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790 Duke 2018 KTM Powerful Naked Bike Review

The KTM brand is one of the best and high rated brands that offer quality bikes with outstanding features. The new 790 Duke 2018 KTM Powerful Naked Bike is another impressive motorcycle with robust and high performing engine. The KTM brand claims that it features this bike can dominate the street. It features a powerful engine, stylish bodywork, and attractive graphics. This KTM Duke 790 features the state-of-the-art chassis with the new LC8c engine, which results in 105 horsepower rush blasting out of the corners. Its latest KISKA design ensures that the rider always enjoys the fun ride.

790 Duke 2018 KTM Powerful Naked Bike – Features and Pictures

Engine Features

The 2018 KTM Duke 790 features the powerful and high performing 2-cylinder, liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, 799 ccm, and parallel-twin engine. The bore to stroke ratio are 88 mm and 65.7 mm, respectively. The sports bike features the KTM’s first inline twin LC8c engine, where ‘c’ stands for compact. It contains an electric starter system that ensures and easy starting of the engine. The transmission consists up of 6-speed with top gear shifting ratios even better than 2018 KTM 690 Duke.

790 Duke 2018 KTM Powerful Naked Bike

Chassis Features

The 790 Duke 2018 KTM Naked Bike comes with the best chassis and frame of all times. It does not posses any unnecessary parts or covers. The engine consists up of doubles as a load-bearing element. The frame is made up of extra sturdy CroMo steel, which is light in weight and strong enough to withstand all kinds of obstacles. The ergonomics of bikes is very attractive, and it supports a wide range of riders.

790 Duke 2018 KTM Powerful Naked Bike

The overall bodywork and graphics were quite attractive, and its simple design makes sure that it always receives a second view. Its tank spoiler combines the functions of the spoiler and ergonomics surface, giving an eye-catching sight. The taillight has been attached to its license plate holder so that it can be easily removed from a day at the track.

790 Duke 2018 KTM Powerful Naked Bike


The 790 Duke 2018 KTM Powerful Naked Bike comes with the fantastic brainpower as standard. The KTM’s combines this bike with the most advanced software and electronics in the world.

790 Duke 2018 KTM Powerful Naked Bike

790 Duke 2018 KTM Powerful Naked Bike – Technical Specifications


Design 2-cylinder, 4-stroke, parallel twin
Displacement 799 cm³
Bore 88 mm
Stroke 65.7 mm
Power in KW 77 kW
Starter Electric starter
Lubrication Forced oil lubrication with two oil pumps
Transmission 6-speed
Primary drive 39:75
Secondary gear ratio 16:41
Cooling Liquid-cooled
Clutch PASC™ anti-hopping clutch, mechanically operated
EMS Bosch EMS with RBW

790 Duke 2018 KTM Powerful Naked Bike Specs


Frame design Chromium-Molybdenum-Steel frame using its engine as stressed element, powder-coated
Front suspension WP upside-down Ø 43 mm
Rear suspension WP shock absorber with preload adjuster
Suspension travel (front) 5.51 inch
Front brake disc diameter 300 mm
Rear brake disc diameter 240 mm
ABS Bosch 9MP two-channel ABS (incl. Supermoto mode, dis-engageable)
Chain 520 X-Ring
Steering head angle 66 °

790 Duke 2018 KTM Powerful Naked Bike Specs


Seat height 32.48 inch
dry weight 372.58
Tank capacity (approx.) 3.7

790 Duke 2018 KTM Powerful Naked Bike Specs


This article provides the maximum detailing and technical specifications regarding the 2018 KTM 790 Duke, and it is covered under Bikes Catalog. It features a powerful and high performing engine that has the capabilities to offer impressive power and outstanding acceleration. The bodywork is fully aerodynamic, offering superb performance and agility. Each component provides excellent performance under all conditions.

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