BMW R1250GS vs. KTM 1290 Super Adventure S. Which one is Faster?

We took both of them to the race-track to find out.

BMW R1250GS features the new ShiftCam technology that brings more mid-range torque power: 143 NM and 136 HP (compared to the 125 NM, 125 HP figures for the R1200GS). But is it enough to beat the thrill-seeker KTM 1290 Super Adventure S? It still has 160 hp and that big V-Twin accelerates like insane.

But what about the usable power? Theoretically, the BMW should be faster in the corners thanks to its high torque at low rpm. We took both of them to our home-track to find out. Place your bets! Watch the video below and subscribe to our YouTube channel for more. 

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