Wimmer Rennsporttechnik has developed a significant power boost for the KTM X-BOW GT.

Wimmer Rennsporttechnik has developed a significant power boost for the KTM X-BOW GT.

Revealed earlier this year at the Geneva Motor Show, the X-BOW GT is based on the R version and makes use of an Audi-sourced inline-four, 2.0-liter turbocharged gasoline engine developing 285 HP (210 kW) and 420 Nm (310 lb-ft) of torque. Wimmer RS thought there was room for improvement and they bumped output to an impressive 435 HP (320 kW) and 500 Nm (369 lb-ft) of torque.

As a result of the additional oomph, the KTM X-BOW GT will sprint to 62 mph (100 km/h) in 3.3 seconds, making it 0.9s faster than the stock model. It will need just 11.7 seconds to get to 120 mph (193 km/h) on its way to a top speed of 153 mph (246 km/h).

All these were possible by remapping the engine's ECU, installing a different turbocharger, a sports exhaust system, along with a new fuel pump, forged pistons and an H shaft rod. On the inside it boasts a new hand lever, leather-wrapped gear switch and comfort seats with orange seams.

The KTM X-BOW GT will be showcased at the end of this month at Essen Motor Show.

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