With a brand new engine and chassis the 2024 KTM 390 Duke represents a serious step-up in efficiency and functionality to the model it replaces.
The brand new chassis contains a metal trellis important body and die-cast aluminium subframe for higher stiffness when it’s wanted and higher suggestions to the rider. It’s complimented by new triple clamps with a revised offset for improved dealing with and stability.
On the again is a brand new light-weight swingarm which curves across the now off-set shock, repositioned to supply more room for a bigger airbox whereas additionally lowering seat top.
The engine, dubbed LC4c, has grown to 399cc. KTM describe the powerplant as ‘fully redesigned’ with ‘newly optimized cylinder heads, and gearboxes, in addition to assembly EURO 5.2 compatibility requirements’.
The brand new styling contains longer tank spoilers that includes distinguished air intakes, bigger radiator covers and exterior LED positioning lights.
Suspension duties are dealt with by a 43 mm WP APEX Open Cartridge entrance fork with 5-click adjustment on rebound and compression and a break up piston rear shock absorber with adjustable rebound and preload.
There’sa new seat and 5-inch TFT instrument show. Rain, Road and Monitor modes are customary – the latter ‘unlocks a world of hooliganism, enlarged rpm show, launch management, for that good begin and even a lap timer’.
The 2024 390 Duke is anticipated in Australia round March.