With the all-new 2024 KTM 390 DUKE, the world around you becomes your very own gymkhana. Bringing exceptional agility, lightweight handling, and punchy performance to the street, this middle-weight bruiser is ready to take on any twists or turns. Packing state-of-the-art rider aids, an all-new frame, adjustable suspension – and aggressive new looks – the 2024 KTM 390 DUKE wears the crown when it comes to carving up the asphalt.
Finding that perfect balance when attacking your favorite stretch of tarmac, or sliding around some tight cone-marked corners is easy thanks to the KTM 390 DUKE’s 43 mm WP APEX open cartridge fork with adjustable compression and rebound. On the rear, the WP APEX Separate piston shock absorber can also be set for rebound and preload, to find the ideal mix between comfort and traction.
TFT DISPLAY AND CONNECTIVITY
Everything you need at a glance. The 2024 KTM 390 DUKE features an all-new 5″ bonded glass TFT dashboard. This is paired with a new switch cube, with 4-way menu switches that allow easy interaction with all vehicle functions – even smartphone connectivity. Speaking of which, All new generation DUKE models are equipped with connectivity functions, allowing pilots to play music, take incoming calls, and get to where they are going with Turn-by-Turn
Embracing its NAKED lineage, the 2024 KTM 390 DUKE has no shame in bearing it all. Casting an ever-impressive shadow, bristling with shark-like edges and visible air intakes, the KTM 390 DUKE boasts an aggressive stance. A new metal fuel tank, color-injected plastics, and external LED positioning lights complete the package.
Premium looks come standard on the 2024 KTM 390 DUKE. A high-quality, multi-layered, wet-painted finish in either all-new Electronic Orange or Atlantic Blue with clear-gloss graphics perfectly set off the unique DUKE textured seat cover. Make no mistake, this is 100% DUKE with 110% street-cred.
Boasting the latest generation in LC4c engines, the 2024 KTM 390 DUKE muscles up with a 399 cc capacity, more power, smoother acceleration, and lighter overall weight than before. Drawing from years of experience in the small engine game, the 2024 KTM 390 DUKE now also features an improved gearbox, and an optimized cylinder head, and is ready to adopt EURO5.2 emission standards. Oh, and did we mention it is also READY TO RACE?
The 2024 KTM 390 DUKE gives its pilots a selection of RIDE MODES to best suit whatever conditions they find themselves in. With STREET mode activated as standard, this unleashes all the KTM 390 DUKE’s fury, while RAIN mode works to keep things a little more controlled in the wet. Both are easily toggled in via the TFT display.
Get ready to rocket off the line, because, for the first time ever, the 2024 KTM 390 DUKE comes equipped with launch control as standard. When the system is engaged, the engine will peak at 7,000 rpm with a wide-open throttle, waiting for the clutch to drop.
Tearing a deep gash into the night, all 2024 KTM DUKE models come equipped with powerful LED lights in the front and at the rear. Not only do these work when the world becomes dark, but they also provide improved visibility when navigating busy traffic or misty road conditions.
TRACK Screen transforms the 5″ TFT display graphics to be more race-focused, enlarging the rev counter, showing the lap timer, selected gear display, reduces the size of the speed readout, and shows preferred rider aid settings. What’s more, TRACK Screen also allows riders to initiate Launch Control.
Thanks to a slightly longer wheelbase, new seat heights, and frame geometry, the 2024 DUKE range boasts dramatically improved cornering behavior, stability, and handling proficiency. This, along with an already sterling reputation as being a THE CORNER ROCKET and an aggressive seating position, means the 2024 KTM 390 DUKE sets the standard when it comes to energetic NAKED machinery.
Improved comfort for the rider and pillion, thanks to thicker seat foam, a narrower profile, and an overall improvement in general ergonomics. Need for more or less seat height? The 2024 KTM 390 DUKE has a standard seat height of 820 mm, but can easy be decreased to 800 mm by removal of the standard fitted KTM PowerParts seat spacer.
All-new, lightweight forged aluminum footpeg hangers and grippy footpegs ensure riders have uninterrupted grip when banging through the gears, with high-end CNC-machined footpegs available from the KTM PowerParts catalogue.
The new design features a 2-piece construction composed of an all-new steel trellis main frame with a pressure die-cast aluminum subframe. The rear shock absorber is now also mounted off-center to allow for a larger airbox while reducing seat height and, at the same time, adding to the DUKE’s aggressive stance. Not only designed for looks, the primary objective of the frame design is to enhance vehicle dynamics by augmenting torsional rigidity, improved agility, and enhanced feedback from the chassis.
A new curved cast aluminum swingarm provides a sturdy and durable platform for the rear suspension system, featuring a direct shock absorber mount that is now offset to the side, for that super-racy look. This also creates additional space for the new exhaust muffler, providing added attitude.
Upfront, a 43 mm WP APEX open cartridge fork with 150 mm travel keeps things in check, with adjustable compression and rebound settings.
On the rear, you’ll find an off-center WP APEX Separate piston shock absorber with 150 mm of travel and 60 mm of stroke. Rebound is easily adjusted with a 5-step clicker, and is also preload adjustable.
WHEELS AND TIRES
Reducing weight where it counts the most, the 2024 KTM DUKE range has made significant inroads at reducing unsprung mass thanks to a set of lightweight wheels, wrapped in grippy Michelin tires. This not only improves the overall handling characteristics but also means quicker turn-in and less strain on working components like axels and bearings.
On the front wheel, the KTM 390 DUKE boasts a 320 mm brake disk with brand-new four-piston radial calipers. The new design includes bigger disks to reduce the operating temperature with improvements in the resistance to fading and longer pad lifespan. On the rear wheel, a 240 mm brake disk is installed with a brand-new twin-piston caliper which carries the same benefits as the front wheel. Cornering ABS and SUPERMOTO ABS are also standard features.