Wednesday, July 27, 2011

2008 KTM X-Bow

An aggressive design and sporty potential: the KTM X-Bow is not only a milestone in the KTM brand more than 50 years of history, is also a reference to the chapter a small segment, but the elite radical, lightweight sports car. This exceptional situation is the result of the concept: for their first car, KTM uses the best materials, high technology and know-how are respected development partners such as Audi and Dallara. The result is a street-homologated sports car with racing technology, as cutting-edge carbon fiber monocoque. Thanks for the basic version is a lightweight, 177 kW (240 hp) Audi TFSI engine, the performance values ​​of the KTM X-Bow Super Sport car exceeds more than twice the power: with a deadweight of approx. 700 kg, KTM X-Bow accelerates to 100 mph just 3.9 seconds.

But the KTM X-Bow is not just a racing machine, even if it is going to accomplish spectacular performance feats on racing circuits. With its modern technologies and exceptional solutions, it is much more oriented towards sporty drivers who seek a purist driving experience. PDAs and comfort above features now standard, the X-Bow offers an unfiltered adventure - aided by its standalone wheels in the style of single-seater racing cars, technology and the concept of reduced transparency of the car, say the roof, doors or windscreen. The sports car is only 70 mm, transparent deflector. With all these unique features, driving the KTM X-Bow becomes an experience with an immediacy that otherwise can not be felt when riding a motorcycle.