KTM Duke

KTM Duke

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When it comes to naked bikes, KTM is without a doubt one of the top manufacturers. Its products have never disappointed us as far as performances and reliability are concerned and the 1290 Super Duke R makes no exception.

The motorcycle is built around a 2-cylinder, 4-stroke, spark-ignition, 75° v arrangement, liquid-cooled engine with a displacement of 1,301 cm³. The unit is brought to life by an electric starter and generates a maximum output of 132 KW (180 PS). For enhanced performances the motorcycle features adjustable riding modes, PowerParts setups and ABS.

The engine is housed by a tubular space frame made from chrome molybdenum steel. The frame sits on front Wp suspension up side down forks (125 mm wheel travel) and a rear Wp suspension monoshock absorber (156 mm wheel travel).

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The KTM 690 Duke is without a doubt a fairly potent motorcycle, but the R version raises the bar even higher and features a sportier character.

Starting from the tubular space frame made of chrome-molybdenum steel which weighs only 9 kg the entire motorcycle was built with lightness in mind. The frame is combined with a lightweight, 4kg, pin-joined, die-cast swingarm which further helps to keep the motorcycle’s weight under the 150 kg mark.

The KTM 690 DUKE R is propelled by a single cylinder, 4 stroke, spark-ignition, liquid cooled engine with a displacement of 690 cc. The unit puts out a maximum power of 69.1 hp which is transferred to the ground by means of a six speed, claw shifted transmission.

For enhanced safety the motorcycle is also available with a Bosch 9M+ ABS.

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Light, good looking and agile, the KTM 200 Duke is without a doubt one of the most wanted nakeds in its class.

The KTM 200 DUKE‘s backbone is represented by a modern tubular space frame which was especially developed to deliver a perfect balance between lightness and rigidity. Moreover, the entire motorcycle was carefully designed to keep the center of gravity to as low as possible, thus enhancing high speed maneuverability.

At the heart of the KTM 200 DUKE sits a 199.5 cc, single cylinder, 4 stroke, spark-ignition engine, liquid cooled engine which puts out a maximum power of 25 Hp. The engine is mated to a 6-speed, claw shifted transmission and is fueled by a 11 liter fuel tank that offers a riding range of more than 300 km.

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When it comes to high speed performance, revolutionary style and versatility, there aren’t many motorcycles that can compete with success with the KTM 125 DUKE.

The motorcycle is propelled by a 124.7 cc, 1-cylinder 4-stroke, water-cooled engine with a displacement of 124.7 Cm³. The unit cranks out a maximum power of 15 hp and is mated to a six speed claw shifted transmission.

The engine is combined with a lightweight tubular space frame which helps the bike score and unladen weight of 127 kg. The frame sits on an upside-down fork from WP Suspension which features a 43 mm outer tube diameter. Out back there is a lightweight, pin-jointed swingarm which is linked to a WP shock absorber.

The stopping power is handled by front 300 mm disc brakes grabbed by four-pot calipers and rear 230 mm discs squeezed by one-pot calipers.

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Meet the 2014 KTM 690 Duke, a fast bike aimed at adrenaline-hungry riders. While designing the 690 Duke, KTM’s engineers have focused on cutting the bike’s weight as much as possible. Therefore, the motorcycle comes with a 9 kg lightweight tubular space frame made from chrome-molybdenum steel which is paired with a 4 kg lightweight, pin-jointed, die-cast swingarm. After this entire struggle the engineers have managed to obtain a dry weight of only 149.5 kg (without fuel), which is pretty impressive.

At the heart of the motorcycle lies a modern, 690 cc, single-cylinder, 4-stroke, spark-ignition, liquid-cooled engine. The unit develops a maximum power of 67 hp and is mated on a six speed, claw shifted transmission.

As far as suspensions are concerned, the KTM 690 Duke is equipped with front WP Suspension up side down forks and a rear WP Suspension shock absorber with Pro-Lever linkage.

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The original Duke was one of the most iconic motorcycles in its class and its sporty character made KTM famous. The Duke’s success story continues even today when the bike keeps the unstoppable character of its ancestor, but is equipped with new technologies and features which make it more versatile and capable than ever.

The 2013 KTM 690 Duke is powered by most cutting-edge series production single-cylinder of our times – a single-cylinder, 4-stroke, spark-ignition liquid-cooled engine that cranks out 67 hp. The engine features plug-selective mapping for the best and most effective combustion, plus extended service intervals of 10,000 km.

As far as ergonomics go, the new 690 Duke comes with a comfortable two piece seat which offers freedom of movement and an ideally angled aluminium handlebar which helps you maneuver the bike with agility.

For a sharp stopping power the motorcycle is equipped with a disconnectable dual-circuit ABS system with 9M+ modulator tuned in cooperation with Bosch.

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The KTM 390 Duke was built with agility in mind and thanks to its lightweight construction, the capable engine and first class ergonomics offers a nimble handling and a comfortable ride.

Talking about ergonomics, the KTM 390 Duke was designed to offer enough freedom of movement to make you feel relaxed while riding.

The motorcycle’s center piece is a modern single-cylinder engine which uses the latest technologies and materials to reward you with plenty of power (44 hp). Moreover, the engine weighs only 36 kg is its low fuel consumption make it perfect for every day urban use. The 373.2 cc unit is brought to life by an electric starter and its power is sent to the ground via a six speed, claw shifted transmission.

The motorcycle sits on lightweight 17 in cast light alloy wheels wrapped in grippy Metzeler tyres which measure 110 mm wide at the front and 150 mm at the rear.

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The KTM 690 Duke R is based on the lightweight 690 Duke. The base 690 Duke was already a sporty and very capable motorcycle, but the R version raises the bar even higher and is still amazingly suitable for everyday use.

The bike’s backbone is a lightweight 9 kg tubular space frame made from chrome-molybdenum steel paired with a 4 kg lightweight, high-quality, pin-jointed, die-cast swingarm.

As the KTM 690 Duke R is more aggressive than the standard 690 Duke, its ergonomics were designed to put the rider into the perfect position required for hitting the gas. You’ll especially like the sporty angled handlebar, the convenient instrument panel and the sculpted seat.

At the heart of the motorcycle lies a single-cylinder, 4-stroke, spark-ignition, liquid-cooled engine with a displacement of 690 cc. The engine delivers a peak power of 51.5 kW (69.1 hp) and is mated on a six speed gear box. The breaking is handled by a set of Brembo brakes which include front 320 mm and rear 240 mm discs.

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The KTM 990 Super Duke R can be easily compared with an unchained beast that is ready to attack the asphalt with poise. The motorcycle is propelled by a 999 cc, 2-cylinder, 4-stroke, spark-ignition, liquid cooled engine which puts out 92 kW (123 hp). The 999cc unit is equipped with the electronic Keihin engine management system which improves responsiveness.

The ride is kept in check by a set of capable suspensions which come with a generous variety of setting options. The suspensions consist of a front upside-down telescopic fork with TiAlN-coated sliding surfaces and a shock absorber from WP Suspension with a TiAlN-coated piston rod.

You also get a stiff and light orange, powder-coated tubular space frame made from chrome-molybdenum steel with a bolted-on, light alloy subframe.

The breaking system consists of a front twin-disc brake with radially mounted four-piston brake calipers and a rear single-disc brake with one-piston brake caliper.


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When it comes to motorcycles, KTM was always among the most innovative manufacturers in its segment. Now, the company proves once more its daring character and offers the first 125 cc motorcycle fitted with ABS.

At the heart of the bike lies a 1-cylinder 4-stroke, water-cooled engine with a displacement of 125 cc. The liquid-cooled, single-cylinder four-stroke engine features twin overhead camshafts, four valves and electronic fuel injection. Its maximum output is rated at 11 kW (15 hp) and power is sent to the rear wheel via a six speed, claw shifted transmission. Talking about wheels, the motorcycle sits on a pair of lightweight 17 in cast light alloy wheels wrapped in 110 mm front and 150 mm rear tires.

The motorcycle’s backbone is a lightweight tubular space frame which keeps the weight grouped close to the centre of gravity to maximize handling.

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