Motorcycle News 2014: KTM 1290 Super Duke R, first information and official photographs

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!

 Motorcycle News 2014: KTM 1290 Super Duke R, first information and official photographs

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!

 Motorcycle News 2014: KTM 1290 Super Duke R, first information and official photographs

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!

 Motorcycle News 2014: KTM 1290 Super Duke R, first information and official photographs

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.

Motorcycle News 2014: KTM 1290 Super Duke R, first information and official photographs

Motorcycle News 2014: KTM 1290 Super Duke R, first information and official photographs

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)…

 Motorcycle News 2014: KTM 1290 Super Duke R, first information and official photographs

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!

 Motorcycle News 2014: KTM 1290 Super Duke R, first information and official photographs

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
Motorcycle News 2014: KTM 1290 Super Duke R, first information and official photographs

Motorcycle News 2014: KTM 1290 Super Duke R, first information and official photographs

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