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KTM X-Bow R: Belts four points of rigor

Austrian KTM company best known for its motorcycles and bicycles, also a product of funny gadget called X-Bow. A vehicle unveiled in 2007 at the Salon de Geneve and the following year began production of this machine for aliens.

The X-Bow

Initially, the X-Bow is defines as a race car without roof devoid of doors and windshield. But do not worry, all the same it can travel on our roads.

The frame of the fireball is entirely made of carbon fibers. This car is very light, weighing about 790 pounds.

Although it gives the appearance of a car, the X-Box can accommodate two passengers seated side by side.

Since its debut, it uses an engine supplied by Audi is the same that is found under the hood of models S3 and TT-S with a power of 240 horses.

The X-Bow R

Given its design and price request, the KTM X-Bow has never enjoyed a backlog shining, quite the contrary. Even they had to stop production in late 2009.

With the presentation of the "R" version of X-Bow can therefore speak of a return to the funny to the vehicle.

This super sports declination stands out with its four-cylinder engine, always provided by Audi 2.0-liter TFSI whose power reaches 300 horsepower, 20 more than before.

The couple spent a 295 lb-ft only 3300 rev / min.

With this extra power, the chassis had to be fully rebalanced so that the KTM X-Bow can provide lateral accelerations greater than 1.5 G. In addition, the ground clearance was lowered by 15 mm.

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