The 2020 KTM 250 Duke has been launched in India at price of Rs. 2.17 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). The 2020 250 Duke gets a new LED headlight along with new daytime running lights, similar to the unit on the KTM 390 Duke and inspired by the KTM 1290 Super Duke. The motorcycle also gets a dual-channel supermoto ABS mode along with two new colours, which are Dark Galvano and Silver Metallic. The supermoto ABS mode disengages the ABS from the rear wheel and is functional only on the front wheel. It can be activated at the press of a button.
The KTM 250 Duke is a good option as far as quarter litre motorcycles are concerned. Enthusiasts in the 200 cc to 400 cc motorcycle segment have a good option here. The bike is inspired by KTM’s racing legacy and comes with updated BS6 components and engine. As a quarter-litre bike, the KTM 250 Duke looks to offers a solid biking performance and urban practicality. These upgrades on the KTM 250 Duke will further enhance its appeal amongst the core biking enthusiasts.
The KTM 250 Duke shares its design with the new generation 390 Duke. The design language comes from the 1290 Super Duke R rubbing off a striking appearance on the mini-Duke. KTM dealers have started accepting bookings for the motorcycle for a token amount of Rs. 5,000. The 250 Duke continues to be powered by a BS6 compliant 248.8 cc single-cylinder engine which makes 29.6 bhp of power at 9,000 rpm and 24 Nm of peak torque at 7,500 rpm. In terms of rivals, it goes up against the Suzuki Gixxer 250 and its sibling, the Husqvarna 250 Twins.
KTM 250 Duke Technical Specification
|2017 KTM 250 Duke
||248.8 cc single-cylinder