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    Geneva: KTM X-Bow GT allows the freedom of going helmetless [w/video]
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    We've never quite understood exactly how air manages to negotiate the KTM X-Bow's unusually contoured carbon monocoque form, but nature's stiff breeze ought to have a clearer path over the trackday hero now that this new GT model includes a windshield and side windows. The added foul weather ...

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    Official: KTM reveals slightly more accommodating X-Bow GT ahead of Geneva
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    Being a purist is hard work. That's true with just about everything, but it's particularly true when it comes to lightweight roadsters. Jettisoning all manner of refinements including sound deadening, ride compliance and weather protection makes for a more vivid motoring experience, but it also ...

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    Report: KTM working on more conventional X-Bow with doors, windscreen
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    n You could call the KTM X-Bow a great many things, but "practical" is not one of them. That could be changing – if ever so slightly – in the near future, however, if the latest reports are anything to go by. Speaking with the blokes over at Top Gear, KTM chief exec Stefan Pierer ...

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    Video: MTM-tuned KTM X-Bow R lays down the law in Monaco
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    Policing the streets of Monte Carlo and the outlaying Monegasque countryside (little of it though there is) presents a unique set of challenges. Contrary to popular perception, there is an enforced speed limit in the Mediterranean principality. Enforcing it, however, is another issue, because ...

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    Video: Who said the KTM X-Bow isn't good in snow?
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    As we head towards the second half of February without having had a real winter here in the Midwest, we'll admit to being ticked off. Those Blizzaks we bought for our long-term Mini Countryman? We haven't had much chance to put them to use. Nor have we had any occasion to enjoy the singular ...

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    KTM X-Bow gets a roof, thinks it's a Stratos [w/videos]
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    If you miss the classic wedge shape of the Lancia Stratos, there are a few things you can do about it. You could buy yourself a vintage example, which will set you back a pretty penny. Or you could have Pininfarina build you one based on a Ferrari F430, and run the risk of legal action from ...

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    KTM X-Bow will start at $88,500 in the U.S.
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    KTM X-Bow R – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The KTM X-Bow is nearing its stateside launch as a special-interest vehicle kit car, and pricing for the track-ready toy has just been announced. For the basic "Street" model, expect to lay down a whopping $88,500 greenbacks. If ...

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    KTM X-Bow finally on sale in North America
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    KTM X-Bow – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Long ago, we told you that the KTM X-Bow was coming to the United States in street-legal form. Now, the magic moment is upon us – the Audi-powered, carbon fiber X-Bow is available now as a special construction vehicle kit car ...

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    Dallara to build its own carbon fiber sports car?
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    Italian chassis manufacturer Dallara has built countless racing cars for teams in innumerable racing series, and with the KTM X-Bow on the road and the Alfa Romeo 4C GTA reportedly under development, Dallara has done likewise for automakers. New rumors suggest that Dallara is ready to move beyond ...

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    Report: Dallara to build X-Bow-based Alfa Romeo 4C GTA
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    The departure of the 8C Competizione has left rather large shoes to fill at Alfa Romeo. And stylish ones at that. Last week, we brought you initial reports that a new 4C GTA was being developed to take its place, and now a whole mess of details have emerged. With the current Alfa line-up ...

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    Spoiler Alert: Race of Champions goes the distance, plenty of champions don't
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    2010 Race of Champions – click above for high-res image gallery
    Düsseldorf's Esprit Arena hosted this year's Race of Champions, making it the first time the event has been held in Germany and the first time it's been held indoors. The 1.2 kilometer track, consisting of an outside and ...

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    Report: KTM X-Bow will underpin mid-engine Abarth
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    2011 KTM X-Bow R – Click above for high-res image gallery
    It looks like the fiends at Abarth and KTM are looking to shack up. Road & Track is reporting that the two speed-bent names are joining forces for the creation of the much-rumored mid-engine two-seater from Abarth. At the heart ...

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    300-hp KTM X-Bow R revealed
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    2011 KTM X-Bow R – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The KTM X-Bow may not be the prettiest ride on the track, but looks don't help you win races. With 240 horsepower motivating a mere 1,742 pounds, the X-Bow has plenty of punch to dice through a track with relative ease. And if 240 ...

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    Rumormill: Abarth Roadster based on KTM X-Bow?
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    Now this is a rumor we can get behind. According to Auto Express, Fiat is looking to take the mid-engine, rear-wheel drive fight to the Lotus Elise with a new Abarth roadster based on – get this – the KTM X-Bow. How's that for mouth watering? Supposedly the Italian's factory tuning ...

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    Report: KTM planning fresh X-Bow variants
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    KTM X-Bow – Click above for high-res image gallery
    According to reports streaming out of Italy, KTM is set to debut new versions of its X-Bow sportscar. Good news indeed, as the last we heard the Austrian motorcycle manufacturer was putting the brakes on its four-wheeled endeavors in the ...

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    REPORT: KTM halts X-Bow production
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    KTM X-Bow – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Austrian motorcycle manufacturer KTM had high hopes for its first foray into the world of four-wheeled motoring, but that was before the economy took a dive. Now reports suggest that the company has had to rethink how many of its X-Bow ...

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    MTM tunes up the KTM X-Bow and Audi TTS
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    Click either image for a high-res gallery of MTM's creations
    MTM tunes all things Audi, so it didn't take long for the firm to tweak the KTM X-Bow (with its VAG-sourced inline-four) and the all-new Audi TTS. Of the two, the X-Bow gets the milder tuning (if that's possible), with the 2.0-liter TFSI ...

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    KTM bringing two world premieres to Geneva
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    Earlier this week, we received an email (posted after the jump) from KTM announcing plans to bring two new vehicles, along with two more variations of the X-Bow, to the Geneva Motor Show. Unfortunately, the motorcycle-manufacturer-turned-track-toy-purveyor hasn't released any details about what's ...

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    ABT gets its hands all over the KTM X-Bow
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    Click above to view the ABT X-Bow in high resolution
    Think of the most extreme vehicles on the road, and if you're brushed up on your adventurous automobiles, the KTM X-Bow should come to mind. Made by the Austrian motorcycle manufacturer and looking something like a Transformer caught between ...

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    For Why? KTM offers winter wear for your X-Bow
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    Click above for a high-res gallery of the KTM X-Bow playing in the snow
    Given the chance to take the KTM X-Bow into any environment, a wintery wonderland wouldn't be one of them. But KTM wants to allow its mid-engine track tool to weather all the seasons – and peddle a few more of its ...

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