2012 KTM 990 Adventure R Quick Look
2012 KTM Adventure Motorcycle
Perhaps the most off-road oriented of the large adventure bikes,the KTM 990 Adventure has a dirt bike simplicity that keeps its weight and width under control.
WP suspension is long travel-9.65 inches at both ends- so rugged single-track trails are not out of the question, especially if more aggressive aftermarket knobbies are installed.
On the road, the 999cc short-stroke motor is ready to rev and has more than enough power for any paved circumstance.
The rally-inspired ergonomics and narrow seat focus on performance, rather than comfort for sedate riding.
2012 KTM 990 Adventure R Quick Stats:
- ENGINE TYPE: DOHC V-twin
- BORE x STROKE: 101mm x 62.4mm
- TRANSMISSION: 6-speed
- SUSP. TVL f/r: 9.65″/9.65″
- WHEELBASE: 61.8 inches
- RAKE: 26.6 degrees
- DRY WEIGHT: 456 pounds
- PRICE: N/A
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