Whether it’s cracking the throttle wide open out of an exhilarating corner, or braking hard while tipping it in, bending the laws of physics is what the KTM 1290 SUPER ADVENTURE S is made for. Its combination of 160 hp (119 kW), 140 Nm of torque and a mere 215 kg dry weight is kept in check by the most advanced electronics in the world of motorcycling. All you have to do is focus on the road ahead and hold on tight, while enjoying every twist and turn en route to your destination.
Engine & Exhaust
There’s more than enough power at your fingertips to explore beyond your wildest imagination, thanks to the KTM 1290 SUPER ADVENTURE S’s 1301 cc V-twin engine. Immense power, total satisfaction.
With its ultra-lightweight tubular trellis frame, a high-strength, die-cast, open-lattice swingarm and top-quality WP Suspension components, the KTM 1290 SUPER ADVENTURE S offers outstanding stability and control in any situation. Keeping asphalt lovers in mind, the 1290 S is fitted with a 19-inch wheel up front and 17-inch at the rear, while excellent braking power is ensured thanks to world-renowned market leader BREMBO.
Ergonomics & Comfort
Depending on the adventure, the bike’s ergonomics can be easily adjusted to suit the rider’s style, stature and preference. This equals a more comfortable ride, and a big grin once you get off it at the end of the day.
Bodywork & Graphics
The bodywork on the KTM 1290 SUPER ADVENTURE S is not only shaped to impress, but also to give you unrivalled performance on the ride. The sporty graphics highlight the bike’s many innovative parts and features – such as the state-of-the-art display and user-friendly functions that enhance the riding experience.
Software & Electronics
Controlling its immense power in all situations is simple thanks to the smoothly operating software and electronics package. MTC (KTM’s lean angle-sensitive traction control system – Motorcycle Traction Control), Cornering ABS and ride modes support your riding – and do it gently and almost imperceptibly. The only intervention you notice is your grin from ear-to-ear.
Accessories & Luggage
Tailor the KTM 1290 KTM SUPER ADVENTURE S to suit the adventure with KTM’s PowerParts range, which boasts a wide variety of accessories and luggage options. KTM know its customers are individuals, which is why all KTM PowerParts are developed specifically for each motorcycle, meaning that KTM riders only get parts that perfectly complement their ride and provide that important ‘factory fit’ straight from the dealer.
2-cylinder, 4-stroke, V 75°
Bore X Stroke
108 mm x 71 mm
Max Power Output
Fuel Tank Capacity
Brakes Type Front
2 x Brembo four-piston radial fixed calliper, brake discs, floating 320 mm
Brakes Type Rear
Brembo twin-piston fixed calliper, brake disc 267 mm