The KTM 1290 Super Duke R is a 1301 cc 75° V-twin motorcycle from the Austrian manufacturer KTM. With the update in 2017, the motor is the most powerful LC8 engine ever built by KTM.
True to the trend of all motorcycles in Asphalt 8, the KTM Super Duke R has above-average acceleration, good handling and excellent drifting, at the expense of top speed. It also possesses an average nitro duration.
This is the official review of the KTM 1290 Super Duke R on the Asphalt YouTube channel, made by NEKON and published on September 7, 2017:
Time to reach end of Tokyo straight: 8.811s
Perfect nitro duration: 10.593s
Triple nitro duration: 7.920s
San Diego Harbor lap time: 1.00.918s
Final verdict: "The KTM Super Duke R is placed in the early class C vehicles with a MAX+PRO rank of 1360. The motorbike has excellent handling and nitro duration. This makes it a perfect vehicle for short tracks. If the player can efficiently manage the Supercharged nitro, the bike can easily compete against vehicles having +150 rank difference."
The KTM Super Duke R previously required 8 BP cards however as of the Sixth Anniversary Update, the bike no longer requires Blueprints to be assembled and has a full purchase price of 525.
As of the 2019 Spring Update, upgrades cost 316,000 while Pro Kits require 105,600, 5 of each Class C Bike Part, 8 V-Twin Engines, 16 Common Techs and 4 Rare Techs.
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