KTM 1290 SUPER DUKE R: “re-Beasted”


KTM 1290 SUPER DUKE R efficiently amazed the pre-visitors on the 2019 EICMA and now the Austrian producer has labored so laborious to good one of many bare sportbikes available in the market.

The Beast has been upgraded with an upgraded LC8 1301 cc engine, KTM claims the Tremendous Duke R is able to producing 177 horsepower and 103 ft/lbs of torque.

Not restricted to the engine, however Tremendous Duke R additionally renewed its headers by combining two catalytic converters which had been very useful in passing the strict Euro 5 emission requirements. Nonetheless, KTM said that the header was to assist optimize the vitality movement as a way to overcome the fierce noise from the V-twin engine.

There are various vital adjustments embedded within the newest KTM 1290 Tremendous Duke R. mannequin, ranging from the body, type, digital parts, and weight discount.


With a lighter Chromium framework on KTM 1290 Tremendous Duke R. 2020. The Beast is 2 kilograms lighter in comparison with the earlier technology. KTM additionally claims that the bottom of its bare bike is 3 times more durable than earlier than. And that may make Duke R extra secure.

The motorbike suspension makes use of the most recent ‘Apex’ from WP and the braking system with the Stylema entrance calipers from Brembo. As for the tire, the KTM 1290 Tremendous Duke R packed a bigger S22 rear tire with a dimension of 200 from Bridgestone.

On the value, KTM just lately introduced the official worth of the most recent KTM 1290 Tremendous Duke R that they first unveiled on the EICMA (Esposizione Internazionale Ciclo Motociclo e Accessori) or also called the Milan Motorbike Present 2019.

KTM 1290 Tremendous Duke R is marketed beginning at $ 18,699. However the actual worth can be completely different after getting into the market. The value that was introduced by KTM on the occasion doesn’t embody taxes and different further prices that have to be incurred to take the brand new bare sportbike from the KTM dwelling.


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