In 1974, KTM won its first Motocross World Championship, but even in terms of products there were record-breaking news from Mattighofen: various novelties, among them the KTM moped Hobby III, a long runner.
In 1974, Gennady Moissev secures the first world championship for KTM. However, the first title in the 250 MX world championship was just the beginning of a long success story that is still continued today.
Citius, altius, fortius – this motto equally applies for Olympia and motorsport. In Europe the Erzberg race meets all requirements of the term “higher” – for 20 years now!
In 1964, at the 39th International Six Days Enduro KTM re-entered and competed with three factory riders, having withdrawn from the competition at the end of the 50s. It was the start of a success story in Enduro racing which is to the present day nonpareil.
60 years ago, KTM celebrated the first of numerous production records – a review at the year 1954.
After 80 years of orange company history, we take a closer look at the beginnings in 1934.
In celebration of 80 years of company history, we take a closer look on the well-known letters of “KTM”.