KTM has taken the wraps off the new 890 Duke, the successor to the KTM 790 Duke that’s been discontinued following the implementation of Euro 5/ BS6 emission norms. The KTM 890 Duke is positioned below the KTM 890 R, the more powerful variant that debuted in 2021.
889cc engine makes 115hp and 92Nm of torque
Gets updated WP Apex front suspension
Seat height is 5mm lower than the 790 Duke’s
2021 KTM 890 Duke: engine and electronics
The KTM 890 Duke uses the Euro 5/ BS6-compliant 889cc, parallel-twin, liquid-cooled LC8c engine that also powers the 890 Duke R, albeit in a lower state of tune. Instead of the R’s 121hp, the 890 Duke’s engine is tuned to produce 115hp and 92Nm, which is 10 more horsepower and 5 more Newton metres of torque than the KTM 790 Duke’s engine. In addition, KTM claims that this engine features an increased rotating mass, by 20 per cent,…