Although the 2020 releases of the KTM 890 Duke R and the KTM 1290 Super Duke R both featured updated suspension components, WP Suspension felt there was still room for improvement. Consequently, it has announced premium suspension upgrades to the OEM suspenders. Additionally, an adjustable steering damper is also available.
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PREMIUM SUSPENSION UPGRADE FOR “BEAST 3.0“ AND “SUPER SCALPEL“
WP SUSPENSION PRESENTS PREMIUM SUSPENSION COMPONENTS FOR KTM 890 DUKE R AND KTM 1290 SUPER DUKE R
WP Suspension launches a series of new premium suspension components for the KTM 1290 SUPER DUKE R MY2020 and KTM 890 DUKE R MY2020. The APEX PRO 7746 SHOCK, the APEX PRO 7500 CARTRIDGE and the APEX PRO 7117 STEERING DAMPER* have been specially developed to make the „BEAST 3.0“ even more aggressive, tighter and responsive, the „SUPER SCALPEL“ even sharper, more agile and sportier. This tailored and fully adjustable upgrade is a must have for riders looking for absolute performance and 100% control over the bike, the road and the competition.
WP APEX PRO 7746 SHOCK
APEX PRO stands for pure, concentrated motorsport – distilled from decades of racing experience and in cooperation with current racing title holders. These ingredients are used to create the new WP APEX PRO 7746 SHOCK, which is tailor-made with the highest precision for 890 DUKE R / 1290 SUPER DUKE R pilots. The extremely low weight and high-tech materials bring motorsport demands to the road. The suspension characteristics of the WP APEX PRO 7746 SHOCK can be easily adjusted to almost any situation by means of the separate high and low speed compression and rebound settings. Thanks to the new SCS BIG VALVE technology, the suspension now delivers maximum precision and a direct feedback in every riding situation.
Features and benefits:
- Technology derived from the Supersport World Championship – Motorsport know-how for the road
- Easily adjustable with standard tools
- Highest quality thanks to precise manufacturing tolerances
- Separate high and low speed compression setting
- Rebound adjustment and height adjustment
- 46 mm piston and 18 mm piston rod guarantee optimum oil circulation
- Internal ‘rebound spring’ for more stability in the braking phase
- Large nitrogen tank for constant damping
Article No.: 15180T01SET for KTM 1290 SUPER DUKE R MY2020
Article No.: 15180T91SET for KTM 890 SUPER DUKE MY2020
WP APEX PRO 7500 CARTRIDGE
The WP APEX PRO 7500 CARTRIDGE takes the suspension of your 890 DUKE R / 1290 SUPER DUKE R to a high-end level. Tailored to your individual needs, it is simply fitted into the standard outer tube of the original fork. Since only high-quality aluminium CNC parts are used, it reduces the weight considerably compared to the standard fork. The WP APEX PRO 7500 CARTRIDGE was originally developed for racing, so it is especially suited to riders looking for an impressive, no compromise, handling upgrade. The Closed Cartridge System ensures greater driving stability through the oil reservoir and more safety through the constant spring performance. The damping characteristics can be precisely and individually adjusted to your needs with standard tools thanks to the adjustable compression and rebound damping.
Features and benefits:
- High suspension performance and good response in every situation
- More confidence in all situations thanks to better surface contact
- Exclusive aluminium CNC parts – machined and anodized
- Fully adjustable with standard tools
- Reduces tyre wear and improves handling
- The suspension ensures that the engine power goes where it belongs – on the road
Article No: 55182T01SET for KTM 1290 SUPER DUKE R MY2020
Article No: 55182T91SET for KTM 890 SUPER DUKE MY2020
WP APEX PRO 7117 STEERING DAMPER
With the new WP APEX PRO 7117 STEERING DAMPER the rider can focus 100% on the next corner. Developed with feedback directly from the racetrack, and optimized under the influence of the most successful motorsport heroes, the WP APEX PRO 7117 STEERING DAMPER delivers top performance for every track. With 30 clicks of fully adjustable damping, it can be adapted quickly and precisely to the needs of every rider. With the new WP APEX PRO 7117 STEERING DAMPER, steering kickbacks, unwanted vibrations and a shy hand on the throttle are a thing of the past. (Only available for KTM 1290 SUPER DUKE R).
Features and benefits:
- Prevents unpleasant steering kickbacks during strong acceleration
- Developed on the racetrack, for the racetrack
- Fast and precise damping adjustment with 30 clicks
- Adjustment mechanism directly on the piston rod, therefore slim design
- Special chromium alloy enables significantly reduced friction coefficients
Article No: 16181T01E for KTM 1290 SUPER DUKE R MY2020
More information is available at www.wp-suspension.com or contact the nearest WP AUTHORIZED CENTER.
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