Buyers Guide 2017 KTM 1290 Super Duke GT | Buyer's Guide

2017 KTM 1290 Super Duke GT | Buyer’s Guide

2017 KTM 1290 Super Duke GT | Motorcycle Buyer’s Guide

2017 KTM 1290 Super Duke GT | Buyer's Guide
2017 KTM 1290 Super Duke GT

KTM continues to expand the 1290 franchise with the new 2017 Super Duke GT. Based on the aggressive Super Duke R platform, the GT is just what you would expect from the name — a sport-touring version of the fire-breathing hooligan.

With a full array of electronics, including semi-active WP suspension, a stability control package (including lean-sensitive ABS), a quickshifter, and cruise control, the GT is ready for more civilized behavior. The 2017 KTM 1290 Super Duke GT also gets an adjustable windshield, six-gallon tank, and optional bags for those overnight (or week-long) sporting excursions.

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2017 KTM 1290 Super Duke GT Specs:

Engine

  • Engine: Liquid-cooled, 75-degree DOHC V-twin
  • Displacement: 1301cc
  • Bore x stroke: 108 x 71mm
  • Maximum power: 173 hp @ 8865 rpm
  • Maximum torque: 106 ft/lbs @ 7750 rpm
  • Compression ratio: 13.2:1
  • Exhaust: Stainless steel primary and aluminum secondary silencer
  • Fuel system: Keihin EFI w/ 56mm throttle body
  • Lubrication: Pressure lubrication with 3 Eaton pumps
  • Engine oil: Motorex, SAE 10W-50
  • Engine management: Ride-by-wire Keihin EMS
  • Traction control: 3-mode (disengageable)
  • Clutch: PASC slipper clutch, hydraulically operated
  • Transmission: 6-speed
  • Chain: X-Ring 5/8 x 5/16″
  • Battery: 12V, 12Ah

 

Chassis

  • Frame and subframe: Powdercoated chromoly trellis
  • Handlebar: Tapered aluminum, 28-22 mm
  • Front suspension: 48mm inverted WP semi-active forks; 4.9 inches of travel
  • Rear suspension: WP semi-active shock; 6.1 inches of travel
  • Front brakes: Twin 320mm discs w/ Brembo Monobloc four piston, radially mounted calipers
  • Rear brake: 240mm disc w/ Brembo two-piston, fixed caliper
  • ABS: Bosch 9M+ Two Channel (incl. supermoto mode, disenengageable)
  • Front wheel: Cast aluminum, 3.50 x 17”
  • Rear wheel: Cast aluminum, 6.00 x 17”
  • Front tire: 120/70 ZR 172017 KTM 1290 Super Duke GT horsepower price
  • Rear tire: 190/55 ZR 17

 

Dimensions

  • Rake: 24.9 degrees
  • Trail: 4.2 inches
  • Wheelbase: 58.3 inches
  • Ground clearance: 5.5 inches
  • Seat height: 32.8 inches
  • Tank capacity: 6.1 gallons
  • Dry weight: 452 pounds

 

2017 KTM 1290 Super Duke GT Price:

  • MSRP: TBD

 

Don Williams
Don Williamshttp://www.ultimatemotorcycling.com
With 45 years of riding experience, Don Williams is a fan of all kinds of motorcycles. He enjoys sport bikes, cruisers, dirt bikes, touring bikes, adventure bikes, dual sport bikes, and rideable customs. Ask Don what his favorite bike is and he will tell you, "Whatever bike I'm on."

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