The marketing campaign for these next-generation Dukes has been somewhat unconventional from KTM’s perspective. There have been no secrets or promotion recordings to fabricate publicity, the organization has quite recently been dryly putting data out there. The same applies to the price announcement today as it did to the global unveiling on August 22.
KTM 390 Duke Gen 3: Motor And Suspension
There is an incredible arrangement that is new on this cutting edge 390 Duke – it’s an all-new and presently bigger engine, dislodging 399cc and siphoning out 45hp and 39Nm (1.5hp and 2Nm more than previously). This engine is housed in a brand-new trellis frame with an aluminum subframe and brand-new suspension, including a new offset monoshock attached to a redesigned swingarm and a revised upside-down fork.
KTM 390 Duke Gen 3: Design And Features
Then there are the changes to the features and styling. Although the redone headlight area and the new tank extensions may not be to everyone’s taste, the additional features offered here are certain to please the majority. There are now three modes of riding: Downpour, Road and Track, every one contribution more honed power conveyance than the last. Launch control is included in the latter, and traction control is now standard. Likewise with the active machine, this new 390 Duke likewise packs in cornering ABS and a bi-directional quickshifter.
KTM 390 Duke Gen 3: Pricing And Competitors
Taking all of this into consideration, the updated Duke’s Rs 13,000 price increase actually seems very reasonable, and Rs 3.11 lakh seems like a fair price to pay. All things considered, it is significantly more costly than the as of late sent off televisions Apache RTR 310 (Rs 2.43 to 2.64 lakh), which can’t exactly match the exhibition levels of the KTM, yet acquires a few remarkable highlights. You can peruse our thorough survey of the new RTR here.
Gen 3 KTM 250 Duke goes on sale for Rs 2.39 lakh KTM has also introduced an upgraded 250 Duke. Like its bigger kin, it additionally gets another lattice outline, aluminum sub-outline, suspension, haggles. It’s additionally been blessed to receive the refreshed styling, and looks a lot of like the 390. Notwithstanding, it go on with the very 249cc motor that has been serving it since its initiation. This updated bike costs just Rs 779 more than before at Rs 2,39,000 (ex-showroom, Delhi).
Appointments for both new bicycles are currently open on the KTM India site for a measure of Rs 4,500, and the organization says that the pair will arrive at display areas by mid-September.