If Sports Motorcycle or Performance Bikes is what you dream to ride, then here’s a treat just for you. KTM has announced that it soon going to launch it’s new performance bike for the Indian market named as KTM 390 Duke. The sports bike is a perfect example of power, style, technology and effortless biking. The KTM 390 Duke gives you unparalleled riding pleasure. It boasts of a superior designing and optimum user value.
Slated for a June release this year, KTM 390 Duke, is expected to be priced around Rs. 1,90,000.
KTM 390 Duke is not the lone variant in this segment as KTM has already introduced the smaller version, Duke 200 for the Indian bike enthusiasts. The KTM Duke 200 has received a great response in the Indian high-end bike segment.
Talking about KTM 390 Duke, the sports or performance bike has been packed with a superb set of features, which makes KTM 390 Duke a powerful and superbly fast performance bike. The KTM 390 Duke gets a powerful 375cc, single cylinder, liquid cooled Engine capable of producing a power of 45PS and a torque of 35NM. Further, it has a favorable and impressive power to weight ratio of 340 PS/Ton. Its performance capability makes KTM 390 Duke a highly desirable bike.
The KTM 390 Duke comes equipped with ultra-light trellis frame, WP Suspension, die-cast aluminium swingarm enabling you to have a smooth and pleasurable ride. The riding experience is further heightened by the superior Metzeler Sportec M5 tyres which provide excellent grip on damp and wet roads. It also has been powered by the Brembo disc-brakes and gets Bosch 9MB ABS.
Although the specifications list of KTM 390 Duke is long, all-in-all the high end sports bike promises a powerful performance and superb riding experience to the Indian bike enthusiasts. As far as the competition is concerned KTM 390 Duke can get stiff competition from the likes of CBR 250 ABS and the recently launched Ninja 300. However, looking at its pricing, rich-features, and better fuel efficiency, KTM 390 Duke stands a good chance to beat the competition from other performance bikes in its segment.
Main Specifications of KTM 390 Duke
Engine: 373.2cc, single cylinder, 4-stroke, liquid cooled engine
Power: 44BHP @ 9500rpm
Torque: 35Nm @ 7250rpm
Fuel Tank: 11 lts
Ground Clearance: 170 mm
Wheelbase: 1367 mm
Wheel Type: Alloys
Colors: White, Orange, Black