Rahul Gandhi says he owns a KTM 390.Learn all about bikes


Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has revealed that he owns a KTM 390 motorcycle, but since he does not ride it, it has been sitting idle. In one video, the politician can be seen interacting with mechanics at Delhi’s Karol Bagh market. In the video, he learns the nuances of servicing a motorcycle. Meanwhile, the politician is seen trying to fix a motorcycle.

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| Updated on: July 10, 2023 at 10:17 am

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said he has a KTM 390 motorcycle, but it has been sitting idle. (representative image)

Celebrities of all walks of life are known for their love of cars. While celebrities’ love of luxury cars often grabs the spotlight in the news, motorcycle-owning politicians don’t make as much noise. In this case, however, Gandhi’s comments come as a surprise, considering KTM is a brand with great appeal to a younger generation of buyers.

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The video shows that Rahul Gandhi’s safety protocol does not allow him to ride a KTM 390 motorcycle. That’s why performance motorcycles have been sitting idle for so long. “I have a KTM390, but it’s been sitting idle because my security guards won’t let me use it,” Gandhi said. However, he did not mention the specific model of KTM 390. The Austrian performance motorcycle maker has a business partnership with India’s Bajaj Auto, where it sells the 390 Duke and the RC 390 and 390 Adventure, which are categorized as naked bike, supersports bike and adventure tourer, respectively. .

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The KTM 390 Duke is a naked street fighter that sells for $297,475 (ex-showroom, Derry). In addition to its sharply contoured design, this premium motorcycle is known for its high performance. The motorcycle is powered by a 373.27 cc single cylinder liquid cooled DOHC engine producing 43.5 PS of peak power at 9,000 rpm and maximum torque of 37 Nm at 7,000 rpm. The engine is also available in the RC 390 and 390 Adventure models, with the same power and torque output.

First published date: Jul 10, 2023 at 10:17 AM CST


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