KTM Duke 790 is available for bookings in the Nepalese market. HH (Hansraj Hulaschand) & Co. Ltd, the sole importer and distributor of KTM bikes in Nepal, is preparing to launch the all-new Duke model soon.
The KTM Duke 790, often known as 'The Scalpel', was introduced to the international market last year. Finally, it is on its way to Nepal.
KTM Nepal's recent posts on social media have finally revealed details about the upcoming arrival, with launch date and cost. According to Abhimanyu Golchha, director of HH Bajaj, it is likely to be released within the next month if everything goes well as expected.
In terms of cost, the KTM Duke 790 price in Nepal is set at Rs. 23,99,000. With that, let us take a quick overview of the upcoming bike followed by its features and full specifications.
KTM Duke 790 Overview
The KTM Duke 790 has a streetfighter style inspired by its elder sibling, Duke 1290. It features aggressive lines and a clean appearance across its body length. At the front, the bike gets a KTM's signature full-LED headlamp in the same split style as the Duke 390.
A full-digital TFT instrument panel, a high-set exhaust cylinder, and LED tail lamps and indicators are among the other design elements. The seat in the rear is well-padded, which contributes to comfortable and easy riding. Additionally, it comes in two standard colors: Orange and Black.
A 799cc, liquid-cooled, four-stroke, parallel-twin engine powers the KTM Duke 790. The fuel-injected BS6 engine can produce 103 hp of max power at 9000 rpm and 87 Nm of peak torque at 8000 rpm.
This powertrain has a six-speed transmission which helps to reach the top speed of 220Kmph. It further features a mechanically controlled PASC anti-hopping clutch.
Suspensions and Brakes
The new Duke 790 is built around a tubular Chromium-Molybdenum-Steel frame. A 43mm upside-down fork up front and a mono-shock with 12-stages of preload adjustment at the rear, both from WP, handle suspension duties.
When it comes to braking, both the front and rear wheels feature disc brakes. The diameters of the front and rear discs measure 300 mm and 240 mm respectively. To provide extra safety, a switchable dual-channel ABS (Anti-locking system) is included as standard.
This middleweight naked bike weighs around 189kg and measures 2145mm long, 760mm wide, and 1195mm tall. It has a 14-liter fuel tank and can achieve an average mileage of 22 Kmpl.
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Similarly, the 186mm ground clearance, 1475mm wheelbase, and 825mm seat height are the defining attributes of this bike.
KTM Duke 790 has a lot of cool features. It includes ride-by-wire in addition to four rider modes: Sport, Street, Rain, and Track. Similarly, it also has other rider assist features such as anti-wheelie control and launch control. Other key components include:
KTM Duke 790 Features
- Naked Sports Styling
- BS6-Compliant 799cc Engine
- Fuel Injection System
- Engine Kill Switch
- All-digital TFT Instrument cluster
- Low Battery and Fuel Warning Indicator
- Chromium-Molybdenum-Steel tubular frame
- Switchable Dual-channel ABS Braking
- Dual Disc brakes
- WP upside-down front fork
- WP gas-assisted rear mono-shock suspension
- Comfortable pillion seat with grabrail
- Lightweight alloy wheels
- Motorcycle Traction Control (MTC) System
- All LED Lights (Headlight, indicator, taillight)
KTM Duke 790 Specifications
Engine and Transmission
|ENGINE||799 cc, liquid-cooled, four-stroke, twin-cylinder|
|PEAK POWER||103 bhp @ 9000 rpm|
|TORQUE||87 Nm @ 8000 rpm|
|TOP SPEED||220 Kmph|
|FUEL SUPPLY||Fuel Injection|
|CLUTCH TYPE||PASC anti-hopping|
Build and Dimension
|KERB WEIGHT||189 kg|
|GROUND CLEARANCE||186 mm|
|SEAT HEIGHT||825 mm|
|FUEL TANK CAPACITY||14 Ltr|
Chassis and Suspension
|FRONT SUSPENSION||WP upside-down|
|REAR SUSPENSION||WP shock absorber with preload adjuster|
Brakes and Tyres
|BRAKING SYSTEM||Switchable dual-channel ABS|
|FRONT BRAKE||Disc - 300mm|
|REAR BRAKE||Disc - 240mm|
|COLORS||Orange and Black|
KTM Duke 790 Price in Nepal
The KTM Duke 790 price in Nepal is set at Rs. 23,99,000 for the standard dual-channel ABS variant. The premium price has been controversial, however the impressive features along with powerful and robust engine justify the cost.
But whatever the public reacts regarding the pricing, the good thing is that we will see the latest KTM Duke 790 riding over Nepalese roads in the upcoming days. As for the competition, it will go head to head with Yamaha MT-09.
|Model||Price in Nepal|
|KTM Duke 790||Rs. 23,99,000|
Talking about availability, the booking is open in all KTM showrooms of Nepal. For further information, please contact KTM Nepal via their official Instagram page.