2021 KTM 1290 Super Duke RR Confirmed In Emission DocumentsDecember 25, 2020
Nicknamed ‘The Beast’, the KTM 1290 Super Duke vary is anticipated to get a RR model for 2021.
The 2021 KTM 1290 Super Duke RR will likely be a higher-spec mannequin within the 1290 Super Duke household
Emission paperwork filed in Germany have confirmed a brand new KTM 1290 Super Duke RR, a higher-spec variant which is able to be a part of the KTM 1290 Super Duke R. KTM has but to formally announce the tremendous bare vary for 2021, however with the RR model confirmed in newest emission filings, each the 1290 Super Duke R and 1290 Super Duke RR are anticipated to be introduced very quickly. Both bikes are constructed across the identical 177 bhp, 140 Nm, 1,301 cc, LC8, 75-degree, v-twin engine, however with decrease emission ranges and assembly the most recent Euro 5 laws.
With each the R and RR sharing the identical powertrain, the Super Duke RR is anticipated to get barely higher gear, probably with upgraded suspension to WP Apex Pro set-up, in addition to weight discount with using carbon fibre parts and cast wheels. Both bikes are anticipated to come back with a six-axis inertial measurement unit (IMU), which is able to energy the cornering ABS, lean-sensitive traction management, and in addition introduce slide management into the traction management system. Braking is prone to be dealt with by top-shelf Brembo Stylema four-piston monobloc calipers clamping twin 320 mm floating rotors on the entrance wheel.
According to experiences, the emission filings additionally reveal a brand new 890 Duke from KTM, with out the R suffix. The 890 Duke is listed with energy output of 114 bhp, down 5 bhp from the KTM 890 Duke R’s claimed 119 bhp. The KTM 790 Duke, which was on sale in India, will probably be discontinued with two variants becoming a member of the 890 Duke collection, with the usual 890 Duke coming with much less premium brakes, totally different tyres and a decrease seat top.
KTM India’s strongest mannequin provided on sale in India, has been the KTM 790 Duke, and to date even the 790 Adventure has not been launched in India. It’s unlikely KTM India will have a look at introducing both the Super Duke R, Super Duke RR, or the Super Adventure vary anytime quickly within the Indian market.