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KTM updates the little Dukes for 2024

KTM Dukes 2024

Two all-new single-cylinder Duke models have been revealed to feature punching power, handy handling, and a bucketload of bruising attitude.

This is not just a paintjob and stickers kind of update. Oh no! KTM claims that the all-new 2024 390 Duke and 125 Duke represent the biggest change to the sub-500cc Dukes since the KTM 125 Duke in 2011. So, we’re talking about a complete redesign with new engines, chassis, and styling

Powering the little Dukes is a new generation of lightweight, compact single-cylinder engines. Dubbed the LC4c, the powerplants are completely redesigned, with newly optimised cylinder heads and gearboxes.

Both models feature a new steel trellis main frame and a pressure die-cast aluminum subframe. This aims to enhance dynamics by augmenting torsional rigidity, and improve agility and enhanced feedback from the chassis. There’s also new triple clamps with a revised offset to improve handling characteristics and give riders greater control and stability.

The curved swingarm is also all-new, with the rear shock absorber mounted off-centre to allow for a larger airbox design and reduction in overall seat height. Seat heights are now 820mm on the 390 Duke, and 800mm on the 125 Duke.

Both bikes feature selectable Supermoto ABS, 5” dashboards, and smartphone connectivity as standard, with the ability to fit an optional Quickshifter+.

2024 KTM 390 Duke

The 2024 KTM 390 Duke is available in orange or blue, with visible changes including longer tank spoilers that feature prominent air intakes, larger radiator covers and external LED positioning lights.

KTM 390 DUKE Action

The all-new lightweight 399cc single-cylinder LC4c engine is lighter and more powerful than the previous generation, but still A2 licence-friendly.

Suspension consists of a 43 mm WP APEX Open Cartridge front fork with 5-click adjustment on rebound and compression and a split piston rear shock absorber with adjustable rebound and preload.

KTM 390 DUKE Studio

The all-new 5” TFT display presents the rider with selectable STREET and RAIN (less aggressive throttle response and cornering MTC) ride modes. The dash also features a TRACK screen which shows an enlarged rpm display and activates launch control and lap timer.

2024 KTM 125 Duke

The KTM 125 Duke features a 125cc engine, impressive electronics and quality chassis components.

KTM 125 DUKE

Available in orange or blue, the baby Duke features an ultra-bright LED headlight, and compact tank spoilers.

The 5” TFT display, TRACK screen being selected, cornering ABS, ride-by-wire system and Automatic Turn Indicator Reset are an impressive package of electronics in a 125cc bike.

KTM 125 Duke Studio

Suspension is looked after by a 43 mm WP APEX Open Cartridge non-adjustable front fork with 150 mm travel, and a WP APEX separate piston shock absorber with tool-adjustable preload.

2024 KTM Duke models will be available from Authorised KTM Dealers from January 2024 onwards. Prices to be announced.

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