2020 KTM 790 Duke : RIDE THE DRAGON.
2020 KTM 790 Duke Guide.
The KTM 390 DUKE is a pure example of what draws so many to the thrill of street motorcycling. This Corner Rocket maximizes enjoyment and user value, taking the honors 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 fighting your way through the urban jungle or carving your name into a forest of bends.
2020 KTM 790 Duke Totalmotorcycle.com Key Features
No Changes from 2019 model.
2020 KTM 790 Duke Totalmotorcycle.com Features and Benefits
ENGINE & EXHAUST
The KTM 390 DUKE finds itself more at home the steeper you lean it. Its state-of-the-art, single-cylinder engine with twin overhead camshafts is perfectly tuned to conquer every turn you take on – with the torque to hold the line, and the snappy response to blast out from the apex and into the next bend.
The KTM 390 DUKE engine not only delivers arm-wrenching torque and hair-raising acceleration, but also good manners in everyday use, all with outstanding fuel economy. This lightweight, compact engine really packs a punch and with 32 kW (44 hp) it’s one of the most powerful options out there for A2 riders. Thanks to the ingenious intake design and the meticulous fuel injection system, the KTM 390 DUKE is ready and waiting to tear-up the streets and the circuits alike.
Make it sing
The KTM 390 DUKE’s lightweight and precision-crafted exhaust system comprises of a side exhaust, link pipe and silencer. The three-chamber silencer has been positioned close to the bike’s overall center of gravity, improving balance and handling, whilst also delivering smooth, instant and beast-like power. Oh, and it looks angry as hell too.
The KTM 390 DUKE’s state-of-the-art chassis, with its lightweight steel trellis frame, makes this bike a real master in the bends. With mass grouped close to the center of gravity, it has maximum maneuverability and precision – ready to win the rush-hour slalom day in, day out.
As light as they are stable, the 17-inch cast alloy racing wheels help you put the power down with confidence, utilizing a 110 mm wide wheel at the front and an impressive 150 mm at the rear. Wrapped in premium rubber, the pro-spec tires will keep your KTM 390 DUKE glued to the road. They offer outstanding grip in both wet and dry conditions, as well as providing supreme durability, even for riders that know how to push tires to their absolute limits.
A high-tech BREMBO braking system works in perfect harmony with the advanced ABS, providing riders with firm, controlled stopping power when they need it most. With a 300 mm brake disc on the front, paired with a 320 mm disc on the rear, the KTM 390 DUKE delivers exceptional pro-level stopping power, and you know what they say: ‘braking harder makes you faster!’
Perfect knee contact
The innovative and ergonomic 13.4 liter steel fuel tank not only provides riders with perfect knee contact for attacking every corner, but also with an unbelievably long range, even when you ride as fast as you dare all day long.
ERGONOMICS & COMFORT
The KTM 390 DUKE is all motorcycle. It’s a 390, but with plenty of room to move around on it, the only numbers that count are the number of corners you can drop into and the number of days you can head out on the tarmac. The upright riding position and relaxed geometry add up to unlimited amounts of cornering fun.
Seated for speed
The two-part seat offers first class sport riding ergonomics with perfect support for both rider and pillion. A seat height of 820 mm enables riders to have a super- secure position, whilst also being high enough for ultimate cornering fun. The Pillion seat has been integrated into the bodywork so as not to compromise the stunt-ready look of the KTM 390 DUKE, whilst also ensuring excellent comfort for the passenger.
Hi-tech upright handlebars offer KTM 390 DUKE riders a controlled yet aggressive body position, allowing you to dominate in all aspects of riding. From destroying corners to pulling the perfect stoppie, these bars will give you the balance and confidence you need to attack the tarmac like never before. Clutch and brake levers are fully adjustable, allowing you to customize your cockpit to suit your individual riding style.
BODYWORK & GRAPHICS
The KTM 390 DUKE, although small in size, boasts huge riding attitude. One look at its sharp lines and twin LED headlights and you’re hooked by its full-offensive stance. Its READY TO RACE glare definitely grabs attention wherever it goes and, on closer inspection, it’s the high-quality parts that seal the deal.
TFT COLOR DISPLAY
As an absolute first in its class, the KTM 390 DUKE boasts an innovative multicolor TFT display, presenting all the data you need to go faster in a clear-cut, uncluttered way. As you rev the engine, the display bars change color, either spurring you on or telling you to back off when the engine’s still cold. The display also automatically adapts its color to best suit the light conditions around you. Innovation at its best!!!
The aggressively styled LED headlight on the KTM 390 DUKE is a big highlight in this bike’s design and a clear referral to its big brother, the KTM 1290 SUPER DUKE R. Practical as well as looking ultra-mean, it produces outstanding visibility for riding in low light or dark conditions. The parking light, which consists of 20 LEDs, ensures that the bike is highly visible to other road users, keeping you safe while you dominate the streets.
SOFTWARE & ELECTRONICS
Highly sophisticated equipment and a TFT dash make this KTM 390 DUKE a force to be reckoned with. Its racy looks and flat-out performance are matched only by the ease-of-use that modern electronics offer.
ACCESSORIES & LUGGAGE
No two KTM owners are alike. The KTM PowerParts range boasts a huge variety of accessories across its motorcycle range, which are all developed alongside their chosen machines, meaning that KTM riders only get parts that perfectly complement their ride and provide the same ‘factory fit’ straight from the dealer. The ultimate tool for creating a ride that fits your unique style and needs.
2020 KTM 790 Duke – Totalmotorcycle.com International Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: $ 5499 USD
Canada MSRP Price: $ 5999 CDN
Europe/UK MSRP Price: £ 4799 (On The Road inc 20% Vat)
POWER IN KW
1-cylinder, 4-stroke engine
PASC™ antihopping clutch, mechanically operated
Bosch EMS with RBW
Steel trellis frame, powder coated
FRONT BRAKE DISC DIAMETER
REAR BRAKE DISC DIAMETER
Bosch 9.1MP Two Channel ABS (Supermoto ABS)
STEERING HEAD ANGLE
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