June 2017: Watch below as Chris Fillmore takes the world's record at Pike's Peak on his 2017 Super Duke 1290 using Rottweiler Performance's Stage 5 Intake System and custom PCV mapping.
Own the exact same intake system (Stage 5) used by KTM's Chris Fillmore to clinch the world record ascent at Pike's Peak as well as 3 of the top 5 finishers in 2017!
The Rottweiler Intake System has proven itself thousands of times over to be the #1 intake system for all KTM big twins by making (by far) the most horsepower, allowing the fastest and easiest filter services, keeping the cleanest intake charge and being the lightest weight kit available. Now we have brought this successful intake system to the 1290 Super Duke and Super Duke GT with the results KTM owners have become used to. Perfection. Don't let the stock airbox make your bike feel like the brakes are being dragged by choking out your engine's ability to pull in the air it needs. The Rottweiler Intake System for the 1050 through 1290s is here and makes it's usual big gains.
Stage 1 Kit: $379.00 (See other stage kits for more savings when grouped) For the budget minded rider who's focus is a clean intake.
Stage 2 Kit: $459.00 (Save $10.00) This kit adds a billet tuned velocity stack for better air induction and increased power over stage 1.
Stage 3 Kit: $479.00 (Save $29.90) Where most riders start. This kit will do all of the above, but also introduces fueling dongles to help smooth the bottom end power delivery.
Stage 4 Kit: $809.00 (Save $79.85) Now we are getting into the full range of remapped power by adding a custom tuned Powercommander V.
Stage 5-AT Kit: $1177.00 (Save $111.80) Used by Chris Fillmore to clinch the world's record motorcycle ascent at Pike's Peak 2017! For the rider who wants to add powerful automatic tuning features to their stage 4.
Stage 5-IM Kit: $1132.00 (Save $106.80) For the rider looking to maximize power output with ignition advance capability.
Stage 6 Kit: $1492.00 (Save $146.75) The largest power gains, combining every element of intake and tuning above all in one neatly prepared custom package.
About the 'add on' options available on this page: We regularly receive phone calls asking, "Is there anything I might be missing or would want to add to my order that I may not know about?". To better answer this question and make your item selection process as smooth and easy as possible, we have added all of the 'add on' options pertinent to this kit right on one page for convenience. Below we will explain what they mean and hot links are provided to navigate you to a page with even more information. These options are available for the purposes of designing your own kit around your desired outcome and budget but can also be purchased separately.
(Option 1) Super Duke 1290 Stage Kit: This will select your intake kit stage level. See descriptions above. Only the 'Stage 1' kit requires trimming the rear velocity stack by 20 millimeters. While this works quite well for power and use, our Stage 2 option includes a more optimal TVS-80-59 billet velocity stack which is a 'Tuned' bell-mouth replacement. This would be considered by tuning engineers as a more 'proper' setup for maximizing air flow and power outputs. These can also be purchased separately if the user prefers to tune with velocity stack lengths front and rear. See dyno chart(s).
(Option 2) Comments If you have chosen STAGE 4-6, you can ask us to set up the units for you for free, an exclusive from Rottweiler Performance. This means loading maps (STAGE 4), setting up Auto Tune (SATGE 5-AT), setting up the proper ignition advance (STAGE 5-IM) or setting up everything (STAGE 6). If you don't know, let us know and if we need to contact you to discuss your options, we will.
(Option 3) Add a Second TVS-80-59 Velocity Stack: The Stage 2 and up Rottweiler Intake Kits come with one TVS-80-59 billet velocity stack for filter fitment and performance purposes. A second TVS-80-59 Tuned Velocity Stack will produce about 2 more horsepower across the RPM range and about 5 more near redline simply dropped in. If you would like to learn more about velocity stacks, see this page. An additional TVS-80-59 Velocity Stack can be added in the options below if desired.
(Option 4) Add an SAS/Canister Removal Kit: This is the first thing almost every customer does when building their performance packages. See our SAS Stage Kits to learn more. If you are installing an intake system and would like to retain the emissions systems, skip this option and you will need to install a small breather filter where the SAS valve drew air from the stock air-box available here.
(Option 5) Adding a Dynojet map switch to stage 4 and above will allow for dual maps or to toggle Auto Tune on or off: With the addition of a Powercommander V, adding a map switch will allow for the use of two totally separate fuel maps that can be toggled back and forth with this switch while the bike is running. If using Auto Tune, this switch is no longer allowed for dual maps (Auto Tune will just keep trying to correct them) and is repurposed to turn Auto Tune on or off which can be useful for different reasons. Learn more.
(Option 6) Stage 3 and up will disable the stock narrow band O2s. Would you like a pair of 12mm O2 plugs so you can remove them?: The stock narrow band O2's (the things that look like spark plugs in your exhaust tubes) are unplugged from stage 3 and up and no longer serve any purpose. They can be kept on the bike or swapped out with these O2 plugs for a cleaner look. Learn more.
(Option 7) Would you like to add a No Toil maintenance kit? (2-3 oilings/cleanings): These do not come pre oiled for international shipping purposes. We recommend any name brand biodegradable oil designed for foam. If you have some, great. If not, you may easily add some here. Learn more.
(Option 8) Feedback: Is this page informative enough for you to make a good decision?
Got 16 minutes and want to know exactly what kind of power a Rottweiler Intake and a Powercommander V can do for your Super Duke 1290? Check out this independent edition of 'Lamb Chop Rides' comparing a Super Duke 1290 equipped with an Akropovic exhaust and factory mapping to the addition of a Rottweiler Performance Intake System, PCV and Ignition box.
Super Duke modification are now in full swing and the latest addition is the Rottweiler stage 4 intake system. It's been a while coming this video but finally the stars have aligned so I went up to Dynojet UK in Preston to finally fit and test this bad boy! Remember more details to be found in my monthly blog in Performance Bikes magazine! Massive thanks to Dynojet UK for their assistance, these guys are the best in the UK without question! More info on Dynojet products on their website: www.dynojet.co.uk The UK distributors for the Rottweiler products are: www.p3tuning.com www.superdukecarnage.com USA: www.rottweilerperformance.com One final thanks to my man Randy who took the snaps, cheers dude! Next time I get the suspension sorted so stay tuned! ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- LCR key chains now available! http://lambchoprides.bigcartel.com ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Filming Equipment used: Camera Primary - GoPro Hero 4 Silver - http://amzn.to/2rlaBec Secondary's - GoPro Hero 4 Black - http://amzn.to/2rhoU1m Intercom - Sena 10c / 20s - http://amzn.to/2r8EUUO Drone - DJi Mavic - http://amzn.to/2rlwhqv Helmet microphones - Sony ECM-PC60 - http://amzn.to/2qx7K2t ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- My Garage Equipment: Trailer - MotoLug (www.motolug.com) Bike Lift - Abba Sky Lift (www.Abbastands.co.uk) Battery Pack - NocoXGrid XGB12 (http://no.co/xgb12) ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Bike upgrades - Blade: Quick Shifter - www.translogicuk.com Repsol sticker kit - www.motoxpricambi.com Bike upgrades Superduke: Crash protection - www.rg-racing.com Carbon parts - www.motocomposites.com & www.ffcarbon.com Carbon Wheels - www.dymag.com Airbox tunning - www.rottweilerperformance.com Tuning - www.dynojet.co.uk Suspension upgrades - www.ktechsuspension.com Clutch slave - www.oberon-performance.co.uk Tyres - www.pirelli.com =================================================== More from Lambchop Rides on: www.Twitter.com/lambchops1971 www.Facebook.com/LambchopRides Instagram - lamb_chop_rides Thank you LC
This product carries a 1 year warranty against defects in materials and craftsmanship.
Posted by Matt Culver on 30th Mar 2018
Two years ago I bought the stage 4 kit for my '15 SDR, and I instantly fell in love with the product on the first ride. That bike sold with all parts still installed, so it was time to buy this gnarly system once again for my '17 SDR with the addition of the auto tuner. If I wasn't impressed enough before, now with the auto tuner, I never have a question of running too lean or rich as I go in the mountains and back to sea level. The fit and finish that Rottweiler produces time and again is second to none! The snarl as you crack open the throttle is almost intimidating to the feint of heart. If you looking for the best for your KTM, look no further. The only thing you will regret is that you waited to install this sooner.
Posted by Heykel H on 18th Mar 2018
Wow, permanent smile on my face. Adds power, smooths the engine, runs cooler, sounds amazing. For what it adds to the bike (17 SDR) the product is under priced. Customer service is PLATINUM level.
Posted by Heykel H. on 15th Mar 2018
I rarely leave review, but when I do its because the company has gone above and beyond my expectation. I have a 2017 SDR (dream bike) and after many conversation with Chris I pulled the trigger on their Stage 6. Stage 6 should be renamed "STAGE BADASS" because frankly that what its turn an already great bike into a badass one. I'm visual learner so their video's on installation where a tremendous help. After the installation was complete and initial ride down, I couldn't get the smile off my face, it's a whole new monster. I can't thank Chris and his team enough for the professional and personal attention I was given, I truly felt they cared about my bike and my dreams for it. ROTTWEILER PERFORMANCE is the BEST.
Posted by Eric on 6th Mar 2018
The list of benefits of this intake system is long, starting with weight savings, better contamination protection for longer engine life, more air means more power, easy to service. If you love your Super Duke as much as I do, this modification is the most important one you can make. Eric
Posted by KillaB on 28th Feb 2018
2015 Superduke 1290 with cat delete Remus mid pope, Rottweiler SAS delete and annitori quickshifter. I was cleaning my stock air filter and found both a good deal of grime as well as a whole fly ion my intake butterfly valve...!! I installed the straight forward Rottweiler stage 3 intake in less than one hour, the most difficult part was getting the air filter oiled..takes some practice to properly saturate, especially when you didn’t get the no toil oil with a sprayer..had to hand apply.. Took the bike out after install, and really didn’t notice any difference, that is until I grabbed a serious handful of throttle.. The sound is unreal, but the power difference is downright shocking..! Racing my biddies R1 crossplane yesterday two things were apparent. First, my bike began to rival his in terms of sound, and secondly, he doesn’t have the speed advantage anymore..tested at a 50mph rolling start.. If ridden at normal pace the motor is the same gentle creature as before, but stomp on it and scary, explosive power hits so quick that it’s hard to prepare for. Fueling dongles smoothed out low rpm stuttering making embarrassing stalls nonexistent..well worth the extra money. In summary, I will not need to look any further on ways to improve power output on my bike. Install this and consider it good, anymore power and the bike would be uncontrollable..IMO.
Posted by Darren on 25th Feb 2018
Have been riding the superduke for 2 years and what a awesome bike. Going into the 3rd season with the superduke and decided to upgrade the air intake and only wish I would have installed it sooner. Thanks for the great product Rottweiler
Posted by YAMAMOTO on 27th Dec 2017
Replacement of KTM garbage box with this air cleaner along with Rotty's velocity stacks made my SDGT a completely different bike. You thought it was bad, install this kit and you won't believe the difference. It convinced me to go all out and got cannister removal kit and a Power Commander. My bike is insane.
Posted by Dave Blakeman on 5th Oct 2017
According to the book Tuning For Performance you can't feel less than a 10% increase in power . If that is true then the air box is increasing power more than 10% because you will feel more power.
Posted by Frank on 30th Sep 2017
A few months with the Stage 3 kit with the extra velocity stack on my 2016 1290r and I am ready to leave my review.
The SOUND is unreal. Its not like an exhaust note that is behind you.. this is under your chest, inside your chest, up your nose vibrating your nasal cavity. It truly sounds like a beast now. I do have sensitive ears so I wear earplugs all the time when riding and I can still feel pressure on my ears from the intake noise. Its insane!
The fueling dongles made a big difference to cruise areas and funny enough I actually was having flame out issues with the bike where it had shut off on me two or three times at low rpms when clutching. That problem has been totally solved by this kit. I also haven't noticed any difference in fuel economy.
It definitely helps up top power wise but its hard to tell exactly how much. I still have the stock cat so I imagine if I had a full akra exhaust and a power commander I would have some serious gains up top. But the mid range torque and instant on throttle torque is totally nuts. Cracking on the throttle at about 4k is insane, I literally slid back and the pillion seat hit me in the ass unexpectedly and kinda hurt lol.
Do I recommend it? Yes. The sound legit makes it worth it if nothing else. But the extra power, torque and quite frankly insane throttle response. Yes yes triple yes.
Posted by niels on 12th Aug 2017
Got the stage 2.with the extra 80 velocity stack. With the online video very easy install. Amazing the 1300cc bike is so restricted bij the std airbox... as every factory bike these days. This deff solved that problem and can suck air all over.love the looks to bad ye cant see it..
Posted by Tom Bumpous (WarBaby) on 7th Aug 2017
Even with my factory cat and new exhaust flapper valve in place, the Rottweiler Intake System (along with their Fueling Dongles) transformed my '17 1290 Superduke into a deep-breathing, well-fueled BEAST with more power, much better throttle response and a very smooth engine! There is also noticeably more torque available throughout the power band. Blip the throttle and it barks like a full-race engine plus installation was easy following Rottweiler's instructions and videos. Install one...you'll love it because they work. Really............
Posted by Michael J Kastner on 31st Jul 2017
I had the Stage 5 kit installed with every performance upgrade, worth every penny!! The power and torque gain is 1000% noticeable. If someone asked me to describe my SuperDuke 1290 R with the Stage 5 intake with one word, it would be "Violent" but in a good way!! No bike hits like a Big Twin!!! I Bleed Orange!! KTM-Always Ready to Race
Posted by Konstantin Khakhanov on 26th Jul 2017
Thanks to the company Rottweiler performance, you are doing a really good and quality tuning. After installation Intake stage 3+ Velocity Stack 80*40, my super duke 1290r 2014 got such a rush of power that I could not even think about, and also the sound of the exhaust and engine performance changed. Now he is actually the best beast of all KMT) Thank you Rottweiler Performance you are the best company for KTM! =)
Posted by Unknown on 12th Jul 2017
Top quality and fit, make sure you read the instructions or you might miss some small details like I did. Easy to install and plastic guard fit easily even though some said they had problems on forums. Make sure your filter is not over oiled or you will get some dribbles over your wiring and engine. Great product and had really opened it up.
Posted by Jeremy Hartsell on 30th May 2017
I purchased and installed the stage 3 intake to go along with the full akro exhaust on my 2016 Super duke and could not be happier. The noise from the intake is awesome. Big difference in low end smoothness. Not only is the product great but everyone I have dealt with or talked to from this company is great. I may be one person but you have a life customer with me. Thanks
Posted by michel journet on 20th Jan 2017
1290 SDR: I have installed Rottweiler Intake performance (with 2 TVS-80 Tuned Velocity Stack), fueling dongle, and did the SAS (+ canister) removal. I have also a slip-on SCProject. I was already in love with my bike before, but with the new intake, love has become passion! The bike is smooth at low RPM, no more popping deceleration sounds like I had before (although I kinda liked it), and when you twist the throttle ... WOW! It was actually hard to keep the front wheel (firmly) on the ground WFO 3rd gear and even 4th WITH TRACTION CONTROL ON. This was a quick test ride just after installation, but I can't wait to do track day when spring come (being on East coast, I am currently hibernating keeping my bike and my body in the warmth of my home/garage. lol). To any 1290 SDR proud owner, go for it, you won't be disappointed.
Posted by Matthew Fields on 15th Jan 2017
I have been reading the many positive reviews regarding the Rottweiler Intake System and decided to add it to my upgrade list. I also opted to get the extra Velocity Stack with my system. I recently had the Full Akrapovic Ti Exhaust system installed on my bike and just knew the Rottweiler would take it to the next level. I had a local performance shop install the Airbox for me while they were installing my Rapid Bike Evo Fuel Module. Words cannot describe the level of performance improvement!! And it makes the most delightful inductive roar sound ever!!! When I unpacked and inspected the kit before handing it over the shop for installation it was of outstanding quality. The tech that installed it tells me the installation was very straight forward which is consistent with the "how to" video on Rottweilers Website. I would be totally comfortable with installing this system myself if it was necessary. I have so far have put about 600 miles on the bike and I am beyond pleased. I wish I had more hands so I could give it 4 thumbs up!!!
Posted by drew vantuyl on 25th Sep 2016
Just installing the intake with the TVS-80 stacks increased hp NOTICEABLY!!! I couldn't be happier. The debris plate is a nice touch & was easy to install. I love how it deflects the hot air from the radiator. Well done!
Posted by SS Moulton on 4th Aug 2016
This product is one of the best choices I made for my SD1290. I have no idea what the KTM engineer was thinking about when he designed that monstrosity of an air intake. Thank the gods of awesomeness that Rottweiler Performance designed the holy grail of intakes. This thing took my little Duke and in a few minutes of install turned it into one of the meanest sounding Super Dukes around. You twist the throttle and it sounds like it is going to suck you pants off. Thank you Rottweiler Performance for designing this. Two thumbs way up.
Posted by Jason Jenia on 14th Jun 2016
I was pleasantly surprised by the quality of this intake. Everything seems to highly engineered and top notch kit. Especially the Velocity Stacks. Truly a thing of beauty. Install was a lot easier than I thought it would be. It’s pretty much straight forward. The deflector shield was a little tricky but since it’s bendable it went in pretty quick.
I love the intake growl. It sounds amazing. And wheelies through the first 3 gears are even easier!
Posted by Billy on 10th Jun 2016
Getting the complete package is well worth it. When combined with the SAS removal and a de-cat exhaust, your SD will be smoother, faster, (and most suprisingly to me) much more streetable in the low revs. Get it!
Posted by Sami on 16th Jan 2016
Updating your stock intake system to this great product is the best thing you can do to your Super Duke R 1290. Airflow ingreases and so does the performance. Dynojet Powercommander V is a great buy when you want to take it to the max.
Posted by Troy Albritton on 2nd Jan 2016
Even if this intake didn't boost performance, it's worth the improvement over stock for filtering efficiency since the stock unit is notorious for leaking. KTM really dropped the ball on the stock airbox/filter.
Posted by AG on 20th Nov 2015
I purchased the Stage 3 Intake Kit (I already had an exhaust and link pipe) and would highly recommend that any SD 1290 owner do the same: improved mid-range that is noticeable, *ballistic* power at wide open throttle, and cured the steady throttle engine surging issue that my stock bike had. I used the Power commander map from the Rottweiler website, I have not done a custom tune yet. Also, the install wasn't too difficult; the videos on the Rottweiler site are very helpful. Great customer support. All in all, a great experience!
Posted by Unknown on 13th Jul 2015
Installed the stage 3 airbox/SAS eliminator,airbox, and both 80mm stacks. Along with some exhaust mods and aftermarket tuning, I finally have a fire breathing engine that is even smoother than factory stock. If you are willing to research the 1290, you can actually choose components to increase HP/torque while at the same time, make the engine smoother.
Posted by Markus on 27th Jun 2015
Easy installation, very cool intake noises and more power!
Posted by Jon on 29th May 2015
Shipping was really fast, quality made product, performance gains were a huge plus. However, I was a little disappointed that no installation instructions were provided with the kit, they provide them with the SAS delete and fueling dongle kit. The install was by no means difficult but it just took longer to make sure everything was installed in the right place. Still cant figure out the exact placement of the shield. In the end, still a happy customer.
Rottweiler Note: All of our installation instructions are downloadable online at 'downloads/instructions'. We do this so that we can provide excellent detail.
Posted by Bernie on 12th Apr 2015
Excellent mod - highly recommended. Simple install, cleans up the bottom end dramatically. Induction noise is brilliant, makes you feel more connected with the motor. Improves dust collection as the stock filter is a joke.
Posted by Matt Myers on 5th Apr 2015
The 1290 SD-R is a BEAST! everyone knows this fact. I installed this along with the TVS-80 and Stage 3 SAS Removal. The power is Amazing and everywhere! Most bolt on parts Are boring and give little performance. I can tell you this gain is Palpable! No more hesitation when the throttle bodies slam open. Smooth power from off idle right up to the rev limit. Amazing! Buy it NOW! I cant wait to do some ECU tuning!
Posted by Kevin on 9th Mar 2015
What a great upgrade!! The seat of your pants dyno says this air box is producing a lot more power!! I installed the power commander and the air box at the same time and it really woke the 1290 up!! The base plate design is very good and the installation process was actually enjoyable.
Posted by Serge on 4th Feb 2015
Top quality. Everything is included (even orange zip ties) and fits perfectly. More midrange power and torque with intoxicating intake noise. The plastic debris plate is certainly an improvement as you can bend it for insatllation.
Posted by Unknown on 30th Jan 2015
No mapping issues and keeps dirt out of my motor. Easy to install. The customer service is six stars. To bad the max selection is five. YOU GUYS ROCK!