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Brabus 1300 R First Look [KTM-Based Luxury Sport Motorcycle; 34 Pics]

Whereas not a family title within the motorbike world, Brabus is well-known among the many well-heeled who lust for luxurious custom-made vehicles, plane, and yachts. Mercedes-Benz is a frequent topic of Brabus builds, together with the Brabus Rocket 900. Restricted to a run of ten examples, the Rocket 900 relies on the Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S 4MATIC+ four-door coupe. Its V12 motor produces 888 horsepower and has a high pace of 206 mph. So, yeah, Brabus of Bottrop, Germany, is aware of a factor or two about ultra-high efficiency and indulgence. That brings us to the brand new Brabus 1300 R.

Brabus 1300 R: Custom KTM Motorcycle

The luxurious concern has collaborated with Austria’s KTM to enter the motorbike market. The Brabus takes the brand new KTM 1290 Tremendous Duke R Evo and decks it out with technical and aesthetic upgrades, whereas leaving the 180 horsepower V-twin unaltered. While you begin up the Brabus 1300 R, you might be greeted with Brabus startup animation whereas the KTM software program masses.

Brabus Monoblock Z nine-spoke cast aluminum wheels begin issues off, and so they’re shod with Bridgestone Battlax Hypersport S22 rubber. Steering is additional enhanced by Brabus CNC-machined triple clamps. Additional CNC-machining renders adjustable footpegs, totally adjustable hand levers, and caps for the oil tank and grasp cylinder reservoirs. Additionally on the handlebar are under-slung bar-end mirrors.

Though the motor is customary, a Brabus slip-on twin exhaust will get the unique Brabus branding, together with black paint. This matches the black body and intensive carbon fiber bodywork.

Brabus 1300 R: For Sale

You may’t miss the customized purple seat, and on a chilly trip, you’ll be pleased to know that the saddle is heated, as are the grips. The pillion seat will get a Brabus cowl.

Followers of the Brabus automobiles will acknowledge the type cues, together with the “Black and Daring” theme. A Brabus insider modestly notes, “The all-new Brabus 1300 R is badass design, unique, high-end magnificence, and assured efficiency…the last word mixture of luxurious, energy, and tenacity.”

Brabus 1300 R - KTM 1290 Super Duke R Evo

It ought to come as no shock that solely 77 Brabus 1300 R bikes will likely be produced—the quantity displays the 1977 founding of Brabus in West Germany by Bodo Buschmann and Klaus Brackmann. When you’re not enamored with the darkish Signature Black design scheme, there’s a Magma Pink model with a purple gas tank and different design deviations from all-black.

The Brabus 1300 R will likely be bought solely by the KTM web site.

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