'15 1290 SUPER DUKE R

MSRP - $17,399

In the form of the KTM 1290 SUPER DUKE R, KTM has crowned its legendary Naked Bike model range with a machine that redefines the term 'Streetfighter'. One look at its impressive performance data and aggressive design is enough to see that the 1290 R is the most extreme Super Duke ever. Thanks to unbeatable performance in conjunction with the versatility provided by the adjustable riding modes and PowerParts setups. Pure riding pleasure is pre-programmed - from the racetrack to the city and everywhere in between. The new KTM 1290 SUPER DUKE R perfectly embodies the KTM philosophy: endless power, highest precision, perfect ergonomics, finest ingredients, not a gram too much, simply "Ready to Race"! The KTM 1290 SUPER DUKE R – high-tech in an aggressive design with unprecedented functionality and razor-sharp sportiness reduced to the essentials. The new KTM 1290 SUPER DUKE R transforms optimum performance with maximum safety into ultimate riding pleasure.

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Design 2-cylinder, 4-stroke, spark-ignition engine, 75° V arrangement, liquid-cooled

Displacement 1,301 cm³

Bore 108 mm

Stroke 71 mm

Starting aid Electric starter

Performance 132 kW (180 PS)

Engine lubrication Forced oil lubrication with 3 rotor pumps

Primary gear ratio 40:79

Secondary gear ratio 17:38

Cooling system Liquid cooling system, continuous circulation of cooling liquid with water pump

Clutch PASC™ anti-hopping clutch/ hydraulically operated

Ignition system Contactless, controlled, fully electronic ignition system with digital ignition timing adjustment

Frame Tubular space frame made from chrome molybdenum steel, powder-coated

Fork WP Suspension Up Side Down

Shock absorber WP Suspension Monoshock

Suspension travel front 125 mm

Suspension travel rear 156 mm

Brake system front Twin-disc brake with radially mounted four-piston brake calipers

Brake system rear Single-disc brake with two-piston brake caliper; fixed brake disc

Brake discs - diameter front 320 mm

Brake discs - diameter rear 240 mm

Chain 5/8 x 5/16” X‑Ring

Steering head angle 65.1°

Wheel base 1,482±15 mm

Ground clearance (unloaded) 140 mm

Seat height (unloaded) 835 mm

Total fuel tank capacity approx. 18 l

Unleaded premium fuel (95 RON)

Weight without fuel approx. 189 kg

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