With its third price hike since December 2020, the KTM Duke 200 now retails at Rs 1,83,328 (ex-showroom Delhi). , this time, the hike has been nominal. To read more details, head to this story.
KTM has heavily updated the 200 Duke’s styling giving it a totally new design as compared to the previous model which was introduced in 2012. It gets an angular headlamp with the LED DRL, an aggressively styled fuel tank that now features a 13.5 liter capacity (10.2-litres on the sooner model) alongside a sleek tail section with a split-seat setup.
KTM Duke 200 Duke Price
200 Duke Specifications
Power comes from a 199cc liquid-cooled and fuel-injected DOHC, 4-valve motor. The BS6-compliant motor sees no drop in performance and continues to deliver the same 25PS at 10,000rpm and 19.2Nm at 8000rpm. It gets a six-speed gearbox. Given that the 200 Duke BS6 weighs 9kg more than its BS4 predecessor, expect a slight dip in performance.
The KTM Duke 200 BS6 continues to be the most powerful 200cc motorcycle you can buy in India. The KTM 200 Duke gets a new split trellis frame. This frame is seen on the larger 250 Duke and 390 Duke offers better serviceability and is more affordable to replace in case you damage it in a crash.
|Engine||199.5 cc BS6|
|Max Power||25.4 bhp @ 10,000 rpm|
|Max Torque||19.5 Nm @ 8,000 rpm|
|Transmission||6 Speed Manual|
With the new BS6-compliant exhaust, ground clearance has dropped 20mm and is 155mm now. It gets premium WP suspension in the form of 43mm upside-down forks and a preload-adjustable monoshock. Braking is via ByBre 300mm front disc with mounted calipers and a 230mm rear disc. The tires continue to be the same 110/70-17 front and 150/60-17 MRF REVZ units
KTM Duke 200 Duke Variants
The KTM 200 Duke BS6 is available in one variant.
200 Duke Design
The KTM Duke 200 Duke now looks sharper and identical to the 250 Duke. To tell them apart, KTM has given both motorcycles different liveries.
Also, the 250 Duke has a side-slung exhaust while the 200 Duke continues to use an underbelly exhaust setup. The new KTM bike has the ‘Duke’ name across the fuel tank with the 200 logos in smaller font below it. It is available in two new colors: Electronic Orange and Ceramic White.
KTM Duke 200 Features
The 200 Duke continues to use a halogen headlamp but now gets LED DRLs. It also has an LED tail lamp and LED turn indicators.
The digital instrument console has been carried over and includes the speedometer, tachometer, fuel gauge, real-time mileage, average fuel consumption, and average speed.
While the BS4 200 Duke had single-channel ABS, KTM has equipped the 200 Duke BS6 with dual-channel ABS.
KTM 200 Duke Suspension & Brakes
The updated design means the KTM 200 Duke BS6 gets a replacement split trellis frame shared with the 250 Duke and KTM 390 Duke. That aside, it continues to use a 43mm upside-down fork and monoshock, both from WP. The 200 Duke is anchored by an equivalent 300mm front and 230mm rear Bybre discs which now accompany dual-channel ABS as standard.
KTM 200 Duke Competitors
The KTM 200 Duke competes with the Bajaj Pulsar NS200 and TVS Apache RTR 200. The new Honda Hornet 2.0 is a rung lower and cannot be considered as its direct rival. Dominar 250 also can be a competitor.
KTM AG (KTM Sportmotorcycle AG) is an Austrian motorcycle and sports car maker owned by Pierer Mobility AG and Indian manufacturer Bajaj Auto. it had been formed in 1992 but traces its foundation to as early as 1934. Today, KTM AG is that the parent company of the KTM Group, consisting of a variety of motorbike brands.
FAQ’s About KTM Duke 200
Is the KTM Duke 200 a good beginner?
The ByBre brakes are firm without being sharp in a beginner-friendly way, and speaking of these beginners, ABS is standard for both wheels. that’s an enormous consideration for several aspiring riders and no small success on KTM’s part at this price point.
Is KTM Duke 200 worth buying?
if you’ve got a budget to shop for duke 200, just pip out . it worthwhile because it’s extremely good and classy for men in India, this is often the best-naked bike for 200cc. KTM duke 200 models are excellent and therefore the cost of it’s very expensive for its making and its stylish looks cause you to like it .
Is KTM Duke 200 good for long rides?
No… it isn’t best for long drives.. as its seat isn’t too comfortable to ride for too long… It’s good though you will need to try to to some modifications. Sure, don’t hear anyone who says otherwise, it is a splendid tourer with a cushty riding position with a splendid cruising speed.
Which is better RC 200 or Duke 200?
KTM RC 200 and KTM Duke 200 both come with the same engine but in terms of Riding both are completely different. So you have to choose between a Highway racing bike or City Stunt Bike.