An updated version of KTM flagship Naked Roadstar Bike KTM 1290 Super Duke R Evo has debuted. The new model has been made lighter by shedding weight courtesy of the LC8 engine, as well as the electronics features have been updated. KTM has also announced a high end variant called the 1290 Super Duke R EVO with the standard model.
In addition to the KTM 1290 Super Duke R EVO, new technologies have been noticed. It has second generation WP Apex semi-active suspension. This electric suspension comes with three dumping modes, namely, Comfort, Street, and Sport.
The standard electronics features of the 2022 KTM 1290 Super Duke R and 1290 Super Duke R EVO include riding modes (Rain, Street, and Sport). Truck and performance ride modes will also be available as optional for speed lovers KTM claims that the throttle response to the new bikes is much better than before.
The 2022 KTM 1290 Super Duke R and 1290 Super Duke EVO will run on a V-twin engine capable of giving 16 HP output. By early 2022, the bike will have two international markets. Available in Blue / Orange and Silver / Orange color schemes.
Prices in the United States
According to sources, the Evo is priced at 19,599 in the US, which is only $ 900 more than the R there. Not a bad deal for a semi-active chassis, as other performance data hasn’t changed as much as it does today. So it ranges from 1,301 cubic meters to 180 hp. A formal confirmation is still missing.