2021 KTM 1290 Super Duke GT prototype

We’ve got the very first spy shots of the next generation. KTM 1290 Super Duke GT prototype for 2021.

The black prototype was testing for the first time on the public road. And reveals a new frame plus a lot of new technical updates.


2020 KTM 1290 Super Duke R

The design gets an entire new swingarm plus the handling has been improved a lot.

Plus usage of central strut rather than using the hinged strut is one of the trademarks of this bike.

A revised frame and new exhausts make the 1290 Super Duke not only appealing. But that also improve performance on the other side.

Screwed on casting is used at the rear. A Euro 5 compliant with sleek and curve lines that make it look more stylish.

The front is compact and more aggressive with trademark alien-looking headlight. The weight is reduced from 195 to 189 kgs.

Wp-Apex Suspension, MTC traction control.Pasc anti-hopping clutch with both wheels getting Brembos. 

The capacity of the fuel tank is reduced from 18 to 16 liters with an increase in ground clearance by 2 cm. It also gets ABS with Supermoto mode.

The bike comes in two paint schemes .Black/Gray and Orange/Blue with the trademark orange frame. Price is still under the hood.

Back to 2021 1290 Super Duke

As of now we are not aware of the power figures  of the new 2021 KTM Super Duke 1290.

And that is still a question if KTM will change any. But given the fact that it is KTM we may see some growth in power figures.

Do we also see some new paint schemes from KTM? Oh well it will be interesting to see? 

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