KTM may not be part of the EICMA 2021 event, but the 2022 KTM 1290 Super Duke GT update gets a revised chassis, new dashboard and more.
KTM has unveiled the 2022 KTM 1290 Super Duke GT, which receives a number of updates. The 1290 Super Duke GT is a sport touring model, largely based on the bare 1290 Super Duke R, including the Super Duke R’s current 1,301 cc V-twin engine with 173 hp and 141 Nm. The Super Duke GT Also gets the CAD-designed five-spoke bare wheels, which weigh 1kg less than the previous GT’s wheels, and are said to offer not only reduced unsprung weight, but also assist with cornering, braking and braking performance. acceleration. The wheels are also shod with new tires, the ContiSportAttack 4 from Continental.
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The suspension is updated with semi-active WP APEX with anti-dive function now standard, and preload adjustment available for four different conditions, pilot, pilot and passenger, pilot and luggage and pilot, passenger and luggage. The fuel tank has a huge volume of 22 liters, providing great range between stops, going hand in hand with the GT flavor.
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The biggest change is in the electronics department with an all-new 7-inch color TFT instrument panel, complemented by new switchgear. In addition to managing the electronic settings of the bike, the TFT is part of the new Turn-by-Turn Plus (TBT +) navigation system which can work offline and offers advanced search functions for points of interest such as stations. -service, restaurants and rest areas.
One feature that was not introduced in the 1290 Super Duke GT is radar cruise control. The updated KTM 1290 Super Duke GT will be introduced in Europe from January 2022, but unfortunately it is unlikely to be introduced in India.
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