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- 2012 KTM 990 SMT Review

2012 KTM 990 SMT

THE LONG-DISTANCE SUPERMOTO

Why should you have less fun flicking through the turns in of the Black Forrest, the Ardennes or the Pyrenees than you have on your home track? The world is full of twisties. The problem is mainly in getting there. The solution is clear: take a light 2-cylinder Supermoto with power to spare and have some smart people integrate all those items that make long journeys easier. Like a frame mounted fairing with smart aerodynamics. Like a stepped seat for your pillion or luggage bag. Like a larger tank. Also a standard
luggage carrying system that will help you stow your kit close to the centre of gravity. Et voilà: you get a long-distance Supermoto that combines sporting DNA with endurance and comfort like no other genre.

Small wonder that the KTM 990 SM T’s fan count has exploded since its launch 2009.



 

 

 

2012 KTM 990 SMT Features and Benefits

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

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

- Rigid, powder coated trellis frame welded from chrome-molybdenum steel sections, black aluminium swingarm

- Fully adjustable suspension front and rear

- New: Preload Adjuster on shock absorber

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

- Continental tires perfect for sport and touring

- Frame-mounted fairing with windshield and integrated multi-functional cockpit

- Comfortable stepped seat, luggage carrying system and hand guards

- Now with improved access to pre-load adjuster

- State-of-the-art Bosch ABS

ENGINE 2-CYLINDER, 4-STROKE, V 75° · DISPLACEMENT 999 CC
STARTER ELECTRIC STARTER · TRANSMISSION 6 GEARS · TANK CAPACITY APPROX. 19.0L
WEIGHT (READY TO RACE) APPROX. 196 KG (WITHOUT FUEL)






 

2012 KTM 990 SMT - 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 4-piston fixed-caliper, radially bolted, Ø 305 mm
Brembo 2-piston floating caliper, brake disc 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
855 mm
approx. 19 litres/3.7 litres reserve
approx. 197 kg (without fuel)

 

 


 

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

To be annouced. See International Specifications.

 


 

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

To be annouced. See International Specifications.

 


 

 

 

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