• £14,699*
  • "LET'S TRADE KEYS". Trade in your existing bike and receive a generous £1290 trade-in bonus for a limited time! If you don't have a Trade-in, then be sure to talk to us for your own personalised offer.

    The 'S' is for the rough and ready, those that want to explore but don't need all of the creature comforts! This bike has the best power-to-weight ratio of the 1290 Adventure bikes, don't forget to hold on!

    Key Features
    - State-of-the-art TFT dashboard
    - Powerful 160hp twin-cylinder motor
    - 9,300 mile service intervals
    - Traction control, ride modes and combined ABS

    Adventure favours the brave, who needs heated seats and a 23 litre fuel tank to explore? The 1290 Super Adventure S is begging to carve through twisty mountain roads, who are we to say no?


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 200 mm
Suspension travel rear 200 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) 220 mm
Seat height (unloaded) 860/875 mm
Total fuel tank capacity approx. 23 l
Unleaded premium fuel (95 RON)
Weight without fuel approx. 222 kg

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