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KTM 790 DUKE

KTM 790 Duke is known for its 799 cc (48.8 cu in) liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, 8 valve engine. It has a magnificent power output of 105 bhp and 87 Nm. Such a powerful engine enables the bike not only to Rule the Roads but also to tear up the Mountains and Boosting on Circuits too.

The model was first released in Europe, then in the US is now all set to launch its model in China in the year 2020. With 149 to 169 kg of weight, KTM 790 Duke has been recorded as the most lightweight bike in the market.

KTM is an Austrian company which manufactures motorcycle and sports car. It is manufactured by KTM AG plants and Bajaj Auto is its Indian Manufacturer. The parent company of KTM Group is KTM AG. It was founded in 1992. This Company is known for its off-road bikes. KTM AG is one of the leading companies which manufactures off-road motorcycles.

The bike has a parallel twin-engine which adds the advanced technology, powerful engine, and Awesome Looks. The efficient braking system presents the Riders with smooth riding and jovial experience.

WHAT MAKES KTM DUKE 790 DIFFERENT FROM OTHERS?

The KTM Industry instead of using ordinary tyres for the model are using specially designed tyres with the cooperation of Maxxis. The bike allows clutchless gearshift on a manual transmission with the use of Bi-Directional Quickshifter. The fuel tank has a capacity of 5.3 gallons, the Fuel tank is adjusted between the footpegs and rider’s knees.

The Quickshifter eliminates the use of adjusting clutch which adds up to the safe and comfortable ride for the Riders. One could expect an exceptional efficiency, class-leading power and Sporty Riding Position. Also, the company has a vast Servicing Network which makes it easy for the rider to get the bike restored to its original efficiency within a gap of a few periods.

The KTM Duke 790 comes up with a Tubular Steel frame, cast aluminum sub-frame and a swing arm. It is designed to cheer the Rider up with effortless riding experience. KTM Power Parts also provides an option for luggage. This model of Duke comes with some accessories and luggage like Rear Bag, Top Case, Side Bag Career, Luggage Carrier, Baggage Carrier, and Side Bag Set. 

The model was launched in India for Approx. 8 Lakh 64 Thousand Rs on Monday, 23rd September 2019 (Ex-Showroom Price). The pre-booking fee for the bike was Rs 30,000 in the Indian Market. 

KTM has many models like 790 Duke, 200 Duke, 125 Duke, 390 Duke but there is a big gap between the price of other models and KTM 790 Duke and also differentiability is seen in functionality and design of the model in comparison of other models. It is light weighted and having WP Apex suspension, Dual counter-balancer for a vibration-free ride. 

Also, it comes with a Bright five-inch TFT display in which data can be observed from any angle and all light conditions also make this bike more comfortable. The speedometer of this bike also supports the Bluetooth connectivity by KTM My Ride App which helps to view pertinent information easily. The compact parallel-twin engine is designed for reducing the seat height for overall ground clearance. It also has an LED headlight.

Information about the ENGINE and CHASSIS

ENGINE

Type: Parallel-twin
Displacement: 799cc
Bore x stroke: 88mm x 65.7mm
Maximum power: 95 horsepower @ 8250 rpm
Maximum torque: 66 ft/lbs @ 6500 rpm
Valvetrain: DOHC, 8 valves
Fueling: DKK Dell’ Orto w/ 46mm throttle body
Lubrication: Pressure lubrication w/ 2 oil pumps
Transmission: 6-speed
Clutch: PASC slipper clutch
Final drive: Chain

CHASSIS:

Wheels: Wire-spoked
Front Wheel: 2.50 * 21
Rear Wheel: 4.50 * 18
Tires:   Avon Trailrider
Front brakes: 320mm discs w/ 4-piston mounted calipers
Rear brakes: 260mm disc
Frame: Chromoly tubular steel w/ Chromoly steel subframe
Front suspension: Spring-preload adjustable inverted Wp Apex open-cartridge fork/7.9 inches
Rear Suspension: Linkage-free spring-preload adjustable WP Apex PDS shocks; 7.9 inches

KTM 790 Duke has attractive looks which come with two color combos: Black-white; Black-orange.

KTM 790 Duke gives tough competition to other racing bikes like Triumph Street Triple RS, Kawasaki Z900, Yamaha MT-09. KTM 790 has a more affordable price than other bikes. KTM 790 provides a more affordable particular segment motorcycle having much better value-for-money performance.

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