27 Jan 2021: 2021 KTM 1290 Super Adventure S motorcycle unveiled
Austrian automaker KTM has revealed the 2021 version of its 1290 Super Adventure S motorbike.
As for the highlights, the adventure motorcycle has a refreshed design, better ergonomics, and comes with new features such as adaptive cruise control and cornering ABS. It draws power from a 1,301cc V-twin engine that comes linked to a 6-speed PANKL gearbox.
Here's our roundup.
Design: 2021 KTM 1290 Super Adventure S: At a glance
The 2021 KTM 1290 Super Adventure S sports an eye-catching look, featuring a sloping fuel tank with extensions, new switchgear, a stepped-up seat, a waterproof phone storage compartment, a USB charging port, and a raised windscreen.
The bike gets a redesigned LED headlight and rides on blacked-out alloy wheels. It also packs a 7.0-inch TFT console with a refreshed interface and smartphone connectivity.
Fact: Power and performance
Under the hood, the 2021 KTM 1290 Super Adventure S runs on a 1,301cc V-twin engine that comes mated to a 6-speed PANKL gearbox. The mill generates a maximum power of 160hp and a peak torque of 138Nm.
Safety: Safety and suspension setup
To ensure the safety of the rider, the 2021 KTM 1290 Super Adventure S is equipped with disc brakes on both the wheels, along with adaptive cruise control, cornering ABS, Hill Hold control, traction control, and a tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS).
Meanwhile, the suspension duties on the adventure motorcycle are taken care of by a WP-sourced setup featuring 'Apex Semi-Active Technology.'
Fact: What about the pricing?
The 2021 KTM 1290 Super Adventure S is currently listed on the company's South African website at a starting price of 2,99,999 ZAR (approximately Rs. 14.36 lakh). However, no details pertaining to its pricing and availability in India are currently available.
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