2017 KTM 200 Duke and 250 Duke specifications revealed

KTM might launch the new 200 Duke, 250 Duke and 390 Duke in India by 2017.

By: | Published: November 16, 2016 12:04 PM

 

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KTM has revealed the specifications and images of the 200 Duke and the 250 Duke on its official website. At the EICMA 2016, the company also showcased the new 390 Duke and 125 Duke. The new 200 Duke is powered by a 199.5cc, liquid-cooled, single-cylinder, DOHC engine, which produces 26 hp of power , which is slightly more than the current 200 Duke. The engine is mated to a 6-speed transmission, which is the same unit as seen on the present motorcycle. The 200 Duke gets a lightweight steel trellis frame, while the suspension consists of a 43mm telescopic fork at the front and a pin-jointed swing-arm at the rear.
The company has also reworked the 200 Duke and added a new three-chamber silencer. A slightly larger tank now holds 11 liters of fuel, allowing for a range of more than 300 km according to company claims. Along with this, the headlight design has been reworked and gets LED inserts. The pillion grab rail has been shifted to the front and the key slot has been placed on the fuel tank from the instrument console.

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The naked 250 Duke is based on the design of KTM 1290 Super Duke R and is powered by a 248.8cc liquid cooled,one cylinder, four stroke engine. The unit produces 31hp of power and is mated to a 6-speed transmission. The 250 Duke also gets a new exhaust, which includes a link pipe and silencer. In terms of brakes, the motorcycle gets a 300mm disc at the front and a 200mm disc at the rear with ABS. The motorcycle features an LCD instrument console, which gives information about fuel quantity, speed, tachometer, clock, trip meter, service reminder, shift light and more.