KTM Duke 125 can be regarded as world’s ‘Number One’ learner’s bike. For beginner Duke 125 can be the best choice regardless the price tag which is BDT 325,000 (Indian) and BDT 470,000 (European). This highly advanced machine can offer adequate reliability because of the over engineering of this product. Since KTM Duke 125 is manufactured with a well-designed mono-shock suspensions and breaking systems, it can offer any rider the maximum safety and confidence. Hence this bike can be straightforwardly recommended for the beginner.
KTM Duke 125 is a revised version of KTM Duke 390 but consists of 125 cc engine. The bike has a completely aggressive design which is almost the same as Duke 390. The European version of KTM Duke 125 looks premium for its upgrade features. It looks more sharp and solid than the Indian one. It is equipped with a double overhead camshaft, 4-valve, liquid cooled, 124.7 cc engine that can produce 14.3 Bhp maximum power and 12 Nm of torque. Indian manufacturer Bajaj Auto now manufacturing KTM motorcycles in India to reduce the price range. As a result this model has an Indian version. The Indian versions gets some design and cosmetic changes. The European version of KTM Duke 125 inspired from the bigger Duke 390 with dual-tone color option. The Indian edition gets iconic-fiber based fuel, basic frame and orange color rims. Where the European version have Steel trellis frame with powder coated, black color rims and and the tank shrouds are more sharper and also used a regular side exhaust set-up.
KTM Duke 125 is a product of consistency and reliability. This bike is featured with dual hydraulic disc braking system wherein front-wheel has bigger disc which is 320 mm with the four-pot brake caliper and for the rear, 230 mm hydraulic disc with one-pot brake caliper is used for better stopping. This machine is installed with Triple rate spring, Inverted telescopic fork (USD) suspension in the front and Double rate, Mono shock- 10 steps adjustable suspension in the rear wheel. The radially mounted caliper, upside-down forks and Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) makes the bike more comforting and safe in riding. Furthermore, complete latest features are included to this bike which makes it more attractive and informative. The instrument panel is also made with advanced technology which consists of all digital features. The mileage is handsome reportedly and for a top-rated sports bike which is around 35 KM/H (average).
By examining all the features and specifications of KTM Duke 125, it can be implied that Duke 125 is specially recommendable for any beginner.
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