KTM 1290 Super Adventure gets Unveiled Online . Possible 2015 Launch

1290 super adventure

KTM 1290 Super Adventure

KTM has unveiled pictures of their all new 2015 1290 Super Adventure online, and at first look there seems to be very less differentiating it from the 1190 Adventure R. Both the bikes look virtually similar on the exteriors. The super adventure is expected to make first public appearance at the Intermot , to be conducted on 30th of September 2014 – Germany.The official launch will however only take place in 2015.

The Austrian manufacturers is remaining very tight lipped about their new addition and apart from the Engine Size and the fact that the bike will have an oversized fuel tank , not much is known. The bike is however expected to have many additional feature added to it ,to justify the premium it would demand over the 1190 Adventure R. This would include an altogether new decals and many ‘electronic riders assistant’ equipments, which KTM has developed in association with Bosch. Some of the features available include Motorcycle stability control,ABS , Adjustable Traction control etc

1190 ktm adventure r

KTM 1290 Super Adventure vs 1190 Adventure R


The KTM 1290 Super Adventure is expected to have a 1301cc , V-Twin engine which produces power figures close to 180bhp. Overall the bike will be an advanced version of the 1190 Adventure R.

More advancement to this news is expected to come by next month . Please stay tuned.


1290 super adventure


Design 4-stroke, 75° V-Twin, Liquid Cooled
Displacement 1,195 cm³
Bore 105 mm
Stroke 69 mm
Performance 110 kW (148 hp)
Starting aid Electric starter
Transmission 6-speed
Engine lubrication  oil lubrication with 3 rotor pumps
Cooling system Liquid cooled
Clutch hydraulic
Ignition system fully electronic ignition system,digital ignition timing adjustment


1190 adventure

Frame Tubular space frame
Forks  Up Side Down
Shock absorber monoshock
Suspension travel Front 220 mm
Suspension travel Rear 220 mm
Brake system Front 2 x Brembo radially mounted four-piston brake calipers
Brake system Rear Brembo fixed mounted two-piston brake calipers
Brake system Bosch 9ME Combined-ABS
Brake discs – diameter Front 320 mm
Brake discs – diameter Rear 267 mm
Chain 5/8 x 5/16” X‑Ring
Steering head angle 64°
Wheel base 1,580 mm
Ground clearance (unloaded) 250 mm
Seat height (unloaded) 890 mm
Total fuel tank capacity approx. 23 l
Unleaded premium fuel (95 RON)
Weight without fuel approx. 217 kg
Maximum permissible total weight 440 kg

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