2024 KTM 390 Duke and 250 Duke Launch with Exciting Upgrades and Competitive Pricing

KTM has created quite a buzz with the recent launch of the 2024 KTM 390 Duke and 250 Duke, and enthusiasts are in for a treat. These new models bring a host of upgrades and innovations, all while maintaining competitive price points.

Pricing and Competitors

  • The updated 2024 KTM 390 Duke is priced at Rs 3,10,520, which represents a mere Rs 13,045 increase compared to the previous model.
  • The new 2024 KTM 250 Duke comes at a price of Rs 2,39,000, with just a slight increase of Rs 779 over the outgoing model.
  • Both prices mentioned are ex-showroom prices.

KTM 390 Duke


  • The 250 Duke faces competition from bikes like the Suzuki Gixxer 250, Husqvarna Svartpilen 250, and the Bajaj Dominar 250.
  • On the other hand, the 390 Duke is pitted against formidable rivals such as the BMW G 310 R, TVS Apache RTR 310, Triumph Speed 400, QJ Motor SRK 400, and the Bajaj Dominar 400.

Notable Updates and Features

  • The bikes sport a more aggressive design language with sharper fuel tank extensions and a powerful twin LED headlight unit.
  • A new 399cc liquid-cooled engine powers the 390 Duke, producing 44.86PS and 39Nm of torque, an increase of 1.3PS and 2Nm over the previous model.
  • The 390 Duke boasts impressive acceleration, going from 0-60kmph in just 2.4 seconds, 0-100kmph in 5.9 seconds, and reaching a top speed of 155kmph.
  • It features an improved gearbox, a larger airbox (contributing to 80% of power and torque available from 5000rpm), and an optimized cylinder head. Additionally, it has two radiator fans for enhanced cooling.
  • Both bikes offer multiple ride modes (Street, Rain, and Track), segment-first launch control, a quick shifter, and wheelie control.
  • The new steel trellis frame incorporates a pressure die-cast aluminum subframe and a curved cast aluminum swingarm.
  • Adjustable suspension, a 43mm WP Apex fork with compression and rebound adjustability, and a WP Apex monoshock with 150mm wheel travel are part of the package.
  • Braking performance is upgraded with 320mm (front with radial caliper) and 240mm (rear) disc brakes featuring cornering ABS with supermoto mode.
  • Metzeler M5 H-rated tires come standard on the new bikes in India.
  • The 2024 models are 4kg lighter, with a kerb weight of 168kg for improved handling.
  • An updated 5-inch TFT display offers Bluetooth connectivity for music control, incoming call alerts, and turn-by-turn navigation. The switchgear has also been updated, including new 4-way menu switches on the left handlebar. Cruise control is a notable addition.
  • The India-spec version allows for an adjustable seat height, with options for 800mm or 820mm.

250 Duke Highlights

  • The 250 Duke receives similar upgrades, with a power boost to 31PS and torque increased to 25Nm.
  • It features a 43mm WP Apex Big Piston fork (150mm travel) without adjustability and a WP Apex emulsion monoshock (150mm wheel travel) with preload adjustment.
  • The 250 Duke is notably 8kg lighter than its predecessor.

The launch of these next-gen KTM models has left enthusiasts excited, as KTM has managed to deliver an enticing package of performance, aesthetics, features, and riding dynamics, all while keeping the price premium surprisingly low. Enthusiasts eagerly await reviews to see how these bikes perform on the road. Stay tuned to BikeDekho for the latest updates and reviews.

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