Test KTM SUPERDUKE 990 Motors TV

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Intro: A machine

For a first attempt it is a masterstroke. In taking on the merciless bike market- KTM- the all-terrain specialist- is just for trouble. The result is this. At sight it is a bit of a knockout.

It doesn-t long to realise that we are with something quite

There are no standards- and no references by to judge this bike we can only try and class as a roadster. is a certain feeling of satisfaction this bike. If it-s not it is certainly exclusivity.

When you-re riding a you obviously want to show it Where better than in the of Paris— Despite the cramped it feels natural. It is comfortable and the enduro-style handlebars sit naturally in hands- making for a simple position.

With its 179kg of dry and its weak inertia- you feel at on this bike.

Motorization: and incorrect

On a little country with a varied surface and all around. After such a hit we didn-t necessarily expect a powerful punch. The twin-cylinder V on the KTM from the 950 Adventure- the big rally-raid machine. Bored out to 999cm3 it 10.2 mkg of torque at 7000RPM.

For those of you that aren-t on technical data- all you need to is that each acceleration your arms by a few centimetres. a controlled violence- which is frightening and enjoyable at the same Unless you head for the motorway- is hardly the Superduke-s forte- 5th and 6th have little use- and at some of the 120bhp of the fullpower will be reserved exclusively for

The noise sums this engine up nicely- bewitching and

On the road: Stops … in its

Add to that a good feeling of the Despite the electronic injection- you can feel the contact between and tarmac. It has to be said that the alloy radius arm- the frame and the PDS suspension pass on little crumb of information up by the road.

KTM 990 Superduke

The final pleasant comes under braking. 2 320mm discs- tears of joy a tendency to creep out from your visor.

Unfortunately it is not all good when it to this bike. So if you don-t to hear- cover your now- we won-t be long.

The fault is the 15 litre pot that for a fuel tank. After 100km you-re down to the And even if that means are 4 litres left- nobody to ride with the reserve staring up from the dash.

problem is the turning radius. It is too big. It is a shame as it makes difficult. The seat is too high for under 1m80 and much too The KTM enduro position is evident- a feeling of almost standing up on the

And as for the ridiculous horn and the Austrian kickstand.

Despite these and the complete absence of practical we have to put this bike context. We have to admit it won us- us to obsession even. The KTM Superbike is a feather in the cap for European manufacturers.

To sum up our top points- it-s an aesthetic the engine is very forceful- and you a hit to the stomach under braking. one final sucker punch- it in at 11990 euros.

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