KTM brought out the big guns when considering the most hardcore, long distance adventurers. They packed 1301 cc into the world's most advanced travel enduro chassis. Ready to take on any terrain, this mile-munching weapon is the ultimate offroad travel enduro for exploring the trail less traveled and beyond.
Each adventure is a true test of rider 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.
Float across rough terrain on 220 mm of fully adjustable WP suspension with a 21-inch wire-spoked wheel at the front, and an 18-inch at the rear. Navigate with confidence, knowing KTM’s signature tubular trellis frame, steel crash bars and a high-strength, die-cast, open-lattice swingarm are built for the extreme.
The KTM 1290 ADVENTURE R 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.
The KTM 1290 ADVENTURE R is built to endure the toughest 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.
The KTM 1290 ADVENTURE R 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.
The KTM 1290 ADVENTURE R 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.