The rather unique KTM X-Bow RR with be making its sim racing debut in Sector3 Studios RaceRoom Racing Experience title in the coming weeks, as the Swedish studio announced a new licencing partnership with the Austrian manufacturer.
Bringing another new make to the free to play sim, the KTM X-Bow RR will form part of a new car pack featuring 30 unique liveries. Alongside the announcement notes for the KTM collaboration, Sector3 have also revealed players of the game will be given the opportunity to win a drive in a real life KTM curtesy of an upcoming competition run in conjunction with KTM!
Speaking as part of the official licence announcement Licencing Manager of KTM Hannes Tribelnig commented:
"We are excited to be a partner of RaceRoom and look forward to seeing players getting in touch with our KTM X-Bow RR. The fastest will get a chance to prove their skills not only in the virtual- but also in the real world. Have fun and we hope to meet you soon."
Although no release date or price have been announced for the KTM X-Bow RR, judging by the attached screenshots, development looks to be a long way advanced and it is not beyond the realms of possibility that gamers might be finding the new car pack available to purchase in the very near future!
KTM X-Bow RR Specs
- Mid-engine open two seater
- Carbon composite monocoque
- Audi 2.0 TFSI. Turbo-charged 4-cylinder.
- 360hp @ 6800rpm
- 500Nm @ 3600 rpm
- 6 speed manual
- Redline @ 7500rpm
- Shiftpoint @ 6800-7000rpm
- 40 liter fuel cell
- 790kg (dry weight)
- 37/63 weight distribution
- 250 kg+ downforce at 200 kph
- 200/610-17 & 240/640-18 slicks
- Steering defaults are 792 degrees of rotation with a 25 degrees steerlock
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