KTM 790 Duke - 2018 Specifications and Reviews

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General information

CategoryNaked bike
ModelKTM 790 Duke

Engine and Transmission Specifications

ClutchAPTC slipper clutch, hydraulically actuated
Transmission type,final driveChain
Cooling systemLiquid
Lubrication systemForced oil lubrication with 2 oil pumps
IgnitionBosch EMS with RBW
Fuel systemInjection
Bore x Stroke88.0 x 65.7 mm (3.5 x 2.6 inches)
Power105.00 Horsepower">HP (76.6 Kilowatt">kW))
Engine typeTwin, four-stroke
Capacity:790.00 ccm (48.21 cubic inches)

Brakes, suspension, Frame and wheels

WheelsMaxxis Supermaxx ST tires
Rear brakes diameter240 mm (9.4 inches)
Rear brakesSingle disc. ABS
Front brakes diameter300 mm (11.8 inches)
Front brakesSingle disc. ABS
Rear wheel travel150 mm (5.9 inches)
Rear SuspensionWP shock absorber with Pro-Lever linkage
Front wheel travel140 mm (5.5 inches)
Front SuspensionWP upside-down
Rake (fork angle)24.0°
Frame typeChromium-Molybdenum-Steel frame using the engine as stressed element, powder coated

Physical measures and capacities

Fuel capacity14.00 litres (3.70 gallons)
Wheelbase1,475 mm (58.1 inches)
Ground clearance186 mm (7.3 inches)
Seat height825 mm (32.5 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.
Power/weight ratio0.6213 HP/kg
Dry weight169.0 kg (372.6 pounds)

Other specs

LightLED headlight
Color optionsOrange, black

Rider Reviews

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MotorcycleDB Review

The 2018 KTM 790 Duke is a remarkable motorcycle that delivers top-notch performance and handling. With its powerful 799cc parallel-twin engine, this bike offers an exhilarating riding experience on both city streets and the open road. The lightweight chassis and advanced WP suspension system ensure superb agility and precision, making it a joy to ride on twisty roads. The 790 Duke also boasts advanced electronic features such as ride-by-wire throttle, traction control, and multiple riding modes, providing riders with ultimate control and confidence. Overall, the KTM 790 Duke is a fantastic choice for those seeking a high-performance naked bike with cutting-edge technology and unparalleled agility. In conclusion, the 2018 KTM 790 Duke is a superb motorcycle that excels in both performance and technology. Its powerful engine, lightweight chassis, and advanced electronic features make it a standout choice in the naked bike category. Whether you're an experienced rider looking for an adrenaline-pumping machine or a beginner seeking a bike with top-tier performance, the 790 Duke is sure to deliver an exhilarating and satisfying riding experience.

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