The KTM Adventure 990 is the largest motorcycle offered in the KTM line up in terms of physical size. To mark 30 years of the Dakar-Paris trail and the bike’s 10th successive win in the Dakar rally. According to the CEO of the company, Stefan Pierer, this victory by their bike heralds an aggressive era for them, when it comes to rally sports.
The Austrian bike manufacturer which specialises in building off road vehicles gave their top dirt bike a special makeover. The bike now sports an upgraded engine which delivers 110PS power. Meanwhile, the exterior features the Dakar winning race bikes, distinctive blue colour, with orange highlight details and velour seats which are preferred by racers.
While most manufacturers tend to price their special edition products at more premium costs, the Dakar special edition is priced somewhere between the base price of the Adventure bike and the price of their top Adventure R bike. The bike also bears the 30th edition logo to remind its customers of the bikes rally origins. The special edition bike also features anti lock brakes and comes with an aftermarket KTM kit.