KTM-owned GasGas launches its first road bikes

KUALA LUMPUR: For those who do not know, GasGas is a Spanish manufacturer of off-road motorcycles which, in 2019, was acquired by the Austrian brand KTM. The off-road specialist has an enviable name and reputation for its Trail, Supermoto and Enduro motorcycles, and now it’s embarking on new adventures, thanks to its owner, KTM. Under the latter’s supervision, GasGas unveiled its first set of road bikes in its 37-year history.

KEY POINTS TO REMEMBER

  • Name the first GASGAS road bikes?

    GasGas has unveiled its first set of road bikes in its 37 year history, the ES 700 and SM 700.

  • Details of the GASGAS ES 700 and SM 700 engines?

    The ES 700 and SM 700 are powered by KTM’s signature 692cc single-cylinder big-bore mill, which generates a maximum power of 74bhp at 8000rpm along with plenty of torque.

  • Called ES 700 and SM 700, these new inclusions mark a significant shift in the GasGas brand philosophy. These distinct, capable and reliable new bikes surely reflect the company’s Spanish heritage and fun personality, encouraging every rider to GET THE PETROL!

    Strong points of the GasGas SM 700 and ES 700 –

    • While the all-new SM 700 is a big-bore Supermoto, the ES 700 is a dual-sport motorcycle
    • The first two GasGas road bikes benefit from an agile and capable base that offers the best handling

    GasGas SM 700 and ES 700 specifications

    • Chrome-molybdenum steel trellis frame weighs less and provides straight-line stability and precise cornering
    • These super singles get a die-cast aluminum swingarm that provides just the right amount of flex for unrestricted power flow to the ground.
    • The center of gravity is very low, thanks to the polyamide subframe with an integrated 13.5 liter fuel tank
    • Ensuring full control and stability are present with the latest Bosch ABS system and PASC slipper clutch

    GasGas SM 700 and ES 700 specifications

    • Accurate throttle response is given thanks to state-of-the-art electronics
    • An integrated quick-shifter provides smooth shifting of the six-speed gearbox
    • Pure on-road and off-road riding pleasure comes from the bike’s advanced riding modes and latest EURO 5 compliant exhaust systems

    Powertrain

    GasGas SM 700 and ES 700 engine

    The ES 700 and SM 700 are powered by KTM’s signature 692cc single-cylinder big-bore mill, which generates a maximum power of 74bhp at 8000rpm along with plenty of torque.

    Availablity

    GasGas SM 700 and ES 700 - All the details

    The availability of the new GasGas SM 700 and ES 700 differs from country to country. They will come with a full range of tech accessory and apparel crafting customization options.

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