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.
Asphalt 8: Airborne
The KTM 1290 Super Duke R was added in the Motorcycles Update as a low C class vehicle with the following stats:
- Starting rank: 1192
- This was changed to 1181 in the ? Update.
- MAX rank: 1294 (+102)
- MAX+PRO rank: 1360 (+66)
- This was changed to 1346 (+58) in the Showdown Update.
- This was changed to 1345 (+72) in the ? Update.
- This was removed in the Fifteenth Anniversary Update.
- Tuning Kit bonus: +24
- This was changed to +19 in the Showdown Update.
- This was changed to +40 in the ? Update.
- Nitro Efficiency: 6/10/14
As of the Fifteenth Anniversary Update, the KTM 1290 Super Duke R is now a high-end Class D vehicle.
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."
As of the Fifteenth Anniversary Update, the KTM Super Duke R costs 2,000 to purchase in the garage. (Previously 8 blueprints, then 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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