Presented at the State of concept at the salon of Milan 2012, KTM1290 Super Duke R finally reveals itself in its final version. A radical ultra roadster which focuses on sport, a hangover of brute… but surprise, according to KTM, and the beast would care also some practical aspects!
The KTM 1290 Super Duke R, we talk about since the presentation of the prototype – named the Beast internally – at the EICMA 2012. Remained to whether, on the production version, the Austrians would push the envelope as far as on their show-bike. Well, in the light of the first info and photos revealed on www.1290superduker.com, it seems that Yes!
180 horsepower to 189 kg!
With a new V-twin 75 ° 1 301 cm3 developing 180 hp. at 8870 rev / min and a maximum torque of 144 Nm maximum torque – and more than 100 Nm at 2500 r / min – for only 189 kg (without fuel) KTM1290 Super Duke R is able to accelerate from 0 to 200 km / h in 7.2 seconds in the free world!
Brakes super bike
To contain the enthusiasm of the gear, KTM first concocted a worthy of a super bike chassis: new trellis frame in tubular steel chrome forks and 48 mm WP, single sided swing arm swinging a little and – most importantly – two piece radial calipers Brembo M50 biting of the 320 mm front discs.
A sporty electronic
All this beautiful material complements of course a full electronic staffing: ABS forest 9ME (with mode Super mortared: ABS on the front wheel and total freedom at the rear for drifter!) disconnect able, ride by wire Keihin Accelerator, traction control, engine mapping (Rain and Sport)…
The civilized Beast
The icing on the cake, the monster knows to be civil, with a position of conduct calculated to suit the largest number, strong-protection for a roadster or a powerful dashboard. In addition, KTM announced revisions intervals to 15,000 km and contained… consumption that we initiate us check when we have got hold of KTM 1290 Super Duke r rest now to know the prices of the Beast’s Road: stay connected!
KTM 1290 Super Duke R: the essential
- V-Twin Features at 75degrees, 1,301 cm3 (bore 108 mm x stroke 71 mm)
- Free Version: 180 hp at 8,870 rpm, max torque 144 Nm
- Trellis frame tubes of chrome molybdenum steel
- Suspensions WP
- Front calipers Brembo M50
- Empty weight: 189 kg
- Seat height: 835 mm
- 18 liter tank