2015 KTM US Pricing: 390 Duke, RC 390, 1290 Super Adventure
In late summer, KTM surprised stateside devotees when it reported that the 390 Duke, RC 390 and all-new 1290 Super Adventure would reach American shores.
The only thing that was missing? USA prices. But on Thursday, the Austrian-based manufacturer reported US pricing on all three models.
The 390 Duke – the younger brother of the 1290 Super Duke R and 690 Duke – will retail for $4,999.
The RC 390, a European competitor to the Kawasaki Ninja 300 and Honda CBR300R, will retail at $5,4999.
As for the 1290 Super Adventure, this ADV bike is loaded with premier parts, and arrives at a premier price – $20,499.
All three models arrive in KTM showrooms in Spring 2015.
Following are brief overviews of each 2015 KTM:
2015 KTM 390 Duke:
The 390 Duke is an expansion to the Duke line that already includes the 1290 Super Duke R and 690 Duke. The Austrian manufacturer pulled out all stops on this state-of-the-art, liquid-cooled 4-stroke engine from the Bosch electronic fuel-injection system to the four-valve cylinder head with DLC-coated finger followers.
These engine components all combine maximum power with impressive refinement and reliability. WP suspension components as well as a top quality ABS braking system by Brembo ensure precision and full control for a retail price of $4,999.
2015 KTM RC 390:
The new KTM RC 390 captures the thrill of Moto3 racing and translates it into a nimble street-legal bike. The compact 375cc single-cylinder 4-stroke motor delivers 44 HP and an impressively high power to weight ratio. Exceptional braking performance and a lightweight chassis combine to deliver unmatched control and agility.
This fully-faired race machine comes with a trellis frame, WP upside-down 43mm front forks. LED lighting, ABS, lightweight cast aluminum swingarm, and light aluminum wheels to make it a class-leading performer. This unit will retail at an exceptional value of $5,499.
2015 KTM 1290 Super Adventure:
The 1290 Super Adventure is the latest addition to the Adventure line-up joining the popular and award-winning 1190 Adventure and 1190 Adventure R. The new model features the most comprehensive standard equipment package in terms of comfort, electronics and performance.
Semi-Active WP suspension, motorcycle stability control (MSC) with cornering and off-road ABS, MTC traction control with 4 ride modes, cruise control and the world’s first LED cornering light, comfortable heated seats and heated grips to make it feel like a factory-fitted ride. The US version will come equipped with KTM touring side bags for a retail price of $20,499.