KTM tweaks the mighty Super Duke
KTM has taken a very well proven formula and made it even better — the original Super Duke 1290 GT basically rewrote the duallie rulebook and now the 2019 version makes it even better.
Boasting a raft of aesthetic improvements from a new-look front fairing, headlightand brush guards to tweaks to the 1301cc twin, KTM promises smoother throttle response and an improved overall feel thanks to titanium valves and minor tECU programming tweaks to smooth out the LC8 lump’s impressive blend of power and torque.
Super Duke 1290 GT also gets updated WP semi-active suspension, quickshifter and Motorcycle Stability Control with Cornering ABS and Motorcycle Traction Control.
Those aesthetic changes bring an easier adjustable fairing and windscreen for enhanced wind protection from the elements while the new hand guards are said to be better aerodynamically shaped and the LED headlamp is also brighter and more powerful.