KTM is all set to launch the new 2017 Duke range in India this month. Numerous videos and spy shots of the 390 Duke and 200 Duke have been circulating for a while now. The new KTM 390 Duke model made its debut at EICMA in Milan in November 2016. KTM will launch both bikes in India on February 23, 2017. Official images of the 390 Duke give us a fair idea of what its younger sibling might look like. Read our story here for more info on the new 2017 KTM Duke 200 India launch, specifications, price and more.
New 2017 KTM Duke 200 India Launch
|Model Name||Launch Date|
|2017 KTM Duke 200 India Launch||February 23, 2017|
Overdrive managed to snap pictures of a nearly production-ready prototype of the KTM 200 Duke. Like the current Duke siblings, the 2017 models will also look nearly identical. The new 2017 KTM Duke 200 India launch will take place on February 23, 2017.
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The new 2017 KTM Duke was spotted testing in India. Here’s the video footage from this sighting-
2017 KTM Duke 200 Price in India
|Delhi||Rs. 1.60 lakh|
|Mumbai||Rs. 1.65 lakh|
|Kolkata||Rs. 1.67 lakh|
|Chennai||Rs. 1.65 lakh|
|Bangalore||Rs. 1.65 lakh|
|Hyderabad||Rs. 1.62 lakh|
|Pune||Rs. 1.62 lakh|
As of now, the KTM Duke 200 costs Rs. 1.44 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). Prices of the next generation model will go up by a small margin. The next generation Duke 200 will cost about Rs. 1.5-1.60 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) according to our estimates.
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2017 KTM Duke 200 Specifications
|Dimensions (Length x Width x Height) (Est.)
||2050 mm x 760 mm x 810 mm|
|Kerb Weight (Est.)
|Ground Clearance (Est.)
|Engine Displacement||200 cc single cylinder liquid cooled|
|Top Speed (Est.)
||Front – WP Suspension Upside Down
Rear- WP Monoshock
||Front – 300 mm Disc
Rear – 230 mm Disc
While the upcoming KTM Duke 200 will get the same 200cc engine as the current model, it will not be in the exact same state of tune. Thanks to stringent Euro IV norms, KTM will have to use a larger exhaust system and make other modifications. Power and torque output could witness a slight increase in order to offset the weight gain. New additions to the bike will include a new subframe and a new exhaust system to comply with Euro IV regulations. Hopefully, KTM will add ABS as an option to the Duke 200. Again, the number mentioned above are just estimated figures. Actual figures will vary.
New 2017 KTM Duke 200 India – Mileage
|Model Name||Estimated Mileage|
|2017 KTM Duke 200||35 km/l|
The current model 200 Duke delivers 35 KMPL overall. We’re expecting the new model to be slightly more fuel efficient. It could easily return 40 KMPL under test conditions.
2017 KTM Duke 200 Design
The design of the upcoming 2017 model is an evolution of KTM’s current design language. It retains the sharp creases and aggressive lines. It will look almost identical to the new 2017 390 Duke. While the headlamp profile of the 2017 MY Duke 390 and the 200 is similar, the latter will get a conventional bulb setup instead of a full LED setup. Also, we’re not sure if it will feature LED pilot lamps or not. There will be other new design elements including a new, sculpted fuel tank, new tail lamps and possibly more colour schemes. Design highlights of the upcoming new 2017 KTM 200 Duke include –
- Sharper headlamp console
- New canister type exhaust
- Fuel tank mounted ignition key
- Reshaped pillion seat
- Integrated grab rail for pillion
As always, Bajaj will manufacture the upcoming Duke 200 at their facility in Chakan near Pune. The high levels of localization will help keep costs in check. Bajaj has benefitted a lot from this alliance with KTM and so has the Austrian bike manufacturer.
2017 KTM Duke 200 Features
- New Duke 390-like headlamp design
- LED turn indicators
- LED pilot lamps
- Conventional instrument panel
- 17-inch Alloys
- WP Suspension
- Full metal fuel tank
- Sharper new generation styling
- Orange-painted Frame
- Stylish Decals
- New fuel tank design
Unlike the Duke 390, the smaller Duke will not get the new LCD instrument panel. However, the current digital instrument console could get an update. According to reports, this new KTM will feature a full metal fuel tank. This will make it easier for riders to mount magnetic bags. The Duke 200 also misses out on LED headlamps.
KTM Duke 200 Images (Current Model)
Spy Image Source – Overdrive
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