KTM 390 Duke Review
KTM 390 Duke is a new launch from the Bajaj in India. 390 duke is the much awaited model in India and released on June 25th, 2013. KTM 390 Duke is a naked type bike with attractive look and gives you remarkable performance. 390 Duke is the first model of KTM bike sold across entire 76 country markets. The main rivals of KTM Duke 390 are Honda CBR250R and Kawasaki Ninja 300.
KTM 390 Duke Top Technical Features
- 4-stroke, Single-cylinder engine
- 44 BHP at 9500 rpm Max power
- 35 Nm at 7250 rpm Max torque
- 22-25km/ltr mileage
- 170kph top speed
- 300mm Disc brake in front & 230mm disc brake
Look, style and Dimensions
KTM 390 Duke is naked bike and said to be the best mid ranged bike in India available in this category. The picture perfect look is really eye catching. The big single sporty bike shares lot with the 200 duke. Sharp angles and steep creases, orange smart wheels, powerful headlight, flat handlebar, illuminated switches, nice grip,10 spoke alloy wheel, dog-leg shaped control levers, LED tail light, rear view mirrors etc enhances the aggressiveness of this bike.
Engine and performance
KTM 390 Duke powered by Four-stroke, 375cc, single-cylinder, liquid cooled- fuel-injected engine offers power of 44 BHP at 9500 rpm and a torque of 35 Nm at 7250 rpm. Engine weight is 36kg. 6 speed gear box offers good transmission. Ground clearance 172mm helps in better ride in Indian roads. The company offers it can reach 0-100km/hr in 7 seconds. KTM 390 Duke offered mileage is around 22-25km/ltr. It is really good because this a road going street bike.
Safety and comfort on ride
KTM 390 Duke ABS features Four piston, radial caliper, 300mm disc front brakes and Single piston, 230mm disc rear brakes along with ABS provides excellent safety measures. WP 43mm upside down forks suspension used in front and in rear WP Monoshock suspension. The bike will be very comfortable to ride with all these features.
KTM 390 Duke Bike Full Technical Specifications
|Engine Performance||32 kW (43 hp)|
|Engine Power||375 CC single-cylinder, 44 PS of power and 35 Nm of torque|
|Engine Secondary gear ratio||14:45|
|Weight without fuel||139 kg|
|Design||1-cylinder 4-stroke engine, water-cooled|
|Total fuel tank capacity||11 L|
|Brake system Front||Disc brake, 300 mm diameter|
|Brake system Rear||Disc brake, 230 mm diameter|
|Shock absorber||WP Monoshock|
|Fork||WP Suspension Up Side Down|
|Frame||Tubular space frame made from chrome molybdenum steel, powder-coated|
|Suspension travel Front and Rear||150 mm|
|Chain||5/8 x 1/4” (520) X‑Ring|
|Steering head angle||65 Degree|
|Wheel base||1,367±15 mm|
|Seat height||800 mm|
|Ground clearance||170 mm|
KTM 390 Duke Bike Price in India: Rs. 2,40,000/- (Ex-Showroom, Delhi)
Overall the all new 390 Duke is packed with so many useful upgrades. The list includes cosmetic and mechanical. The bike is considered as a value-for-money product. The all new KTM 390 Duke is a perfect option to consider if you love sports bikes with good performance.