2017 KTM Duke 390 was launched in February with minor features and mechanical upgrades. Initially, the bike was made available only in Orange shade. Now, the Austrian motorcycle manufacturer has added a new White colour scheme to the model line-up. However, the 2017 KTM Duke 390 White edition will be retailed in select cities.
Interestingly, the price of the 2017 KTM Duke 390 White edition is same as the other colour option variants. Currently, the 2017 KTM Duke 390 comes with a price tag of Rs 2.25 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). Bookings for the new White edition have already commenced, but for a limited time period.
Save for the new White shade, the design and specifications of the new KTM Duke 390 White edition remain unchanged. Similar to the regular model, the limited edition comes fitted with a 373.2cc, single-cylinder liquid-cooled 4-stroke engine. This motor, with a 6-speed gearbox, churns out a top power of 43bhp at 9,000rpm and 37Nm of torque at 7,000rpm.
Besides a more refined powertrain, the 2017 KTM Duke 390 meets Euro 4 and BSIV emission norms. Talking about the changes, the new KTM Duke 390 receives a new TFT instrumentation console with optional smartphone connectivity, revised split headlamp with LED elements, LED tail light and side indicators, bigger fuel tank (13.4-litre), standard ABS, a slipper clutch and ride by wire feature and adjustable front brake and clutch lever. Read – New KTM Duke 790 Testing Begins in India
Features such as new exhaust system and more efficient brakes make it a more fun to ride bike. Carrying 163kg kerb weight of the bike is a pair of Metzeler Sportec M5 110/70 front and 150/60 rear tyres. This streetfighter sits on split trellis frame, and have open cartridge WP upside down and WP monoshock suspension setup.