KTM is an eminent motorcycle manufacturing company based in Austria. This company was founded in 1992 and is called KTM Sportmotorcycle AG. It is said that KTM was available before 1934, but in 1992, it was rolled out from the parent KTM Company due to financial crisis. At that time, KTM was divided into 4 companies and all these companies deal in KTM brand. At the moment, there are several other subsidiaries of KTM, but KTM Sportmotorcycle is particularly joint with KTM branding because it believes in continuing the core business of the company. This company is famous for an exclusive range of off road bikes, but recently,the company has expanded its business by producing sports car and street motorcycle.
Time Of KTM Trend
In 1954, KTM got its first title in the Austrian 125 national championship in 1954. In 1956, the company and its products came into lime light for the first time at 6 days international Enduro.At this occasion, Egon Dornauer won gold medal with KTM motorcycle. For production unit,racing became a test ground, however next product in line was the Mirabell scooter. Thereafter,KTM keeps on expanding production level and in 1971, workforce reached 400. After 40 years,KTM was emerged as a contended company offering 42 models around the world. In year 1955,KTM developed Tourist 125cc and in 1957, Trophy 125cc – first sports bike was produced.Mecky – the first moped of KTM was unveiled in 1957 and after that, Ponny I and Ponny II arrived in the market.
KTM Motorcycles In India
At present, KTM has made its existence in every corner of the world. So is in India. The current product range of KTM in Indian market includes 390 Duke and KTM 200 Duke. These two are motorcycle models produced by KTM. KTM 390 Duke which is priced at 1.8 Lakhs INR is an amazing motorcycle that offers phenomenal riding fun with high user value. This motorcycle proves to be a superior model at place where nimble riding is needed. It is a feather like light, very sturdy and loaded with advanced technology. This KTM 390 Duke commits to provide dynamic pleasure in place like urban forest or in jungles with lots of bends. On other side, KTM 200 Duke is built with super classy features that offer quality riding experience to users.
KTM Bikes Price List in India
Upcoming KTM Bikes
- KTM 1190 Adventure RExpected Launch: Not availableNot available Expected Price
- KTM 690 DukeExpected Launch: Not availableNot available Expected Price
- KTM 390 AdventureExpected Launch: Jun 2018 – Nov 20182.20 – 2.40 Lakhs Expected Price
- KTM 790 DukeExpected Launch: May 2019 – Aug 20196.00 – 7.00 Lakhs Expected Price
- KTM Duke 125Expected Launch: Oct 2018 – Jan 2019100,000 – 1.25 Lakhs Expected Price
Market Segment For KTM Bikes
KTM is a pioneer in the bike manufacturing segment. Bikes from KTM are sold through the length and breadth of India through various dealerships. Some of its bikes have gained a lot of attention in the Indian market and this brand is bound to grow more in the coming years.
Performance & Mileage
KTM bikes are very reliable in nature. These bikes are considered to give good fuel efficiency when they hit the road. They might not outperform everything in terms of performance in other bikes, but it gives an overall satisfaction of ownership. KTM makes one of the best bikes in the world. A lot of focus is being laid upon efficient fuel burning and addition of technical features. Some of the best bikes in India, have fuel-saving technologies, which are the need of the hour as they pave an efficient way of developing performance bikes for emerging markets across the globe.
In terms of safety features, it gives one of the best in class features in its segment. The new bikes and scooters in this segment are giving particular consideration to rider safety hence it comes loaded with various safety features. With increasing number of accidents, safety features in a bike has become an integral part of a bike manufacturer.
The new generation of motorcycles and scooters has started gaining improved features and much nicer designs. New headlamp designs and sculpted fairing parts not only look better but also try to reduce wind blast and aid in cooling of motorcycles. World-class features, like automatic headlamps, LED head lamps, full digital meters, and ABS braking are gaining huge interest. This has improved safety and increased style quotient of new bikes across the entire portfolio.
The modern day bikes from KTM are coming up with new design to attract the young customers. Taking inspiration from the International brands, Indian companies are also adapting a futuristic design and styling elements. With a lot of innovation around looks and design, manufacturers have made it an important factor to consider before developing any new facelift or a new product.
With growing number of accidents, KTM spends quality time in choosing the right build quality to avoid damage to the vehicle. A strong build quality ensures a sturdy drive experience and more reliability and assurance to the rider in terms of safety.
KTM gives special attention to the comfort and experience. Seat quality, Handling experience, Ride quality have become an internal pre requisite when building a bike/scooter. A bike should be able to give a good ride experience to the rider for all kinds of terrains and long drives. KTM makes sure of that. Riders, need to feel that comfort factor while riding their bike may it be for daily city commute or long rides.
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