The 2017 KTM 390 Duke was launched in the country in June this year at a price of NPR 6,99,900. The motorcycle comes with a 373.2cc single cylinder engine with fuel injection and liquid cooling. The powerplant is capable of producing 43.5 PS of maximum power at 9,000 rpm and 37 Nm of peak torque at 7,000 rpm. It boasts of a power-to-weight ratio of 267 PS/tonne. The bike also gets a ride by wire and adjustable front brake and clutch lever.
The engine nestles inside a steel trellis frame, which is suspended by 43 mm WP upside down front fork and a WP rear monoshock. For braking, the motorcycle features a 320 mm front disc with four piston radial calliper, and a 230 mm rear disc. Dual-channel ABS is standard. The fuel tank can hold 13.4 litres, and the motorcycle weighs 149 kg, dry.
Notable features include full LED lighting system, first-in-class TFT screen with MyLink system which allows the rider to pair their smartphone with the bike via Bluetooth. Menu navigation can be done via buttons on the handlebars.