– 2023 KTM 250 Duke launched
– Gets OBD2 system now
– Features and specifications remain unchanged
KTM has launched the new 250 Duke with OBD 2 updates in India. The quarter-litre naked streetfighter is now priced at Rs. 2,38,221 (ex-showroom, Delhi).
What changes have been made to the KTM 250 Duke?
The most significant change comes in the form of an OBD 2 system, which allows real-time diagnostics of emissions. Besides these, the OBD 2 system will also detect any mechanical or software-related failures in the real world. Adding the OBD 2 sensors has increased the price of the 250 Duke by Rs. 1000. The motorcycle is now available in the dark galvano and ebony black paint schemes.
Are there any changes to the engine specifications?
In the engine department, the KTM 250 Duke continues to remain unchanged. The motorcycle uses a 248.8cc liquid-cooled motor that produces 29.5bhp at 9,000rpm and a peak torque of 24Nm at 7,500rpm. The powertrain is linked to a six-speed gearbox, while a slipper clutch is standard.
What features does the KTM 250 Duke get?
KTM offers a decent list of features in the KTM 250 Duke. The motorcycle gets full LED lighting, LCD instrument cluster, and dual-channel ABS with supermoto mode. Unlike the 390 Duke, the 250 Duke misses out on the TFT instrument cluster and Bluetooth connectivity.
What hardware does the KTM 250 Duke get?
The 2023 KTM 250 Duke uses a combination of WP USD forks and a mono-shock to perform damping tasks, while the motorcycle drops anchors with the help of a 320mm disc up front and a 230mm disc at the back. It benefits from dual-channel ABS, which also gets a supermoto mode.