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KTM 125 Duke launched in India for INR 1.5 lakh

Written by Nizam Shaikh

KTM has launched the new-generation KTM 125 Duke in the Indian market which now features the KTM 1290 Super Duke R inspired design and styling which brings the motorcycle in-line with the Duke range in the Indian market which includes the 200 Duke and the 390 Duke. The new 2021 Model Year KTM 125 Duke is priced at INR 150,010 ex-showroom, Delhi. 

The 2021 KTM 125 Duke not only comes with a completely new design update but also features a larger fuel tank, an updated suspension setup and revised ergonomics. The 2021 125 Duke features sharp and aggressive tank shrouds, a larger 13.5-litre fuel tank, a sharp and high-mounted tail section, a new multi-reflector halogen headlamp with integrated LED daytime running lights, wide open-chested handlebars, a pod-style fully digital instruments console with multi-information display, Orange, White and Black combination paint theme, LED taillamps and turn indicator lamps etc. The 159 kg streetfighter also comes with revised ergonomics with revised rider and passenger seats that offer a commanding seat position and the larger fuel tank allows better leg contact & feel for the machine. 

The KTM 125 Duke is powered by a BS6 emission-compliant 124.7cc liquid-cooled, single-cylinder 4-Valve DOHC engine with electronic fuel injection that produces 14.5 PS of power and 12 Nm of torque matched to a 6-speed gearbox. The new 125 Duke features an Orange painted sportier geometry steel trellis chassis with a bolt-on subframe finished in Black, 43mm diameter upside-down WP front fork suspension triple rate springs, a 10-step adjustable monoshock suspension on the rear with double rate springs and 17-inch alloy wheels finished in Black. Stopping power on the new 125 Duke comes from a single 300mm disc on the front with a 4-piston radially mounted calliper and a 230mm disc with a single-piston floating calliper on the rear equipped with a Bosch single-channel ABS for safety.

The 2021 KTM 125 Duke is offered in two colours – Electronic Orange & Ceramic White.