2013 KTM 990 Super Duke R

2013 KTM 990 Super Duke R
2013 KTM 990 Super Duke R

KTM has confirmed the production of the KTM 990 Super Duke R. The motorcycle is equipped with a 2-cylinder 999 cc 4-stroke, spark-ignition, liquid cooled engine which pproduces 123 hp. It features adjustable suspensions with an upside-down telescopic fork at the front and a shock absorber at the rear.

The design does not have many significant changes comapred to the older KTM Super Duke generation. The motorcycle features an orange tubular frame made from steel. The brakes consists of a twin-disc brake with four-piston brake calipers at the front and a
single-disc brake with one-piston brake caliper at the rear.



Design 2-cylinder, 4-stroke, spark-ignition engine, 75° V arrangement, liquid-cooled
Displacement 999 cm³
Bore 101 mm
Stroke 62.4 mm
Starting aid Electric starter
Performance 92 kW (123 hp)
Engine lubrication Dry-sump lubrication with 2 rotor pumps
Primary gear ratio 35:67
Secondary gear ratio 16:38
Cooling system Liquid cooling system, continuous circulation of cooling liquid with water pump
Clutch Wet multi-disc clutch / hydraulically operated
Ignition system Contactless, controlled, fully electronic ignition system with digital ignition timing adjustment


Frame Tubular space frame made from chrome molybdenum steel, powder-coated
Fork WP Suspension Up Side Down
Shock absorber WP Suspension Monoshock
Suspension travel front 135 mm
Suspension travel rear 150 mm
Brake system front Twin-disc brake with radially mounted four-piston brake calipers
Brake system rear Single-disc brake with one-piston brake caliper
Brake discs – diameter front 320 mm
Brake discs – diameter rear 240 mm
Chain 5/8 x 5/16” X‑Ring
Steering head angle 67.3°
Wheel base 1,450±10 mm
Ground clearance (unloaded) 150 mm
Seat height (unloaded) 850 mm
Total fuel tank capacity approx. 18.5 l
Unleaded premium fuel (95 RON)
Weight without fuel approx. 186 kg