KTM 390 Duke

KTM 390 duke was recently spotted testing the third generation bike in Germany. The naked motorcycle appears to host a bunch of updates in the underpinnings and engine department. KTM sorts out to give the owner a very premium feel as the new KTM 390 Duke. It looks like it is based on the 1290 Super Duke R, something which was missing in the previous bike KTM 390.

KTM 390 Duke

It has been completely refreshed right from the design to the hardware and now looks much sharper than its predecessor. The 2017 model 390 duke gets the new full-LED headlamp cluster. It comes with an angular design complementing the bike’s profile, as well as a LED tail light and indicators.

One of the biggest highlights in 2017 model, the TFT instrument console which is a first segment feature and Ride-by-wire technology. There is a bigger 13.5 liter fuel tank in new 390 Duke which help to offer a much better range on the model.

In addition, there are a tonne of subtle upgrades including wider rearview mirrors, softer seat cushioning, adjustable levers, CANBUS system, E-Vap unit. It has new and more durable H rated Metzeler M5 Interact tyres. Definitely, No other bike has the charm that comes from its hard earned acceleration. But still, comfort needs some compromise due to its highly heating engine.

Specifications of KTM 390 Duke


Engine CC 373.2 cc
No of Cylinder 1
Max Power 43 bhp @ 9000 rpm
Max Torque 37 Nm @ 7000 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 4
Fuel Delivery Fuel Injection System
Cooling System Liquid Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self-Start

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 149 kg
Length 2145 mm
Width 760 mm
Height 800 mm
Wheelbase 1357 mm
Ground Clearance 185 mm
Seat Height 830 mm

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Split trellis frame, powder coated
Front Suspension WP upside-down Ø 43 mm
Rear Suspension WP Monoshock

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 17 inches
Wheel Type Alloy Wheels
Front Tyre 110/70 X 17
Rear Tyre 150/60 X 17

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 13.4 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity 2.5 L
Mileage 35 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range 469 km


No. of Gears 6 Gears


PASC antihopping clutch, mechanically operated


Front Brake Type Disc
Rear Brake Type Disc
Front Disc/Drum Size 320 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 230 mm


Battery 12V
Headlight LED
Tail Light LED

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