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
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
Offer Ends 31/12/2020
KTM Finance now makes it easier than ever to own a new 2020 KTM model with a range of finance packages designed especially for you and available across the KTM Street range.
Once you’ve found your perfect KTM, your dealer will be able to present you with a range of KTM Finance options to help you make the right choice to finance your new machine. If you choose a Conditional Sale agreement you will be able to work with your dealer to change the deposit you’ll put in, alter the agreement length and add some KTM PowerParts into the mix if you can’t resist personalising your new KTM.
With regular KTM Finance promotions available on popular models, you can either work with the finance calculator on the website or go through a quote with your dealer to get a deal to suit you. The following examples are currently available;
Finance example updated June 2020.
Finance subject to status. Deposit shown may be higher than the minimum; a lower deposit will result in increased monthly payments. Terms and conditions apply. Applicants must be 18 or over. Guarantees/Indemnities may be required. KTM Finance RH1 1SR.
Once you’ve found your perfect KTM, your dealer will be able to present you with a range of KTM Finance options to help you make the right choice to finance your new machine. If you choose a Personal Contract Purchase agreement you will be able to work with your dealer to change the deposit you’ll put in, alter the agreement length, you can see the effect of different mileage lengths and add some KTM PowerParts into the mix if you can’t resist personalising your new KTM.
Finance example updated June 2020.
Finance subject to status. Deposit shown may be higher than the minimum; a lower deposit will result in increased monthly payments. Terms and conditions apply. At the end of the agreement there are three options: (i) Renew: Part exchange the vehicle (ii) Retain: Pay the Optional Final payment to own the vehicle; or (iii) Return the vehicle. Further charges may be made subject to the condition or mileage of the vehicle, if the vehicle is returned at the end of the finance agreement. Applicants must be 18 or over. Guarantees/Indemnities may be required. KTM Finance RH1 1SR.