KTM rocks the 39th Bangkok International Motor Show, officially unveiling Super Naked Bike KTM 1290 SUPER DUKE R or The Beast for the first time in Thailand also highlighting other naked bike and adventure models

Automotive Press Releases Wednesday March 28, 2018 12:06
Bangkok--28 Mar--VERVE
For the pinnacle of speed and power with special promotions for orange-blood bikers!!!

Burn Rubber Co. Ltd, the sole importer and distributor of Austrian motorcycle KTM in Thailand, sets the wake-up call for bikers' instinct and desires for full power and speed under the "Ready to Race" philosophy with the arrival of the most-awaited KTM 1290 SUPER DUKE R or The Beast which is officially launched in Thailand for the first time at the 39th Bangkok International Motor Show. Also being showcased are naked bike "NEW KTM 390 DUKE" and sport bike "NEW KTM RC 390: Racing Genes" with special highlight of "KTM 250 DUKE SPECIAL EDITION". KTM also offers special promotions and privileges to pump up the adrenaline of all bikers.

Mr. Bhumin Nivatvongs, Executive Director of Burn Rubber Company Limited, said that "This year, KTM gets ready to create non-stop phenomenal movements and surprises to shake the biking industry – from new bike models to competency tests for various KTM motorcycles which are sure to bring the riding thrills to all our customers. We will kick off with Thailand's first official launch of the most-awaited KTM 1290 SUPER DUKE R, our top naked bike rendering full speed and performances. The launch is to be held at the 39th Bangkok International Motor Show."

KTM 1290 SUPER DUKE R or The Beast features rustic characteristics with fierce looks including LED headlight perfect for far-distance penetration, the first headlight innovation with Heatsink/Carrier, and multi-function display with enhanced TFT Full Color interface and Race On key system or a single push button start. The Beast features 1,301cc, dual-cylinder, 4-stroke engine with 130 kW/177 maximum horsepower at 9,750rpm and 141 Nm at 7,000rpm. The model comes with 6-gears transmission with Brembo ABS brake whose safety is guaranteed with Lean-Angle sensitive ABS which incorporates technologies from the actual racetrack. The technology allows the 1290 SUPER DUKE R an ability to perceive its lean angle and subsequently automatically adjust its brake system to work accordingly. It also ensures better speed control suitable for various riding conditions and prevents falls when going through curves. The MTC or Motorcycle Traction Control comes into play to keep its riding balance and guarantee a smooth ride. The 1290 SUPER DUKE R comes with 48mm WP-USD dual front shock and WP-Monoshock (125/156mm) and light-weighted aluminum single-side swingarm designed for more active ride and to wake up the riding instinct of all bikers with its ability to adjust Ride Mode – be it Comfort Mode, Street Mode or Sport Mode – to suit all road conditions and riding styles. SuperMoto Mode is also available as a new, powerful option, allowing riders to turn off rear wheel's ABS for a riding excitement. The Beast also comes with special optional adds-on to bring its power to the max with Performance Pack which comprises MSR – Motor Slip Regulation preventing rear wheel spin during swift gear shift and Quickshifter+ for more comfort as well as application KTM MY RIDE which connects KTM 1290

SUPER DUKE R with rider's smartphone for navigation, music listening and hand-free mobile use. Track Pack gives riders the maximum speed just like in the racetrack with Free Engine Map Selection in three ride modes—Track, Sport and Street—for optimum torque and acceleration. Besides, this optional pack includes Launch Control, Spin Adjuster and Anti-wheelie Off features. KTM 1290 SUPER DUKE R is available in two colors: white and black at 1,375,000 baht." "Besides KTM 1290 SUPER DUKE R, Burn Rubber also brings three more models to guarantee their maximum powers and challenge the guts of all "orange" bikers with NEW KTM 390 DUKE, the leader in 300-400cc class, available at 209,900 baht; NEW KTM RC 39, full-fairing sport big bike dubbed Racing Genes available at 212,900 baht; and KTM 250 DUKE SPECIAL EDITION with more sleek designs and KTM POWER PARTS STICKER in three colors namely orange, blue and yellow and sporty PowerParts accessories worth over 20,000 baht. Only 50 KTM 250 DUKE SPECIAL EDITION models are available in Thailand at the price of 179,900 baht," Mr. Bhumin concluded.

"Special offers at the 39th Bangkok International Motor Show especially for those with passion for riding thrills include:
  • KTM 1290 SUPER DUKE R: Complimentary comprehensive insurance, free registration, and complimentary compulsory motor insurance
  • For other KTM motorcycles on show at the Motor Show 2018, model-specific offers include:
  • Cash voucher
  • Complimentary comprehensive insurance
  • Free registration and complimentary compulsory motor insurance
  • Complimentary roadside assistance plan and other special offers

This is a not-to-be-missed phenomenon for all fans of The Beast who can join the launch of the Austrian-born powerful motorcycles at KTM Booth (C13) at Challenger 1, Impact Muang Thong Thani from 28 March to 8 April.

For more news and updates, visit www.KTM.com or
Facebook (www.facebook.com/KTMThailandOfficial) and Instagram @KTMThailandOfficial.

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