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Upcoming New KTM Bikes in India

KTM just launched the smallest powered Duke 125 in India in November. Check out the list of upcoming new KTM Bikes in India for more details.

After months of speculation, KTM finally launched Duke 125 in November 2018. The baby KTM has already started making decent sales figures.

The brand launched its first bike, Duke 200 in 2012. At the launch, KTM said that they will launch a new bike every year. KTM has managed to do it more-or-less.

Now, it has a total of 6 bikes in its stable and is going to add 2 more very soon. KTM 390 Adventure and Duke 790 are going to launch in a couple of months. While there are some other bikes as well, which are rumoured to launch in India.

So, check out this list of upcoming new KTM bikes in India.

Also Read: KTM Duke 250 Price, Top Speed, Mileage, Specifications And Features

The manufacturer started its Indian innings with just one model, the KTM 200 Duke. The naked bike was quick to garner success and was followed by the launch of three more models – 390 Duke, RC200 and RC390. Recently, KTM India came up with new generation Duke models, which saw the manufacturer launching the latest versions of 200 Duke and Duke 390 in India. After that, it even came up with the new KTM 250 Duke.

Upcoming New KTM Bikes in India (Confirmed)

KTM 390 Adventure

Estimated Price Rs. 3 Lakh
Specifications Fuel-injected, single-cylinder, 373.2cc
Launch Date March 2018

The KTM 390 Adventure is likely to launch in India by the end of current financial year. It’s expected to make its India debut at the Auto Expo 2018. The 390 Adventure is easily the most awaited of all upcoming KTM bikes in India. The 390 Adventure is based on the 390 Duke but carries several updates to become a worthy adventure tourer. Prices could start around Rs 2.3 lakh. The 390 Adventure, once launched in India, will become the only adventure-tourer in its segment. Thanks to a front fairing with a large windscreen, the Adventure 390 should be perfect for high speed runs on winding roads.

Also Read: KTM 390 Adventure – Expected Launch Date, Price, Specs And Features

KTM Duke 790

Estimated Price Rs. 7 lakh
Specifications 799cc parallel twin-cylinder engine, 103.3 BHP at 9,000 rpm, 86 Nm at 8,000 rpm
Launch Date Late 2018

KTM revealed the new 790 Duke at the 2017 EICMA motorcycle show in Milan. The new street-naked will soon get into production and launch in many markets worldwide. The company is promoting the new KTM Duke 790 as the ‘ultimate street weapon’. This is the first-ever motorcycle from the company to boast a parallel-twin engine. While there’s nothing official about the new motorcycle’s India launch prospects, the product is likely to rival the likes of Triumph Street Triple S and Kawasaki Z900. The D790 is still in a pre-production stage. However, a mid-2018 launch in European markets looks very likely. KTM Duke 790 India debut is likely to take place at the Auto Expo 2018.

Also Read: KTM Duke 790 might launch in India by end of this year

Upcoming New KTM Bikes in India (Speculative)

KTM 390 Scrambler

Estimated Price Rs. 2.5 Lakh
Specifications Fuel-injected, single-cylinder, 373.2cc
Launch Date November 2018

Yes, KTM will also launch a Scrambler motorcycle that is based on the 390 Duke. The upcoming KTM Scrambler motorcycle is likely to make its public debut at EICMA 2017 and will be produced at Bajaj Auto Ltd’s Chakan facility. It will probably launch in India by the end of 2018. Thanks to a long travel front suspension, on-off road tires and a punch motor, this bike will be sufficiently capable off the road. Dimensionally, it will be similar to the Duke 390.

Also Read: KTM RC 200 Price, Colours, Top Speed, Mileage And Specifications


Estimated Price Rs. 1.9 lakh
Specifications Fuel-injected, single-cylinder, 248.8cc
Launch Date May 2018

The upcoming KTM RC250 is to the 250 Duke what the RC200 and RC 390 are to 200 Duke and 390 Duke, respectively. Now that the Duke 250 is already in India, it’s just a matter of time before the manufacturer launches even the RC250 here. Expect the launch to happen by May 2018. Prices could start at Rs 1.9 lakh. Powering this bike will be a Fuel-injected, single-cylinder, 248.8cc engine that will come mated to a 6-speed Manual Transmission. We’re hoping to see even this motorcycle at the next Auto Expo.

KTM-Bajaj 500cc Twin-cylinder bike (Speculative)

Estimated Price Rs. 4 lakh
Specifications Fuel-injected, twin-cylinder, 500cc
Launch Date NA

As per the initial reports, Bajaj is working with KTM to produce a new 500cc twin-cylinder motorcycle. KTM usually does all the designing and engineering by itself.

This rumoured 500cc twin-cylinder motorcycle might come in RC as well as Duke forms. This might be the lowest powered twin-cylinder motorcycle from KTM.

Further details stand unknown, but KTM could place this bike around Rs 4 Lakhs for stiff competition.

KTM 1050 Adventure

Estimated Price Rs. 9 lakh
Specifications 1050cc 75 degree V-twin LC8 engine
Launch Date Late 2018

Yes, the might KTM 1050 Adventure is India-bound. Basically a replacement for the 990 Adventure, the new motorcycle will be produced in India. Hence, it could come with a sticker price of Rs 10 lakh only. The upcoming KTM motorcycle in India offers multiple riding modes. Suspension duties are courtesy of USD WP forks at front and WP monoshock at the rear. The brakes come from Brembo. Powering this motorcycle is a 1050cc 75 degree V-twin LC8 engine that outputs 95 HP. in India, this motorcycle will go on to rival the liese of Triumph Tiger Explorer, Kawasaki Versys 1000 and Suzuki V-Strom.

KTM 1190 Adventure R

Estimated Price Rs. 14 lakh
Specifications 1195cc, 2-cylinder, 4-stroke, spark-ignition engine, 75° V arrangement, liquid-cooled
Launch Date November 2018

KTM 1190 Adventure R will become the flagship product of KTM India on its launch late next year. The new 1190 Adventure R benefits from Bosch’s new motorcycle stability control (MSC) system. Powering this motorcycle is a 1195cc, 2-cylinder, 4-stroke, spark-ignition engine, 75° V arrangement, liquid-cooled engine that sends power to the rear wheel thru a 6-speed Manual Transmission. The engine develops a max power of 148 BHP @ 9500 rpm and a peak torque of 125 NM @ 7500 rpm. This adventure bike has a fuel tank of 23-litres. It’s expected to have a sticker price of Rs 14 lakh in India. This one here has to be the most promising of all the upcoming KTM bikes in India.

List of Upcoming New KTM Bikes in India with Expected Price

Model Expected Price
KTM 390 Adventure Rs 3 Lakhs
KTM RC250 Rs 1.90 lakh
KTM 790 Duke Rs 7 Lakhs
KTM 1050 Adventure Rs 10.00 lakh
KTM 1190 Adventure R Rs 14.00 lakh
KTM 500cc twin-cylinder 4 Lakhs

So, which of these upcoming new KTM bikes in India are you waiting for? Do share your answer in the comments section below.