Auto / KTM 250 Duke ABS launched in India, price starts at Rs 1.94 lakh

India Today : Mar 04, 2019, 06:16 PM

KTM has launched 250 Duke ABS in India. KTM 250 Duke comes with a 250 cc, single-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine. The motor is mated to a six-speed transmission. The bike gets lightweight steel trellis frame. The entire KTM range in India is now equipped with ABS, which has been made a mandatory feature on all the bikes above 125 cc from April 1 by the government. KTM 250 Duke will get a dual channel ABS.

KTM 250 Duke will get a dual channel ABS (Anti-lock Braking System). Apart from the safety feature, there is no new addition in the motorcycle. It comes with a 250 cc, single-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine, which is good for 30 horsepower and 24 Nm of torque. The motor is mated to a six-speed transmission. There is a slipper clutch as well.

The motorcycle gets lightweight steel trellis frame. The suspension duties are performed by 43 mm upside-down forks in the front and monoshock at the rear. A 300 mm disc brake at the front is paired with a 230 mm disc at the rear. The tank capacity is 13.4 litres, while the dry weight is 146 kilograms. The two-part seat on KTM 250 Duke is 820 mm high. The pillion seat has been integrated into the bodywork.

KTM 250 Duke gets a 100 per cent digital LCD display showing engaged gear, fuel gauge and service reminder information. It also comes with an RPM alert to indicate the optimum moment for up-shifting. There is a halogen headlight with integrated Daytime Running Lights (DRLs) consisting of 20 individual LEDs.