KTM North America has introduced updates for the 2024 KTM 1290 Super Adventure R and the 1290 Super Adventure S in the US market. While the mechanical aspects of these adventure motorcycles remain unchanged, the new model year brings refreshing changes in the form of striking color options.
For the 2024 model year, the KTM 1290 Super Adventure R receives a sophisticated grey paint scheme complemented by subtle orange highlights, adding a touch of elegance to its rugged demeanor. On the other hand, the 2024 1290 Super Adventure S showcases a captivating white and orange color finish, accentuated by stylish blue graphics, and these aesthetic updates are designed to enhance the visual appeal of these already formidable adventure bikes.
Unchanged Power and Performance
While the color options receive a notable update, the core performance features of the motorcycles remain consistent. Both the 2024 KTM 1290 Super Adventure R and S are equipped with the robust 1,301cc, liquid-cooled, LC8 V-twin engine and this powerhouse produces an impressive 158bhp and reaches a peak torque of 138Nm. The engine is seamlessly coupled with a six-speed gearbox, featuring a PASC slipper clutch for enhanced control and smooth gear transitions.
The 2024 KTM 1290 Super Adventure range continues to boast a rich array of features and electronic rider aids. These include advanced systems such as motorcycle stability control with lean-sensitive cornering ABS, off-road ABS, a tire pressure monitoring system, self-canceling turn signals, and cruise control among others and the bikes also offer specialized off-road ride modes and off-road traction control catering to the diverse needs of adventure enthusiasts.
KTM's dedication to offering riders alternatives that are not only aesthetically beautiful but also of the highest caliber is demonstrated by the 2024 improvements to the 1290 Super Adventure R and S. Adventure bike enthusiasts who want both substance and style in their two-wheeled excursions will find these bikes even more enticing with the new color schemes that give them a vibrant and dynamic visual element.