Earlier this month KTM introduced a brand new search for the 890 Duke R – is named “The Tremendous Scalpel” – for the brand new mannequin yr. Each the 2022 KTM 890 Duke R and 2022 KTM 1290 Tremendous Duke R Evo are being provided in a brand new Atlantic Blue colorway impressed by the KTM RC16 GP racebike. Now our pals in Austria have introduced the 2022 KTM 890 Duke GP.
Because the title implies, it too will get MotoGP-inspired livery, this time in an orange-and-black combo with KTM’s “Able to Race” motto just under the three.7-gallon gasoline tank. What makes the 890 Duke GP stand out is the orange bodywork changing the usually all-black panels protecting the subframe, which additionally consists of logos for business companions Motorex, Pankl, and WP.
There’s additionally a particular orange passenger seat cowl with particular “890 Duke GP” graphics. The orange therapy continues with orange powdercoated wheels and orange highlights on the entrance fender and headlight body.
Beneath the GP-inspired livery, the remainder of the 890 Duke GP is similar as the usual 890 Duke. It options adjustable WP Apex suspension, a PASC slip/help clutch, Continental ContiRoad tires, and a state-of-the-art electronics bundle that features cornering ABS with Supermoto mode, lean-angle-sensitive Bike Traction Management, and selectable trip modes (Sport, Avenue, and Rain). An optionally available Observe mode provides sharper throttle response together with on-the-fly TC adjustability over 9 ranges.
The 890 Duke R’s 889cc parallel-Twin engine has DOHC with 4 valves per cylinder, and it’s tuned to ship a claimed 114 horsepower on the crank. Once we examined the 2021 KTM 890 Duke, it despatched 111 horsepower at 9,500 rpm and 67 lb-ft of torque at 7,000 rpm to the rear wheel.
A full-color TFT show supplies a wealth of knowledge for the rider, and it permits for handy navigation of the assorted menus and settings. An LED headlight is paired with an LED daytime working mild for eye-catching visibility and glorious illumination. The flat, tapered aluminum handlebar might be adjusted to 4 positions throughout the triple clamp and rotated amongst three positions. Seat top is 32.8 inches, gasoline capability is 3.7 gallons, and dry weight is 373 kilos (curb weight with all fluids was 405 kilos for our 2020 check bike).
Pricing and availability for the 2022 KTM 890 Duke GP haven’t but been introduced. For extra info or to discover a KTM vendor close to you, go to ktm.com.
2022 KTM 890 Duke GP Specs
Engine Sort: Liquid-cooled, transverse parallel-Twin, DOHC w/ 4 valves per cyl.
Horsepower: 114 hp (claimed, on the crank)
Bore x Stroke: 90.7 x 68.8mm
Starter: Electrical; 12V 10Ah
Transmission: 6-speed, cable-actuated PASC assist-slipper moist clutch
Gasoline System: DKK Dell’Orto, 46mm throttle physique
Lubrication: Strain lubrication with 2 oil pumps
Ignition: Bosch EMS with throttle-by-wire
Body: Chrome-moly tubular metal w/ engine as confused member
Subframe: Solid aluminum
Handlebar: Aluminum, tapered, Ø 26/22mm
Entrance Suspension: WP APEX USD Ø 43mm
Rear Suspension: WP APEX Monoshock
Suspension Journey Entrance/Rear: 140 mm/5.5 in; 150mm/5.9 in
Entrance/Rear Brakes: Disc Brake 320mm/240mm
Entrance/Rear Wheels: 3.50 x 17”, 5.50 x 17”
Entrance/Rear Tires: 120/70ZR17”; 180/55ZR17”
Steering Head Angle: 24.3º
Wheelbase: 1,482mm ± 15mm / 58.3 ± 0.6 in.
Floor Clearance: 206mm / 8.1 in
Seat Top: 834mm / 32.8 in
Tank Capability: 14 L / 3.7 gal
Weight (with out gasoline), Approx: 166 kg / 365.9 lbs