KTM provides to their rally prepared line-up with the KTM 890 Journey R Rally

With regards to rally racing, no different producer has as a lot success and cause to have a good time it as KTM. So, it’s no shock that the Austrian producer has determined to enhanced its line-up with some of the rally-ready journey bikes you should buy: the brand new 890 Journey R Rally.

KTM has launched ‘Rally’ variations of its 890 Journey platform earlier than, however with the 2024 mannequin, KTM has spared no expense to make some of the off-road succesful journey bikes ever made.

Utilizing the present 890 Journey R, which is already considered one of our favorite journey bikes to experience off-road, the Rally options quite a few notable upgrades.

High-spec suspension and loads of armour

Suspension duties are dealt with by top-of-the-line WP Xplor Professional items which were developed from skilled racing, and use WP Cone Valve know-how for unrivalled damping behaviour, and subsequently higher management on tough terrain and underneath heavy braking.

Other than the top-spec suspension items, there’s an Akrapovič Slip-On Line exhaust system, much like that utilized by KTM manufacturing unit racing groups, heavy-duty Excel rims with metal spokes, a race-specific rally seat, vast and grippy rally footpegs, and a full swimsuit of armour together with carbon tank guards, an engine safety grill, a brand new fork guard, and an aluminium guard for the rear grasp cylinder.

Rounding off the brand new components is a Supersprox-Stealth rear sprocket designed to final by means of the hardest of environments.

When it comes to electronics, you additionally get KTM’s Flip-By-Flip+ navigation system, ABS linked experience modes together with Rally mode, Motor Slip Regulation, cruise management, KTM’s Quickshifter+, cornering ABS, and a connectivity unit suitable with KTMconnect for linking your smartphone to the 5-inch TFT show.

KTM is barely constructing 700 of the 2024 890 Journey R Rally items worldwide, and the bike will value £20,899 with reservations opening on 20 September 2023.  You’ll find extra data concerning the rally-ready journey bike right here.

KTM 450 Rally Duplicate 2024

Alongside the 890 Journey R Rally, KTM can also be releasing a brand new model of its 450 Rally Duplicate for 2024, which is derived from KTM’s Dakar-winning bikes and is favoured by beginner {and professional} rally racers around the globe.

Solely 80 items will probably be produced, and its about as shut as prospects can get to a manufacturing unit racing bike from any producer. The truth is, 70% of people that enter Malle Moto courses within the Dakar race a KTM 450 Rally Duplicate, which says all you should know concerning the stage of spec.

Highlights of the spec sheet embody:

  • 450cc SOHC fuel-injected engine
  • Race-spec chassis developed and as utilized by the manufacturing unit rally groups
  • 48mm WP XACT PRO closed cartridge forks [Cone Valve]
  • WP XACT PRO fully-adjustable shock
  • Akrapovič exhaust system
  • Pankl factory-spec transmission

You’ll find extra details about the 450 Rally Duplicate right here.