Bajaj KTM new street bike Duke 390 has been revealed at the 2012 EICMA Show in Milan, Italy. Duke 390 as a awesome naked street bike look, powered by 373.2cc single-cylinder fuel-injected engine with dual overhead camshafts driving four-valves. Transmission is a six-speed, one-down, 5-up toe-shifted box and power is delivered through an X-ring sealed drive chain. Expect furious performance with the light for its class, 139kg kerb weight new Duke producing a healthy peak power output of 44bhp at 9500rpm, and maximum torque of 3.57kgm at 7250rpm.
The 390 Duke will share platforms with smaller capacity sibling, the 200 Duke as is already on Indian streets. The 390 Duke sports a beefy, steel trellis frame and seats its rider in an upright, still sporty riding posture. Fat, 43mm upside-down front forks are standard, as are an aluminum alloy swing arm and monoshock rear suspension. There’s a radial mounted 300mm disc in front and 230mm rear disc brake, the 390 Duke going a big step-up on its smaller siblings for offering the safety of ABS braking. Low-profile, tubeless radial tyres are provided on both lightweight, alloy rims.
Duke 390 will be manufactured in pune plant. The sources also say that the bike will be exported to European market as well. Duke 390 will be available in Bajaj’s Probiking showrooms across india with price tag of Rs: 200,000, the bike will be available by early 2013.
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