KTM 390 Duke fails to catch Royal Enfield 750

Royal Enfield is developing a new motorcycle that it is testing on the roads. The new 750cc model has been caught on camera multiple times. A recent video that has surfaced on the YouTube shows how a KTM 390 Duke fails to catch the Royal Enfield 750cc test motorcycle.

The Royal Enfield 750cc bike rider can be seen leaning on the roads and cutting through the traffic. The KTM 390 Duke rider, who is riding with the pillion has recorded the chase video.

The Royal Enfield motorcycle can be seen accelerating quite quickly. The only time the KTM rider is close to the Royal Enfield rider is when he slows down a bit in the traffic. Interestingly, the 390 Duke rider could not catch the Royal Enfield bike even after reaching 155 km/h. The Royal Enfield rider must be doing around 170 km/h.

However, in the video, it can be seen that the 390 Duke accelerates faster than the Royal Enfield 750 bike. The top speed of the Royal Enfield is much higher than the KTM 390 Duke. The engine is a 750cc parallel twin cylinder engine will produce around 50 Bhp and 60 Nm.

Earlier, the Royal Enfield’s upcoming model was spied in two different body styles. There will be a Cafe Racer body while another will be mid-segment cruiser style. Minute details about the motorcycle is still not known  The motorcycle will be air-cooled and will get an additional oil cooler. The motorcycle is being developed in the UK. Both the body styles will share the same set of engine, suspension, and the brakes.

Royal Enfield 750 will be the most premium motorcycle of Royal Enfield in India. It will take on the Harley-Davidson Street 750 and the will also attract the customers of the Bonneville Street Twin. The motorcycle is expected to be showcased at the EICMA show later this year and will be launched in India next year.

Shantonil Nag

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