KTM is set to unveil a limited run “Moto2” machine in the next few days.

According to a teaser video shared on KTM social media, only 100 units of the track-only motorcycle are to be made available worldwide.


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However, what piques our curiosity is the mention of “Moto2”, since the Moto2 race bike is currently powered by a Triumph triple-cylinder 765cc engine, making it impossible for the Austrian manufacturer to produce a Moto2 machine with the British powerplant.

However, based on the video and other reports, the motorcycle in question is likely to be powered by KTM’s 890cc parallel-twin engine.

*Kramer GP2 890R

This is certainly in line with previous reports that KTM works together with Kramer to produce an 890cc race-bike based on Kramer GP2 890R that features 130hp and 99Nm.

Nonetheless, we can safely assume that the race-spec machine will carry the same KTM Moto2 fairing ridden by the likes of Remy Gardner and Raul Fernandez.

More details on the Moto2 motorcycle will be unveiled on July 20th.

KTM is said to be working on a new concept motorcycle specifically built for track days.

According to Speedweek, they managed to track down a prototype, an 890cc two-cylinder motorcycle.

This is not the first time a KTM engine has been turned into a track-only machine, as Kramer Motorcycles developed GP2 890 R with the 890 Duke engine.

*Kramer GP2 890 R

However, the images shown are not a motorcycle built by Kramer; instead, reports suggest this is a bike built 100% by KTM.

In 2014, KTM was rumoured to produced a slightly lower spec of the MotoGP RC16 machine for the mass market.

Sadly, the idea was opposed by KTM CEO, Stefan Pierer.

“f you want to build a racing motorcycle as close as possible to the MotoGP version, it costs so much money that nobody can or will pay for it,” he said.

Nevertheless, the track-only prototype still gets us feeling excited even though we have yet to know when will the motorcycle be made for the public.


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