KTM 1290 Super Duke RR 2021, only 500 lighter and more exclusive units

 

The orange brand has launched the KTM 1290 Super Duke RR 2021. In Austria they continue to work to reinforce their Ready to Race image, and with this new super naked they have done it again.

The KTM 1290 Super Duke RR 2021 is their most powerful naked, since they have made it an even more radical motorcycle of which only 500 units will be manufactured.

It is so exclusive that it will only be sold online through an exclusive website. And what makes it so special?

Starting from the base of the well-known 1290, this naked is a single-seater, lighter and has new components to increase its performance, in addition to being manufactured by hand.

 

Only 500 KTM 1290 Super Duke RR 2021 units will be manufactured

This new model is 9 kg less compared to a KTM 1290 Super Duke R, of which 1.5 kg has been removed from the rims.

In the suspension section, a WP APEX PRO 7548 fork with a fully adjustable closed cartridge is mounted and it is equipped with an APEX PRO 7746 monoshock exclusively calibrated for this beast.

The subframe is lighter, made of carbon, the tail is single-seater, a new taillight with LED diodes and an adaptive brake light has been fitted, which also integrates the indicators. And more weight is saved with the new lithium-ion battery, specifically 2.5 kg.

The rest of its characteristics are maintained with respect to the KTM 1290 Super Duke R, such as its instrumentation with TFT screen with Bluetooth connectivity and app. And it maintains all its electronics such as traction control and lean-sensitive ABS, anti wheelie, launch control, power modes, etc.

It will go on sale on April 8 on a special website at an unannounced price and, as you may have already guessed, they are going to be sold like donuts.