Remember the last time you had a new puppy? Well this bike is that puppy. Full of boundless energy and a few whoopsies along the way.
The 375cc thumper powerplant is like that new puppy on a leash, snatchy at low speeds but in its element once you can get it out onto open roads.
The brakes are fitted with ABS and bring things to a halt predictably. The suspension has very little travel so Britain's potholed roads can give you a buckeroo ride - best seek out those smoother country 'A' roads.
There's a nice dash that gives comprehensive information including fuel consumption and a gear indicator.
Prince Philip would certainly guess where it's made, as the cheap plastics and rough finishing are very evident, but the upside is a great value bike - until you get locked into the KTM system, needing expensive valve adjustments and OEM parts.
It's been a monster hit in India, where enthusiastic owners articulately discuss the minutest details of this epic bike - and that's where you'll find a refreshingly different angle to bike ownership away from the UK obsession with adventure or sports bikes.
Be in no doubt, this is an amazing bike, brimming with character and fizz. If you're bored with the horsepower race and think bikes are getting too big then this is just the bike to titivate you!