Here’s a official promotional video by KTM for the upcoming 2017 KTM Duke 390, highlighting state-of-the-art chassis with its characteristic, lightweight steel trellis frame, turns this bike into a real surfer through the bends.
The new 390 Duke breathes life into values that have made motorcycling so amazing for decades. It combines maximum riding pleasure with optimum user value and comes out on top wherever nimble handling counts. Light as a feather, powerful and packed with state-of-the-art technology, it guarantees a thrilling ride, whether you’re in the urban jungle or a forest of bends.
The 390 Duke’s meticulously manufactured, die-cast swingarm is designed and produced according to the same standards and principles as the one on the 690 DUKE R. This light alloy beauty with directly linked WP shock absorber excels in extreme torsional stiffness and outstanding tracking stability.
2017 KTM 390 Duke Promo Video – Pure performance for the street
Equally lightweight and delicate as they are stable, the 17 inch cast light alloy wheels are fitted with tires from the world’s best suppliers. They are 110 mm wide at the front and an impressive 150 mm at the rear. The tires are selected on the basis of their high grip levels in both wet and dry conditions, as well as their ability to provide supreme durability.
Furthermore, plenty of space and freedom of movement and has a knack for relaxed touring, alone or two-up, as well as committed cornering. Unsurpassed operability and large contact surfaces ensure optimum control and maximum feedback, while the upright, relaxed seating position provides a perfect overview all-day long.
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GALLERY: 2017 KTM Duke 390