Expected Launch Date: Jan 2020
KTM 390 Adventure
KTM 390 Adventure Overview
KTM India is planning to launch its all-new series of 390 Adventure bikes by the end of 2017. Based on the nearest sibling –the Duke 390, the KTM 390 Adventure version of the motorbike is all set to become the heartthrob of adventurous bikers out there looking for some lightweight performance during a fun ride. Based on a completely typical street-version of the adventure bikes, the KTM 390 Adventure borrows its inherent traits from the standard 1190 Adventure in terms of the overall design. In terms of the overall styling, the KTM 390 Adventure takes in a great level of inspiration from the Enduro R of KTM by overlooking the front fender, tail, and its seat.
KTM 390 Adventure Engine & Transmission
Speaking of the engine, there are expected not too major changes as with the standard version of the KTM’s 1190 Adventure. There can be expected some advanced tuning done to the engine output such that the overall riding experience of the bikers become an adventurous touring. It is assumed that the 373.2cc liquid cooled, single cylinder engine of the present generation RC 390 and Duke 390 will be retained in this new version of KTM 390 Adventure with some major improvements in the overall tuning. The 373.2cc engine of the superbike is expected to be generating an engine power of 41 BHP at 9500 rpm with a peak torque of 37 Nm at 7350 rpm. The engine will be mated to a 6-speed manual transmission gearbox for ultimate transmission factors. The entire nature of the engine along with the respective gear ratios is tweaked to be suiting any adventurer tourer.
KTM 390 Adventure Mileage
The KTM 390 Adventure is assumed to be a multi-purpose two-wheeler which is efficient in handling off-road conditions along with rugged terrain situations with much ease. Some of the additional features that the latest KTM 390 Adventure motorbike is expected to flaunt include bigger fuel tank capacity, ABS as standard, larger tank for longer riding range, exhaust mounted on the dies for improving the ground clearance in case of off-terrain riding, tall riding position, and small carrier at the mounts & back for additional storage.
KTM 390 Adventure Performance and Handling
Irrespective of which direction KTM will be taking the bike, it is quite clear that it wants the KTM 390 Adventure to given the biker some amazing off-road experiences through its improved overall performance. This is quite evident from the larger spoked wheels which are presumably around 19-inch up front and 17-inch out back along with additional features like hand guards, skid plate, and high-mount exhaust for an amazing adventurous ride. The new motorbike by KTM will also be sporting a stronger & longer suspension along with dual-purpose tyres.
With the plans of KTM producing the KTM 390 Adventure locally, the buyers can expect some user-friendly features to be included in the same.
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