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KTM teases 4 new bikes for 2023 | Autocar India

Written by Ravi Kapoor

Amongst these 4 new bikes, there seems to be a brand new small-displacement mannequin for the RC and Duke line-ups every.

KTM has teased the arrival of 4 new bikes on its social media deal with, in time for the 2023 launch season. Whereas the bikes are largely obscured from view, the silhouettes assist us decipher that there’s a brand new small-capacity mannequin within the pipeline for the Duke and RC line-ups. Listed below are a couple of potentialities for what KTM could possibly be teasing.

  1. Two new bikes primarily based on 790/890 Duke platform

  2. Small-capacity RC could possibly be the RC 250

Seeing as how all of the silhouettes on this teaser look extraordinarily just like present KTM fashions, there’s a chance that KTM may simply be giving these fashions new color schemes for the 2023 mannequin 12 months. But when the corporate has extra complete updates deliberate, right here’s what they may be:

New small-capacity KTM RC and Duke to debut: particulars

KTM has teased a brand new lower-displacement mannequin every for the RC and the Duke line-ups, respectively. The small-capacity RC could possibly be one in all two issues – both KTM is globally launching the GP Version of the RC that debuted lately in India or it could possibly be the RC 250, which might full the trifecta of the 250cc mill spawning Duke, Journey and RC fashions. 

In terms of the Duke, it appears it will likely be both the 250 or the 390 Duke due to the presence of a side-slung exhaust muffler. As soon as once more, these may obtain new color choices, or maybe extra intensive updates. If there are mechanical updates right here, anticipate them to be on the milder facet, due to the approaching arrival of the all-new, next-generation KTM Dukes, which we spied testing lately in India.

Two new fashions primarily based on the 790/890 platform: particulars

KTM has additionally teased the arrival of two new middleweight bare bikes primarily based on the 790/890 Duke platform. The revival of the 790 Duke to sit down alongside the 890 Duke was a little bit of a shock transfer from KTM, and it will likely be attention-grabbing to see what the subsequent step is for this line-up. 

Of those 4 new bikes, solely the small-capacity fashions are prone to make their method right here. 

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