KTM 390 Duke: New ride-by­wire throt­tle and TFT dash for the mid­dleweight Duke and a wel­come re­vamp for Suzuki’s V-strom 650.

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THE FACTS O 44bhp O 149kg O Seat height 830mm

HIGH­LIGHTS New 373.2cc liq­uid-cooled en­gine New frame & WP sus­pen­sion Larger steel fuel tank (now 13.4l)

The 390 has been treated to sig­nif­i­cant at­ten­tion 2017, and now comes with a ride-by-wire throt­tle, full TFT dash, an op­tional MY RIDE mul­ti­me­dia in­ter­face, ABS as stan­dard, split LED head­lamp, and all-new body­work. The frame and sub­frame are new, and the mo­tor gets up­dates to bring it in line with the more strin­gent Euro4 emis­sions reg­u­la­tions.

The WP fork is also new, as is the big­ger 320mm front brake disc, marginally larger 13.4-litre steel tank. A true light­weight, punch­ing well above its 149kg weight.

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