Bajaj KTM 390 Duke to Come in Midnight Black Variant

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By greeshma m | January 28, 2014 8:28 PM EST

Bajaj KTM 390 Duke will now be available in Midnight Black colour variant in India beside its signature white shade.

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The new Midnight Black variant which first appeared at the EICMA show in Milan, Italy, in November 2013 will now be available at KTM's dealerships across the country. According to reports, the company has started accepting bookings for the new colour scheme and is likely to start delivery soon.

KTM 390 Duke, India's first mid-size sports bike, has been a success ever since its entry into the domestic market last June. The bike, which has been conceptualised, developed and designed at the company's local Chakan production facility in Maharashtra, packs an engine that delivers 43.5 ps of power and 35 NM of torque.

"Packing in 44PS of power and 35Nm of torque and weighing only 154 Kg (kerb weight), the 390 Duke has truly been India's first mid-size sports bike. With the introduction of the new black color KTM fans will have the option of choosing a color that expresses them best,"said Amit Nandi vice president (Probiking) as quoted by OverDrive.

KTM which markets its bikes  through its India partner Bajaj Auto currently sells KTM Duke 200 and Duke 390 in the country .The company, which is looking to expand its presence in the domestic market, is speculated to show off its RC200 and RC390 models at the 2014 Auto Expo in Delhi which is scheduled in February. Recently, KTM's India website had listed the RC 200 and RC 390 models under the 'coming soon' tag, indicating their imminent arrival in the sub-continent. 

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