The smallest KTM Duke is powered by a 124.7cc, single-cylinder engine producing 15bhp of power and 11.8Nm of torque
KTM India is gaining huge popularity among bike enthusiasts of India, thanks for the value-for-money entry-level performance bikes. The company’s most affordable bike – Duke 200 – is priced at Rs 1.43 lakh. What’s more interesting is that the company is planning to launch its entry-level performance & most affordable motorcycle in India soon.
If latest media report is to be believed, KTM is planning to launch the 125 Duke in India in November 2018. For people not in the know, KTM is developing all the entry-level bikes including 125 Duke in India and export them to international markets. Bajaj will also launch the Pulsar 125 in India soon. The international spec KTM Duke 125 is equipped with several high-end features including dual-channel ABS; however, India-spec model is likely to get combi-brake system. CBS will be mandatory on all vehicles below 125cc category in India. This will help KTM to price the Duke 125 competitively. Also See – KTM 390 Adventure Bike Fully Revealed
It is powered by a 124.7cc, single-cylinder engine that is capable of producing 15bhp of power at 9,500rpm and 11.8Nm of torque at 8,000rpm. This entry-level motorcycle is expected to be priced somewhere around Rs 80,000 – 90,000. With these high power figures, the 125 Duke will challenge the likes of Yamaha FZ and Suzuki Gixxer. Similar to the other Dukes, this 125cc bike shares design cues from the bigger 390 Duke. Also See – 2019 KTM Duke 200 In The Works