KTM 125 Duke ABS Launched In India

Modified On Nov 28, 2018 By Gaurav Sadanand for KTM 125 Duke

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The entry-level bike from KTM receives an introductory price of Rs 1.18 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi)

  • With a power output of 14.5PS, the KTM 125 Duke becomes the most powerful 125cc bike in its segment
  • Uses same bodywork, features and underpinnings as the 200 Duke
  • Gets features like ABS, liquid-cooling, a trellis frame, upside-down forks and more!
  • Gets the same colour options as the 200 Duke but with different graphics

KTM India has announced the launch of the much-anticipated 125 Duke, priced at Rs 1.18 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). It’s the only bike in its segment to feature a single-channel ABS unit upfront. The KTM 125 Duke takes its design cues from its elder sibling, the KTM 200 Duke, albeit with some revised graphics. The bike will be offered in three colour options: white, black and orange. 

Powering the KTM 125 Duke is a 124.7cc, single-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine that makes 14.5PS and 12Nm, mated to a 6-speed transmission. It’s essentially the most powerful bike in its segment. Not only this, the 125 Duke also gets some segment-first features like a trellis frame and upside-down front forks, among others. 

 

With a power output of above 14PS, the KTM 125 Duke will compete against the likes of the Honda CB Hornet 160R, Suzuki Gixxer, TVS Apache RTR 160 4V and Yamaha FZ-FI

Here's the official statement from the manufacturer.

 

 

Press Release -

 

KTM Launches 125 Duke ABS

 

26th Nov 2018, Pune: KTM today announced the launch of the much-awaited 125 Duke ABS. KTM is Europe’s No.1 motorcycle brand and is the fastest growing sports motorcycle brand in India.

KTM has a rich legacy in the world of racing spanning 65 years and over 295 World Championship titles and every KTM motorcycle is imbued with the best and the latest from the racetrack.

The 125 Duke carries the same KTM gene with 14.5 Ps power, strong-yet-light craftsmanship with a trellis frame and  an aluminum swingarm and a host of premium equipment not seen in a motorcycle of this class eg. Upside Down front suspension, ABS and more. This makes the 125 Duke perfect for enthusiasts to start their journey into racing.

Speaking on the occasion Amit Nandi, President (Probiking) at Bajaj Auto Ltd. said “KTMs are always about high performance, edgy design and a thrilling ride. The 125 Duke will be the new stepping stone into the KTM brand for riders starting out in the world of racing”

The KTM 125 Duke ABS has been launched at an introductory price of Rs. 118,163 (ex-showroom Delhi) and will be available across 450 exclusive KTM showrooms in India.

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