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Orange beast is now more agile than before, KTM 390 Duke | Price, Mileage, Features, Power | HighRPM

Duke 390 The 3rd generation of the KTM 390 Duke is literally shaking the market with its sharp design which is now more edgy than before, making this bike more attractive and mean-looking at the same time. Regarding performance, the KTM 390 Duke always shocked the ride with its flying ability and instant power delivery. This 2024 KTM 390 Duke has reduced some orange and weight too, thanks to that, along with the sporty design it is looking pretty elegant as well. More Sharp edges have been introduced this time and they are doing their job to give it a monster kinda feel.  Being a naked street fighter it's very agile like before and even more so thanks to the reduced wheelbase which added more maneuverability to this aggressive bike.  KTM 390 Duke Price The KTM 390 Duke is available only in a single variant, costing you around 3.10 lakh ex-showroom. There are two colour schemes that you can opt for Atlantic Blue and the other one is Electronic Orange. the Electronic Orange fuel tan

Skoda launched the rival of Creta and Seltos, the Kushaq | Price, Power, Mileage, Features | HighRPM

 A new rival of Hyundai Creta and Kia Seltos is in the market now, therefore, the Czech carmaker Skoda took out their new Kushaq, the SUV which is standing against two most hot SUVs right now. 

This new Skoda Kushaq is a great looking car indeed, brand have done an amazing job. The charm it have is something which is most attractive. The sporty physical features of the Kushaq coming out stunningly creating fantastic story. From inside Kushaq offers you good amount of space with amenities around you. 

The car is available only in petrol engines, diesel people have to hold their heart, manual and torque converter and DCT are there to give you great experience.

The price of new Skoda Kushaq takes off from 10.5 lakh and lands at 17.6 lakh, the car is available in only in petrol with two engine options and both manual and automatic transmission, 

  • Skoda Kushaq 1.0 TSI Active.....10.5 lakh       (M)
  • Kushaq 1.0 TSI Ambition.....12.8 lakh             (M)
  • Kushaq 1.0 TSI Ambition At.....14.2 lakh        (A)
  • Kushaq 1.0 TSI Style.....14.6 lakh                     (M)
  • Kushaq 1.0 TSI Style AT.....15.8 lakh                (A)
  • Kushaq 1.5 TSI Style.....16.2 lakh                     (M)
  • Kushaq 1.5 TSI Style DCT.....17.6 lakh             (A)

There are two petrol engine options the 1.0 TSI and 1.5 TSI, diesel is not available which is a sad thing although the car comes with both manual and automatic transmission (torque converter & DCT). 

Ok, so, the 1.0 TSI has 999cc 3 inline cylinder DOHC 1.0 TSI petrol engine with produces 144bhp of power at 5000rpm and 178Nm of torque at 1750rpm, its a FWD car with BS6 emission norm. The manual comes with 6 gears on the other hand the automatic have 6 speed torque converter with paddle shifters and sport mode. 

Meanwhile the 1.5 TSI variants get power from 1498cc 4 inline cylinder DOHC 1.5 TSI petrol engine with some 'Active Cylinder Tecnology", this engine generates 148bhp of power at 5000rpm and 250Nm of torque at 1500rpm. This one is turbocharged, FWD, 6 gear manual & DCT along with paddle shifters and sport automatic and BS6.

Active Cylinder Tecnology, the car automatically shuts off two cylinder out of 4 at low rpm and turns on when needed.


Skoda stuffed the car with many features which make this car more adorable. 

  • 6 airbags 
  • ABS
  • ESP
  • EBD
  • Tyre Pressure Monitoring System
  • Hill hold control
  • Traction control 
  • Differential lock 
  • Cruise control 
  • Automatic climate control AC
  • Parking camera
  • Parking sensors
  • Seat belt warning
  • Child safety lock 
  • Child seat mount
  • Speed sensing door lock
  • Engine immobilizer 
  • Android auto connect
  • Apple car play
  • Ventilated seats (Cooled) (Front only)
  • One touch window up/down (Driver only)


How fuel efficient Kushaq is? Only 1.0 TSI mileage is available right now. 

1.0 TSI manual, 17.88 kmpl 
1.0 TSI automatic, 15.78 kmpl 

The size of the fuel tank is 50L across all variants. 


It runs of 205/55 R17 alloy wheels at front as well as at rear, it get disc brakes at front and drum at the back.


Have beautiful lights which helps you at night and enhance the appearance of the vehicle. 

Headlamps- LED
Tail lights- LED 
DRLs- LED 
Fog lamps- Halogen
Indicators- Halogen
Ambient light- Available


Measure the Kushaq 

Length- 4.225m
Width- 1.760m
Height- 1.612m
Wheelbase- 2.651m
Ground clearance- 18.8cm 


Exterior 

The car is absolutely sporty in terms of looks, the sportier lines are traveling across the vehicle and providing an incredible momentum in design. Those SUV things are selflessly creating an enthusiastic car. 

Front face

The work by Skoda is sharply conveying the character of the car. Skoda signature grille looking fabulous surrounded by chrome and connected with headlamps. The headlights are slimmer now which makes it more aggressive, the fog lamps are just below headlamp units. The good thing is that the main headlamp is LED but the indicators and the fog lamps are not and the price tag Skoda have pasted on the Kushaq won't deserve halogens. I love the treatment Skoda have done on the bumper which is giving it an interesting effect. The aggressiveness on the face creating a majestic stanza which moves ahead aggressively. 

Side profile 

Length of the car is very impressive and with respect to the segment the length is seems to be amazing. Sharp lines on the gates are giving a sporty touch to the car. The alloy design is going with the personality of the vehicle. Ground clearance is pretty good. The black cladding which have started from front continue to side making it solid and tough looking. Window area is big enough to draw plenty of airy feel in the cabin and the area is bounded by thin chrome. Get roof rails as well, SUV after all, a chrome treatment is there on the handle bars and get body coloured ORVMs. 

Back side 

The rear is very interesting indeed, the main highlight is L shaped tail lights, their Styling is giving a cool appeal to the SUV. You get big Skoda branding at the middle of the boot gate, it also features a straight chrome line on the gate too. That black cladding is present at the rear also. Roof mounted spoiler is not absent, sharp fin antenna along with electric sunroof not like Octavia


Interior 

Whole cabin is submerged in black with slight use of grey thus the cabin feel more sportier. From inside the SUV is looking premium and rich in quality. 

Rear seats, seats get dual colour treatment with three adjustable headrests. Here you get center armrest with cup holders, rear AC vents and child seat mount. The cabin have enough amount of space for three people. 

Front seats, top of line quality material Skoda have used for the Kushaq which increases the premium appeal. Here you get cool ventilated seats front only which is a helpful feature for those places where winter vacations are not listed. 

Dashboard, nicely decorated dash with the help of great quality material. The gloss black finishing just takes up the view, all the elements are nicely going with the flow. The AC vents at the corner are very stylish along with chrome touches, too much of chrome have been used in this car. It get new infotainment system and brand filled the system with features, below that you get two AC vents. The best thing about this is that it won't have physical buttons for AC it get a touch panal and seriously speaking this thing is very cool for me. You get wireless charging, cup holders, amazing gear knob and a manual hand brake. Arm rest is there with storage and that Skoda sliding arm rest thing is there too.

Coming to the steering wheel, its a new two spoke wheel which we have seen in Octavia as well and literally I love it, it get volume controls and other controls, awesome steering wheel. 

Instrument cluster is not intersting at all, cluster is not a fully digital unit which kind of sad because now it look old and in this type of price the digital unit should be there. The left side of the cluster is for tachometer and the right side shows you speed. At the center it get digital unit which shows you many things about the vehicle.


Overall the car is awesome it terms of looks, interior, engines and power. 

This is new Skoda Kushaq..............


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