KTM 200 DUKE 7

KTM 200 DUKE 7

The battle for the top slot in the 200 – 250 cc motorcycle category just got intensified with the launch of Bajaj KTM 200 Duke at a killer price of Rs. 1.17 lakhs ex-showroom Delhi. This maybe an introductory price just to penetrate the market but I am sure this is going to give KTM a thundering start in the arena of Indian motorcycle market. Though the booking will start in the first week of February 2012 but the rage it has created amongst the youth is already giving sleepless nights to its competitors. Bajaj will market KTM 200 Duke at its pro-biking showrooms alongside Kawasaki Ninja.

KTM 200 DUKE 1

KTM 200 DUKE 1

Managing Director of Bajaj Auto Mr. Rajiv Bajaj said “The launch of the Duke 200 is one of the many steps in Bajaj Auto’s association with KTM over the last five years. Between the Bajaj Pulsar and the KTM Duke we intend to further strengthen our dominant position in the sports motorcycle segment in India. The KTM 200 Duke is meant for people who are young at heart and like to be different”

KTM 200 DUKE 3

KTM 200 DUKE 3

Mr. Stefan Pierer, CEO – KTM-Sport motorcycles AG, said “We are delighted to have the Duke 200 in India and are very positive about the prospects of KTM in the Indian market. With our unique design and engineering philosophy, we have managed to develop our unique brand identity which we are confident that our customers in India will appreciate “

KTM 200 DUKE 2

KTM 200 DUKE 2

KTM motorcycles are renowned in Europe for their off-roading abilities and KTM ranks amongst the top motorcycle manufacturers. Bajaj KTM 200 Duke is a very capable and powerful street motorcycle that will be available across India at 34 locations and riders will get the taste of its top of the line accessories and merchandise under the name of KTM Power Parts and KTM Power Wear. It houses a single cylinder, liquid cooled, DOHC (dual overhead camshaft), four valve 200cc mill which churns out 25 BHP (brake horse power) and a peak torque of 19NM. Its power to weight ratio is best in the class.

KTM 200 DUKE 6

KTM 200 DUKE 6

This engine is fitted with a bigger piston and values, an all new crank drive, exhaust, air-box and camshafts.  It has a compact three-chamber silencer which assists in effortless handling and is extremely low on emission levels due to the synchronized catalytic converter. It has an 11 liters fuel tank and six-speed transmission for excellent fuel economy.  KTM 200 comes with a 17 in cast light alloy wheels with a 110 mm tyre at the front and a large 150 mm tyre at the rear for greater grip in both wet and dry riding conditions.

KTM 200 DUKE 5

KTM 200 DUKE 5

Braking system is jointly developed by KTM in collaboration with Brembo. Duke 200 houses a four-piston brake caliper 280 mm disc brake at front. The 810 mm high seat is amazingly comfortable and you can ride long distances tirelessly.

KTM 200 DUKE 4

KTM 200 DUKE 4

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

Design Single-cylinder, 4-stroke, spark-ignition engine, liquid-cooled
Displacement 200 cm³
Bore 72 mm
Stroke 49 mm
Performance 18.4 kW (25 hp)
Torque 19.2 Nm
Starting aid Electric starter
Transmission 6-speed, claw shifted
Engine lubrication Forced oil lubrication with 1 rotor pump
Primary gear ratio 22:72
Secondary gear ratio 14:43
Cooling system Liquid cooling system, continuous circulation of cooling liquid with water pump
Clutch Clutch in oil bath / mechanically operated
Ignition system Contactless, controlled, fully electronic ignition system with digital ignition timing adjustment

CHASSIS

Frame Tubular space frame made from steel tubes, powder-coated
Fork WP Suspension 4357
Shock absorber WP Suspension 4618 EM
Suspension travel Front 150 mm
Suspension travel Rear 150 mm
Brake system Front Disc brake with two-pot brake caliper
Brake system Rear Disc brake with one-pot brake caliper, floating brake discs
Brake discs – diameter front 300 mm
Brake discs – diameter rear 230 mm
Chain 5/8 x 1/4” (520) O‑Ring
Steering head angle 65°
Wheel base 1,361±15 mm
Ground clearance (unloaded) 165 mm
Seat height (unloaded) 810 mm
Total fuel tank capacity approx. 10.5 l
Unleaded premium fuel (95 RON)
Weight without fuel approx. 125 kg
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