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Upcoming KTM Bikes in India: Expected Launch Date and Price

Team AckoSept 23, 2022

KTM is one such motorcycle manufacturer that screams performance and reliability. Their portfolio in India is impressive with the Duke, RC and Adventure series. To cater to its growing fan base, the company plans to launch new KTMs in India. Want to know which bikes are in the pipeline? If yes, then read ahead, as we have compiled the upcoming KTM bikes in India list (as of August 2022) with the expected launch date and price.

Upcoming KTM bikes in India

List of top 10 upcoming KTM bikes in India

Here’s a list of some of the new KTM new launches in India (upcoming). Note that the list is based on information available in the public domain. For specifics, please contact the official KTM India representatives. 

1. KTM 890 Duke (Expected launch date: October 2022)

KTM has launched the latest model of the 890 Duke in other countries. The 2022 model has a new paint scheme that includes a matte blue finish on the fuel tank and front fender, accentuated by orange and black highlights. The naked sports bike boasts advanced electronics such as anti-wheelie, engine braking, traction control, WP Apex adjustable front suspension, Brembo Stylema callipers, etc.

Specifications

  • Engine capacity: 890cc liquid-cooled parallel twin-cylinder

  • Max Power: 114bhp

  • Max Torque: 92Nm

  • Expected Price: Rs. 8 lakh onwards

2. 2023 KTM 390 Duke (Expected launch date: February 2023)

The current KTM 390 Duke has been a workhorse for the company and desperately requires an update in the form of a next-generation model. The bike has been spotted several times while it was being tested on the road, emphasising that the 2023 model is expected to be launched soon. The new model gets an aggressive design and borrows much of its styling from the 890 Duke.

Specifications

  • Engine capacity: 373cc single-cylinder (liquid-cooled)

  • Max Power: 43.5bhp

  • Max Torque: 37Nm

  • Expected Price: Rs. 2.90 lakh onwards

3. 2023 KTM 200 Duke (Expected launch date: November 2023)

The KTM 200 Duke has been one of the top-selling products in India for the company. The 2023 model has been spied on several occasions while it was being tested, making it clear that the bike’s launch is imminent. The bike gets a new chassis with an aluminium subframe (just like its elder Dukes), bionic wheels, a new aluminium swingarm and lighter discs that result in better performance of the bike.

Specifications

  • Engine capacity: 200cc single-cylinder (liquid-cooled)

  • Max Power: 24.65bhp

  • Max Torque: 19.3Nm

  • Expected Price: Rs. 2.20 lakh onwards

4. 2023 KTM RC 200 (Expected launch date: December 2023)

The RC 200 is one of the most sought-after sports bikes in India. With the 2023 Duke 200 in the pipeline of launches, the Rc 200 is not far behind. Typical to the previous generation launches, the RC 200 shall be launched after the Duke 200. Both will share most of the components except the styling and the proportions. The design is expected to be sharper and more aggressive than before.

Specifications

  • Engine capacity: 200cc single-cylinder (liquid-cooled)

  • Max Power: 24.65bhp

  • Max Torque: 19.3Nm

  • Expected Price: Rs. 2.45 lakh onwards

5. 2024 KTM 390 Adventure (Expected launch date: January 2024)

The KTM 390 Adventure has helped many Indians access premium adventure touring. It is loaded with electronics, and the potent engine is good enough for long-distance touring and off-roading. While its height might be a bone of contention, it is a capable and reliable adventure vehicle. The 2024 390 Adventure will feature a new chassis, swingarm, updated electronics, and spoked wheels. It will rival the likes of the upcoming Royal Enfield Himalayan 450 and the Hero Xpulse 400.

Specifications

  • Engine capacity: 373cc single-cylinder (liquid-cooled)

  • Max Power: 43.5bhp

  • Max Torque: 37Nm

  • Expected Price: Rs. 3.35 lakh onwards

6. KTM 490 Adventure (Expected launch date: March 2023)

KTM wants to get into the 500c segment from which it has been shying away all these years. It is speculated that the company is working with Bajaj Auto to develop the 500c platform that is expected to power the 490 Duke, RC and Adventure. The styling cues are expected to be on the lines of the upcoming 390 adventure, albeit with a different chassis and swingarm.

Specifications

  • Engine capacity: 473cc parallel twin-cylinder (liquid-cooled)

  • Max Power: 50bhp

  • Max Torque: 43Nm

  • Expected Price: Rs. 4 lakh onwards

7. KTM 490 Duke (Expected launch date: March 2023)

With the 500cc platform being developed, KTM is also expected to use the engine for its famous Duke. The design is expected to be on the lines of the 2023 Duke 390, which looks aggressive and mean. However, the bike shall be affordable since it will be manufactured in India.

Specifications

  • Engine capacity: 473cc parallel twin-cylinder (liquid-cooled)

  • Max Power: 50bhp

  • Max Torque: 43Nm

  • Expected Price: Rs. 3.50 lakh onwards

8. KTM RC 490 (Expected launch date: March 2023)

Along with the Adventure and the Duke, the company is looking to launch the RC 490 in 2023. The RC series has been a popular model in India, and the 490cc engine is expected to power it. Inspired by the 2023 RC 390, the design language is expected to be similar except for the higher bumper engine capacity.

Specifications

  • Engine capacity: 473cc parallel twin-cylinder (liquid-cooled)

  • Max Power: 50bhp

  • Max Torque: 43Nm

  • Expected Price: Rs. 3.75 lakh onwards

9. KTM RC 890 (Expected launch date: October 2023)

KTM India has succeeded in the RC series. Both the RC 200 and the 390 are popular among bike enthusiasts. In keeping with the company’s trend of launching the RC version after the launch of the Duke, it is expected that the RC 890 shall follow through.

Specifications

  • Engine capacity: 890cc parallel twin-cylinder (liquid-cooled)

  • Max Power: 114bhp

  • Max Torque: 92Nm

  • Expected Price: Rs. 8.50 lakh onwards

10. KTM 890 Adventure (Expected launch date: March 2024)

The adventure bike segment is witnessing unprecedented growth in India. While some global brands, such as Triumph, BMW, Ducati, and Benelli, offer higher capacity adventure motorcycles, KTM is expected to enter the bandwagon with the 890 Adventure. It is expected to be more agile with changes in the riding ergonomics focusing more on the centre of gravity.

Specifications

  • Engine capacity: 890cc parallel twin-cylinder (liquid-cooled)

  • Max Power: 114bhp

  • Max Torque: 92Nm

  • Expected Price: Rs. 10.50 lakh onwards

List of upcoming KTM bikes in India

Here is the list of KTM's upcoming bike launches in India as of August 2022.

Sl. No. Name of upcoming KTM bikes (India) Expected launch date Expected price (approximate)
1. KTM 890 Duke October 2022 Rs. 8 lakh onwards
2. 2023 KTM 390 Duke February 2023 Rs. 2.90 lakh onwards
3. 2023 KTM 200 Duke November 2023 Rs. 2.20 lakh onwards
4. 2023 KTM RC 200 December 2023 Rs. 2.35 lakh onwards
5. 2024 KTM 390 Adventure January 2024 Rs. 3.35 lakh onwards
6. KTM 490 Adventure March 2023 Rs. 4 lakh onwards
7. KTM 490 Duke March 2023 Rs. 3.50 lakh onwards
8. KTM RC 490 March 2023 Rs. 3.75 lakh onwards
9. KTM RC 890 October 2023 Rs. 8.50 lakh onwards
10. KTM 890 Adventure March 2024 Rs. 10.50 lakh onwards

Frequently asked questions

Here are answers to some common questions about upcoming KTM motorcycles in India.

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Which are the upcoming KTM RC bikes in India?

The company might launch the 2023 model of the RC 200, the new RC 490 and the RC 890 in India.

Which is the suitable two-wheeler insurance for KTM bikes?

Comprehensive Bike Insurance offers wide-ranging benefits, including cover for your bike's damages and third-party liabilities, making it an ideal insurance cover for KTM bikes.

Which are the forthcoming KTM electric bikes in India?

The company is expected to unveil its first KTM E-Duke globally in 2023. However, its India launch is not likely anytime soon.

Disclaimer: The content on this page is generic and shared only for informational and explanatory purposes. It is based on several secondary sources on the internet and is subject to changes. Please consult an expert before making any related decisions.

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