He appeared as far back as 2014 years as the most competitive model other naked motorcycles, and to this day he was among the first on the list. This beast is again grabbed the title of the strongest naked by force and does not skimp on a very aggressive appearance by none other than the KTM 1290 Super Duke R.
The 2017 KTM 1290 Super Duke R for the next season comes a completely revised, we see a new design that emphasizes aggressive headlamp, even pointed side hulls, new air intakes and naked tail. The bars are slightly wider, and have been moved lower and further forward to improve the handling for sport riding. The revised engine displacement of 1301cc, which declares, LC8 V-Twin 75 °, 2-cylinder, 4-stroke, liquid cooled engine that develops 177 hp (130 kW) in combination with 6-speed gearbox. In this way, it is enough to take the title of Aprilia Tuono, as the most powerful naked on the market.
Chassis is an ultra-lightweight made of Chromium-Molybdenum steel trellis frame, powder coated, front suspension WP upside-down fork with 48 mm wheel travel of 125 mm and rear suspension WP monoshock with wheel travel of 156 mm. On the front is two radially mounted Brembo Monobloc M50, four-piston fixed calipers with 320 mm twin-disc brake with two floating discs and a radial hand pump, and rear brake disc 240 mm twin-piston fixed caliper. Tank capacity of 18 liters and weight of 195 kg.
Also new KTM 1290 Super Duke R has got a TFT instrument panel color, as well as cruise control, and a new keyless system. It comes with a price tag of £ 13,999.