The new KTM 390 Duke has also seen a reduction in weight compared to its predecessor. The motorcycle has shed weight from critical areas. The new engine is 1 kg lighter, while the wheels are 1.7 kg lighter with fewer spokes, open hub design and hollow axles. The bike also loses a tire hugger, which helps in reducing the weight by about 800 grams. Overall, the new 390 Duke is 3.6 kg lighter than its predecessor with a curb weight of 168.4 kg, allowing for a better power-to-weight ratio than before.