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Old 18th October 2006, 09:25   #16
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Bikes seems too tall for an average indian rider.
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Old 18th October 2006, 11:34   #17
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Anyone in Mumbai find estimated cost from Torque Motorcycles???

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Old 18th October 2006, 12:47   #18
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This was confirmed from a auto show(dont remeber which one ) but he was telling KTM has entered india with its dealer and the bike costs upwards of 10 lakhs ...damn

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Old 18th October 2006, 21:26   #19
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Originally Posted by sids911
Its BMW F650 Funduro all over again....and then manufacturers will crib that they cant sell sportsbikes in India!!
Why cant we get decent Japanese 400/600's which we can actually afford!!!!!
Exactly dude. These european bikes are way to expensive fur us. One can only imagine the retail price for Ducati if introduced here. Jap multi-cylinder bikes is the way to go.

specs of the KTM:-

Type: 2-Cylinder, 4-Stroke, V 75 deg.
Displacement: 999,8 cc
Bore x Stroke: 101 x 62,4 mm
Performance: 122 HP / 9000 rpm
Max. torque: 99 Nm / 7000 rpm
Compression ratio: 11,8 : 1
Starter: E-starter
Transmission: 6 gears, dog clutch engagement
Fuel: 95 ROZ
Mixture conditioning: Electronic fuel injection
Control: DOHC
Valve: spur-gear driven tooth-type chain
Lubrication: Pressure circulation lubrication
Engine oil: Motorex Power Synt 4T, SAE 10W-50
Primary drive: 67 : 35
Cooling: Liquid cooling
Clutch: Wet multi-plate clutch, hydraulically operated
Ignition: Denso battery ignition
Spark plug: NGK DCPR 8 E


Frame: Chromium molybdenum tubular space frame, powder-coated
Subframe: Aluminum
Handlebar: Aluminum conified
Suspension front: WP-USD 48 Multi Adjuster
Suspension rear: WP- Multi Adjuster
Suspension travel front/rear: 135 / 160 mm
Brake front: Double disc _ 320 mm
Brake rear: Disc _ 240 mm
Rim front/rear: 3,5 x 17 " / 5,5 x 17"
Tire front/rear: 120/70 - 17" / 180/55 - 17"
Transmission ratio: 17:38
Battery: 12 Ah
Steering head angle: 66,5 deg.
Wheelcaster: 103 mm
Wheelbase: 1438 mm
Ground clearance (unloaded: 165 mm
Seat height (unloaded: 855 mm
Tank capacity: approx. 15 l
Dry weight: approx. 179 kg
Weight (ready to race: approx. 195 kg

source:- http://www.sportrider.com/bikes/2004..._ktm_990_duke/
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Old 18th October 2006, 21:39   #20
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Originally Posted by ///////M7
Bikes seems too tall for an average indian rider.
Other Naked Japs have a seat height of around 800mm. (Yamaha FZ6, Suzuki SV650, and the Honda 599/Hornet) This one has 855mm which is around 5 cms higher. With adjustable suspension you shold be able to get into a comfortable position. If the average Indian rider is 5' 9" then he will be just fine
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