26/10/2020

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KTM X-Bow GTX revealed and ready for racing

A visual timeline of the KTM X-Bow would glance a ton like a scientific metamorphosis...

A visual timeline of the KTM X-Bow would glance a ton like a scientific metamorphosis chart. Since arriving a lot more than twelve many years in the past, Austria-centered KTM has released a number of street-likely and track-certain styles, just about every a lot more radical than the one particular before it. Slowly and gradually, the originally roofless X-Bow has added a lot more and a lot more bodywork until eventually it arrived as this, the new GTX race motor vehicle. 

The GTX appears to be like a lot more like a entirely-constructed race motor vehicle than an X-Bow at any time has. With a mid-engined format, aerodynamic bodywork, a entirely enclosed cockpit, and a gigantic rear pedestal wing, the GTX is built to race in the GT2 course. KTM hasn’t declared complete specs but, but it states the new motor vehicle will be about 2,two hundred pounds and will have a lot more than 600 horsepower. Below the hood will be a 2.five-liter five-cylinder TFSi engine sourced from Audi Sport. Previous X-Bows only employed four-cylinder engines.

The GTX advances the X-Bow racing method with learnings from the X-Bow GT4. KTM states the GTX is the 1st motor vehicle that offers the combination of a homologated monocoque, a homologated GT cage, and a homologated highly developed seat. Like the GT4, this car was built with KISKA and created with Reiter Engineering. 

KTM programs to make the 1st twenty automobiles available this calendar year. The moment the motor vehicle goes as a result of homologation, it will be a part of Audi and Porsche in the GT2 racing series. KTM is also organizing a one particular-make cup series for the motor vehicle setting up in 2021. 

When the GT2 version will have a lot more than 600 horsepower, the homologated GTX version will have all over five hundred horsepower. KTM will launch a lot more details with complete specs, availability, and pricing in the in the vicinity of upcoming.