[YesAuto Motorcycle] During the Mid-Autumn Festival, China welcomed the MXGP World Motocross Championship (one of the 2019 races) in Shanghai for the first time. This is a grand ceremony that brought together the world’s top riders and major motorcycle manufacturers. Chunfeng Motor and KTM announced that they will soon introduce professional cross-country motorcycles in China.
In 2018, the joint venture “Zhejiang Chunfeng Kate Motorcycle Co., Ltd.”, which was formally established by Chunfeng Motor and KTM of Austria, reached a new and lasting strategic partnership. , Will become the only overseas joint venture factory of KTM in the world that mass-produces off-road vehicles. Now Chunfeng has announced that it will introduce two KTM professional off-road vehicles, which are expected to be put into production in 2020.
This is the first time that KTM has mass-produced off-road vehicles overseas and used them exclusively for the Chinese market. The first professional off-road vehicle introduced is the KTM 250-class SX, which is mainly equipped with four-stroke engine models. This car, as always, maintains the lightest weight advantage in its class, with a dry weight of 99kg.
The KTM 250 SX-F engine is compact, powerful, durable, easy to maintain, and has excellent cooling and heat dissipation effects. The weight is only 25.9kg. The exhaust system that guarantees high-performance output can be disassembled without dismantling the vibration reduction to facilitate vehicle maintenance, while complying with noise-related regulations.
Regarding other parts of the vehicle, there are high-strength, high-durability, lightweight and ergonomic frames, excellent WP shock absorbers, lightweight spoke wheels, Brembo brakes, and a 7-liter capacity lightweight polyethylene fuel tank. With the help of high-efficiency air filters for tool replacement, everything is configured for off-road design.
Established in 1989, Chunfeng Motor Co., Ltd. cooperated with Austrian motorcycle manufacturer KTM many years ago. Its KTM is world-famous for its excellent off-road vehicle products and technology, as well as its great success in the field of competitions. KTM products cover as many as 36 off-road vehicles, as well as lightweight street cars and super sports motorcycles. So far, KTM has won a total of more than 300 FIM (International Motor Federation) world championship titles, most of which are cross-country championships, such as MXGP, SUPERCROSS, ENDURO, Dakar Rally.