Bajaj Auto Ltd. announced the launch of the all-new KTM Duke range comprising the 390 Duke, 250 Duke and 200 Duke.KTM, Europe’s No.1 Motorcycle brand has been fastest growing sports motorcycle brand in the country since its launch in 2012.
Headlining the all-new Duke range is the 390 Duke. Already a favorite amongst enthusiasts for its thrilling power and race-technology, the 390 Duke gets even more potent for 2017. A radical new design is underlined by split LED headlamps, a larger steel fuel tank and a dual-color split frame.
The aggressive design is complemented by a powerful engine churning out 43.5 Ps of power and 37 Nm torque and a host of new premium features like Ride-by-wire which guarantees a smooth throttle response by eliminating the throttle cable and the use of sensors instead, a first-in-class multi-color TFT display console that is also enabled to pair with a smart phone and controllable from the handlebar. A larger 320 mm rotor for the front disc brake increases stopping power and in tandem with an ABS by BOSCH and a slipper clutch the safety equipment on the 390 Duke is unmatched.
A new entrant to the Duke family in India is the 250 Duke. Designed on the lines of the bigger Dukes, the 250 Duke shows its racing genes with 30Ps power, slipper clutch and an ultra light chassis which with the newly developed bolt-on sub frame allows the 250 Duke to slice through bends and traffic with precision. The 250 Duke has been introduced in White and Orange color schemes.
The 200 Duke which has been by far the most popular premium naked in country also received a refreshed graphic scheme for 2017 and will continue to be available in Orange, White and Black colors.
All products in the 2017 KTM Duke range would be BS-IV compliant.
On the occasion of the launch Mr. Amit Nandi, President- Pro biking, Bajaj Auto Ltd. said “Raw performance and edgy design sets the KTM Dukes apart from the rest. With the new MY17 range, the Dukes take yet another leap forward. The new 390 Duke is an all-new bike for the hardcore enthusiast, the new 200 Duke is a stepping stone into the world of KTM and the all-new 250 Duke is the upgrade option for those who have already experienced KTM with the 200 Duke”.
The new bikes were launched amidst great fanfare at an exciting KTM stunt show. Bookings commence across 11 exclusive KTM showrooms in the city.
Ex-showroom (Chennai) Prices
- KTM 390 Duke: Rs. 2,30,176
- KTM 250 Duke: Rs. 1,76,514
- KTM 200 Duke: Rs. 1,46,488