KTM exited the higher displacement supersport range after the company discontinued the RC8 without a successor. Currently, the company’s fully faired motorcycle portfolio comprises the RC125, RC200, RC250 and the RC390, which are the fully faired versions of the 125 Duke, 200 Duke, 250 Duke and the 390 Duke respectively.Also read: KTM 390 Adventure R - Render, Features, Spec & Price expectationWhile there is no confirmation about the possibility of a middleweight supersport from KTM, we asked our render artist to create an RC tagged 790. If the RC790 comes into existence, it would use the same underpinnings as the Duke 790. Thus, you would find a tubular steel frame that uses parallel twin engine as a structural and dynamic pivot point. The sub-frame is bolted to the chassis – a feature that we also see on the new 390 Duke (2017 onwards). The cast aluminium sub-frame also houses the airbox. The 790 Duke does not feature any panels to cover the sub-frame, and a … [Read more...] about Should KTM consider making the KTM RC790?
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ScootersHero Maestro Edge 125 Hero's Maestro Edge 125 was showcased at the 2018 Auto Expo and is due to go on sale next year. It'll get the same 125cc engine that powers the Hero Destini along with a few cosmetic changes and additional features. TVS Jupiter 125 TVS could simply transplant the Ntorq's super refined 125cc engine to its highly popular family scooter, the Jupiter. The 9.4PS motor is an absolute gem and should add some pep to the Jupiter, increasing its appeal. TVS Ntorq 150 After the remarkable success of the Ntorq 125 we think the Ntorq 150 is what TVS will channel development towards. The chassis can certainly handle the extra power and torque, as so capeabably demonstrated by the TVS Ntroq rally scooter. Premium Sportsbikes 2019 KTM RC 390 The 2019 RC 390 will feature cosmetic as well as mechanical changes. The new model will have a reprofiled fairing and windscreen with improved aerodynamics. Expect a TFT instrument panel, similar to the one on the KTM 390 Duke. … [Read more...] about Bikes of 2019: Mega list of all upcoming two-wheeler launches in India
After being the flag-bearer of introducing value-for-money performance motorcycles for the Indian masses, KTM India is now set to take the game ahead with a slew of launches in the next couple of years. The Austrian bike maker recently launched the KTM 125 Duke and is now gearing up to introduce its first middle-weight motorcycle in India, the KTM 790 Duke. Apart from these, the company has plans to launch a few more bikes that includes the KTM 390 Adventure, RC 250, new RC 390 and much more.KTM 790 DukeThe news of the company planning to launch the KTM 790 Duke in India, took everyone by surprise. While the company hasn’t revealed details on the exact launch date, IAB understands that the 790 Duke is coming before July 2019.Dealerships have commenced unofficial pre-bookings for the KTM 790 Duke as at least three potential customers in the know have revealed to IAB. The 790 Duke will be a CKD import from Austria, assembled at Bajaj's Chakan facility near Pune. The KTM 790 Duke is … [Read more...] about 4 upcoming KTM bikes for India
On November 23, KTM India launched the 200 Duke ABS model in India, priced at INR 1.60 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The company has now listed the KTM 250 Duke ABS on its Indian website ahead of its official launch.The upcoming safety guidelines, which come into effect from 1 April 2019, mandates two-wheeler manufacturers to offer ABS as standard fitment on vehicles above 125cc. Bajaj-KTM is known to provide safety features ahead of the market (case in point, the first-gen KTM 390 Duke). Unlike the single-channel unit on the 2019 KTM 200 Duke, the website lists a switchable dual-channel ABS on the 250 Duke.It is just a matter of weeks before the company launches the 2019 KTM 250 Duke in India. Furthermore, the company is also planning to introduce the KTM RC 250 in India, which was spied testing in October 2017.Barring the Royal Enfield Classic 350, which roughly sells over 45,000 units per month, the performance motorcycle segment (INR 1.50-2 lakh) in India is low in volumes. The KTM 250 … [Read more...] about 2019 KTM 250 Duke ABS variant listed on the Indian website
Bajaj Auto plans to overtake Harley Davidson as the largest premium two-wheeler manufacturer globally this year, according to a report from Moneycontrol. The report states that the company plans to build 500,000 units of Husqvarna & KTM motorcycles from its global plants, with a big chunk from the BAL Chakan facility in Pune, Maharashtra.Bajaj Auto plans to make Chakan as the manufacturing hub for two-wheelers in the world. Speaking to Moneycontrol, Rajiv Bajaj, managing director, Bajaj Auto said, -KTM hopes to end at 270,000 (unit sales), and it will beat Harley-Davidson worldwide in premium motorcycles. And out of 270,000, about 100,000 motorcycles will be made at our Chakan plant.The Bajaj-KTM partnership plans to introduce the Husqvarna brand in India before the end of 2019. Moreover, Bajaj Auto has confirmed that it will shift the production of the Husqvarna 401s (Svartpilen and Vitpilen) at its Chakan facility by the early next year. Bajaj manufactures the KTM Duke and RC … [Read more...] about Bajaj plans 500,000 unit sales yearly of Husqvarna & KTM with help from India