The Brabus 1300 R Masterpiece Edition is a striking example of the intersection between automotive tuning and motorcycle craftsmanship.

Here’s a summary of the provided information:

  • Collaboration: Brabus and KTM have collaborated thrice, all based on the KTM 1290 Super Duke R Evo.
  • Brabus 1300 R (Feb 2022): 154 units, sold out in less than two minutes.
  • Brabus 1300 R Edition 23: 290 units, sold out almost immediately.
  • Brabus 1300 R Masterpiece Edition (Sep 27, 2023): 50 units, 25 in Onyx Black and 25 in Diamond White, with Frozen Gold and carbon fibre details.
  • Engine: KTM LC8 V-twin engine.
  • Power: 180 horsepower at 9,500 rpm.
  • Torque: 140 Newton meters (103 pound-feet) at 8,000 rpm.
  • 0-100 km/h: 3.2 seconds.
  • Top Speed: 270 km/h (168 mph).
  • Hardware:
  • Suspension: WP Apex semi-active with both automatic and manual modes; WP Apex Pro 7117 steering damper.
  • Brakes: Front – Brembo Stylema 4-piston calipers with 320mm rotors; Rear – Brembo 2-piston caliper with 240mm disc.
  • Features: Ride modes, quick shifter, cornering and supermoto ABS, adaptive brake light.
  • Special Features:
  • Exclusivity: Only 25 units of each color.
  • Carbon Fiber: Single-sided swingarm cover, dash cover, connector cover, rear side fairing covers, and more.
  • Design: Brabus LED headlight, MotoGP-inspired winglets, front spoiler, Brabus Monoblock Z “Gold Platinum” forged alloy wheels.
  • Details: CNC triple clamp, adjustable CNC levers, bar end mirrors, dual exhaust with Frozen Gold accent rings.
  • Comfort: Heated grips and seat, Brabus leather quilted “Diamond Rising” pattern on the seat.
  • Extras: Brabus 1300 R Masterpiece badge, indoor motorcycle cover, floor mat, and carbon key box.
  • Price: 41,930 Euros (or about $44,065) excluding VAT.
  • Added Value: Purchasers get a tour of Brabus HQ in Bottrop, Germany.


It’s evident that Brabus and KTM have worked meticulously to combine performance, luxury, and exclusivity in the Brabus 1300 R Masterpiece Edition. Given the history of the previous editions selling out almost immediately, this model is expected to be in high demand among motorcycle enthusiasts and collectors alike.

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