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    Video: Caterham 620R vs KTM 1290 Super Duke R in wet track frenzy
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    Auto Express wanted to put the Caterham Seven 620R in a hot-lap battle against a KTM X-Bow at Blyton Park. Unable to procure an X-Bow, they substituted another open-air KTM: the Super Duke R 1290, a streetfighter that the company nicknamed "The Beast." That set up a 310-horsepower, 1,100-pound ...

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    Featured: Lotus C-01 motorcycle shows its carbon-fibre face
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    Well, this isn't exactly what we were expecting. The images you see above come from Motorcycle News in the UK and are apparently official renderings of what the upcoming Lotus C-01 motorcycle will look like. As you can see, it's sort of a power cruiser, with a raked-out front end and extremely ...

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    Video: Is this the world's first two-wheel-drive motorcycle burnout?
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    There are motorcycle burnouts, and there are two-wheel-drive motorcycle burnouts - the latter of which don't happen too often. AWD motorcycle maker Christini also makes frame kits to convert certain KTM and Honda motorcycles into two-wheel-drive monsters, and this AWD-converted Austrian adventure ...

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    Video: Watch one man drive a KTM X-Bow at the track, then get the girl
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    C'etait un Rendezvous is a legendary film with a very simple premise – a man drives very quickly to be with the woman he loves, careening through the streets of Paris with a blatant disregard for things like road signs, speed limits and pigeons. This film, from South African director ...

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    Featured: KTM X-Bow to get Audi TT-RS five-cylinder turbo
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    The Audi TT-RS continues to occupy a warm spot in my personal top five list of cars thanks in no small part to the lusty turbocharged 2.5-litre five cylinder under the hood. With 360 horsepower and 343 pound-feet of torque in stock configuration, the engine is a shining star of internal ...

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    Geneva: KTM X-Bow GT allows the freedom of going helmetless [w/video]
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    We've never quite understood exactly how air manages to negotiate the KTM X-Bow's unusually contoured carbon monocoque form, but nature's stiff breeze ought to have a clearer path over the trackday hero now that this new GT model includes a windshield and side windows. The added foul weather ...

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    Official: KTM reveals slightly more accommodating X-Bow GT ahead of Geneva
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    Being a purist is hard work. That's true with just about everything, but it's particularly true when it comes to lightweight roadsters. Jettisoning all manner of refinements including sound deadening, ride compliance and weather protection makes for a more vivid motoring experience, but it also ...

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    Official: Husqvarna sold to KTM CEO Stefan Pierer
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    A couple of days ago the UK's Motorcycle News reported that BMW was in the final stages of selling Husqvarna to KTM, with a deal potentially confirmed as soon as this week. Following that came reports that Husqvarna Motorcycles wasn't sold to KTM but to a Pierer Industries, the company owned by ...

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    Video: KTM 1290 Super Duke R Prototype stretches its legs [w/video]
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    Behold the KTM 1290 Super Duke R Prototype in all its glory. The Austrian motorcycle manufacturer showed off its newest concept at the 2012 EICMA International Motorcycle Show, and it boasts an extra 100cc of displacement over the LC8 mill in the 1190 RC8 R on which the prototype is based. That ...

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    Video: Top Gear revisits Deadly 720, this time on two wheels
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    The crew from Top Gear has just ridden off with its latest entry in the Guinness Book of World Records by being the first to complete a double loop on a motorcycle in front of a live audience without practicing. As you may recall, the show recently pulled off the same stunt with a four-wheeled ...

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