Yes the much awaited synergy bike between Bajaj and KTM the KTM-Bajaj Duke 200cc is expected to be launched soon, sooner than you have expected!
While Bajaj is known to make performance bikes, KTM styling appeals global bikers, now what can you expect from a synergy of high performance bike maker and KTM? It would be an enticing to everyone that rode a two wheeler, young or old. What makes the KTM designed Bajaj made Duke 200 even more enticing is that it comes with an affordable price tag fitting most bike lovers’ budget.
While the desire for a powerful bike has been already fulfilled by Honda CBR250R, Kawasaki Ninja 250 yet there is an empty segment of the 200cc and the Duke 200 seems to fill in the gap in the segment. While the KTM styling gives the Duke a European bike look the proportions have been worked to suit Indian ride conditions. What comes with the KTM Duke is a trellis frame, monoshock in the rear, 43mm USD forks, wide tyres and a radically styled under-slung exhaust. Well the machine has all credentials to become the best street bike in India.
Pricing of the Duke in the range of 1.30 to 1.50 lakhs is going to give the competition a run for money and delight to prospects although there still is no official numbers. Auto business analysts believe that the KTM Bajaj Duke 200Â will widen the bike market by facilitating a great ride for a great price.