In the past eight years, KTM has continuously injected water into the ADV car market by publishing its flagship models with “super-standard upgrade distance”. It has also accumulated countless customer feedback and development experience for a long time, and has taken the lead in the market. On the evening of January 26th, Taiwan time, KTM once again released a brand new flagship ADV model-1290 SUPER ADVENTURE S!
As the third generation of “KTM Super Public Upgraded ADV Models”, the 1290 SUPER ADVENTURE S produced in Mattichhofen, Austria, focuses on the riding experience of the rider in actual use: 1290 SUPER DUKE advertises more than just possession The top performance, it can provide comfortable feeling suitable for long-distance travel and a variety of terrain response capabilities, so that the rider can enjoy riding in any environment, and vows to achieve the universal performance of the “ADVENTURE” car. It is KTM It is a work that brings together the brainchild of engineers.
Highlights of 2021 KTM 1290 SUPER ADVENTURE S facelift:
- New ergonomic design
- New sub-frame & extended rear swing arm, the body design is more sophisticated
- Improved body weight, agility and comfort
- The new generation of electronic control equipment-ACC cruise control & MTC anti-skid tracking
- 7-inch TFT full-color LCD instrument is more intuitive
- Grip switch redesign
- Improved 1301c.c LC8 engine again-with 162ps horsepower and 138Nm torque
- Next-generation semi-automatic electronic suspension
- Equipped version re-planning-Suspension Pro, Rally Pack, Tech Pack three versions
Rethinking ergonomic design
As mentioned at the beginning, the KTM engineering team focused on the riding experience this time. Therefore, the new 1290 SUPER ADVENTURE S completely revised the car body design to have better counterweights and more agile handling. Compared with the previous generation, the 15 mm faucet and rearranged engine position provide a more flexible cornering experience. While the handling is more flexible, the extended rear swing arm enables stable body dynamics during acceleration. In addition, the auxiliary vehicle The frame has also been fine-tuned to reduce the height of the seat and make it more friendly to the people, but at the same time without sacrificing the movement performance of the suspension.
Then move your gaze out of the frame: the new 23L capacity fuel tank that can be opened without inserting the key, and the contour design of other car shells, enhances the agile and sharp impression of the 1290 SUPER ADVENTURE S, and provides a more natural riding posture for the rider set up. In addition to the car shell, there are more components that have been added to the lineup to improve rider comfort: the newly designed seat provides a 20 mm height adjustment space; the TFT full-color LCD instrument has also been redesigned to make reading information feel More intuitive, the goggles have undergone rigorous wind tunnel testing and have an adjustment range of 55mm.
Top technology pushes the riding experience to its peak
In addition to the rainy/street/sports/cross-country power modes of the previous generation, the 1290 SUPER ADVENTURE S adds an optional RALLY mode; and in order to allow the rider to focus more on the road conditions, more The ACC cruise control system is introduced as standard equipment-jointly developed by KTM and Bosch, and can be activated, deactivated and detailed adjustments by a redesigned grip switch.
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The brand-new 7-inch TFT full-color instrument provides the function of pairing and connecting with the smartphone. The instrument part is more enlarged, so that the rider can quickly grasp the required information. The detailed manual setting interface is also more intuitive and can be used directly. The buttons on the handles on both sides can be used for quick selection and adjustment; the storage space and USB power jack are also equipped under the meter, so that the rider can store the phone properly and charge it at the same time.
The dynamic heart is further strengthened
The LC8 engine of the KTM 1290 SUPER ADVENTURE S has been retuned: this V-type twin-cylinder power heart complies with Euro5 environmental protection regulations, and has 160ps horsepower and 138Nm torque while reducing the total weight by 1.6kg-the biggest contributor is the ratio The predecessor’s thinner engine cover and redesigned oil line. The double-out exhaust pipe and PANKL gearbox have also been redesigned, and with the optional Quickshifter+ fast-displacement system, the rider can experience a complete upgrade of power. The durability of the pistons in the cylinders has been further enhanced, and the overall cooling efficiency of the engine is also deeper. The two radiators of the new water/oil cooling system and the redesigned car body can easily be The heat takes away.
Suspension performance is the icing on the cake
1290 SUPER ADVENTURE S equipped with MTC anti-skid system is now equipped with two controllers, one detects the slip condition of the wheels, the other continuously detects the inclination of the vehicle body, combined with the data feedback of the two, combined with cornering ABS and off-road ABS , The body stabilization system made by Bosch works smarter.
At the same time, in order to cope with all kinds of extreme road conditions, 1290 SUPER ADVENTURE S is equipped with a new generation of semi-active WP APEX suspension system. With a six-axis inclination sensor, it can quickly face the current road conditions and make the most suitable settings for the rider. In the Suspension Pro version, the compression and rebound damping of the front and rear shock absorbers are independently adjustable, and the preload has an automatic adjustment function. It is also equipped with an anti-sink setting that can be independently switched; and the optional Rally Pack kit is There are more exclusive pull power modes and more detailed MTC tracking and anti-skid system control options, and both versions are equipped with Quickshifter + quick shift system. As for the Tech Pack version with the most full load, it is additionally equipped with electronic control equipment such as MSR sliding tire control system and climbing assist system.
Price and car color
According to the official announcement, KTM 1290 SUPER ADVENTURE S will be available for sale in the European market in March this year, and only two colors of black and orange have been announced. As for the price that car fans are most concerned about and whether it will be introduced to Taiwan, KTM and Taiwan’s general agent Anton Trading have not yet announced. Fans who want to know the new 1290 SUPER ADVENTURE S information, don’t forget to continue to lock in Moto7. Continue to bring you detailed reports!
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