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KTM 1290 Super Duke R Prototype Unveiled [Video]

Discussion in 'Engineering & Technology News' started by Kaustubh Katdare, Nov 15, 2012.

  1. Kaustubh Katdare


    Engineering Discipline:
    If you are a KTM fan, we've some good news for you. The company has unveiled KTM 1290 Super Duke R Prototype motorcycle - which is ready to go into production. At the EICMA show in Milan, KTM confirmed that this much desired bike is ready for mass production.  We still don't have the details on the engine specs and the tweaks KTM's automobile engineering team has built into this bike. It's a common knowledge that the 1290 Super Duke R will be equipped with bored-out version of the V-Twin, 1195cc liquid-cooled, eight-valve engine.


    The tubular frame of the bike is composed of chrome-molybdenum steel which bolsters the V-twin engine. The electronics included in the bike will be responsible for traction control and ABS along with anti-stoppie and anti-wheelie control. Of course the rider will be in full control of these and may choose to disable these controls.

    Check out the video demo of the bike. You may have to save about $16,499 for this bike -

    <iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/6h1e9oulMd8?feature=player_embedded" frameborder="0" width="640" height="360"></iframe>
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