2018 KTM 790 Duke Release Date – The latest generation of the KTM 790 Duke itself is not a completely new product in the public eye, because the prototype version of this model is already present in the EICMA title last year. And in EICMA 2017, the production version was finally introduced.
2018 KTM 790 Duke Engine
One of the most highlighted parts of this bike is the use of a new LC8C coded engine. This new machine is implanted in this motor only, and the output power, KTM 790 Duke engine is capable of generating power 103.5 hp at 9,000 rpm engine speed and 86 Nm of torque at 8,000 rpm.
LC8C machine itself is paired with a six-speed manual transmission at this 790 Duke KTM. In specification, DOHC parallel twin coded LC8C engine has a cubication of 799cc with bore x stroke details is 88mm x 65.7mm. In weight, this machine makes the KTM 790 Duke has a dry weight of 169 kg, enough for a motorcycle berkubikasi umpteen. As for the tank itself has a capacity of 14 liters. Another interesting thing is the use of the same frame with Husqvarna Vitpilen 701, which is the trajist frame made of chromium-molybdenum stell alloy.
2018 KTM 790 Duke Design
Having a Naked Bike Design requires that this bike has a very special design looks very dashing motor body with a clear mono shock and visible motor frame that looks strong and prominent, clearly visible motorcycle KTM Duke is very european motorcycle design it is seen on a very high motor well, using racing wheels with 10 fingers seems to make this bike look very sturdy with and very suitable for Naked Bike.
With a good dimension will make this bike will look very strong, weighing up to 128 kg with a capacity of 11 liters of fuel and motor axle distance reaches 1367 mm and the lowest distance is 170 mm and 800 mm seating height, it can be concluded though the European motor KTM Duke fits perfectly with Asian posture, coupled with the lowest distance to the ground that is high enough this allows this motor can run on the road off road.
2018 KTM 790 Duke Suspension
For the legs can be said similar to the product from Husqvarna, namely the use of upside down model suspension alias on the front side with 43 mm tube diameter and rear suspension monoshock alert WP. But for the tire, clear KTM 790 Duke more gambot than Husqvarna Vitpilen 701, because on this bike using the profile 120/70 tires on the front side, and 180/55 on the back side. For the braking sector is quite different, if Vitpilen 701 uses only one 300mm diameter discbrake on the front side, then KTM 790 Duke uses two with four calipers. While the back side using a 240mm discbrake with two piston calipers.
2018 KTM 790 Duke Performance
KTM 790 Duke equipped with ABS BOSCH alerts system with cornering ABS and Supermoto Mode. For driving mode, the KTM 790 Duke has four modes including track mode, hmm interesting. In its own design KTM 790 Duke quite charming, typical KTM motor. Stature is similar to KTM Duke 390, but of course with a much larger body, machine, and legs