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2011 KTM 990 Adventure Dakar

Adventure touring with 2011 KTM 990 Adventure Dakar is one thing and rallying is another matter. To send the 990 Adventure on its travels with even more genes from the repeatedly victorious Dakar factory machines, KTM has produced the "Dakar" special edition, is "2011 KTM 990 Adventure Dakar", with even more V2 power, stable crash bars and a sporty seat. And naturally with the authentic "Dakar" paintwork and the total versatility that has earned the 990 Adventure its reputation as the most capable travel enduro in the world for offroad use.


2011 KTM 990 Adventure Dakar - International Specifications
MSRP: $15.499,00 USD (USA) Or See KTM Dealer for prices


Design 2-cylinder, 4-stroke, spark-ignition engine, 75° V arrangement, liquid-cooled
Displacement 999 cm³ (60.96 cu in)
Bore 101 mm (3.98 in)
Stroke 62.4 mm (2.457 in)
Performance 84.5 kW (113.3 hp)
Starting aid Electric starter
Transmission 6-speed, claw shifted
Engine lubrication Dry-sump lubrication with 2 rotor pumps
Primary gear ratio 35:67
Secondary gear ratio 16:42
Cooling system Liquid cooling system, continuous circulation of cooling liquid with water pump
Clutch Wet multi-disc clutch / hydraulically operated
Ignition system Contactless, controlled, fully electronic ignition system with digital ignition timing adjustment
Frame Tubular space frame made from chrome molybdenum steel, powder-coated
Forks WP Suspension Up Side Down 4860 MXMA PA
Shock absorber WP Suspension PDS 5018 DCC PA
Suspension travel front 210 mm (8.27 in)
Suspension travel rear 210 mm (8.27 in)
Brake system front Twin-disc brake with floating brake calipers and brake discs
Brake system rear Single-disc brake with floating brake caliper and brake disc
Brake system Two independent brake circuits with ABS (antilock brake system) - Brembo/Bosch
Brake discs - diameter front 300 mm (11.81 in)
Brake discs - diameter rear 240 mm (9.45 in)
Chain 5/8 x 5/16" X Ring
Steering head angle 63.4°
Wheel base 1,570 mm (61.81 in)
Ground clearance (unloaded) 261 mm (10.28 in)
Seat height (unloaded) 880 mm (34.65 in)
Total fuel tank capacity approx. 20 l (5.3 US gal)
Unleaded premium fuel (95 RON)
Weight without fuel approx. 209 kg (461 lb.)