A good news for the owners of older model KTM RC 390 and Duke 390. Now the owners can upgrade there bikes with a slipper clutch assembly.The slipper clutch assembly can be install from any authorised KTM service centre. the price of slipper clutch assembly is Rs. 9000 excluding labour charges and other taxes.
A specialised clutch for performance oriented motorcycles which reduces the effects of engine braking when deaccelerating as negotiating a corner is known as slipper clutch. The slipper cutch also allows the rider to carry more entry speed as it minimises the risk of the rear wheel to hop, chatter or lose traction.
In India, KTM is the first motorcycle company to introduce a slipper clutch in the entry-level performance bike segment. Now the latest edition of KTM bikes are updated with more features
- Auto headlamps
- Improved seats
- Revised mapping
- More efficient radiator fan
- Slightly larger rear view mirrors
KTM RC 390 and 390 Duke are powered by the same 373.2cc single-cylinder liquid-cooled engine that generates 44PS and 35Nm torque. The engine is mated to a 6-speed gearbox. Both the bikes are equipped with USD at the front and a mono-shock at the rear. Braking duties are handled by disc brakes at both ends with ABS as standard fitment.