KTM teases Freeride electric prototype

Zero-emission motorcycle to be unveiled in Tokyo

story by Motorcycle.Com Staff, Created Mar. 16, 2010
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KTM will reveal two zero-emission motorcycle prototypes at the Tokyo Motorcycle Show, March 26.

Codenamed “Freeride”, the prototypes represent KTM’s first zero-emission motorcycle. KTM’s official website features teaser images of the two prototypes, a supermoto model and an enduro. The first image below is the teaser picture for the orange enduro model while the second one has been lightened in PhotoShop to reveal some of the details hidden in the shadows.

KTM is revealing little else in the way of details at the moment, but the manufacturer released some information in October 2008 about the development of the prototype. At the time, KTM said the new bike was a “ready to race” sport enduro, weighing under 200 lb. with the performance of a small displacement combustion motorcycle.

KTM's website features this teaser image of the Freeride prototype.
The same image, lightened in PhotoShop, reveals more details.

It’s now been a year and a half since the first details were first released, but it may not be much longer before the Freeride enters production, as KTM is describing the Freeride as being “near-series” prototypes.

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