Being straightforward, the speed is our pure and original gorilla record. The 2018 KTM 1290 Super Duke R Powerful Naked Bike is another amazing beast by KTM. Its V-shaped twins are the most powerful one we have ever used in any road bike which beat the drums at 177 hp. When the straight is engulf, Pure-bred chassis will stay ahead. Even on a bad day, thanks to the most advanced driver assistance system.
2018 KTM 1290 Super Duke R Powerful Naked Bike – Features
Engine and Exhaust
Quick just turned out to be faster. Directly to the point, the speed is our pure and original punk record. Its V-twin engine is the most dominant one we have ever built into a road bike thumping the fight drums at 177 hp.
The 2018 KTM 1290 Super Duke R Bike suppresses all stability and control requirements. It has an ultralight and yet extremely stable lattice frame stronger than the 2017 KTM 1290 Super Duke. It is a unique model beautifully crafted swing arm and state-of-the-art WP suspension components. Tubeless wheels, 17-inches front and back, and the latest Metzeler M7RR tires offer excellent traction on the asphalt. And allow you to exploit the capabilities of the bike to the maximum.
Ergonomics and Comfort
Whenever we needed easy and comfortable riding, the 2018 KTM 1290 Super Duke R Powerful Naked Bike has a Powerful and proven engine for super-sports advancement. Whatever speed you want, from exceptionally loose to incredibly quick, a viable electronic riding aid is provided by this bike. The Chassis combination of outstanding geometry and excellent suspension amalgamates the lightness that brings fantastic rides in any situation.
Bodywork and Graphics
The body has a sharp rear end, extended fuel tank spoiler and air intake, ultra-lightweight, Chrome-molybdenum steel grid, and off-the-shelf WP suspension components. These components turn brute force into a usable tool. The disposal of plastic parts yells ‘NAKED’ and makes a BEAST, which is always READY for the RACE.
Software and Electronics
Conquer the streets and tracks with a unique look and function to harness the full potential of BEAST. The world market leader Brembo and its auxiliary systems (MTC and ABS sensitive to tipping) developed an unmatched braking system in close cooperation with Bosch. Also, I completed the product range and helped the 2018 KTM 1290 Super Duke R Bike to offer optimum dynamics and security.
Accessories and Luggage
KTM knows that its customers love to edit and travel. That’s why the PowerParts Series offers a wide range of accessories and luggage options on its Street sport bike range. Each power part is developed in conjunction with their chosen engine. It means that KTM riders only receive elements that fully complement their journey and provide this suitable factory directly from the dealer.
2018 KTM 1290 Super Duke R Powerful Naked Bike – Technical Specifications
|Design||2-cylinder, 4-stroke, V 75°|
|Power in KW||130 kW|
|Lubrication||Forced oil lubrication with three oil pumps|
|Clutch||PASC (TM) slipper clutch, hydraulically actuated|
|EMS||Keihin EMS with RBW and cruise control, double ignition|
Check out the latest engine accessories of 2018 KTM 1290 Super Duke R.
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|Secondary gear ratio||17:38|
|Frame design||Chromium-Molybdenum steel trellis frame, powder-coated|
|Front suspension||WP USD Ø 48 mm|
|Rear suspension||WP mono-shock|
|Suspension travel (front)||4.92 inch|
|Front brake disc diameter||320 mm|
|Rear brake disc diameter||240 mm|
|ABS||Two-channel Bosch 9.1 MP ABS (incl. Cornering ABS and Supermoto mode Dis-engegable)|
|Suspension travel (rear)||6.14 inch|
|Tank capacity (approx.)||4.76|
Some of the chassis accessories are as follows.
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|Steering head angle||65.1 °|
|Seat height||32.87 inch|
Experts always recommend to use the safety gears during ride.
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It is a lovely, very premium machine from start to finish, which justifies its price tag. This is why you should buy a Duke of Great 1290: one of the best engines ever made is there, and it can cover the land in a way that no other NAKED bike can. It’s comfortable and offers ridiculously good performance on the road and has plenty of luggage carrying capacity. So, it’s not hard to see why superbike sales have taken such a battering over the last decade. 2018 KTM 790 Duke Naked Bike is also a good option.