KTM Duke Model Superbike R

Modified KTM1290 Super Duke R bike

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KTM seems to be working on an updated version of the KTM Super Duke R, and spy shots have emerged of the new bike undergoing testing with several changes. The new bike is expected to meet the Euro 5 regulations when they come into effect in January 2020. Under the new regulations, motorcycles will have to produce roughly 30 per cent less emissions than the current Euro 4 rules, and this is expected to be much more complex than just changing the engine tuning and exhaust systems.

Modified KTM 1290 Super Duke R bike

The KTM 1290 Super Duke R has a naked body. The 2014-2016 models suspension was considered to be too soft but the 2017 update has addressed this with stiffer springs. The 2016 model had compression ratio of 13.2:1 and 2017 model has increased compression ratio to 13.6:1.The 2017 model comes with Cruise control as standard and has upgraded electronics such as lean angle sensitive traction control, ride by wire, and optional track mode along with previous model’s cornering ABS, quick shifter, riding modes etc

Manufacturer KTM

Production  : 2014-present
Class : Naked bike
Engine : 1,301 cc (79.4 cu in) , 8-valve, 75° V-twin
Bore / stroke : 108.0 mm × 71 mm (4.25 in × 2.80 in)
Compression ratio : 13.6:1 (2017 model)
Power : 177 hp (132 kW) (claimed)[1]
Torque : 103.99 lb⋅ft (140.99 N⋅m) (claimed))[1]
Transmission : 6-speed, wet clutch, X-ring chain drive
Frame type : Steel tube trellis
Suspension Front: 48 mm WP fork
Rear: WP shock
Brakes Front: Dual 320 mm disc; Brembo 4-pot caliper
Rear: Single 267 mm disc; 2-pot caliper Semi-linked ABS
Tires
Front: 120/70-17

Rear: 190/55-17[2]
Rake, trail 65,1°
Wheelbase : 1.482 mm (0.0583 in)
Seat height :835 mm (32.9 in)
Weight :430 lb (200 kg)[3] (dry)
Fuel capacity :4.8 US gal (18 l).

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