It is being said that the KTM 390 Adventure will have its market launch in 2019. The much awaited adventure tourer from KTM will NOT share its platform with the 390 Duke. Instead, it will be built on a new platform for class-leading all road touring capability. The KTM 390 Adventure will rival the likes of Royal Enfield Himalayan and BMW G310 GS. Even though the company hasn’t yet issued any official statement, there has been enough news regarding the KTM 390 Adventure India launch date.
KTM has gained a considerable amount of popularity in the Indian market in a short span of time time. This is thanks to its hugely successful Duke 200 and the Duke 390. Even the RC twins have been doing good numbers. Now, it seems, the company plans to capitalize on its high brand value by launching the KTM 390 Adventure in India.
KTM 390 Adventure India Launch Date
|Expected Launch Date||June 2017|
KTM is yet to release the official details of its new bike’s launch. However, it is likely to make its world debut in 2018. Subsequently, its India launch date could fall in mid-2017.
KTM 390 Adventure Price in India
|Expected Price||Rs. 2.3 Lakh|
Since the KTM 390 Adventure’s production will happen at Bajaj’s Chakan plant, we expect a competitive price tag of around Rs. 2.3 Lakh.
KTM 390 Adventure Specifications (Expected)
|Max. Power||41 BHP|
|Peak Torque||37 Nm|
|Kerb Weight||160 KGs|
Mechanically the engine is the same as the one seen on the KTM Duke 390 producing 42.9 BHP and 35 Nm torque coupled with a 6 speed gearbox. However, we expect a slightly different state of tune inclined more towards low end torque delivery.
KTM 390 Adventure Features
This bike will be loosely based on the KTM 390. Basically, the 390 Adventure will be a multi-purpose vehicle meant to handle off-road conditions and rugged terrain with ease. The bike has been given a very rugged look with a beefy front fairing inspired by the 1190 Adventure and meatier tyres and aid it’s off-road capabilities the bike has been fitted with more heavy duty components and features additional kit such as
- Heavy-duty suspension with more play and durability.
- Wider dual purpose tyre
- Wider, well padded and comfortable seats for both the rider and pillion
- Small carrier at the back and mounts for luggage boxes
- Tall riding position
- Bigger fuel tank capacity
- Exhaust mounted to the side in order to improve ground clearance for off-terrain riding
- Knuckle guards
- ABS as standard
- Larger tank for a longer range
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