KTM is excited to announce a new and exclusive partnership with exhaust manufacturer FMF Racing for the development and production of specialist KTM Offroad PowerParts.
Since 1973, FMF Racing has been renowned for its association with dirtbike success on the racetrack and for providing its customers with high-quality, performance enhancing aftermarket exhaust systems. It’s expertise, passion and vision for building the world’s best performing exhausts has seen the California, USA, based company move from strength to strength to become an ideal partner to create premium products for KTM’s READY TO RACE SX and EXC models.
This new partnership sees FMF Racing and KTM’s R&D department in Mattighofen, Austria, develop high-performance exhaust systems for the newly released model year 2019 range, from the KTM 50 SX for junior riders, right up-to the KTM 300 EXC TPI and KTM 450 SX-Fpowerhouses.
The two brands have long enjoyed an association through numerous official KTM race teams worldwide. Now this partnership is strengthened right from the early stages of design to exclusively offer KTM customers the very best options for enhancing their offroad machines.
FMF Racing developed KTM PowerParts for model year 2019, will soon be available in KTM dealers.
“FMF Racing is a world-renowned aftermarket exhaust manufacturer known for high quality and performance boosting products. With their philosophy for success that’s synonymous with KTM, this new partnership provides the opportunity for FMF to develop products closely with our KTM R&D team” said Thomas Friedrich, Head of Product Management Technical Accessories.
“Crucially this process starts from the very beginning of the development of each of our new KTM machines, which ensures that these KTM PowerParts options are not just add-ons, but they are fully integrated and specially developed aftermarket products for our customers. A wide range of FMF Racing exhaust options are available for both KTM 2-stroke and 4-stroke offroad machinery, and we are looking forward to them arriving in our dealers as part of the KTM PowerParts collection” concluded Friedrich.
“Since 1973 the Flying Machine Factory (FMF) has been pushing the envelope of R&D and Racing. 45 years later to see the long-standing relationship with KTM flourish from global racing to exclusive partners is advancing our brand to the next level worldwide. The amount of testing and development the KTM R&D team does is a perfect fit to ensure that the FMF product line is in line with the performance required to achieve the same goal of giving our riders and customers the championship power that both brands strive to work hand in hand for” said FMF Marketing and Brand Director Don Emler Jr.