5. Semi-Active Suspension

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Like IMUs, semi-active suspension isn’t a new technology either, not even for KTM as it was used on the 1290 Super Adventure, but now it’s a technology that will see its way onto the Super Duke GT. KTM’s sister company, WP Suspension has been working on its semi-active suspension technology since 2007, having introduced its third generation units in 2010. Interestingly, WP only started on-road testing of its semi-active suspension tech in September of 2011, taking more than three years before deeming it ready for production on the Super Adventure.