This is KTM 390 adventure bought on with 3 models lined up to the Indian market. This is going to be one of the exclusive bikes that have to start off with bringing 390cc ADV. The launch of the bike is expected in Q2 2019. Recently it is spied with camouflage during testing in India and looks quite similar to the showcased concept. The engine and features are similar to that of 390 dukes. The KTM has gained a lot of popularity in the Indian market within a short span of time. Company has planned to capitalize on its high brand value by launching the KTM 390 adventure in India.
Launch date and price
KTM 390 adventure is expected to get launched by the end of 2019. Currently the bike is under works and was last spied in December 2016. Looking to its price is around 2.3 lakh and the production will happen at Bajaj’s chakan plant with bringing a great competition around the price range.
Looking to specificities and features, the engine is 373.2 cc with a maximized power of 41 BP. The peak torque is 37Nm with an expected transmission of 6 speed manual provided with ABS and the kerb weight is 160 KGs. Moving to the mechanical functioning, the engine is same as of the KTM duke 390 producing 42.9 BHP and 35Nm torque coupled with 6 speed gear box. This is slightly different with its tuning state that is inclined more towards low end torque delivery.
Adventure 390 features
The KTM 390 adventure will be proved a multipurpose vehicle that is meant for handling off road conditions as well as rugged terrain with ease. The bike is going to bring on a rugged look with beefy front fairing inspired by the 1190 adventure and meatier tyres. For better scored the bike is fitted with more of heavy duty components and features additional kits like:-
- Serves heavy duty suspension with more play and durability
- Wider dual purpose tyres
- Wider and well padded seats that are comfortable for both rider and pillion
- Small carrier at the back with features to mounts for luggage boxes
- Tall riding position and bigger fuel tank capacity
- Better exhaust mounted to the side in order to improve ground clearance for off terrain riding
- Knuckle guards and visors
- ABS as standard and serves different riding modes
- For safety features bear front and rear disc brakes with ABS
Styling and comfort
This is completely a street version of the adventure bikes which borrows inheritance from the standard 1190 adventure in terms of overall design. This is best equipped with 5 inch TFT dash which is configured as per requirements. This connects to the KTM’s My Ride app through Bluetooth enabling access to the phone functioning as well as audio player. This is a multipurpose two wheeler that is efficient to handle the off road conditions along with any kind of rugged situation. The following is expected to bring on mileage around 25 kmpl. The motor cycle bears fuel tank capacity of 14.5 liters.