KTM 990 Adventure Dakar 2011

V2, two-stroke
Torque / Power
100.00 Nm (10.2 kgf-m or 73.8 ft.lbs) @ 6750 RPM
Top Speed
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About: KTM 990

The KTM 990 Adventure is a dual-sport motorcycle produced in Austria by KTM. The bike is powered by the LC8 liquid cooled, four-stroke, DOHC 999 cc 75° V-twin engine, producing around 78 kW (105 hp). It is capable of a top speed of around 123 mph (198 km/h). The engine was evolved from the 950 Adventure. The bore and stroke were increased from 100 mm × 60 mm (3.94 by 2.36 inches) to 101.0 mm × 62.4 mm (3.98 by 2.46 inches). The engine also featured a revised camshaft and the carburetor was replaced with the electronic fuel injection. Brakes are Brembo two-channel ABS, except the S and the R versions which have no ABS.

KTM 990 Adventure Dakar Specs

Category Super Motard
Displacement 999.00 Ccm (60.96 Cubic Inches)
Engine type V2, Two-Stroke
Engine details V 75°
Power 115.00 Hp (83.9 Kw)) @ 8750 Rpm
Torque 100.00 Nm (10.2 Kgf-M Or 73.8 Ft.lbs) @ 6750 Rpm
Compression 11.5:1
Bore x stroke 101.0 X 62.4 Mm (4.0 X 2.5 Inches)
Valves per cylinder 4
Fuel system Injection. Keihin
Fuel control Double Overhead Cams/Twin Cam (Dohc)
Lubrication system Pressure Lubrication
Cooling system Liquid
Gearbox 6-Speed
Transmission type,final drive Chain
Clutch Wet Mdouble Disk Clutch, Operated Hydraulically
Driveline 16:42. Primary Drive: 35:67. X-Ring 5/8 X 5/16.
Exhaust system Twin Stainless Steel Silencer With Regulated Catalytic Converter
Frame type Chromium-Molybdenum Trellis Frame, Powder-Coated. Subframe: Aluminium.
Rake (fork angle) 26.6°
Trail 119 Mm (4.7 Inches)
Front suspension Wp Usd 48 Mm
Front wheel travel 211 Mm (8.3 Inches)
Rear suspension Wp-Pds Shock, Preload Adjustable
Rear wheel travel 211 Mm (8.3 Inches)
Front tyre 90/90-21
Rear tyre 150/70-R18
Front brakes Double Disc. Floating Disc, Brembo Twin-Piston Floating Caliper, Bosch Two-Channel Abs.
Front brakes diameter 300 Mm (11.8 Inches)
Rear brakes Single Disc. Floating Discs, Brembo Twin-Piston Floating Calipers
Rear brakes diameter 240 Mm (9.4 Inches)
Wheels Saxess Wire Spoke Wheels
Dry weight 209.6 Kg (462.0 Pounds)
Power/weight ratio 0.5488 Hp/Kg
Seat height 861 Mm (33.9 Inches) If Adjustable, Lowest Setting.
Ground clearance 261 Mm (10.3 Inches)
Wheelbase 1,570 Mm (61.8 Inches)
Fuel capacity 19.68 Litres (5.20 Gallons)
Color options Blue/Orange
Starter Electric

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