EICMA 2016: 2017 KTM 1290 Super Duke R showcased

KTM has made their mad machine a bit more mental

Overdrive November 09, 2016 18:04:02 IST
EICMA 2016: 2017 KTM 1290 Super Duke R showcased

The KTM 1290 Super Duke R is one mad motorcycle that we have ridden till date. To put things into perspective, the front lifts up every time you whack the throttle open irrespective of the gear the motorcycle is in. Well, now KTM has pushed the envelope by unveiling the 2017 KTM 1290 Super Duke R. It is powered by an updated version of the 1,301cc LC8 V-twin engine which now makes 179PS.

Visually, it looks a lot more aggressive and mental than the outgoing model. There’s hardly any body panels and the entire trellis frame is exposed. It...

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