Duke 250 2017 model (6 major changes spotted)
Duke 250 2017
From the date of launch to till date, the KTM Duke 250 remains as a special type of motorcycle among different states. The entry of the KTM to India is definitely a great deal, that the motorcycles manufactured from the KTM become best of its segment. It’s time, that the Duke 250 motorcycles presently available in the market are now getting the new updates. It is not considered to be the face lift models, but a complete change over. Here are some of the changes that are noticed on the upcoming model of Duke 250 2017.
Super Duke Derivations
The Duke 250 2017 model resembles most of its design close to the Super Duke 1290. The Split LED headlamp, the chassis construction, paint and decal job together just reminiscent the elder Duke. The 2017 model is absolutely an Orange warrior sword, due to its sharper edge package.
Black and Orange Trellis Frame
The KTM motorcycles are mainly noted for their overall construction, using the attractive, tough and rigid trellis frames. Previously, the orange frames were the identity of the Duke 390 that differentiate from the young Duke 200 . The Duke 250 2017 model is now getting the most expected orange shade trellis frame in the upcoming update. The orange frame extension poking into the sides of the Duke 250 is interesting.
Advanced TFT Instrument Console
The best gets the better. The most informative digital console of the Duke 250 is completely changed to the advanced TFT display powered by all necessary digital parameters. The Speedometer, Fuel gauge and engine temperature together comes inside the digital Tachometer circle.
Duke 250 2017 Engine Specifications
The complete changeover of the Duke 2017 model from the previous versions remains same in its engine and power department. The Duke 250 2017 is powered by the 248.8 cc, single cylinder, liquid cooled, 4-stroke, DOHC engine, that produces about 30 Bhp @ 10,000 RPM of maximum power and 24 NM @ 8,500 RPM of peak torque, mated to 6-speed gear box.
Side Mount Exhaust
The well known character of the Duke is the underbelly exhaust, which made every eyebrows raise at the time of launch. But, the modern underbelly exhaust is now replaced by the side mount exhaust, which is well designed. The engine noise of the Duke 250 2017 is expected to be different from the currently available models.
The upgradation of the Duke 2017 model did not miss even the corners of the whole body. The front mud flap gets a dual tone, while the rear is extended and neat. The engine cover is now more compact and goes well with the overall design of the motorcycle.