INTERMOT 2014 Live – KTM 1290 Super Adventure

Nithyanandh

Nithyanandh K,

As a toddler, those wheeled machinery fascinated me even before I knew what they’re called as! So here I’m, petrolhead by birth, Mechanical engineer by qualification and automotive reporter by profession!

Borrows the engine from the Super Duke 1290.

The KTM 1290 Super Adventure flagship tourer has made its first public appearance at the ongoing INTERMOT 2014 in Cologne, Germany.

KTM 1290 Super Adventure front three quarters at INTERMOT 2014

The Austrian bike maker has taken the Super Duke 1290 naked superbike’s 1,301 cc V-twin engine and fastened it to the 1190 Adventure’s chassis. The result is a supremely capable sports tourer.

The liquid cooled 75° V-twin engine is capable of 160 hp and 150 Nm of torque. The motor is mated to a 6-speed gearbox via a hydraulically operated anti-hopping clutch.

KTM 1290 Super Adventure front at INTERMOT 2014

Visually, the big Adventure can be primarily distinguished from its smaller sibling by means of subtly revised tank extensions and an exclusive white and black color theme. LED cornering lights come standard on all variants.

KTM 1290 Super Adventure side at INTERMOT 2014

The 1290 Super Adventure, just like the 1190 Adventure, is held together by a tubular chrome molybdenum steel space frame and is suspended by WP inverted telescopic fork upfront and WP monoshock at the rear. Stopping power is courtesy of four-piston twin discs at the front and a two-piston single disc at the rear. The fuel tank capacity is pegged at 30 liters.

KTM 1290 Super Adventure digital instrument cluster at INTERMOT 2014

The KTM 1290 Super Adventure is expected to go on sale in Europe by early 2015.

More details are available in the blog post that KTM published today, that has been attached as a pdf file below the gallery.

KTM 1290 Super Adventure at the INTERMOT 2014 – Image Gallery

[Can’t see the document above? Head to Slideshare]

Contribute to IAB
Submit Spyshots & get Bragging rights! Click Here
Custom Mods on your ride? Get it featured on IAB Submit

KTM 1290 Super Adventure News & Updates

KTM 1290 Super Adventure R front at New York IMS

KTM 1090 Adventure R, KTM 1290 Super Adventure R, KTM 1290 Super Adventure T – New York IMS live

KTM RC390 headlight at the Indian launch

IAB Report – India-made KTM Duke 390 and RC390 to be launched in the U.S.

KTM 1190 Adventure corner entry

Report – KTM India to venture into Adventure and motocross segments; 250 cc bike coming in 2015

KTM 1290 Super Adventure official image

IAB Report – KTM 1290 Super Adventure unveiled online ahead of INTERMOT debut on September 30