Although located at the top of the super naked motorcycles KTM always keep up with trends and listen to the market. In order to continue to maintain such a position is now earmarked new 1290 Super Duke R Special Edition, which is a temporary offer, and it was created by adding elements from KTM PowerParts collection.
The 2016 KTM 1290 Super Duke R Special Edition delivers weight reduction and performance improvement. It is reflected in the installation Akrapovic titanium exhaust gun, which delivers better sound and also a better flow of exhaust gases and thereby has reduced weight by as much as 1.5 kg. As for the engine there is a 2-cylinder, 4-stroke, 75 ° V, displacement of 1301cc, liquid-cooled, Keihin EMS with RBW, twin ignition, PASC (TM) slipper clutch, hydraulically actuated, which delivers 127 kW and 172 hp, and it is for 8 hp less than the last year's Super Duke, as a result of compliance with Euro4 standards.
Chromium-molybdenum steel trellis frame, powder coated, front suspension 48mm WP USD with 125mm wheel travel and rear suspension WP monoshock with 156mm wheel travel. Front brake 320mm dual floating discs, Brembo monoblock four-piston fixed radial caliper and rear brake 240mm disc with Brembo twin-piston fixed caliper (Bosch 9M + two-channel ABS - incl. Supermoto fashion, disengageable).
It should be noted that the new triangles are made from a single piece of aluminum, making the increased strength front fork. From a single piece of aluminum made and the brake lever and clutch, which can be adjusted, in addition to the overlap which reduces the chances of their break during a possible fall.
New 1290 KTM Super Duke R Special Edition has parts that are made of carbon fiber and aluminum, while the two-part seat provides enough comfort for two, and also provides excellent contact with the motorcycle driver. The price is around £ 14,999 GBP.