Whether it's cracking the throttle wide open out of an exhilarating tarmac corner, or braking hard while tipping it into a gravel turn, pushing 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 as you push further and further.
Engine & Exhaust
Each adventure is a true test of man and machine. With a proven track record in the Dakar Rally, the toughest adventure of them all, KTM has gained the know-how to produce reliable powerplants that deliver top performance across a wide range of terrain. Whether you intend on pushing further, harder or more often, the compact and lightweight engines powering the KTM ADVENTURE range are built to take you to new extremes, and beyond.
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 KTM 1290 SUPER ADVENTURE 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
The KTM 1290 ADVENTURE S has several adjustable features to enhance rider comfort, including seat and handlebar options. With lessons learned from KTM's Dakar Rally success, its performance-oriented, long-distance ergonomics were designed with comfort and control in mind.
Bodywork & Graphics
The KTM 1290 ADVENTURE S is built to endure the most challenging long adventures - and it looks the part. The bike's graphics and bodywork reflect KTM ADVENTURE spirit and hint at the extreme performance you'll experience when you ride this ADVENTURE machine.
Software & Electronics
The KTM 1290 SUPER ADVENTURE S provides you with all the information you need and allows you to precisely channel the performance to suit the terrain, the conditions and your riding mood. Even when you're pushing to extend your boundaries, KTM's combination of the most advanced software and electronics allows you to maximize the thrill factor out on any ride. Its racy looks and performance are matched only by the ease-of-use that modern electronics offer. All you have to do is focus on the horizon - and chase it down.
Accessories & Luggage
The KTM 1290 SUPER ADVENTURE S is ready to rumble straight off the showroom floor, but when you need to set it up to suit your individual needs, KTM PowerParts boast a wide range of accessories to enhance your riding experience. All KTM PowerParts are developed specifically for their chosen machine, guaranteeing that KTM riders only get parts that perfectly complement their ride and providing 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
Tyre Size Front
Tyre Size Rear
2 x Brembo four-piston radial fixed calliper, brake discs, floating 320 mm
Brembo twin-piston fixed calliper, brake disc 267 mm