The second big launch of the Austrian naked bike manufacturer. Massive is the machine. A step ahead in the entry level naked motorcyclism. Packed with a powerful engine, which is a mixture of stunning 44 Hp, the bike gifts what a rider needed form it. Coupled with a 373.2cc, Single-cylinder, 4-stroke, spark-ignition engine, liquid-cooled engine, the bike itself become more than enough for any naked bi-wheeler lovers.
The new upgraded KTM Duke 390 for the year 2017 is flooded with many features. This new Duke is based on the flagship model Duke 1290.
It has the same 373.2 cc engine that used in the earlier version, which delivers a maximum power of 43 bhp @ 9000 rpm and a peak torque of 35 Nm @ 7000 rpm. A 6-speed manual gearbox uses a chain drive to deliver the power o rear wheels. It has a Bosch Engine Management System to control the entire working of powertrain. Powder coated steel Trellis frame surrounds the engine.
The suspension system consists of high-quality WP upside fork with 142 mm travel at the front and WP monoshock with 150 mm travel at the rear. A 320 mm front disc and a single piston floating caliper disc at the rear deals with the braking department of this bike. Bosch 9MB two-channel ABS system is also used in this Duke.
Some of the visual changes are new extended fuel tank, high mounted LED blinkers and new halogen lit headlamp. It also features a TFT digital instrument cluster screen. From the 2012 Duke 390, this one features a new paint scheme.
The bike weighs around 149 kg and fuel tank capacity is 13.4 litre.