KTM 1290 Super Adventure R Motorbikes For Sale

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KTM 1290 Super Adventure R
Current Prices: £13,200–£7,750
Insurance Costs: 10 of 10

What Is It?

The KTM 1290 Super Adventure R is a premium adventure style bike and is powered by a Euro 4 compliant liquid cooled 1,301 cc 75° V-Twin, producing 158.2 bhp at around 8,700 rpm and maximum torque around 6,700 rpm. It's based on the Super Duke R engine and most of the torque is already available at 2,500 rpm.

Features include:

  • Steel tubular frame with Aluminium swingarm
  • Dual 320 mm discs up front with Brembo four piston calipers
  • 257 mm disc at the rear with Brembo two piston caliper
  • Bosch 9ME cornering ABS with rear wheel off mode
  • 48 mm WP semi-active suspension with 220 mm travel
  • WP semi-active shock with 220 mm travel
  • WP steering damper
  • Slip and assist clutch
  • Cruise control
  • Traction control
  • TPMS
  • Light adapting 6.5" TFT dash
  • Keyless start
  • Handguards
  • LED lighting with cornering headlight
  • Waterproof mobile pocket with USB
  • Adjustable screen, bars, seat, pegs and levers
  • 6 speed gearbox with gear position indicator
  • Centre stand

WP's semi-active suspension has Comfort, Street, Sport and Off Road modes but within each it continually adapts to the surface condition. The rear shock also has four settings for pre-load for one /  two up with or without luggage.

Speaking of luggage the floating rear carrier is designed to keep it stable at speeds way beyond road limits.

The wire spoked 21" front wheel takes a 120/70 Pirelli Scorpion Trail II tyre and the rear 18" a 170/60.

Over the £14,300 1290 S you get larger off-road focused wire spoked wheels, 20 mm more travel, a 30 mm higher seat, smaller sport screen with 50 mm travel, one piece seat, orange frame and protection bars but 2 kg is added to the weight.

Options include the skid plate (£233), radiator guard (£66), LED fog lamps (£392), up/down quickshifter (£334), Motor Slip Regulator / Drag Torque Control (£121), Hill Hold Control (£152), panniers (£832), top case (£417), comfort seat (£417), heated seat (£209), Akrapovic slip-on (£835) and various Carbon bits.

  • Comfort package (£554): Heated seats (rider and pillion), heated grips, GPS holder
  • Sound & Style package (£1,172): Akrapovic slips on, Carbon side fairings, Carbon exhaust heat protector, swingarm pivot covers
  • Touring package (£1,337): Panniers, top case, tank bag

Colours: White/orange

Specs

Launch RRP: £14,500

Capacity: 1,301 cc (very high)

Power: 158 bhp, 118 kW (very high)

Red Line: 10,000 rpm (average)

Top Speed: 165 mph, 265 km/h (very high)

Fuel Consumption / Gas Mileage: 45 mpg, 6.3 l/100km, 15.9 km/l (average)

Range: 230 miles, 370 km (high)

Fuel Capacity: 23.0 litres, 6.1 US gallons (very high)

Seat Height: 890 mm, 35.0 inches (high)

Wet Weight: 240 kg, 529 pounds (heavy)

Dry Weight: 217 kg, 478 pounds

Power to Weight: 0.658 bhp/kg, 0.491 kW/kg

Road Tax (VED): £96 / Year (very high)

Road tax and VED guide

Up And Down The Range

For even longer off-road trips the £15,500 the 1290 T gets you a larger 30 litre fuel tank, Hill Hold Control, Motor Slip Regulator and heated grips/seats but it pushes the wet weight up to 249 kg. Surprisingly for the highest price of the three versions the T doesn't get the fancy TFT dash or integrated cornering headlight.

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Price Guide

Year
Dealer
Private
Part Ex
Mileage
2020
£13,200
£10,600
£9,250
2,100
2019
£11,700
£9,350
£8,200
3,700
2018
£10,550
£8,450
£7,400
5,100
2017
£9,650
£7,750
£6,750
4,200
Dealer: The typical price paid at a dealer after haggling.
Private: The typical private sale value of a bike in good condition.
Part Ex: The typical price offered by a bike buying service or dealer in part exchange.
Regional variations have been averaged out and we work out the price guide in-house.

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Popularity & How Many Left

Year
On Road
Off Road
Total
For Sale
2020
Data coming soon...
74 / month
2019
105
6
111
49 / month
2018
88
11
99
80 / month
2017
64
7
71
61 / month

Source: DVLA

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