KTM Duke 125 Launched In India

KTM 125 Duke is a road bicycle accessible at a beginning cost of Rs. 1,70,438 in India. It is accessible in just 1 variation and 1 tone. The KTM 125 Duke is controlled by a 124.71cc BS6 motor which fosters a force of 14.3 bhp and a force of 12 Nm. With both front and back circle brakes, KTM 125 Duke thinks of being hostile to the locking stopping mechanism. This 125 Duke bicycle weighs 159 kg and has a gas tank limit of 13.5 litres.
The 125 Duke is the child of the Duke arrangement. It exists on account of the authorizing laws in business sectors like the European Union, which permit 125cc bikes to be ridden with a vehicle driver’s permit.

It shares everything with its greater kin, which implies extraordinary cycle parts. They incorporate a lattice outline, topsy turvy front forks, a radially-mounted front brake calliper with four went against cylinders, a six-speed gearbox, and an all-advanced instrument bunch that shows a great deal of data. The 125 Duke likewise gets a solitary channel ABS framework, which makes the principal item in the country under 125cc to offer an ABS framework rather than a connected stopping mechanism.

KTM Duke 125 Highlights

1. Cosmetic Updates

  • First and foremost, the new Duke 125 does not get the new undercarriage. This is the very case that was presented with the Duke 390 several years back.
  • The Design much takes after the new Duke 200 was sent off some time back in 2020.
  • As a result of an alternate undercarriage, the front and back suspension have been somewhat changed to suit the new edge.
  • The new skeleton or the edge offers the cruiser better riding elements and somewhat more certainty when pushing this 125cc bicycle as far as possible.
  • A bigger 13.5litre gas tank is a splendid extra expanding the scope of the bicycle. Even though it passes up the TFT show and all-LED headlamps from the Duke 390 and the new Duke 250.

2. Engine

The 2021 KTM 125 Duke is controlled by a similar BS6-consistent 124.7cc single-chamber fluid cooled motor as the previous age model. It creates a similar power and force as before as well, which is 14.5PS at 9,250rpm and 12Nm at 8000rpm. The engine keeps on being matched with a 6-speed transmission.

3. Brakes & Suspension

2021 125 Duke utilizes a lattice outline suspended on a topsy turvy fork and monoshock from WP. Contrasted with its archetype, the suspension internals have been refreshed with a triple rate spring front and centre and a twofold rate unit at the back. Its slowing down arrangement comprises of a 300mm front plate clipped by a radially mounted calliper and a 230mm back circle, with single-channel ABS from Bosch as standard. The new bodywork and different updates have brought about an increment in weight from 141.4kg (dry) in the more seasoned adaptation to 159kg (kerb) in the 2021 model.

4. Colours

Duke is available in 2 colour options:

  • White & Black 
  • Orange & White 

5. Rivalry

This 125 cc cruiser sits at an extremely exceptional spot with no immediate opponent. Be that as it may, with regards to the value, the closest contest is from the Japanese cruiser maker, Yamaha MT-15. This is the place where the Yamaha has a slight edge over the KTM. Nevertheless, this requests the purchasers who need to figure out how to ride a high-pressure high firing up the bike. Furthermore, you’d need to shed nearly ₹ 1.50 Lakhs (ex-Showroom) To claim the least expensive KTM.

Do let us know in the comments section below how you feel about Duke 125.

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