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Publikums-Premiere für X-BOW R und RR Facelift! Das KTM X-BOW Motorsportprogramm auf einen Blick!

  • KTM dealer partner Wimmer RST premieres face-lifted X-BOW R and RR models
  • Overview of the KTM X-BOW Motorsports program available in the Motorsport Hall
  • Reiter Engineering present with the KTM X-BOW GT4 and the “Reiter Young Stars"

The doors of the 2016 Essen Motor Show open for the first time on November 25 signaling the start of the huge show for all those passionate about cars and motorsports. Europe's biggest fair for sports automobiles and motorsport will welcome around 300,000 visitors between the opening and December 4 when the event draws to a close. KTM is naturally among the 500 exhibitors, just as it was last year and can be located in the Motorsport Hall 6, on Stand B122. It is here that motorsport aficionados, fans and interested members of the public can view everything connected with KTM’s successful racing cars and race series in an exhibition area covering 120 square meters. In focus is the KTM X-BOW GT4 and its global competitive applications, the X-BOW BATTLE, the X-BOW ROOKIES CHALLENGE, but naturally also the REITER YOUNG STARS. Competent contact people from KTM’s partner, Reiter Engineering, and the event organizer of the X-BOW BATTLE, are available at the stand. Comprehensive information material is also available for those interested in motorsports. Everyone is welcome, from professionals to amateurs, from young drivers to gentlemen competitors!

KTM's German dealer partner Wimmer Rennsporttechnik is present in the next hall, to be exact, Hall 5 on Stand A108. Here the focus is on the brand new, face-lifted models of the KTM X-BOW R and the RR, which are causing a sensation, with or without road homologation, and on and off the racing circuit. The Essen Motor Show is the first time these models will be on display to the general public. The latest facelift for both models includes comprehensive optical updates, especially when it comes to the "RR," but there is also a significant improvement in performance through various aerodynamic and thermal evolutions. These updates achieve an improved Cw value of 2.2 percent in the basic "R" model. The “Aerodynamic Package 4”, available in the KTM PowerParts program, realizes a 30 percent improvement in the already exceptional downforce values of the vehicle, through a combination of gurneys on the underbody and wheel covers, the extension of the front splitter and the large rear wing! Those who already own a KTM X-BOW do not have to miss out on this performance advantage because these extras can also be re-fitted to existing models. Wimmer Rennsporttechnik manager Thorsten Wimmer is not only the perfect contact person for all questions regarding the retrofitting of this special kit, but also for all matters concerning tuning of the existing KTM X-BOW models with parts from KTM’s PowerParts Program!

Go to this link to access comprehensive photo material for the face-lifted models: