Austrian motorcycle manufacturer KTM has joined forces with renowned German tuning specialist Brabus to unveil the KTM Brabus 1300R Masterpiece Edition motorcycle on a global scale. Brabus, recognized for its tuning work on Mercedes-Benz cars, collaborated with KTM on this limited-production motorcycle, marking the conclusion of their partnership. The KTM Brabus 1300R Masterpiece Edition is a highly exclusive model, with only 50 units slated for production worldwide, making it the most limited series of Brabus motorcycles to date.
This exceptional motorcycle is based on the KTM 1290 Super Duke R and is offered in two distinct color options: Onyx Black and Diamond White, with 25 units available in each color. Priced at EUR 41,930 (approximately 36.5 lakh at current exchange rates), the KTM Brabus 1300R Masterpiece Edition promises a thrilling riding experience.
Built around a trellis frame, the motorcycle boasts semi-active WP front forks, a steering damper, and a mono-shock rear suspension. The suspension system includes an auto mode that adapts to road conditions and a manual mode for rider adjustments. Additionally, it features six damping modes, including Rain, Street, Sport, Performance, Track, and Advanced. Braking duties are efficiently handled by Brembo Stylema 4-piston discs at the front and a 2-piston disc setup at the rear.
With a sleek and edgy design, the KTM Brabus 1300R Masterpiece Edition showcases carbon fiber body panels and a muscular fuel tank with side fairings and substantial extensions. The bike’s features include round LED headlamps, heated seats and grips, forged rims equipped with Bridgestone S22 tires, a Brabus exhaust system, and more. The motorcycle boasts a seat height of 845 mm and a fuel tank capacity of 16 liters.
Powering this limited-edition motorcycle is a potent 1,301 cc LC8 V-twin engine, delivering an impressive 178 hp of power and 140 Nm of torque. Paired with a six-speed gearbox, the KTM Brabus 1300R accelerates from 0 to 100 kph in just 3.2 seconds and boasts a top speed of 270 kph. The bike offers five distinct riding modes, including Street, Sport, Rain, Performance, and Track. Additionally, it comes equipped with a bi-directional quick-shifter, TFT screen, cruise control, traction control, anti-wheelie functionality, keyless fuel cap, adaptive brake light, cornering and supermoto ABS, ensuring a cutting-edge and exhilarating riding experience for enthusiasts.