Though, there are loads of dissimilarities among these motorbikes which actually set them poles apart but they all fall on the same platform which is common for all the three:
1. All the three motorcycles doesn't offer ABS as well as projector head lamps.
2. Inverted telescopic fork, monoshock at rear are offered by all the three models.
3. All the three motorcycles have same tyre size (110/70-R17 at front and 150/60-R17 at the rear)
4. All of them have single cylinder, fuel injected, Liquid cooled engine. Similarities end here!!! KTM Duke 200
The Ktm Duke 200 along with Pulsar NS200 should be held responsible for the increase of demand in this segment. KTM launched Duke 200 and it became instant hit which helped other manufacturers know what Indian bikers want? The Duke 200 has one of the best naked street fighters looks which money can buy in India, almost everyone has seen Duke 200 in real and know how cool and aggressive it looks. The only drawback is the pillion seat though it looks good but is not practical in Indian scenario.
KTM blessed Duke 200 with looks but they didn't forget to bless it with power as well. It has 199.5cc single cylinder engine which helps it to achieve 25.8 bhp @10000 rpm and torque of 19.2 nm @8000 rpm which is almost 3Bhp and 2Bhp lesser than TNT25 and Mojo respectively. The brakes are 300mm disc at front and 230mm at the rear.
KTM Duke is the cheapest in this comparison and will cost you around 1.43 lac (ex-showroom Delhi) and has three colours, Orange-black, Orange-white, and Black-white. Mahindra Mojo
Mahindra Mojo is the new 300cc offering from Mahindra two-wheelers, the looks are subjective so you may hate it or love it, but according to us it looks good with the bulky and muscular design, dual projector lens, a good looking speedometer, has exhaust on both the sides and a big 21 liters of massive fuel tank. Mahindra has the biggest fuel tank in the comparison as it can hold 21 liters against the 16.5 and 11 litres of TNT25 and Duke 200 respectively, it also offers the biggest disc of 320mm at front as compared to 280mm and 300mm disc of TNT25 and Duke 200.
It is powered by 295cc engine which gives power of 27.2 Bhp@10000 rpm and torque of 30nm @6000 rpm. The torque output of Mahindra Mojo is the most in the comparison. It weighs 165kgs which also makes it the heaviest motorcycle in the comparison compared to 136 kgs and 159 kgs of Duke 200 and TNT25.
Mahindra has priced Mojo at 1.63 Lac (ex-showroom Delhi) and is available in three colours Volcano Red, Charcoal Black, Glacier White. Benelli TNT25
Benelli TNT25 looks almost like its bigger sibling TNT300 except the rear end of the bike and the exhaust, which is underbelly in TNT300. Design wise the bikes may also remind you of Duke 200 but Benelli TNT25 is a bit bulky than Duke 200 and also offers a bigger pillion seat than the Duke 200. Looks and style are upmarket and if you love the styling of Duke 200, you will love this too. It offers a decent 16.5 liters of fuel tank which is more than Duke 200 but lesser than Mahindra Mojo.
Benelli TNT25 has 249cc engine which churns out 28.16 bhp @9800 rpm and torque of 21.61nm @8000 rpm. It has six speed transmission. It is the most powerful bike in the comparison. The front disc of Benelli is 280mm which is least among the lot while the rear has 240mm disc.
Benelli has launched TNT25 at a price of 1.68 lac (ex-showroom Delhi) for the standard variant and 1.75 lac (ex-showroom Delhi) for the premium Variant which offers Metzeller M5 Sportecs tyres. Benelli TNT25 is available in three different livery and two colours- White and Red.
What you think about Benelli TNT25 and Mahindra Mojo, are they capable of dethroning KTM Duke 200? Speak your mind in comment section below.