Comments - Track Day Icons: KTM X-Bow

Published: Sep 05, 2012
Description: The Ariel Atom gets compared to motorcycles quite a bit. This makes sense, given the minimalistic approach taken to the car's construction, but what happens when an actual motorcycle maker turns ...
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Max Waite Sep 05, 2012
They make mountain bikes, too
Josh Banning Sep 05, 2012
I agree with you Logan. The Atom is just so much better than this
David Pires-Ihsaan Sep 05, 2012
Not to mention the bac mono..
David Pires-Ihsaan Sep 05, 2012
Yeah.. It doesnt compare.. The atoms competition is the caterham r500 and the radical rs3 road-spec.
Logan Clemons Sep 05, 2012
Would still prefer the atom over this.
Timothy Burrell Sep 06, 2012
this is not a toy. with great power comes great responsibility. 
Scott Westphall Sep 05, 2012
Ultimate toy. Love this thing!
Description: They have been expanding steadily for some time, with a big boom coming when they opened a North American division, headquartered in Lorain, Ohio, back in 1978. More recently they moved into building ...
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Kyle McCullough Sep 06, 2012
Me too! I've been to Lorain several times and never heard a word about KTM
Ben Norton Sep 05, 2012
Why did I not know this when I'm less than 30 minutes away?!
Description: Although much was made of the Chevy Sonic's motorcycle-style instrument cluster, in the X-Bow it actually has been lifted from a motorcycle, and is even center-mounted. However, for all of the mo...
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Mladen Sakotic Sep 06, 2012
Just start a swear jar. That would teach then. Lol. JK
Aaron Crisp Sep 05, 2012
Do it David! Get them grounded.
David Pires-Ihsaan Sep 05, 2012
Ooooh.... Carbuzz said heeell.. Im tellin.
Mladen Sakotic Sep 06, 2012
It is a giant go kart
Thibault Leroy Sep 05, 2012
Looks so fun to drive
Colby Church Sep 05, 2012
Reminds me of a giant go kart. Ha
Mladen Sakotic Sep 06, 2012
Black all the way
Reid 'bc' Black Sep 05, 2012
I would have to take the orange.
Thibault Leroy Sep 05, 2012
Would make a pretty cool bat mobile
Ben Norton Sep 05, 2012
Yeah that black one looks awesome
Andrew Hubbard Sep 05, 2012
The one on the left.
Description: But for those in the US, this road handling isn't all that important, because although KTM do at some point intend to sell the car in street-legal US form, it isn't yet something that you ca...
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Ben Norton Sep 05, 2012
Probably. Along with airbags and a load of other things
Donte Perino Sep 05, 2012
Does it need better emissions along with bigger bumpers for the US?
Description: There is also the option of buying the X-Bow R, a version with the engine tuned to produce 300hp. These numbers might not be quite as impressive as those from the Ariel Atom 500 or the Caparo T1, but ...
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Chris Martinez Dec 03, 2012
The motor shows audis logoon it
Chris Martinez Dec 03, 2012
I'm first
Description: The grip produced by the car is what makes it easily the best-handling track day car you can buy, and when you get right down to it, this will be more important for most buyers than out and out speed....
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Matty Michaels Sep 05, 2012
I would be in the "Love it!" category
Description: There is nothing even slightly strange about a Camry, and that's exactly why you would rather drive an X-Bow, possibly even in the winter. The X-Bow is still a relatively new car, and KTM is stil...
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Description: The price and speed capabilities are a perfect fit for the vast majority of track day drivers, so it's hardly any wonder that KTM can't build them fast enough. Just the same, we'd be in...
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Bradley Masonn Sep 05, 2012
I was thinking the same thing David
David Pires-Ihsaan Sep 05, 2012
Where is the hardtop stratos lookalike? I know it isn't made by KTM but it looked so nice.
Michael Dunn Sep 05, 2012
I like this one.