At the exhibition EICMA 2019 has introduced a new naked from the Austrian company KTM. The bike is a real breakthrough! It is expected to significantly surpass its competitors in many aspects.
Last year the Austrian motorostoitel showed Sredneuralsky Duke 790, which was built around in-line two-cylinder power unit LC8c. Since the expected emergence of the “charged” version. However, KTM has decided to outdo himself and presented not just a more powerful version, they added the motor 91, the cube, has created a new cylinder head, increased valve sizes etc. In the end we got a KTM Duke R 890 2020 year.
The engine produces power of 121 horsepower and 99 Nm of torque – the figure better characteristics than its predecessor by 10%. Frame has not changed, however, modernization undergone suspension. The bike has 43 mm inverted fork type WP Apex, and the rear – monoshock WP installed without a progression that helped to save weight bike. The stated flow rate of 4.74 liters per 100 kilometers.
The novelty has received the best brakes in its class – the front calipers Brembo Stylema, working with lightweight brake discs of 320 mm. the fuel tank Capacity is 14 liters and a dry weight of up to 166 kg is a good result for a motorcycle.
There is no accurate information about the cost of KTM Duke R 890 2020. It is expected that the presentation will be held in the spring. For the American market it will be available not before autumn of the following year.