The full form of ktm is Kraftfahrzeuge Trunkenpolz Mattighofen. It translates into English to mean “motor Vehicle”. Thus, it is evident that it is a sports car and motorcycle manufacturing company based in Austria.
KTM is an Austrian motorcycle company founded in 1934 by engineer Hans Trunkenpolz in Mattighofen, Austria. It started out as a metal working shop and was named Kraftfahrzeuge Trunkenpolz Mattighofen. German-English translation for “Kraftfahrzeuge is motor vehicles. “Trunkenpolz” from Hans Trunkenpolz, the founder and “Mattighofen” which is the location of where the company is based in Mattighofen, Austria. Later businessman Ernst Kronreif invested in the company and renamed as Kronreif Trunkenpolz Mattighofen (KTM).
What does KTM mean?
KTM stands for Kraftfahrzeuge Trunkenpolz Mattighofen, an Austrian motorcycle, and sports car company.
Is Duke and KTM same?
KTM 125 Duke vs KTM 200 Duke Comparison
The engine in the 125 Duke makes 14.5 PS and 12 Nm . On the other hand, the power and torque of 200 Duke stand at 25.83 PS and 19.5 Nm respectively. KTM offers the 125 Duke in 1 colours whereas the KTM 200 Duke comes in 2 colours.
Which country made KTM?
India is likely to emerge as the lead production hub of Austrian motorcycle brand KTM with its four motorcycles manufactured at Chakan poised to outsell super-sports and off-road bikes made at the company’s mother plant in Mattighofen, Upper Austria.
Who is KTM bike owner?
Bajaj Auto – KTM AG (formerly KTM Sportmotorcycle AG) is an Austrian motorcycle and sports car manufacturer owned by Pierer Mobility AG and Indian manufacturer Bajaj Auto. It was formed in 1992 but traces its foundation to as early as 1934.
Is KTM safe?
We like to clarify that the Duke 390 is extremely safe, in fact, it is one of the safest you can buy at the price point (or even higher up the range). The bike offers front and rear disc brakes, dual channel Bosch ABS and premium Metzeler tyres which are more than adequate for a bike in its spec-range.