After unpredictable success of KTM Duke 200 in India, the company is now planning to launch KTM Duke 390 Sports Bike in India. According to KTM’s official website where KTM Duke 390 is published at India’s Section with a tag of “coming soon”, the bike is going to launch by March2013.
Through the previous launch of KTM Duke Sports Bike this new company was trying to understand behavior and reviews of Indians towards their product. As of now, they are well determined about their products so now, they are working hard to make this bike up to the best to launch in India.
KTM Duke 390 : Technical Specifications
KTM Duke 390 is much more sporty then Duke 200. The bike is having a very powerful Single-cylinder, 4-stroke engine with spark ignition and liquid cooling technolgy.
The bike is having 6-speed gears with claw shifted transmission. The primary gear ratio is 30:80 and secondary gear ratio is 14:45. Bore x Stroke measures 89 x 60 mm. The engine is churning a power of 32 kW (44 hp).
It is providing a displacement of 373.2 cm sq. and having electric start.
Cooling system : Liquid cooling system, continuous circulation of cooling liquid with water pump.
Clutches are mechanically operated.
Engine is having forced oil lubrication with 1 rotor pump and having contact-less, controlled fully electronic ignition system with digital ignition timing adjustment.
Brakes, Suspension and Handling
Front and Rear Brakes
KTM Duke 390 is having front disc brake with four-pot brake caliper and rear end Disc brake with one-pot brake caliper, floating discs.
Front and Rear Suspension
Bike is having front suspension and rear suspension both measures 150 mm. It is having WP Suspension Monoshock Absorber with Up Side Down fork.
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KTM Duke 390 is having wide wheelbase measures 1367 mm. It is having 170 mm of very good ground clearance. Seat Height is 80 cm.
Bike is having total fuel capacity of 11 liters and total weight of 139kg with fuel.
Pricing and Availablity
As I told earlier, KTM Duke 390 will be available on March 2013 and booking and purchasing will be done from official KTM Showrooms then.
The price of KTM Duke 390 is expected to be approx 2 lakhs which is very affordable as compare to other 300cc+ bikes.