KTM 200 Duke launced in India : Mr. Rajiv Bajaj, MD Bajaj Auto and Mr. Stefan Pierer, CEO of KTM-Sportmotorcycles AG at the launch
The KTM 200 Duke has been launched at a price of Rs. 1,17,500/- (ex-showroom Delhi). KTM Merchandise will be sold under the KTM PowerWear brand and accessories for the katooms as KTM PowerParts.
The 200 Duke will be powered by a single cylinder, 200cc, liquid cooled, DOHC, four valve engine churning out 25bhp and a maximum torque of 19Nm. Low weight components give the 200 Duke best in class power to weight ratio of 184 PS/ton. A trellis frame wraps around the engine, while upside down (USD) forks up front add to the butch looks.
34 Probiking showrooms in the country have been rebranded as KTM stores and will sell the 200 Duke. The bookings have begun simultaneously with the launch.
Mr. Rajiv Bajaj, MD Bajaj Auto, 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”