Rumour: KTM 790 Duke bookings opens


According to a media report, KTM dealerships have started accepting bookings for the 790 Duke. The booking amount has been set at Rs. 30,000 and deliveries are rumoured to commence in the first half of 2019.

The KTM 790 Duke is a naked street bike based on a tubular steel frame with a cast aluminium subframe and swingarm. The styling is similar to other bikes in the Duke line up. It has a twin-pod LED headlamp and a digital instrument cluster. The bike has a stepped seat and an underseat exhaust. The 790 Duke rides on 43 mm WP upside down fork suspension at the front and a monoshock at the rear.

The 790 Duke is powered by a 799cc, parallel twin-cylinder engine that produces 103 BHP and 87 Nm of torque. It is mated to a 6-speed transmission. The bike comes equipped with twin 300 mm discs at the front with 4-piston calipers and a single 240 mm disc at the rear with a single-piston caliper. It has switchable dual-channel ABS which comes with a Supermoto mode. Other features include Quickshifter+ for clutch-less up and downshifts, track mode and traction control.

Source: NDTV

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