KTM 890 Duke R & Rivals. US Market Prices

The naked bike is available on the market starting this spring

KTM North America has imported a small number of KTM 890 Duke R. Instead of arriving on the market in fall, the Austrian model is available for purchase starting from spring at a price tag of $11,700.

In comparison with its rivals Triumph Street Triple RS (starting price from $12,550) and Yamaha MT-09 ($8,999), the 890 Duke R price tag of $11,699 MSRP is not quite in the lower range. So what do you get for that amount?

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Well, an 890cc parallel-twin naked making 119hp (89 kW) with 73 lbs-ft (99 Nm) of torque at 7,750 rpm. The WP suspension is fully adjustable and the brake system is provided by Brembo with Stylema callipers on the front end.

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To control that power delivery, the KTM 890 Duke R features electronics such as a six-axis IMU, cornering ABS (with Supermoto mode), traction control, motor slip regulation (MSR), and an optional up/down quickshifter. The bike’s dry weight sits at 365 lbs (166 kg).

The naked bike is set for a live streaming presentation on the official KTM YouTube channel on March 31 at 17:00 pm CET.

Be part of the digital presentation of the new KTM 890 DUKE R on the KTM Official YouTube channel on Tuesday, 31 March at 17:00 pm CET.

The KTM 890 DUKE R brings out the best in the DUKE, based on the lightweight, compact, agile and razor-sharp packaging, the KTM 890 DUKE R is the sportiest bike in the midweight segment and will give bigger bikes a run for their money.

We invite you to be part of a special digital presentation of the new KTM 890 DUKE R, where you will learn more about the features of THE SUPER SCALPEL!

When: Tuesday, 31 March at 17:00 pm CET

The presentation will be hosted on the KTM Official YouTube channel.

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