KTM Unveils The 2016 Super Duke 1290 GT & Super Duke R Special Edition

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KTM unveils the 1290 Super Duke GT and a 1290 Super Duke R Special Edition for 2016 at EICMA*.


The 2016 KTM 1290 Super Duke GT is equipped with a vast package of the latest riding assistance systems: Motorcycle Stability Control (MSC) including traction control and the C-ABS - both lean angle sensitive, KTM Ride Mode technology, and a quick shifter.

The 1290 Super Duke GT has good long distance capabilities and is offered with a comprehensive touring package: a 23 litre tank, a lengthened rear subframe with integral mounts for the optional panniers, heated grips, cruise control, comfortable seats, the wind and weather protection of an adjustable windshield, LED cornering lights and LED daytime running lights.

The performance is further enhanced with an engine that produces 173bhp, and a semi-active suspension, which allows comfortable long distance rides or track day use.


If you're looking for a Super Duke with even less weight, even more sound, and even more individuality, the 2016 KTM 1290 Super Duke Special Edition with a host of top quality KTM PowerParts is coming your way.

The upgrades feature KTM PowerParts such as an Akrapovič titanium silencer, wave brake discs for expanded braking stability, stiffer triple clamps for precise optimise steering under ferocious braking, adjustable levers in multiple ways, and an ergonomic seat specifically designed for track use.

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Exclusive finishing touches are seen in the form of a unique paint design, and classy accessories made of orange anodised aluminium or carbon fibre.

DriveSpark Thinks! Power slaves need to get a hold of the 2016 KTM Super Duke range.

*EICMA, or the Milan Motorcycle Show is an annual show in Milan, Italy featuring motorcycles.

KTM 1290 Super Duke GT & Super Duke R Special Edition — Images

KTM 1290 Super Duke GT YouTube Video

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KTM Super Duke 1290 R Special Edition YouTube Video

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