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NEW KTM DUKE 200 BS6 LAUNCHED IN NEPAL

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In recent news, the official distributor of KTM bikes, Hanshraj Hulascand & Company has introduced the BS6 model of KTM Duke 200 in Nepal. The company had opened the booking of the BS6 version after BS4 KTM Duke 200 was sold out. But due to the ongoing lockdown, the company is not able to sell the BS6 version of Duke 200 in the market. Therefore it could take some time to reach its official showroom.

KTM Duke 200 BS6
KTM Duke 200 BS6

 

But first, let’s us find out what KTM Duke 200 BS6 version has to offer:

KTM Duke 200 BS6 Major Specifications

  • Emission: BS6
  • Engine Displacement: 199.5 cc
  • Maximum Power: 25 PS @ 10,000 rpm
  • Maximum Torque: 19.3 Nm @ 8,000 rpm
  • Gear: 6-speed manual Gearbox
  • Fuel Type: Petrol
  • Wheel Type: Alloy
  • Tyre: Tubeless
  • Fuel Tank: 13.5 Liters

Body, Design, and Features.

The Duke 200 BS6 version looks similar to the Duke 250. Moreover, it comes with a sharper and muscular outlook. But unlike Duke 250, the new Duke 200 consists of new liveries and it still uses an underbelly exhaust layout.

The latest Duke 200 puts the ‘Duke’ label through the gas tank while the 200 logo is just underneath its name.

The new Duke 200 BS6 version is packed with the latest and updated features. The naked sports bike Duke 200 obtains frame and design from its older cousin Duke 250.

KTM Duke 200 BS6
KTM Duke 200 BS6

On the front side, the Duke 200 receives the halogen headlamp LED DRLs and a new LED tail lamp identical to that of KTM 250 Duke. The same indicator used in BS4 Duke is placed in the center whereas the Tell-tale lights are placed just above the speedometer.

Like before, Duke 200 BS6 carries the same digital instrument console which indicates real-time fuel efficiency, gear position, services, clock, side stand warning light, and average fuel efficiency.

Engine Specifications 

The BS6 KTM Duke 200 has a total displacement of 199.5 cc single-cylinder, FI, liquid-cooled engine. The engine generates 25 PS of power at 10,000 rpm and 19.3 Nm of torque at 8,000 rpm (Now dropped by 0.2 NM).

KTM Duke 200 BS6 engine
KTM Duke 200 BS6 engine

 Furthermore, It consists of a 6-speed transmission gearbox.

 Brakes & Suspension

The latest Duke 200 BS6 version is equipped with a new split-trellis frame which is similar to the 250 Duke and KTM 390 Duke. Besides, it still adopts WP’s upside-fork of 43 mm and mono-shock.

The Duke 200 is attached by the same old front and rear discs of 300 mm and 230 mm respectively. It also has dual-channel ABS.

Dimensions

  • Dry Weight: 150.3 kg
  • Width: 730 mm
  • Length: 2050 mm
  • Wheelbase: 1367 mm
  • Height: 810 mm
  • Length/Width/Height: 2050/730/810
  • Ground Clearance: 170 mm
  • Seat Height: 810 mm

 KTM 200 Competitors in Nepali Market: 

The new Duke 200 will first compete against- Bajaj Pulsar NS 200 and TVS Apache 200. And looking at its price range, the Duke will likewise compete against Suzuki Gixxer SF and the new upcoming motorcycles in Nepal “Husqvarna Vitpilen 250 and Husqvarna Svartpilen 250.

 Variants

The KTM 200 Duke BS6 comes in one single variant.

 Colors

  •  It is available in two new colors: Electronic Orange and Ceramic.

The company has stated that the motorcycles will be sold after the lockdown is lifted and the transport office comes into operation.

As soon as the sale starts, it will be the first motorcycle of 200 cc segments to come to Nepal with the BS6 pollution standard.

  • The company has priced the Duke 200 BS6 version at Rs 539,900.

For BS6 Duke 200, customers will be able to book from KTM’s official showrooms in Pulchowk and Naxal.

The company has stated that this motorcycle can be booked by paying a token amount of Rs 30,000. All the showrooms are currently closed and customers can book through the company’s official website.


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