KTM Duke 890 Launch in 2017

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KTM Duke 890 Launch in 2017


About KTM

KTM Sports motorcycle AG is an Austrian motorcycle manufacturer owned by CROSS Industries AG and the Bajaj Auto Limited. KTM formed in 1981 but traces its foundation as early as in 1934. The Latest Model which will be going to launch is KTM Duke 890 Launch in 2017.

About KTM Duke 890 Launch in 2017


The new Duke 890 showcased at the EICMA Motorcycle Show in November 2016, whereas the model will be available globally only by 2017. While it sounds interesting, it is quite likely that an adventure will follow suit as well based on the same engine and platform.

The KTM Duke 890 continues get a Steel Trellis frame, comparable to other models from the bike designers. The WP sourced inverted turns continue to serve the purpose at the front, whereas a monoshock suspension setup does duty at the rear. Ergonomically, the bike makes an upright seating position while the foot pegs for the pillion are expected to see a modified mounting as compared to the prototype tested.

[1] Design and Dimensions

The design motorcycle always has a short in size, minimalist panel usage everywhere and a short wheelbase look like a decent street fighter. Adventure version comes with a beak at the front along with a large fairing. It has the flat headlight cowl, and overall design will shout KTM indeed. The SuperDuke should inspire paint scheme.

Adventure motorcycle has a flat seat, Swingarm-mounted suspension, spoke wheels, chunky off-road tyres, larger front-wheel, the new front fairing of headlight dome, and the other bits related to an adventure to come on the motorcycle soon.

1. Length 2100 mm
2. Width 790 mm
3. Height 1150 mm
4. Wheelbase 1400-1450 mm
5. Ground clearance 170 mm
6. Kerb weight 180 kgs
7. Fuel capacity 14 liters

[2] Chassis, suspension, and brakes

The lightest vehicle in its class has the twin cylinder and trellis frame combo in the spy pictures. USD forks at the front and the monoshock both adjustable make things tempting and easier to find a perfect setting for every rider. And ABS equipped large dual disc brakes at the front.

Chassis Trellis Frame
1. Front 45 mm Upside Down Forks
2. Rear Adjustable Monoshock
1. Front  120/70-17
2. Rear 180/60- 17
1. Front Dual 300 mm & Dual Disc Brakes
2. Rear 240 mm Disc Brakes

[3] Engine, Specification, and Fuel Economy

The engine has all the new parallel twin engine displacing around the 850cc -890cc. The engine is the most powerful engine in its class, and KTM claims that it is the best engine in its class with the new Technology. They deliver the best power, torque and fuel economy and able to provide reliability and efficiency.

1. Twin Cylinder, Liquid Cooled, DOHC
2. Displacement 850-899cc
3. Maximum Power 110-115 PS @ 10000 RPM
4. Maximum Torque 85-90 NM @ 7500 RPM
5. Transmission 6-Speed Gearbox


[4] KTM Duke 890 Safety and Features

ABS have the standard on the motorcycle. And have the cornering ABS, traction control, riding modes and make it a completely safe riding experience.

[5] KTM Duke 890 India Launch and Price

India launch in late 2017 and international launch will happen first in mid-2017. Expect prices to around Rs. 8 lakhs on-road in India.

Nikhil Pillai

Nikhil Pillai is the co-founder at Digito Private Limited. He is a digital marketing veteran with a lot of experience and expertise in developing websites too. He is mostly a vivid reader and loves to travel a lot. Bikes and Football are his passions apart from watching movies that come with a twist.

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