9th Mar 2020 5.30 pm
The previous few models of the BS4-compliant KTM 790 Duke are being bought at Rs 5.99 lakh.
The KTM 790 Duke has launched in India in September 2019 at Rs 8.64 lakh. Upon launch, this worth was a lot larger than KTM followers had been hoping for however, the firm didn’t have a lot of a possibility for the reason that bike was introduced all the way down to India as a CKD unit with very low ranges of localization.
KTM initially imported 100 models and the dealerships at the moment are providing an enormous discount to clear the ultimate inventory of BS4-spec models earlier than the April 1 deadline when the brand new BS6 norms kick in.
It isn’t clear what number of models can be found
However, the quantity is more likely to be fairly low. Now at Rs 5.99 lakh (ex-showroom), the 790 Duke affords unbelievable worth and that is extra in keeping with the value that many fans dreamed the bike would initially be supplied at.
To provide you with a concept of simply how unbelievable this worth is – Kawasaki not too long ago introduced that the upcoming BS6-compliant Ninja 650 will carry an ex-showroom worth of Rs 6.45-6.75 lakh.
A worth sheet presently circulating on WhatsApp reveals a break-up of the discounted 790 Duke from the Mapusa (Goa) showroom. This means that the on-road worth of the 790 Duke will now be simply Rs 7.5 lakh.
The 790 Duke is powered by a 799cc, parallel-twin engine that makes 105hp and 86Nm of torque.
The bike is supplied with a 43mm, non-adjustable USD fork and a pre-load monoshock, each sourced from WP. Other options on providing embody a full-TFT show and probably the most complete digital security bundle within the section, which incorporates Bosch Cornering ABS with a Supermoto mode, lean-angle-dependant traction management, launch management, a bi-directional quick-shifter and 4 driving modes (together with a customizable Track mode).
With a dry weight of 187kg, the sport-naked bike is likely one of the lightest bikes in its class, second solely to the Triumph Street Triple S.