Spy shots! New KTM 1290 Super Duke GT spotted

Sports-touring took a massive turn for the better when KTM released the 1290 Super Duke GT in 2016 – and now it looks like the wildly entertaining continent-crosser is to get a dose of added practicality and luxury. The current KTM 1290 Super Duke GT is great because it’s so bonkers. The 170bhp V-twin can back into a corner while exiting on the back wheel one minute, then ridden two-up with luggage the next. It’s one of the daftest and most brilliant bikes in the sector – although it’s still…

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KTM’s bargain 790 Duke

KTM revealed their new 790 Duke will cost £8499 – which looks like excellent value to us. The 103bhp, twin gets adjustable WP suspension, cornering ABS, lean-angle suspension, TC and a two-way quickshifter. Form a queue, fast. MCN rides the 790 Duke as a prototype Hot on the heels of MCN’s recent exclusive ride on a prototype 790 Duke, comes the real thing, announced at motorcycle show Eicma in Milan last month. Touted as the ‘ultimate street weapon’ it’s set to stir up the middleweight naked market, and possibly steal…

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KTM 1290 Super Duke GT 2016

The first time I saw the prototype 1290 Super Duke R in 2012, we knew it would be a unique specimen.   In 2014, KTM has presented to the world the wonderful 1290 Super Duke R. In 2016, the Austrian company announced Gran Turismo version of the two-cylinder street bike, while enhancing Super Duke with practical accessories and an impressive collection of electronic security devices. The first time we saw the prototype 1290 Super Duke R in 2012, we knew it would be a unique specimen. Two years later, KTM confirm…

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