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KTM Duke 125, RC 125 costs hiked

13th Sep 2019 7:32 pm

The Duke 125 will now value Rs 1.32 lakh whereas the RC 125 will set you again by Rs 1.48 lakh.

KTM India has hiked the costs of the Duke 125 and the RC 125 bikes. Whereas the Duke 125 sees a rise of Rs 2,248, and now prices Rs 1,32,500, the RC 125 will set you again by Rs 1,48,750, after a rise of Rs 1,537 (all costs, ex-showroom, Delhi). In line with our sources, the costs have been hiked with a purpose to improve the supplier margin on the 125s.

The KTM Duke 125 has been doing fairly properly out there, regardless of sporting a excessive price ticket for a 125cc bike. It’s the most inexpensive KTM Duke that one should buy in India and acts as a stepping stone for these getting into the world of KTMs, particularly kids or first-time riders. The Duke 125 is powered by a 124.7cc, single-cylinder liquid-cooled motor, which develops 14.5hp at 9,250rpm and 12Nm of torque at eight,000rpm, and is paired to a 6-speed transmission. The bike shares its chassis and suspension elements with the KTM 200 Duke, and in some ways, it feels over-engineered for the quantity of energy that the small 125cc engine produces.

The RC 125 is the faired model of the Duke 125 and it shares the identical engine and mechanicals as its bare sibling. It, nevertheless, has a correct, sporty driving place, with low-set clip-ons and aggressively set foot pegs, identical to the KTM RC 390. The RC 125 can be focused at inexperienced persons.

We had been anticipating KTM to extend the costs of the 125cc fashions, as the costs introduced at their launch had been introductory. 

 

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