KTM Duke 390 In India Early 2013

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      Updated: Wednesday, November 21, 2012, 9:53 [IST]
 

Indian Biking aficionados, are always looking for more juice from their machines. One manufacturer who understands this thirst, is KTM. When KTM hurled the Duke 200 in India, the biking hamlet went bizerk!

If you envisioned that's all KTM can out-turn, you then definitely need to check-out the all new KTM Duke 390.

The all new KTM 390 Duke, will roll out in early 2013 and if you are feasting your eyes on a generously equipped machine which can be easily mastered, the Duke 390 should be on your hunt for list. For now, feel free to pass an eye over the KTM 390 Duke pictures.

KTM Duke 390

The KTM Duke 390 will be powered by a 375cc state-of-the-art, single-cylinder engine.

KTM has used latest materials and production technologies which in turn produce bountiful torque and overwhelming acceleration at all engine speeds.

*** Power Output - 44 horsepower

KTM Duke 390

WHEELS AND TYRES - KTM Duke 390 will come with 17inch cast alloy wheels.

The tyres on the 390 Duke is said to have tremendous grip in both wet and dry conditions.

KTM Duke 390

The KTM Duke 390 comes equipped with high-quality upside-down fork. The outer tube diameter is 43mm the same as the RC8 R - in other words, real racing equipment that guarantees highest levels of stability and precision.

KTM Duke 390

One of the outstanding features of the KTM Duke 390 is the power to weight ratio.

The KTM Duke 390 weighs only 139 kg and the rider is guaranteed tremendous, fleet-footed riding fun with the new 390 Duke.

KTM Duke 390

The KTM Duke 390 braking will be done by a state-of-the-art Bosch 9M ABS. The KTM Duke 390 duke ABS monitors the effect of the potent brake system with radially-bolted, four-piston calliper and 300 mm disc diameter - fun with no regrets, developed in close collaboration with the specialists from Bosch and Brembo.

KTM Duke 390

Absolutely no doubts, the stunt riders are really going to enjoy their stunting on the KTM Duke 390.

Stylish!

KTM Duke 390

The KTM Duke 390 has been equipped with lightweight, high-quality, pin-jointed, die-cast swingarm.

The swingarm on the Duke 390 is designed and produced according to the same principle as the 690 Duke.

KTM Duke 390

Getting the front wheel off the ground on the Duke 390 is going to be your style factor!

Make sure to hold on, as this new beast from KTM is fuelled by horsepower!

KTM Duke 390

If you love leaning, the Duke 390 is surely going to get you do some severe lean angles.

The KTM Duke 390 is surely a track bike!

KTM Duke 390

Style, Substance and Stance the KTM Duke 390 for sure is filled with all this.

What is your initial impressions on the KTM Duke 390? Do you like the new single cylinder Duke avatar!

KTM Duke 390

Reduced to the max! The new KTM 390 Duke has everything that has always made great bikes great: sufficient power, ample torque, and low costs at an extremely low weight. It handles extremely well and comes into its own wherever nimble agility is called for. In short: no other bike offers more riding fun for your money than the 390 Duke!

KTM Duke 390

So from the previous video slide, you would have noticed that the KTM Duke 390 is a well designed motorcycle. The designers have given the Duke 390 plenty of space and freedom of movement while riding.

The seating position is carefully thought out to provide relaxed touring, alone or two-up, equally as well as committed cornering.

KTM Duke 390

The KTM Duke 390 is not all about performance, but also extremely low fuel consumption. The company has cleverly designed a catalytic converter, which produces only minimal emissions.

KTM Duke 390

The KTM Duke 390 is a good everyday use bike. The big question is, has the Duke 390 impressed you yet?

For sure you will enjoy all the body lean, however we believe you need to have a sharp mind while riding the Duke 390.

KTM Duke 390

Not impressed yet? Need more of the KTM Duke 390 > Click next!

KTM Duke 390

You will have to wait a little bit longer till you witness the Duke 390 in flesh.

It is believed Bajaj will bring in the KTM Duke 390 early next year.

KTM Duke 390

Till then prepare yourself, cause as and when the Duke 390 rolls in "Get Ready To Race"

Story first published:  Tuesday, November 20, 2012, 14:39 [IST]
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