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New-Gen KTM 390 Duke and 250 Duke Launched In India

The new generations KTM 250 Duke and 390 Duke have finally been launched in India at a very competitive price tag of Rs 2,39,000 and Rs 3,10,520, respectively. Both prices ex-showroom.

ModelEx-Showroom PricePremium Over Predecessor
KTM 250 DukeRs 2,30,000Rs 779
KTM 390 DukeRs 3,10,520Rs 13,045
2024 New KTM 390 Duke and 250 Duke Price List

Bookings for both bikes are now open at Rs 4500, and they will start reaching dealerships by mid-September.

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New KTM Duke 390 & Duke 250 Walkaround | Gagan Choudhary

2024 KTM 390 Duke – What’s New?

The all-new KTM 390 Duke brings a lot of meaningful changes in its design, frame, underpinnings and mechanics. Here are all the details: –

  • The new-generation 390 Duke features a more intuitive design with a bigger fuel tank and their sharper extensions and more aggressive-looking twin LED headlamps.
  • It is based on a new steel trellis frame with a pressure die-cast aluminium subframe, along with a curved aluminium swingarm. Furthermore, its 43mm WP Apex USD forks now have both compression & rebound adjustability, whereas the rear monoshock gets 5-step preload and rebound adjustment.
  • Powering this streetfighter is a new 399cc, liquid-cooled engine that makes 46 PS at 8500 rpm and a peak torque of 39 Nm at 6500 rpm, that’s 2.5 PS and 2 Nm more than the Gen-2 model’s 373cc engine. Also, the max output now achieves 500 rpm earlier.
  • The bike also receives an improved gearbox, a larger airbox, a better-optimised cylinder head, and two radiator fans for better cooling.
  • KTM states that its power-to-weight ratio has also been improved from 190 PS/ton to 272 PS/ton, which should result in better acceleration and performance.
  • With all these upgrades, the 390 Duke can do the 0-60 kmph and 0-100 kmph sprints in just 2.4 seconds and 5.9 seconds, respectively, before hitting a top speed of 155 kmph.
ktm 390 duke 2024 india launch
  • Regarding features, the bike gets three riding modes: Street, Rain and Track, along with Cruise Control, Wheelie Control, Launch Control, a quick-shifter, and adjustable clutch & brake levers. It also gets the updated 5-inch TFT cluster with Bluetooth connectivity, call alerts, music control and navigation assistance.
  • There’s also the updated switchgear with new 4-way menu switches on the left handlebar.
  • For braking, the bike gets a 320mm front disc with the radial calliper and 240mm rear disc brakes, with cornering ABS with supermoto mode.
  • It rides on 17-inch lighter alloy wheels and rotors, wrapped in 110/70-section front and 150/60-section rear tyres.
  • Tipping the scale at 168kg, the new Duke 390 is around 4kg lighter than its predecessor.
  • Regarding size, the new 2024 KTM 390 Duke has a wheelbase of 1354mm, a ground clearance of 183mm (32mm more than the previous model), and a fuel tank capacity of 15 litres (2.5L more). Its seat height measures 800mm from the ground, which can be increased to an optional 820mm.

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2024 KTM 250 Duke price in India

2024 KTM 250 Duke– What’s New?

Speaking of the 2024 KTM 250 Duke, it also gets similar styling changes as the 390 Duke, along with a revised platform and chassis. However, it distinguishes itself in the output figures and suspensions.

Specifications2024 KTM 250 Duke
Engine249cc, liquid-cooled
Power 31 PS at 9250 rpm (1PS more than before)
Torque25 Nm at 7250 rpm (1Nm more than before)
Front Suspension43mm WP Apex Big Piston fork (No adjustability)
Rear SuspensionOffset WP Apex emulsion monoshock with preload adjustability
Wheelbase1354mm (3mm less than before)
Ground Clearance176mm (25mm more than before)
Seat Height800mm (22mm lower than before)
Kerb Weight163kg (8kg lighter than before)
2024 KTM 250 Duke Technical Specifications

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2024 KTM 390 Duke top speed


In the naked streetfighter segment, the KTM 250 Duke blows horns with the Suzuki Gixxer 250, Husqvarna Svartpilen 250, and Bajaj Domimar 250. On the other hand, the 390 Duke rivals the Triumph Speed 400, Bajaj Dominar 400, BMW G 310 R, QJ Motor SRK 400 and the newly launched TVS Apache RTR 310.