KTM has begun accepting orders for a production racer version of its 250cc Moto3 World Championship race bike. The production racer will be available in February 2013 though orders will be accepted from July 1 to Oct. 1 of 2012 for 45,000 euros (US$55,400).
The 2013 KTM Moto3 250 GPR offers similar specifications to the Moto3 bike including the one ridden by current series leader Sandro Cortese. The production racer runs on the same single-cylinder liquid-cooled engine.
Mosts of the differences are ones made to meet Moto3 Grand Prix regulations, namely a 14,000 rpm rev limit, Dell’Orto electronic control unit and an Akrapovic exhaust that screams out at a Moto3-limited 115 dB. Continue Reading »