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2011 KTM 990 Adventure
2011 KTM 990 Adventure

2011 KTM 990 Adventure
2011 KTM 990 Adventure

2011 KTM 990 Adventure
2011 KTM 990 Adventure

2011 KTM 990 Adventure
2011 KTM 990 Adventure

2011 KTM 990 Adventure
2011 KTM 990 Adventure

2011 KTM 990 Adventure
2011 KTM 990 Adventure


– 2011 KTM 990 Adventure

2011 KTM 990 Adventure

There are many travel enduros. But when the asphalt comes to an end, it’s the end of the adventure road for most of them. By contrast, thanks to its authentic rallying heritage, the 990 Adventure is just as unlikely to avoid extended trips into the desert as surfing through the curves. The dynamic V2, the stable chassis, the disconnectible ABS and plenty of touring goodies, from the frame-anchored fairing to the lockable stowage compartment, make the 990 Adventure the most capable travel enduro in the world for offroad use.

 

2011 KTM 990 Adventure Features

Fit for the big tour

Wind screen and large fuel tank

The fairing on the Adventure provides effective protection from the wind and weather and accommodates the clearly structured multi-function cockpit that supplies the rider with all essential information. The fuel tanks with a capacity of 19.5 l (20.6 qt.) ensure a long useful working range.

Seating comfort

The height of the Adventure’s perfectly padded twin-level seat ensures firm contact with the ground for all riders and suitable long-distance comfort for both rider and pillion, while also providing crystal-clear feedback for a sportier pace. The large fuel tank surfaces ensure perfect leg contact for riding standing up.

Stowage compartment, electric socket, centre stand, engine guard

There are no shortage of details on the Adventure that distinguish it as a genuine travel enduro – from the practical centre stand, the lockable stowage compartment between the tanks and the on-board electrical socket, to the robust engine guard and stable hand guards.

 

Powerful, state-of-the-art V2

Engine

The 990 Adventure’s water-cooled V-engine with 78 kW (105 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 explosiveness and spontaneous throttle response.

Cylinder Head

Aside from optimum combustion chamber design, the major factors behind the outstanding performance of the 990 Adventure’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 990 Adventure’s V2 engine with reduced reciprocating weight and hence a 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 Adventure, focussing on optimum behaviour under partial load and spontaneous responsiveness. In this way, KTM engineers were able to harmonise raw power with optimum rideability.

 

Chassis fit for touring

Frame and swingarm

The 990 Adventure’s tubular space frame made from thin-walled chrome-molybdenum steel tubing with a bolted-on, light alloy subframe only weighs 10.5 kg (23.1 lb.), yet it impresses with exemplary torsional stiffness. The long swingarm with conical profiles contributes plenty of mechanical grip.

Suspension Elements

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 Adventure.

Brakes and wheels

More than adequate deceleration is ensured in the Adventure by Brembo® brakes with the very finest components, such as two floating 300 mm (11.81 in) brake discs. Stable wire-spoked wheels with all-round tyres guarantee perfect suitability for touring with full offroad potential.

 

with ABS

ABS

The disconnectible dual-circuit ABS system developed in cooperation with Bosch offers total protection against over-braking in all sports and touring situations, while maintaining the full effect and perfect feedback of a genuine sports brake thanks to very fine sensors.

 

 


2011 KTM 990 Adventure – USA Specifications
MSRP: $14.899,00 USD

990 ADVENTURE: TO THE END OF THE WORLD

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 78 kW (105 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 16:42
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 4860 MXMA PA
Shock absorber WP Suspension PDS 5018 DCC PA
Suspension travel Front 210 mm (8.27 in)
Suspension travel Rear 210 mm (8.27 in)
Brake system Front Double disk brake with floating brake calipers and brake discs
Brake system Rear Single disc brake with floating brake caliper and brake disc
Brake system Two separate brake circuits with ABS (antilock brake system) – Brembo/Bosch
Brake discs – diameter Front 300 mm (11.81 in)
Brake discs – diameter Rear 240 mm (9.45 in)
Chain 5/8 x 5/16″ X ring
Steering head angle 63.4°
Wheelbase 1,570 mm (61.81 in)
Ground clearance, unloaded 261 mm (10.28 in)
Seat height, unloaded 880 mm (34.65 in)
Total fuel tank capacity, approx. 20 l (5.3 US gal)
Super unleaded (ROZ 95/RON 95/PON 91)
Weight without fuel, approx. 209 kg (461 lb.)





 

2011 KTM 990 Adventure – Canada Specifications
MSRP: See KTM Dealer for prices

990 ADVENTURE: TO THE END OF THE WORLD

ENGINE
Design 2-cylinder, 4-stroke, spark-ignition engine, 75° V arrangement, liquid-cooled
Displacement 999 cm³ (60.96 cu in)
Bore 101 mm (3.98 in)
Stroke 62.4 mm (2.457 in)
Performance 78 kW (105 hp)
Starting aid Electric starter
Transmission 6-speed, claw shifted
Engine lubrication Dry-sump lubrication with 2 rotor pumps
Primary gear ratio 35:67
Secondary gear ratio 16:42
Cooling system Liquid cooling system, continuous circulation of cooling liquid with water pump
Clutch Wet multi-disc clutch / hydraulically operated
Ignition system Contactless, controlled, fully electronic ignition system with digital ignition timing adjustment

CHASSIS
Frame Tubular space frame made from chrome molybdenum steel, powder-coated
Forks WP Suspension Up Side Down 4860 MXMA PA
Shock absorber WP Suspension PDS 5018 DCC PA
Suspension travel front 210 mm (8.27 in)
Suspension travel rear 210 mm (8.27 in)
Brake system front Twin-disc brake with floating brake calipers and brake discs
Brake system rear Single-disc brake with floating brake caliper and brake disc
Brake system Two independent brake circuits with ABS (antilock brake system) – Brembo/Bosch
Brake discs – diameter front 300 mm (11.81 in)
Brake discs – diameter rear 240 mm (9.45 in)
Chain 5/8 x 5/16″ X Ring
Steering head angle 63.4°
Wheel base 1,570 mm (61.81 in)
Ground clearance (unloaded) 261 mm (10.28 in)
Seat height (unloaded) 880 mm (34.65 in)
Total fuel tank capacity approx. 20 l (5.3 US gal)
Unleaded premium fuel (95 RON)
Weight without fuel approx. 209 kg (461 lb.)

 

 

2011 KTM 990 Adventure – International Specifications
MSRP: 9.545,00 GBP

990 ADVENTURE: TO THE END OF THE WORLD

ENGINE
Design 2-cylinder, 4-stroke, spark-ignition engine, 75° V arrangement, liquid-cooled
Displacement 999 cm³ (60.96 cu in)
Bore 101 mm (3.98 in)
Stroke 62.4 mm (2.457 in)
Performance 78 kW (105 hp)
Starting aid Electric starter
Transmission 6-speed, claw shifted
Engine lubrication Dry-sump lubrication with 2 rotor pumps
Primary gear ratio 35:67
Secondary gear ratio 16:42
Cooling system Liquid cooling system, continuous circulation of cooling liquid with water pump
Clutch Wet multi-disc clutch / hydraulically operated
Ignition system Contactless, controlled, fully electronic ignition system with digital ignition timing adjustment

CHASSIS
Frame Tubular space frame made from chrome molybdenum steel, powder-coated
Forks WP Suspension Up Side Down 4860 MXMA PA
Shock absorber WP Suspension PDS 5018 DCC PA
Suspension travel front 210 mm (8.27 in)
Suspension travel rear 210 mm (8.27 in)
Brake system front Twin-disc brake with floating brake calipers and brake discs
Brake system rear Single-disc brake with floating brake caliper and brake disc
Brake system Two independent brake circuits with ABS (antilock brake system) – Brembo/Bosch
Brake discs – diameter front 300 mm (11.81 in)
Brake discs – diameter rear 240 mm (9.45 in)
Chain 5/8 x 5/16″ X Ring
Steering head angle 63.4°
Wheel base 1,570 mm (61.81 in)
Ground clearance (unloaded) 261 mm (10.28 in)
Seat height (unloaded) 880 mm (34.65 in)
Total fuel tank capacity approx. 20 l (5.3 US gal)
Unleaded premium fuel (95 RON)
Weight without fuel approx. 209 kg (461 lb.)


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