KTM has increased the prices across the range except for the KTM 790 Duke in India. All the BS6 KTM new bikes have received a price hike of over INR 4,000.
Except for the KTM 790 Duke, all the KTM bikes in India were upgraded to conform to the more stringent, Bharat Stage 6 emission well before the deadline (1 April 2020). KTM launched the BS6 bikes in January this year. Apart from a more eco-friendly engine, the BS6 KTM bikes come with several changes in the features that varied from model to model.
Now, KTM has hiked the prices of all the BS6 models. Below are the exact price hikes:
|Model||Old BS6 Price*||New BS6 Price*||Price Hike|
|KTM 125 Duke||INR 1,38,042||INR 1,42,265||INR 4,223|
|KTM 200 Duke||INR 1,72,749||INR 1,76,845||INR 4,096|
|KTM 250 Duke||INR 2,00,576||INR 2,05,312||INR 4,736|
|KTM 390 Duke||INR 2,52,928||INR 2,57,906||INR 4,978|
|KTM RC 125||INR 1,55,277||INR 1,59,629||INR 4,352|
|KTM RC 200||INR 1,96,768||INR 2,00,864||INR 4,096|
|KTM RC 390||INR 2,48,075||INR 2,53,184||INR 5,109|
|KTM 390 Adventure||INR 2,99,001||INR 3,04,110||INR 5,109|
As far as the KTM 790 Duke is concerned, it was expected to receive its BS6 update in May 2020. However, considering the current scenario created by the COVID-19 pandemic, things might have been pushed off the track.
In other news, as per a recent report, KTM is evaluating the KTM 890 Duke R for India and could launch it sometime in the middle or second half of 2021. The Super Scalpel could fall in the price range of INR 10-11 lakh (ex-showroom).