KTM 390 Duke: review, specifications and price

The KTM 390 Duke has a 373.2 cc fuel-injected  single-cylinder engine and is made in India by Bajaj Auto, in collaboration with Austrian manufacturer KTM. Bajaj plans of selling the bike in over 80 countries. It was on sale in india after June 2013. After its initial release, KTM CEO Stefan Pierer announced plans to export the 390 Duke to the US for 2014, which would make it the first Indian-made KTM motorcycle sold in the US market. Read more about specifications of Duke 390.


KTM 390 Duke Specifications

Manufacturer: Bajaj Auto and KTM

Production: 2013

Assembly: India

Class: Standard Engine 373.2 cc (22.77 cu in) 4-stroke, water-cooled single

Bore / stroke: 89 mm × 60 mm (3.5 in × 2.4 in)

Compression ratio: 12.6:1

Top speed: 169 km/h (105 mph)

Power: 32 kW (43 hp) @ 9500 rpm (claimed)

Torque: 35 N·m (26 ft·lb) @ 7250 rpm (claimed)

Ignition type: Bosch digital integrated spark/fuel injection

Transmission: Wet clutch, 6-speed, chain

Frame type: Tubular steel trellis

Suspension: WP 43 mm dia. w/150 mm travel. Front: telescopic fork, Rear: mono-shock swingarm.

Brakes: ByBre single discs w/ABS. 300 mm, four-pot front, 230 mm single-pot rear.

Tires: Metzeler Sportec M5 17-110/70 x 17-150/60, 10 spoke Marchesini alloy wheels

Rake, trail: 25°, 100 mm (3.9 in)

Wheelbase: 1,367 mm (53.8 in)

Dimensions: L 2,002 mm (78.8 in) W 873 mm (34.4 in) H 1,267 mm (49.9 in)

Seat height: 800 mm (31 in)

Weight: 139 kg (306 lb) (claimed) (dry) 154.0 kg (339.5 lb) (claimed) (wet)

Fuel capacity: 11 l (2.4 imp gal; 2.9 US gal)

Fuel consumption: 60 mpg-imp (4.7 L/100 km; 50 mpg-US)


( Source:  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/KTM_390_Duke )

It is seemingly the most anticipated motorcycle in India. The motorcycle which seems to be like the Duke 200, is fueled by a 373cc single-chamber that delivers 43.5ps at 9000rpm and 35nm of torque at 7000rpm. The motor is mated to a 6-rate gearbox and has a dry weight of only 139kg, making it an exceeding expectations motorcycle concerning force to weight proportion of 316bhp for every ton.

The KTM 390 Duke ABS is the be one of the few motorcycles which have an alternative to switch off the ABS. The motorcycle will be manufactured in Bajaj’s Chakan plant in Pune and will be imparting numerous parts from its more youthful kin, the Duke 200.

The KTM 390 Duke ABS is the second KTM offering from Bajaj Auto for the Indian market. The motorcycle was launched in 2012 EICMA event and has been developed keeping emerging markets like India in mind.


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  1. Divyaraj July 27, 2014

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