KTM Duke 390 Launched At A Reasonable Price Rs. 1.80 Lakh

by Paul Joseph on June 29, 2013 · 0 comments

The Austrian bike manufacturer, KTM, got the honour to be the no.1 premium two-wheeler maker in India, has today unveiled the much-awaited naked sensation, Duke 390 across the country. KTM Bikes are well known for the use of in-house technology to make their bikes robust and performance-oriented and this new bike has all the characteristics for which the company is known. KTM Duke 390 Price is one of its major drawbacks as it falls between an outrageous and extravagant price bracket of INR. 1,80,000 (Ex-Showroom, New Delhi). KTM-Bajaj duo should have taken care of the price conscious buyers of the nation.   KTM Duke 390 houses a single-cylinder, 4 stroke engine with the displacement of 373.2 cc. The DOHC and Liquid-cooled engine cranks off the utmost power production of 44 bhp at 9500 rpm whereas the peak torque out put of this engine is 35 Nm at 7250 rpm. This strong engine is equipped with a six speed manual gearbox with a gear-shift pattern of 1 down and rest gears up shift and the gear-shifting has been kept quite easy and smooth. As far as the fuel-economy of this two-wheeler is concerned, despite of being armed with a heavy engine and power and torque performance it does not disappoint you in this segment. It delivers a mileage of 22-25 km/l in city conditions whereas on highways it scoops out the mileage of around 30 kmpl.   KTM Duke 390 Features a very powerful engine along with an efficient braking system. The front brake is loaded with a 300 disc while at the rear it shows a 230 mm disc brake to offer instant braking that gives the riders a journey with a lot of safety with full confidence. Such braking system works well even when you test the top speed of the bike which is 170 kmph. It also clears the speed of 0-100 kmph in less than 7 seconds and beats most of its rivals. In terms of comfort, the Austrian maker has not left any stone unturned and powered this naked vehicle with WP 43 mm upside down forks at the front and WP mono-shock at the bottom for a luxurious ride you never had before. KTM Duke 390 Pictures a ravishing design which is captivating. This two-wheeler is available in only a single variant and shade which is white. It is also expected that it might come in Black and Orange in coming future.

[via Tech News India]

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