Now that KTM’s truest middleweight is back on the podium, we’ve got a list of stuff to gander.
The 2023 KTM 790 Duke shows off a 799cc LC8c parallel-twin, capable of 105hp @ 9000rpm, and 64 ft-lbs of torque @ 8000rpm. The Austrians have also tweaked the top-end of the linear torque curve to ensure riders can get maximum enjoyment out of the machine without having to worry about filling up at the nearest gas station.
Yank is directed by Dell’Orto, and the DOHC power plant boasts three ride aids with a few optional extra. Sport, Street and Rain modes accompany cornering-aware traction control and wheelie control, while the optional Track mode comes with its own list of perks: