KTM 1290 Super Duke R For Sale

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KTM 1290 Super Duke R
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Current Prices: £12,700–£8,250
Insurance Costs: 10 of 10

What Is It?

The KTM 1290 Super Duke R is a top of the range naked bike and is powered by a Euro 4 compliant liquid cooled 1,301 cc V-Twin engine, producing 174 bhp at 9,750 rpm and maximum torque at 7,000 rpm.

Features include:

  • Tubular Steel frame with single-sided swingarm
  • Dual 320 mm discs up front with Brembo M50 four piston calipers
  • 240 mm disc at the rear with Brembo two piston caliper
  • Bosch 9.1 MP cornering ABS system with off mode
  • Adjustable 48 mm WP upside down fork with 125 mm travel
  • Adjustable WP shock with 156 mm travel
  • WP steering damper
  • Slipper clutch
  • Launch control
  • Cruise control
  • Traction control with off mode
  • 5 ride modes: Rain (100 bhp), Street, Sport, Track, Supermoto
  • Full LED lighting
  • 6 speed gearbox with gear position indicator

Compared to the 2013-2016 model peak power is up 4 bhp, the red line 500 rpm higher, the inlet valves are now Titanium and the engine is now Euro 4 compliant. Ergonomically the riding position is slightly more aggressive with the handlebars being 5 mm lower and 18 mm further forward.

You also now get an LED headlight, launch control, cornering ABS, cruise control, colour TFT dash, keyless ignition, a new Track riding mode and tyre pressure warning however the bike is somewhat heavier than the old model.

The 10-spoke 17" front wheel takes a Metzeler Racetec K3 120/70 tyre and the rear a 190/55.

Accessories include an Akrapovic exhaust, quickshifter, soft panniers / top case, race suspension, Carbon mudguards and heated grips.

  • 2017-2018: Grey/black, white/orange
  • 2019: White (black wheels), black/orange (orange wheels)
Did You Know?

It's also known as The Beast.

Specs

Launch RRP: £14,000

Capacity: 1,301 cc (very high)

Power: 174 bhp / 130 kW (very high)

Red Line: 10,300 rpm (high)

Top Speed: 185 mph / 298 km/h (very high)

Economy: 40 mpg / 7.1 L/100km (average)

Range: 160 miles / 257 km (high)

Fuel Capacity: 18.0 litres / 4.0 gallons (high)

Seat Height: 835 mm / 32.9 inches (average)

Dry Weight: 195 kg / 430 pounds

Road Tax (VED): £96 / Year (Very High)

Road tax and VED guide

Review In A Few

What's Good?

  • Loads of usable low down power
  • Electronics package
  • Suspension
  • Handling
  • Engine
  • Brakes

Any Downsides?

  • Standard tyres lack feel
  • Standard seat is “solid”
  • Switchgear can fade
  • Pretty thirsty
  • Radiator

Read the full real world review

Updates

2019: Euro 5 engine tweaks, small power boost and quickshifter now standard.

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Check out this video review from TheMissendenFlyer.

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Price Guide

Year
Dealer
Private
Part Ex
Mileage
2019
£12,700
£10,150
£8,900
3,700
2018
£11,400
£9,100
£7,950
5,100
2017
£10,300
£8,250
£7,200
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
2019
401
15
416
120 / month
2018
375
73
448
260 / month
2017
330
58
388
150 / month

Source: DVLA

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