2017 KTM 1290 Super Duke roars to flame up the race track in Qatar

KTM that produces it wheels based on a tagline of “Ready to Race” has been constantly serving the motorbikers with regular advancements in its launches and has set benchmark with its development. KTM rolls out about 200, 000 motorcycles per year and each and every bike is sold off. The first super duke was launched in 2005 and from then till now it has been giving its best.

And now it is in news for its naked 1290 2017 Super Duke R 2017.


Displacement: 1301cc

Cooling type: Liquid-cooled

Maximum power: 177 hp @ 9750 rpm

Maximum torque: 104 ft/lbs @ 7000 rpm

Exhaust: Made with stainless steel and header with aluminum muffler

Transmission: 6-speed

Clutch: Slipper clutch hydraulic actuated

Drive type: Chain drive


Frame: Detachable subframe with full Chromoly trellis frame powder coated

Front suspension: Fully adjustable 48mm inverted WP forks

Rear suspension: Fully adjustable piggyback reservoir WP shock

Front brakes: 320mm discs with Brembo M-50 Monoblock four-piston

Rear brake: 240mm disc with Brembo two-piston fixed caliper

ABS: Standard Bosch 9.1MP

Front tire: Metzeler Sportec M7 RR, 120/70 x 17

Rear tire: Metzeler Sportec M7 RR, 190/55 x 17

Front wheel: 3.50 x 17

Rear wheel: 6.00 x 17


Wheelbase: 58.3 inches

Rake: 24.9 degrees

Trail: 4.1 inches

Seat height: 32.9 inches

Fuel tank capacity: 4.5 gallons

Dry weight: 430 pounds

2017 KTM 1290 Super Duke R Colors:



2017 KTM Super Duke R Price:

$17,999 MRP

The beast was seen at Qatar on the race track vrooming around with its supersonic speed and cutting through edgy turns.


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