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KTM 1050 Adventure – is this another beast from KTM?

When it comes to a sports bike, KTM is one of the most renowned names in the segment. In India, KTM has tasted a lot of success with their previous launches of the KTM Duke 200, Duke 390 and even the Duke 125. Thousands of people have been impressed with the power and efficiency, which KTM has been able to provide them. In recent news, it has been found that KTM is working to launch a brand new bike that is the KTM 1050 Adventure.

KTM claims this one to be their most sophisticated and efficient sports tourer they have launched globally. Now the Indians can also enjoy the exhilarating experience of this two-wheeler in the coming days of 2019. So if you are excited about the KTM 1050 Adventure just like we are, have a quick look at this review of the bike.

How does the motorcycle look? 

KTM motorcycles have always come with a sharp and sleek design and the chassis fixed integrated into the body, delivers a magnificent sport look. In simple words, they look powerful and ultra-modern. Similarly, the KTM 1050 Adventure is no way behind. The bike has a bolder front headlamp shape that gives a classy finish. The sharp edge looks provide a confident all overlook. The 1050 Adventure will surely set the bar high amongst all the other competitors in the market. The shape of the body gives it a proper off-road look. It has the typical black and orange design which we are accustomed to seeing on KTM bikes.

Are the engine and transmission worth it?

The KTM 1050 Adventure is one of the most efficient and reliable sports tourers. The bike is efficiently powered by a 1050cc engine that has been attached with a twin-cylinder engine for the power of 93.8 BHP. KTM claims to provide 23-25km/l mileage with the 1050 Adventure. The bike offers 220mm of ground clearance and the bike is supplied with fuel from the 23-liter fuel tank. The presence of 6 manual gearboxes allows you to control and speed up the bike the way you want to. When compared to other competitors in the market, it appears to be a real deal. The 2-cylinder and 4-stroke spark-ignition engine with 75° V arrangement, manage to deliver 235km/hour of top speed. The 1050 engine is liquid-cooled that keeps it functioning effectively without any worries. PASC™ anti-hopping clutch makes facilitates smooth and easy transmission.

How well does the brake and safety features work?

In terms of safety and the braking system, the KTM 1050 Adventure comes with several of those. The very first of them is 320 mm dual Brembo radially mounted four-piston brake calipers on the front and in the back, you will get 267 mm Brembo fixed mounted two-piston brake calipers. The braking system is much more responsive and versatile when you compare it with other competitors like Ducati Multistrada and Kawasaki Versys 1000. The Dual Channel Bosch ABS units are also available for better and more efficient reaction time to the rider. In all, the KTM 1050 Adventure brings the fluid braking system integrated with even transmission system for those off-road adventures.

Final Words – The KTM 1050 Adventure is an exciting prospect. It has some of the best features that riders look for in adventure bikes that will help them to gain the speed and efficiency they need. Releasing on August 2019, the 1050 Adventure will surely attract a lot of eyes towards it and make sure to cash on this bike if you want the best all-rounder performance. The bike is supposed to be priced around INR 9,00,000 and will be available very soon.

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