After a long series of thoughts, spy explosions and whatnot, the KTM 790 Duke to Launch in India is all set today. And as far as the expectations are involved, the new KTM middleweight is supposed to be priced under Rs 10 lakh (on-road)
and if that is the case, this will return the story of its younger sibling – the KTM Duke 390,
As the 790 will too offer performance that rivals much costlier motorcycles, but at a comparatively low price tag. After the launch, the KTM 790 Duke will be the most significant KTM motorcycle on sale in India.
We received our hands on the motorcycle at the 2018 Paris Motor Show where we explain to you everything there is to know about it.
The production-ready KTM 790 Duke was presented for the first time at 2018 EICMA in Milan, along with the KTM 790 Adventure R model,
hinting how the Austrian firm’s model lineup will more expand, thanks to an utterly new engine production with its 799cc LC8c
Parallel twin powerplant that out 105 hp and 86 Nm of torque and come with a 6-speed transmission.
What performs it stand out is that it weighs less which makes this motorcycle feel suitably sporty,
and also, it gets a host of electronic rider aids which help the motorcycle punch way above its weight.
You can watch the launch of the KTM 790 Duke here: