2018 KTM 1290 Super Duke R
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2018 KTM 1290 Super Duke R

Financing example for this bike: from only $159 per month

Extended warranty for 12, 24 or 36 months available at a discounted rate.

DUKE IT! Yes, the 2018 KTM 1290 Super Duke R is one amazing motorcycle. This is a company built on its dirt prowess, a company with more World Motocross Championships, Dakar wins and enduro titles than it could be bothered to count.

- Yoshimura Carbon Exhaust

The 2018 KTM 1290 Super Duke R has crowned its legendary Naked Bike model range with a machine that redefines the term 'Streetfighter'. One look at its impressive performance data and aggressive design is enough to see that the 1290 R is the most extreme Super Duke ever. Thanks to unbeatable performance in conjunction with the versatility provided by the adjustable riding modes and PowerParts setups. Pure riding pleasure is pre-programmed - from the racetrack to the city and everywhere in between. The KTM 1290 Superduke R perfectly embodies the KTM philosophy: endless power, highest precision, perfect ergonomics, finest ingredients, not a gram too much.

- Stock #: R1863


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2018 KTM 1290 Super Duke R


Type: 75-degree V-twin
Displacement: 1301cc
Bore x stroke: 108 x 71mm
Maximum power: 174 horsepower
Valve train: DOHC, 8 valves
Transmission: 6-speed w/ quickshifter (as tested)
Clutch: Hydraulically actuated wet multiplate assist-and-slipper clutch
Final drive: 525 X-ring chain


Frame: Chromoly trellis
Front suspension; travel: Fully damping adjustable 48mm inverted WP fork; 4.9 inches
Rear suspension: Linkage-assisted fully adjustable KYB piggyback reservoir shock; 6.1 inches
Tires: Metzeler Sportec M7 RR
Front tire: 120/70 x 17
Rear tire: 190/55 x 17
Front brake: Floating 320mm discs w/ Brembo Monoblock 4-piston calipers
Rear brake: Fixed 240mm disc w/ Brembo 2-piston caliper
ABS: Two-channel Bosch 9.1 MP


Wheelbase: 58.3 inches
Rake: 24.9 degrees
Seat height: 32.8 inches
Fuel capacity: 4.75 gallons
Estimated fuel consumption: 42 mpg
Curb weight: 470 pounds (approx.)