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2018 KTM 390 Duke Review

2018 KTM 390 Duke

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2018 KTM 390 Duke Review on Total Motorcycle:

The KTM 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. 390 DUKE – nowhere you will find more motorcycle per euro.

 

 

 

 

 

2018 KTM 390 Duke Totalmotorcycle.com Key Features

 

 

 

 

 

2018 KTM 390 Duke Totalmotorcycle.com Features and Benefits

Engine & Exhaust

The KTM 390 DUKE’s state-of-the-art, single-cylinder engine with twin overhead camshafts once again underlines KTM’s development strength.

 

Chassis

The KTM 390 DUKE’s state-of-the-art chassis, with its characteristic, lightweight steel trellis frame, turns this bike into a real surfer through the bends. Masses grouped close to the center of gravity maximize maneuverability and precision – and prepare the 390 DUKE to win the rush hour slalom day in, day out.

 

Ergonomics & Comfort

This is not a toy bike. It is a genuine motorcycle. The KTM 390 DUKE provides 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.

 

Bodywork & Graphics

At first you notice that LED headlight. That aggressive front. That predatory stance. When you come closer, you feel its steel fuel tank and various high-quality cast parts. In the end you realize that the design and production standards of this bike were set sky-high. Just like the KTM 1290 SUPER DUKE R, who’s little brother this bike is very proud to be. Or is it the other way around?

 

Software & Electronics

Highly sophisticated electronics are wrapped around this 390 DUKE. The variety of the the high-end technical implementation reflects the high quality standards of the KTM 390 DUKE.

 

Accessories & Luggage

KTM know its customers like to modify and to travel, which is why the PowerParts range boasts a huge variety of accessories and luggage options across its Street range of sportmotorcycles – past and present. All PowerParts are developed alongside their chosen machine, meaning that KTM riders only get parts that perfectly complement their ride and provide that important ‘factory fit’ straight from the dealer.

 

 

 

2018 KTM 390 Duke – Totalmotorcycle.com USA Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: $ See Dealer for Pricing in USD
  • Frame design

Steel trellis frame, powder coated

  • Front suspension

WP upside-down Ø 43 mm

  • Rear suspension

WP monoshock

  • Suspension travel (front)

5.59 inch

  • Front brake disc diameter

320 mm

  • Rear brake disc diameter

230 mm

  • ABS

Bosch 9MP two-channel ABS (incl. Supermoto mode, diesengageable)

  • Chain

X-Ring 5/8 x 1/4″

  • Steering head angle

65 °

  • Seat height

32.68 inch

  • dry weight

328.49

  • Tank capacity (approx.)

3.54

  • Design

1-cylinder, 4-stroke engine

  • Displacement

373.2 cm³

  • Bore

89 mm

  • Stroke

60 mm

  • Power in KW

32 kW

  • Starter

Electric starter

  • Lubrication

Wet sump

  • Transmission

6-speed

  • Primary drive

30:80

  • Secondary gear ratio

15:45

  • Cooling

Liquid cooled

  • Clutch

PASC™ antihopping clutch, mechanically operated

  • EMS

Bosch EMS

 

 

 

 

2018 KTM 390 Duke – Totalmotorcycle.com Canadian Specifications/Technical Details
Canada MSRP Price: $ See Dealer for Pricing in CDN
  • Frame design

Steel trellis frame, powder coated

  • Front suspension

WP upside-down Ø 43 mm

  • Rear suspension

WP monoshock

  • Suspension travel (front)

5.59 inch

  • Front brake disc diameter

320 mm

  • Rear brake disc diameter

230 mm

  • ABS

Bosch 9MP two-channel ABS (incl. Supermoto mode, diesengageable)

  • Chain

X-Ring 5/8 x 1/4″

  • Steering head angle

65 °

  • Seat height

32.68 inch

  • dry weight

328.49

  • Tank capacity (approx.)

3.54

  • Design

1-cylinder, 4-stroke engine

  • Displacement

373.2 cm³

  • Bore

89 mm

  • Stroke

60 mm

  • Power in KW

32 kW

  • Starter

Electric starter

  • Lubrication

Wet sump

  • Transmission

6-speed

  • Primary drive

30:80

  • Secondary gear ratio

15:45

  • Cooling

Liquid cooled

  • Clutch

PASC™ antihopping clutch, mechanically operated

  • EMS

Bosch EMS

 

 

 

 

 

2018 KTM 390 Duke – Totalmotorcycle.com European Specifications/Technical Details
Europe/UK MSRP Price: £ See Dealer for Pricing in GBP (On The Road inc 20% Vat)
  • Frame design

Steel trellis frame, powder coated

  • Front suspension

WP upside-down Ø 43 mm

  • Rear suspension

WP monoshock

  • Suspension travel (front)

142 mm

  • Suspension travel (rear)

150 mm

  • Front brake

Four-piston radial fixed calliper, brake disc

  • Rear brake

Single-piston floating calliper, brake disc

  • Front brake disc diameter

320 mm

  • Rear brake disc diameter

230 mm

  • ABS

Bosch 9MP two-channel ABS (incl. Supermoto mode, diesengageable)

  • Chain

X-Ring 5/8 x 1/4″

  • Steering head angle

65 °

  • Wheelbase

1357 ± 15.5 mm

  • Ground clearance

185 mm

  • Seat height

830 mm

  • Tank capacity (approx.)

13.4 l

  • dry weight

149 kg

  • Design

1-cylinder, 4-stroke engine

  • Displacement

373.2 cm³

  • Bore

89 mm

  • Stroke

60 mm

  • Power in KW

32 kW

  • Starter

Electric starter

  • Lubrication

Wet sump

  • Transmission

6-speed

  • Primary drive

30:80

  • Secondary gear ratio

15:45

  • Cooling

Liquid cooled

  • Clutch

PASC™ antihopping clutch, mechanically operated

  • EMS

Bosch EMS

  • CO2 emissions

80.2

  • Fuel consumption

3.46

 

 

 

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