KTM has announced the KTM 1290 Super Duke RR 2021, which is lighter and more efficient than its predecessor. The premiere of the new motorcycle was not a big surprise, as over the past few months, various news appeared on the network with spy photos, drawings from patents and other information.
KTM engineers worked on the new KTM 1290 Super Duke RR with one goal in mind: to make the ultimate high-performance streetfighter. The novelty weighs 9 kg less than its predecessor. Total – 180 kg. The 1301 cc engine produces 180 hp, which means the Austrian manufacturer has achieved a power-to-weight ratio of 1: 1.
The 1290 Super Duke RR is lighter with carbon components, lighter wheels and a lighter rear section.
Other features of the KTM 1290 Super Duke RR 2021:
- fork WP Apex Pro
- WP Apex Pro rear suspension
- steering stabilizer WP Apex Pro
- Michelin Power Cup2 rubber
- new color
- updated electronics with very flexible customization
The specified series will be released in a limited series. A total of 500 units are planned.