Adventure bikes are a rarity in India. Currently, the most known one is the Royal Enfield Himalayan. In the list of the upcoming bikes, KTM 390 Adventure is also there which is scheduled to launch next year. It gets pure dirt bike design cues. Read on to know about the expected launch, price and more of this bike.
KTM 390 Adventure could add one more bike to the handful range of adventure bikes in India. At the launch of KTM RC 390 and the superbike RC 200, KTM had confirmed about India bound 390 Adventure. It gets an altogether new design and platform, which is not seen in India. However, it will take some elements from 1190. It was last spied in December 2016 with heavy camouflage. After that, there is no further update on the bike. It will get a 373cc engine that produces 41 BHP worth of power and 37 Nm worth of torque. This will become KTM’s entry-level ADV and will get competition from Royal Enfield Himalayan and the upcoming Hero Xpulse. These three are the only ADVs scheduled to come to India, which cost less than Rs 5 Lakhs. Get to know about the expected launch date, price, specs and features of this bike.
KTM has gained a considerable amount of popularity in the Indian market in a short span of 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
|Launch Date (expected)||2019|
KTM recently confirmed the launch of this bike in 2019. The bike is currently under works and it was last spied in December 2016.
KTM 390 Adventure Price in India
|Price (expected)||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.
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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
Basically, the 390 Adventure will be a multi-purpose vehicle meant to handle off-road conditions and rugged terrain with ease. The bike will be given a very rugged look with a beefy front fairing inspired by the 1190 Adventure and meatier tyres. To aid its off-road capabilities, the bike will be fitted with more heavy duty components and will feature 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
- Different Riding Modes
KTM 390 Adventure Overview
KTM 390 Adventure
|Launch Date||Early 2019|
|Price||Rs 2.3 Lakhs|
30 KMPL (expected)
Wider dual purpose tyre, Bigger fuel tank capacity, ABS as standard, Visor, Different Riding Modes
Front and Rear Disc Brakes with ABS
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