"READY TO RACE" – these three words are or KTM far more than a simple slogan. They stand for the entire company philosophy of developing vehicles that can without any modifications comprehensively assert themselves in any race. Direct from the dealer onto the track and into the battle for victory.
Since December 2003, KTM AG (former: KTM Power Sports AG) has been listed on the Vienna stock exchange and forms the roof above the KTM Group. KTM-Sportmotorcycle AG based in Mattighofen, Austria, is the operative company of the Group and manufactures and develops race-ready offroad and street motorcycles. KTM products are distributed globally via 23 sales companies and two joint ventures in Dubai and New Zealand to more than 1,100 independent dealers and importers. Being a global leader in the offroad competition segment, KTM started in 1994 to develop and produce street motorcycles. Since 1995 KTM-Sportmotorcycle AG develops and manufactures not only vehicles with the brand "KTM", but also "HUSABERG" motorcycles and entered the automotive sector in 2008 with its supercar X-Bow.
Since day one, motorsport has been the main focus of its brand. Motorsport provides the ideal environment to test and further develop the newest materials and technologies under the toughest conditions. True to KTM's motto "Ready to Race" the knowledge gained in motorsport can be directly adapted in serial production.