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2012 KTM 990 Adventure R
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- 2012 KTM 990 Adventure R Review

2012 KTM 990 Adventure R

THE NATURE OF SUPERIORITY

Easily recognized by its orange powder coated frame, the 990 Adventure R has been one of the major highlights of the KTM line-up as of MY2009. Its LC8 V2, as powerful as it is compact, delivers a whopping 115 PS. Welded from chrome-molybdenum steel sections, the extremely rigid chassis is equipped with high quality, fully adjustable and carefully tuned suspension components “made by WP in Austria“. Numerous practical solutions like the lockable compartment between the tanks, the immobilizer and the hazard
warning lights make clear that even the representative of the sporty KTM “R” fraction is at heart a true member of the Adventure family. The low weight as well as a design that maximises ruggedness and reliability manage to convince even the most demanding longdistance riders. In MY2011, a slightly lowered seat and suspension, compounded by an altered set-up, make for a lower center of gravity – perfect for a sensational ride on any kind of road and beyond.

 

 

 

 

2012 KTM 990 Adventure R Features and Benefits

- Powerful LC8 4-stroke V-Twin, electronic fuel injection, balancer shaft, hydraulic multi-disc wet clutch, 6-speed gearbox

- Max. output 85 kW/115 PS, max torque 100 Nm, emissions: Euro 3

- Dual tube exhaust system with catalytic converter

- Trellis frame, load-bearing engine

- Fully adjustable WP suspension front and rear

- Integrated multi-functional cockpit

- Lockable storage compartment between the tanks

- Immobilizer and hazard warning lights

- Two-colour, straight-contour seat

- Striking sports paintwork, elaborate KTM R graphics, frame powder coated orange

ENGINE 2-CYLINDER, 4-STROKE ENGINE. V 75° · DISPLACEMENT 999 CC
STARTER ELECTRIC STARTER · TRANSMISSION 6 GEARS · TANK CAPACITY APPROX. 19.5L
WEIGHT (READY TO RACE) APPROX. 207 KG (WITHOUT FUEL)






 

2012 KTM 990 Adventure R - International Specifications/Technical Details
MSRP Price: See KTM dealer for pricing.

ENGINE

Displacement
Bore/stroke
Power
Torque
Compression ratio
Starter/battery
Transmission
Fuel system
Control
Lubrication
Engine oil
Primary drive
Final drive
Cooling
Clutch
Engine management/ignition

 

CHASSIS

Frame
Subframe
Handlebar
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Suspension travel front/rear
Font brake
Rear brake
ABS
Wheels front/rear
Tires front/rear
Chain
Silencer
Steering head angle
Trail
Wheel base
Ground clearance
Seat height
Tank capacity
Weight (ready to race)

 

2-cylinder, 4-stroke, V 75°
999 cc, 101/62.4 mm
85 kW (115 hp) @ 8750 rpm
100 Nm @ 6750 rpm
11.5:1
Electric starter/12V 11.2Ah
6 gears
Keihin Electronic fuel injection
4 V/DOHC
Pressure lubrication
Motorex, SAE 10W-50
35:67
16:42
Liquid cooling
Wet multi-disc clutch, hydraulically operated
Keihin EMS

 

 

Chromium-Molybdenum trellis frame, powder-coated
Aluminium
Aluminium, tapered, Ø 28/22 mm
WP-USD Ø 48 mm
WP-PDS shock absorber with hydraulic spring pre-load
248/248 mm
2 x Brembo two piston, floating caliper, floating brake disc Ø 300mm
Brembo two piston, floating caliper, floating brake disc Ø 240 mm
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2.15 x 21''; 4.25 x 18''
90/90-21''; 150/70 R 18"
X-Ring 5/8 x 5/16"
Twin stainless steel silencer with regulated catalytic converter
63.4°
119 mm
1,570 ± 10 mm
296 mm
895 mm
approx. 19.5 litres/4 litres reserve
approx. 207 kg (without fuel)

 

 


 

2012 KTM 990 Adventure R - American Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: See KTM dealer for pricing and availability

To be annouced. See International Specifications.

 


 

2012 KTM 990 Adventure R - Canada Specifications/Technical Details
Canadian MSRP Price: See KTM dealer for pricing and availability

To be annouced. See International Specifications.

 


 

 

 

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