KTM 390 Duke pictures, specifications out - UPDATED!
First pictures of the much anticipated 2013 KTM 390 Duke alongwith the technical specifications
After having broken the details of the KTM 390 Duke last month, we now have the basic specifications as well as the first pictures of the new 390 Duke here with us. Thanks to the folks at NieuwsMotor.NL, first shots of the motorcycle have surfaced, although these are the pictures taken from the brochure. The real picutres from the 2012 EICMA show will be with us soon as the bike is unveiled to the world. Keep watching this space.
For now we have the basic specifications that the 390 Duke is powered by a 373.2cc water-cooled single cylinder engine that makes 44PS of horsepower at 9,500rpm and 35Nm of torque at 7,250rpm while the motorcycle weighing just 139kg. Which translates into a phenomenal power-to-weight ratio of 316.5PS/tonne! Now that is bound to be a mover.
On the outside though, the bigger Duke remains more or less unchanged running the same underpinnings and exterior make up as found on the smaller 200 Duke. Noticeable changes include the bright trademark KTM orange paint for the gorgeous trellis frame and new paint scheme for the 390 Duke. While the international market product will feature ABS, for India, it is still unknown if ABS will be provided even as an option. Expect the model to hit the Indian KTM dealerships by February 2013.
KTM 390 Duke Technical Specifications:
Engine type: 4-stroke single cylinder liquid-cooled 4-valve DOHC
Engine capacity: 373.2cc
Bore x Stroke: 89mm x 60mm
Compression ratio: 12.5 : 1
Horsepower: 44PS at 9,500rpm
Torque: 35Nm at 7,250rpm
Ground clearance: 170mm
Seat height: 800mm
Tank capacity: 11 Liter
Brakes (Front): 300mm disc
Brakes (Rear): 230mm disc
Tyres (Front): 110/70 - ZR 17 M/C
Tyres (Rear): 150/60 - ZR 17 M/C
One of the foremost debates revolve around the way the 390 is styled – it looks exactly the same as the 200 despite the fact that it would be offered in a different paint scheme and has been beefed up marginally in terms of size
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