EICMA 2012: KTM’s latest

Here's an official image of KTM's 390 Duke.
Here’s an official image of KTM’s 390 Duke.

KTM’s unveiled their 390 Duke at EICMA today, and also showed off their 1290 SuperDuke R concept.

The KTM 1290 SuperDuke R is a concept bike – for now. Photo: Derestricted.

The made-in-India 390 Duke has a four-stroke, four-valve liquid-cooled 373 cc motor in a steel trellis frame.

The bike has 43 mm USD forks up front from WP, and a single rear shock from WP in back. Braking duties are held down by a four-piston radial caliper with 300 mm disc up front and 230 mm disc with single-piston caliper in back. The bike has a 110/70×17 tire in front and a 150/60×17 rear tire.

The bike’s dry weight is 139 kg, and wet weight is claimed to be less than 150 kg. Fuel capacity is 11 litres. Seat height is 800 mm.

KTM also unveiled the 1290 SuperDuke R. It’s just a concept bike for now, with a hopped-up version of the RC8’s 1190 cc V-twin. Since pictures are worth a thousand words, check out the photos … and there’s a YouTube video from Dutch site Nieuwsmotor below as well. Also, check out the gallery for a bunch of photos from Derestricted.


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