Restricted Version BRABUS 1300 R Version 23 Introduced

BRABUS 1300 R Edition 23

KTM and German tuning firm BRABUS have introduced a up to date model of the 1300 R for 2023. The BRABUS 1300 R Version 23 will probably be supplied in two shade schemes, with a restricted manufacturing run of 145 items within the Superblack, and one other 145 in Stealth Grey.

Identical to the model launched final 12 months, the BRABUS 1300 R relies on the KTM 1290 Tremendous Duke EVO, however with quite a few bespoke BRABUS elements, together with quite a few carbon fiber and CNC-machined elements.

Visually, the Version 23 mannequin seems to be much like final 12 months’s, however with a number of modifications. The headlight trim and air scoops now make much more use of carbon fiber, whereas the pillion seat cowl has a brand new form. The heated seat itself loses final 12 months’s distinctive crimson shade however positive aspects a brand new BRABUS “Crest” stitching sample. The underslung bar-end mirrors return, however with a brand new design that locations them greater and additional out to both aspect. Rounding out the modifications are new BRABUS Monoblock Z solid wheels with a “Platinum Black” end.

Options that carry over from final 12 months’s mannequin embody a slip-on double-pipe exhaust, black body, carbon fiber stomach pan, CNC-machined triple clamp, CNC-machined levers and pegs, CNC-machined oil tank camps and reservoirs, and BRABUS-themed instrumentation together with a singular start-up animation.

The engine stays the identical 1,301 cc LC8 V-Twin because the SDR, with a claimed output of 180 hp at 9,500 rpm and 103 lb-ft. at 8,000 rpm. WP provides the semi-active APEX suspension and steering damper.

The BRABUS 1300 R Version 23 is priced at 42,500 euros (US$45,575), with a 2,500 euro (US$2,680) down cost. All 290 items will probably be offered solely by way of an on-line pre-order portal. The portal opens on Feb. 16 at 3 pm CET (9 am EST/6 am PST), and anybody ought to transfer quick, contemplating the 2022 BRABUS 1300 R offered out its whole 154-unit allotment in underneath 2 minutes.


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