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2012 KTM 990 SMR
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- 2012 KTM 990 SMR Review

2012 KTM 990 SMR

FUN FACTOR XXL

“R” means racing – and the 990 SM R is the super sport bike among the Supermotos. The 999cc LC8- V2 with 116 hp serves some extra thrust while delivering a remarkably smooth partial load response thanks to its sophisticated electronic fuel injection.

Only the finest components make it to the periphery of the SM R – components like radial Brembo Monoblock four-pot callipers on great 305mm discs, controlled by the state-of-the-art Bosch 9M+ ABS. Or the super sticky OEM Continental SportAttack tires.

Also, 48mm USD forks by WP and a rear shock from the same maker thrill with a razor sharp racing set-up as well as a highly sensitive response. Ingredients that just could not be better matched. Or simply the recipe for one of the most dynamic rides, not just in the Supermoto segment.



 

 

 

2012 KTM 990 SMR Features and Benefits

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

- Max. output: 85 kW/116 hp, emissions: Euro 3

- State-of-the-art Bosch 9M+ ABS

- Rigid, powder coated, chrome-molybdenum steel trellis frame with black aluminium swingarm

- Fully adjustable, 48 mm WP upside-down forks

- Fully adjustable WP monoshock

- New aluminium wheels with Continental hypersport tires

- Radial Brembo monoblock four-pot front callipers on floating brake discs

- Complex KTM R graphics

- Even tighter entry-level pricing thanks to optimised component tuning

ENGINE 2-CYLINDER, 4-TAKT. V 75° · DISPLACEMENT 999 CC
STARTER ELECTRIC STARTER · TRANSMISSION 6 GEARS · TANK CAPACITY APPROX. 15L
WEIGHT (READY TO RACE) APPROX. 192 KG (WITHOUT FUEL)






 

2012 KTM 990 SMR - 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 @ 9000 rpm
97 Nm @ 7000 rpm
11.5:1
Electric starter/12V 11.2Ah
6 gears
Keihin EFI, throttle valve Ø 48 mm
4 V/DOHC
Pressure lubrication with 2 Eaton pumps
Motorex, SAE 10W-50
35:67
17:41
Liquid cooling
Multi-disc wet clutch, hydraulically operated
Keihin EMS

 

 

Chromium-Molybdenum trellis frame, powder-coated
Aluminium
Aluminium, tapered, Ø 28/22 mm
WP-USD Ø 48 mm
WP-Monoshock
160/180 mm
2x Brembo Monobloc 4-piston fixed-caliper, rad. bolted, Ø 305 mm
Brembo 2-piston floating caliper, Ø 240 mm
Bosch 9M+ Two Channel
Cast aluminium wheels 3.50 x 17''; 5.50 x 17''
120/70 ZR 17; 180/55 ZR 17
X-Ring 5/8 x 5/16"
Twin stainless-steel silencer with reg. catalytic converters
65.6°
109 mm
1.505 ± 15 mm
195 mm
875 mm
approx. 15 litres/3.7 litres reserve
approx. 192 kg (without fuel)

 

 


 

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

To be annouced. See International Specifications.

 


 

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

To be annouced. See International Specifications.

 


 

 

 

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