KTM Duke/RC 390 vs Bajaj Pulsar SS/CS 400, is there a difference?

ktm-duke-rc-390-vs-bajaj-pulsar-ss-cs-400-indiaKTM Duke/RC 390 vs Bajaj Pulsar SS/CS 400

KTM and Pulsar are offering a lot of competition to one another. Both the automakers are going to launch some of their latest bikes within the period of 2014-2015. Both the companies are fighting to gain the leading spot in performance bike segment. Let us have a look at the expected difference between KTM (Duke/RC 390) and Pulsar (SS/CS 400) bikes:

  • Comfort: The upcoming Pulsar SS and CS 400 bikes are expected to offer more comfort in comparison to KTM Duke and RC 390. The Pulsar bikes tend to come with padded seats that are very comfortable. On the other hand, KTM bikes feature gel seats. If you are lean and lanky person, you may not feel any discomfort, however, for a slightly heavier person such seats are not very comfortable.
  • Performance: KTM bikes, both Duke 390 and RC 390, are fast. However, they require certain experience, responsibility and self-control while hitting warp speed so as not to twist the throttle. On the other hand, Pulsar bike come with a lot of instruments that offer greater controlled performance. They also feature fuel tank with larger capacity. However, if you prefer proper track racer bikes, then KTM motorcycles will be a better choice.
  • Body colors: KTM offers its bikes in very limited body color options. The only colors available in KTM Duke 390 are white and black. On the other hand, Bajaj Pulsar offers its buyers with at least 4 to 5 body color options. But their bikes feature single tone color with back alloy wheels only. Pulsar SS/ CS 400 will be featuring alternative color accenting.
  • Distinction: Pulsar SS 400 feature Eagle eyes while CS 400 comes in a steroid-y look. These feature help Pulsar bikes to stand out. KTM RC 390 also grab the attention thanks to its robotic aesthetics as well as dual sunk in headlamps.
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    KTM-390-Duke-IndiaKTM 390 Duke

    KTM-RC-390-IndiaKTM RC390

    bajaj-pulsar-ss400-sportsbike-indiaBajaj Pulsar SS400

    bajaj-pulsar-cs400-cruiserbike-indiaBajaj Pulsar CS400