• £13,399
  • Regular Price : £15,799
  • The 1290 Super Adventure R is the undisputed king of long distance offroad travel! With larger wheels than the Adv S, long-travel WP suspension and huge ground clearance it can tackle the hardest terrain

    Key Features
    - Offroad ABS, traction control and ride mode
    - Robust WP suspension
    - 9,300 mile service intervals
    - 21" & 18" spoked tubeless rims

    With the 1290 Super Adventure R, you don't need to ship your bike to Africa, you can ride it there in comfort and then challenge the wild to throw whatever it can at you!


Design 2-cylinder, 4-stroke, spark-ignition engine, 75° V arrangement, liquid-cooled
Displacement 1,301 cm³
Bore 108 mm
Stroke 71 mm
Performance 118 kW (160 hp)
Starting aid Electric starter
Engine lubrication Forced oil lubrication with 3 rotor pumps
Primary gear ratio 40:76
Secondary gear ratio 17:42
Cooling system Liquid cooling system, continuous circulation of cooling liquid with water pump
Clutch PASC™ anti-hopping clutch / hydraulically operated
Ignition system Contactless, controlled, fully electronic ignition system with digital ignition timing adjustment


Frame Tubular space frame made from chrome molybdenum steel, powder-coated
Forks WP Semi-active Suspension Up Side Down Ø 48 mm
Shock absorber WP Semi-active Suspension PDS monoshock
Suspension travel front 220 mm
Suspension travel rear 220 mm
Brake system front Twin-disc brake with radially mounted four-piston brake calipers
Brake system rear Single-disc brake with two-piston brake caliper; fixed brake disc
Brake discs – diameter front 320 mm
Brake discs – diameter rear 267 mm
Chain 5/8 x 5/16” X-Ring
Steering head angle 64°
Wheelbase 1,560±15 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

*Recommended retail price. Images courtesy of KTM AG/H. Mitterbauer