making use of the latest generation of KTM MTC, traction is improved by using an advanced 6D Inertial Measurement Unit. This not only regulates and controls any slip at the rear wheel but also prevents uncontrolled lifting of the front wheel. With these two forces combined, the motorcycle is guaranteed the best possible acceleration. With all the data collected from the various sensors, the system detects and controls power wheelies and ensures stability as well as smooth wheel landing and acceleration.
Grab a handful of brakes with total confidence thanks to a new 9.3 MP ABS unit. This allows riders to use full braking power mid-corner with the 6D-sensor doing all the hard work. The 6D-sensor works by continuously monitoring and evaluating the current dynamic state of the motorcycle, enhancing safety and stability during braking. Also, this level of ABS technology is unmatched, providing precise and efficient stopping power with the highest level of safety.
The single-piece Supermoto-style seat on the KTM 890 SMT was developed to allow uninhibited freedom of movement while providing maximum grip and comfort when carving around mountain passes solo. Want to tour 2-up? No problem. The seat has been designed for long days in the saddle touring with a pillion, too.