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KTM Duke 390 to be launched in April

KTM India is all set to launch its 390cc Duke in India by the April this year, as per press release issued by the company and the company is expected to start delivery of Duke 390 by the middle of this year.


Duke 390 will be built at Bajaj Auto’s Chakan Plant and will be priced at around 2 lakh rupees and will come with ABS as standard fitment.

KTM is also planning to launch RC25, its fully faired 250cc motorcycle early next year and it is expected to be priced between the Duke 200 and Duke 390.

KTM Duke 390 Specifications


Design Single-cylinder, 4-stroke, spark-ignition engine, liquid-cooled
Displacement 373.2 cm³
Bore 89 mm
Stroke 60 mm
Performance 32 kW (44 hp)
Starting aid Electric starter
Transmission 6-speed, claw shifted
Engine lubrication Forced oil lubrication with 1 rotor pump
Primary gear ratio 30:80
Secondary gear ratio 14:45
Cooling system Liquid cooling system, continuous circulation of cooling liquid with water pump
Clutch Clutch in oil bath / mechanically operated
Ignition system Contactless, controlled, fully electronic ignition system with digital ignition timing adjustment


Frame Tubular space frame made from chrome molybdenum steel, powder-coated
Fork WP Suspension Up Side Down
Shock absorber WP Suspension Monoshock
Suspension travel Front 150 mm
Suspension travel Rear 150 mm
Brake system Front Disc brake with four-pot brake caliper
Brake system Rear Disc brake with one-pot brake caliper, floating brake discs
Brake discs – diameter front 300 mm
Brake discs – diameter rear 230 mm
Chain 5/8 x 1/4” (520) X-Ring
Steering head angle 65°
Wheel base 1,367±15 mm
Ground clearance (unloaded) 170 mm
Seat height (unloaded) 800 mm
Total fuel tank capacity approx. 11 l
Unleaded premium fuel (95 RON)
Weight without fuel approx. 139 kg

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