Slide from KTM investor presentation reveals a brand new vary of 750 cc KTM bikes, together with a Duke, an Journey and even a Supermoto.
KTM is growing a variety of 750 cc bikes together with a KTM 750 Duke, a KTM 750 Journey and a KTM 750 Supermoto T, and all of those fashions shall be manufactured in China. The brand new 750 vary was revealed in an investor presentation of KTM’s mother or father firm, Pierer Mobility Group, and the brand new vary shall be a vital a part of KTM’s partnership with Chinese language producer CFMoto. KTM entered right into a three way partnership with CFMoto in 2017, to develop merchandise each for the Chinese language market, in addition to different international markets.
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The partnership with CFMoto is analogous but totally different from KTM’s relationship with India’s Bajaj Auto Restricted. Bajaj owns 48 per cent stake in KTM, whereas the partnership with CFMoto is a three way partnership the place CFMoto holds a majority 51 per cent stake, with KTM proudly owning the remaining 49 per cent. The brand new vary of 750 cc twin-cylinder KTM fashions shall be manufactured in Hangzhou, China in Duke, Journey and Supermoto fashions. Clearly, KTM shall be CFMoto to fabricate a few of its mid-size engines, whereas Bajaj shall be manufacturing the sub-500 cc engines and bikes right here in India at its plant in Chakan.
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The primary product of the three way partnership with CFMoto nonetheless, won’t be a KTM, and can as an alternative be a CFMoto-branded journey bike known as the CFMoto MT800, which can presumably use the engine from the KTM 790 Journey. Spy pictures of a close to manufacturing CFMoto MT800 have already been seen, and from what we all know, it was initially purported to have been launched in October 2020, however that timeline appears to have been pushed again now. What remains to be not clear is what the brand new 750 cc twin-cylinder engine shall be, and once we can count on to see the brand new fashions rolling out. Extra particulars are anticipated quickly.