KTM Duke 200 to Cost INR 8000 More

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We keep saying that the KTM Duke 200 has to be one of the nicest things to have happened to Indian biking lot in the recent times. One of the USPs of the Katoom has been its very aggressive selling price. However, Bajaj Auto Limited, the Austrian’s bike Indian partner, has decided to increase the price of its flagship offering by a good INR 8000. The bike, which was first priced at INR 1.17 lakhs, now costs INR 1.29 lakhs (all prices ex-showroom Delhi).

In spite of the price increase, the Duke is much more potent than the Honda CBR150R, which retails for INR 1.17 lakhs but offers lower performance. The bigger Honda, the CBR250R, costs about INR 1.6 lakhs and yet fails to offer as much as the Duke 200 on power/rupee quotient. All this means that Bajaj needs not worry about sales of the KTM taking a dip and we still see the Duke at the top of sales chart for at least some more time.

KTM Duke 200 Specifications


Type: Single-cylinder, 4-stroke, liquid-cooled

Valve Train: 4 valves per cylinder, DOHC

Displacement: 200 cc

Bore x Stroke: 72 mm x 49 mm

Power : 19KW (25.4 bhp)

Transmission/Gears: 6-speed

Fuel System: Fuel Injection


Type: Tubular space frame made from steel tubes, powder-coated

Front Suspension: WP, Telescopic Upside Down Forks

Rear Suspension: WP, monoshock

Suspension travel Front: 150 mm

Suspension travel Rear: 150 mm

Front Brake: 300 mm Disc brake

Rear Disc Brake: 230 mm

Steering head angle 65°


Wheel base: (1,361 ± 15) mm

Ground clearance (unloaded): 170 mm

Seat height (unloaded): 810 mm

Total fuel tank capacity: 10.5 litres

Dry Weight: 125 kg



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