The KTM 250 Duke is the newest kid on the block, and its aggressive pricing has attracted a lot of young buyers already. The 250 Duke features similar design language to the new 2017 KTM 390 Duke. The KTM 250 Duke comes with a 248.7cc, single-cylinder liquid-cooled engine that makes 30bhp and 24Nm of torque, paired to a 6-speed gearbox. The Duke 250 weighs 161kg, making it one of the lightest motorcycles in this segment.
The Suzuki Gixxer 250 is the brand’s naked motorcycle offering to the 250cc category. The motorcycle features a tank cowl design adding to the muscular looks. Other features of the Gixxer 250 include a fully-digital instrument cluster, LED headlamps and tail-lamps, twin-muffler design, split-seats, and dual-channel ABS. The Suzuki Gixxer 250 is powered by an air/oil cooled, fuel-injected, single-cylinder, 249cc engine producing 26.1bhp and 22.6Nm of torque. The engine comes mated to a six-speed gearbox.