KTM 790 Duke launched in India, price starts at Rs 8.64 lakh

first_imgKTM today launched 790 Duke in India for an introductory price of Rs 8.64 lakh (ex-showroom, India). The mid-weight motorcycle can be booked across nine cities — Bangalore, Mumbai, Pune, Hyderabad, Surat, Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai and Guwahati — starting from today.Powering KTM 790 Duke is an all-new 799 cc, LC8c, parallel-twin, 4-stroke, liquid-cooled, 8-valve, DOHC engine that produces 105 hp and 87 Nm of torque. The mill is mated to a 6-speed transmission.KTM 790 Duke comes with a chromium molybdenum steel frame. The bike gets 43 mm open-cartridge upside-down front forks and gas-assisted rear shock. There is a 300 mm disc at the front and a 240 mm disc at the rear. The company is offering Bosch 9MP dual-channel ABS with 790 Duke with lean-angle sensitive Motorcycle Stability Control (MSC). KTM 790 Duke gets a chromium molybdenum steel frame.There are four ride modes in the new 790 Duke — Sport, Street, Rain and Track — with varying throttle response and Motorcycle Traction Control (MTC). According to the company, the Track mode offers complete customization with nine-step adjustable traction control, adjustable throttle response, switchable ABS with launch control. There is also Quickshifter+ with Motor Slip Regulation (MSR).In terms of features, KTM 790 Duke gets LED headlight and DRLs. The bike comes with a multifunctional dashboard with full-colour TFT display. There is a tapered aluminium handlebar, which can be adjusted in four positions on the triple clamp and rotated in three further positions.Bajaj Auto Finance is offering an ownership plan for KTM 790 Duke. Under the plan, there will be a down payment of Rs 1.70 lakh, with an EMI of Rs 19,000 for five years at an interest rate of 7.75 per cent per annum.advertisementALSO READ | Maruti Suzuki S-Presso design sketch out, launch on September 30ALSO READ | Hyundai Venue, Grand i10 Nios assured of early delivery; benefits enhanced on Creta, Elite i20, SantroALSO READ | GST Council Meet: No respite for ailing auto sector, automobiles still under 28 per cent tax slablast_img read more