KTM to launch RC8-engined adventure bike, build 200,000 bikes a year by 2020

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A report on Motorcycle USA claims that KTM are prepping an adventure bike that uses the RC8′s 1148cc v-twin. KTM boss Stefan Pierer also confirmed the launch of the RC8 Venom naked sportsbike.
>There’s also new models come from KTM’s tie-up with Indian firm Bajaj.
The Austrian company is planning to build a new range of 125, 250 and
500cc bikes, each in road enduro and supermoto versions. They’ll be
built by Bajaj in India. The 500cc engine is all-new and will be a
v-twin.

The tie-up with Bajaj will help KTM expand to become the largest
European manufacturer, rivaling the Japanese in key markets. Pierer’s
goal is to ramp production up to 200,000 bikes a year by 2020.

Motorcycle USA

  • Kalpesh

    If India started makin 500cc & higher cc bikes more people would buy them. More people more buyers, India’s a state that u need bike’s. My experience iv got 4 bike’s but no car.
    INDIA NEED’S THIS