2013 KTM 990 SMT

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2013 KTM 990 SMT
2013 KTM 990 SMT

2013 KTM 990 SMT
2013 KTM 990 SMT



2013 KTM 990 SMT Review

2013 KTM 990 SMT on Total Motorcycle

The 2013 KTM 990 SM T unites a sporty, high-precision chassis with a state-of-the-art V2 engine, a frame-anchored fairing, great comfort and a sensitively regulating ABS system. The DOHC twin offers a choice between full-on power for vigorous throttle-twisting or refined power for making progress with ease. This arrangement has given rise to a unique combination of tourer, racer and city bike. In short: a long-distance Supermoto that combines sports talent with endurance, comfort and suitability for everyday use.


 

 

2013 KTM 990 SMT Totalmotorcycle.com Features and Benefits

REAR FENDER

Thanks to an integrated luggage mounting system, a rear bag and two panniers can be secured to the rear of the KTM 990 SM T – compact and grouped closely to the centre of gravity, but with enough stowage space for everything you could possibly need on your travels.

ERGONOMICS

The gathered sitting position behind the tapered, perfectly angled, aluminium handlebar supports relaxed touring equally as well as hitting the gas with commitment.


ENGINE

The 990 SM T’s water-cooled V-engine with 85 kW (114 hp) sets the benchmark for free-revving twins. Its intelligent design principle with multi-function balancer shaft makes it one of the lightest and most compact V2s in its class. The engine impresses with explosive, spontaneous throttle response.


CYLINDER HEAD

Alongside the optimum combustion chamber design, the major factors behind the outstanding performance of the KTM 990 SM T’s V-twin with 75° cylinder angle are the state-of-the-art four-valve cylinder heads, each with flow-optimised ducts and two overhead camshafts.


CRANK DRIVE / PISTONS

Particularly lightweight pistons and connecting rods bestow the 2013 990 SM T’s V2 engine with reduced reciprocating weight and hence with decidedly spontaneous responsiveness, underlining its extremely sporty engine characteristics.


ENGINE MANAGEMENT

The electronic Keihin engine management system regulates the modern fuel injection system on the 990 SM T, focussing on optimum behaviour under partial load and spontaneous responsiveness. In this way, KTM engineers were able to harmonise raw power with optimum rideability.


FRAME AND SWINGARM

The 990 SM T’s tubular space frame made from thin-walled chrome-molybdenum steel tubing with a bolted-on, light alloy subframe only weighs 9.5 kg (20.9 lb.), yet it impresses with exemplary torsional stiffness. The 575 mm (22.64 in) swingarm with conical profiles contributes plenty of mechanical grip.


SUSPENSION COMPONENTS

Thanks to multiple setting options, the upside-down telescopic fork and the directly connected shock absorber from WP Suspension allow optimum adjustment of the chassis to suit the individual operational use of the versatile 990 SM T. For example, the spring preload at the rear can be adapted to the load situation in next to no time with the help of the new preload adjuster from the tool set – solo, two-up, with luggage; always en route with perfect vehicle balance.


RADIAL BRAKE

More than adequate deceleration is ensured on the KTM 990 SM T by Brembo® brakes with the very finest components. At the front wheel, two radially-mounted four-piston brake callipers bite hard into 320 mm (12.6 in) discs at the command of the radial master cylinder.

ABS

The disconnectable dual-circuit ABS system developed in cooperation with Bosch offers excellent protection against over-braking, while maintaining the full effect and perfect feedback of a genuine sports brake thanks to very fine sensors. Weighing no more than 1 kg (2 lb.), the ABS system therefore allows extremely sporty braking. And sets standards in the prevention of unintentional endos.


WIND SCREEN AND LARGE FUEL TANK

The frame-anchored fairing on the 990 SM T provides effective protection from the wind and weather and accommodates a clearly structured multi-function cockpit that supplies the rider with all essential information. The fuel tank with a capacity of 19 l (20 qt.) ensures a long useful working range.


PILLION COMFORT

The 2013 KTM 990 SM T’s perfectly padded twin-level seat ensures suitable long-distance comfort for both rider and pillion, while also providing freedom of movement and crystal-clear feedback for a sportier pace.




 


 

2013 KTM 990 SMT – Totalmotorcycle.com USA Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: See dealer for pricing in USD

ENGINE
Design 2-cylinder 4-stroke Otto motor, 75° V arrangement, water-cooled
Displacement 999 cm³ (60.96 cu in)
Bore 101 mm (3.98 in)
Stroke 62.4 mm (2.457 in)
Performance 85 kW (114 hp)
Cold start device Electric starter
Transmission 6-gears, claw-shifted
Engine lubrication Dry sump lubrication system with two rotor pumps
Primary transmission 35:67
Secondary drive ratio 17:41
Cooling Water cooling, permanent circulation of coolant by water pump
Clutch Multidisc clutch in oil bath/hydraulically activated
Ignition system Contactless controlled fully electronic ignition with digital ignition adjustment
CHASSIS
Frame Lattice frame made of chrome molybdenum steel tubing, powder-coated
Fork WP Suspension Up Side Down
Shock absorber WP Suspension Monoshock
Suspension travel Front 160 mm (6.3 in)
Suspension travel Rear 180 mm (7.09 in)
Brake system Front Double disc brake with radially screwed four-piston brake calipers, float-mounted brake discs
Brake system Rear Single disc brake with dual-piston brake caliper, rigid-mounted brake disc
Brake discs – diameter Front 305 mm (12.01 in)
Brake discs – diameter Rear 240 mm (9.45 in)
Chain 5/8 x 5/16″ X ring
Steering head angle 65.6°
Wheelbase 1,505±15 mm (59.25±0.59 in)
Ground clearance, unloaded 195 mm (7.68 in)
Seat height, unloaded 855 mm (33.66 in)
Total fuel tank capacity, approx. 19 l (5 US gal)
Super unleaded (ROZ 95/RON 95/PON 91)
Weight without fuel, approx. 197 kg (434 lb.)

 

 


 

2013 KTM 990 SMT – Totalmotorcycle.com Canadian Specifications/Technical Details
Canada MSRP Price: See dealer for pricing in CDN

ENGINE
Design 2-cylinder 4-stroke Otto motor, 75° V arrangement, water-cooled
Displacement 999 cm³ (60.96 cu in)
Bore 101 mm (3.98 in)
Stroke 62.4 mm (2.457 in)
Performance 85 kW (114 hp)
Cold start device Electric starter
Transmission 6-gears, claw-shifted
Engine lubrication Dry sump lubrication system with two rotor pumps
Primary transmission 35:67
Secondary drive ratio 17:41
Cooling Water cooling, permanent circulation of coolant by water pump
Clutch Multidisc clutch in oil bath/hydraulically activated
Ignition system Contactless controlled fully electronic ignition with digital ignition adjustment
CHASSIS
Frame Lattice frame made of chrome molybdenum steel tubing, powder-coated
Fork WP Suspension Up Side Down
Shock absorber WP Suspension Monoshock
Suspension travel Front 160 mm (6.3 in)
Suspension travel Rear 180 mm (7.09 in)
Brake system Front Double disc brake with radially screwed four-piston brake calipers, float-mounted brake discs
Brake system Rear Single disc brake with dual-piston brake caliper, rigid-mounted brake disc
Brake discs – diameter Front 305 mm (12.01 in)
Brake discs – diameter Rear 240 mm (9.45 in)
Chain 5/8 x 5/16″ X ring
Steering head angle 65.6°
Wheelbase 1,505±15 mm (59.25±0.59 in)
Ground clearance, unloaded 195 mm (7.68 in)
Seat height, unloaded 855 mm (33.66 in)
Total fuel tank capacity, approx. 19 l (5 US gal)
Super unleaded (ROZ 95/RON 95/PON 91)
Weight without fuel, approx. 197 kg (434 lb.)

 


Specifications, features and prices to change by manufacturer without notice. All information correct as of posted date.

 

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