KTM Launches 2 New Bikes In India: KTM Duke 390 & KTM Duke 250 | Price Starts Rs 2.39 Lakh (Biggest USPs?)

Sheetal Bhalerao

Sheetal Bhalerao

Sep 15, 2023

With its latest offerings, the renowned Austrian motorcycle manufacturer, KTM has once again ignited the Indian biking scene. 

KTM Launches 2 New Bikes In India: KTM Duke 391 & KTM Duke 250 | Price Starts Rs 2.39 Lakh (Biggest USPs?)

Yess! You guessed right, considering its deeply rooted legacy, KTM has introduced the 3rd-generation 390 Duke and the 3rd-generation 250 Duke to Indian enthusiasts. 

These new offerings from KTM represent the pinnacle of KTM’s engineering prowess, promising thrilling rides and cutting-edge technology. 

Let’s dive into the exciting world of these two remarkable motorcycles from KTM.

KTM Duke 390 Specifications

Recently, the motorcycle manufacturer has unleashed the latest iteration of its formidable 390 Duke in India.

 Duke 390 seems to be turning heads with its aggressive pricing of Rs 3,10,520 (ex-showroom, Delhi).

And why not as this 3rd-gen vehicle packs a punch with numerous updates, starting under the hood. 

To start with, It comes equipped with a brand-new 399cc single-cylinder engine, affectionately named LC4c. 

Further boasting a refreshed head and gearbox, promising a thrilling ride.

Its new 399cc single-cylinder liquid-cooled engine roars to life with 45.37 BHP.

 Which is seamlessly paired with a 6-speed gearbox, complete with a slipper clutch and a quick-shifter for those lightning-fast gear changes. 

They have focused on weight as it has been shaded in all the right places, thanks to KTM’s updates to the frame, wheels, and brakes. 

This resulted in a remarkable power-to-weight ratio of 270 BHP per tonne, ensuring that this 390 Duke is nothing short of a pocket rocket.

Its structure is made of a robust steel trellis frame. 

For Suspension, an adjustable 43mm upside-down front fork and a mono-shock at the rear is provided.

390 Duke stopping power is equally impressive, with a 320mm front disc and a 240mm rear disc, bolstered by dual-channel ABS, cornering ABS, and Supermoto ABS for added safety.

When it comes to aesthetics, 390 Duke showcases a redesigned fuel tank with aggressive shrouds, an LED headlamp with striking boomerang-shaped LED daytime running lights, and a split seat. 

The vehicle comes with a strong tech game, featuring a 5-inch digital instrument console that offers smartphone connectivity, turn-by-turn navigation, launch control, and three distinct riding modes: Street, Rain, and Track.

This latest launch by KTM will certainly make a statement as it comes in two captivating color options including Atlantic Blue and Electronic Orange Metallic.

KTM Duke 250 Specifications

KTM has launched the 3rd-gen KTM 250 Duke in India,    which is priced at Rs 2,39,000 (ex-showroom, Delhi). 

This new bike comes with a range of updates. 

enhancing the overall riding experience, this comes with Ride-by-wire and a quick-shifter as standard. 

Same as Duke 390, this beast is powered by the same LC4c single-cylinder liquid-cooled engine, although specific technical details haven’t been disclosed. 

It gets a redesigned cylinder head and a larger airbox.

Similar to Duke 390,  250 Duke rests on a new 2-piece frame, dons fresh wheels, and features improved brakes – all aimed at shedding weight and boosting the power-to-weight ratio.

Coming to looks, the 250 Duke retains its sporty appeal with bold tank extensions and an LED headlamp.

Further, it flaunts a 5-inch digital instrument console that offers smartphone connectivity, turn-by-turn navigation, and a convenient USB Type-C charging port.

 KTM Duke 250 will be offered in two exciting color options as Electronic Orange and Ceramic White. 

These latest launches by KTM affirm its commitment to providing enthusiasts with thrilling, feature-rich, and well-priced motorcycles that deliver exceptional performance on Indian roads.

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