As adventure class motor cycles gaining popularity in India and other countries, more manufacturer are going for off road bikes. KTM also done a decent job with its adventure bikes like 1190 adventure. But the an entry level adventure bike would be more appealing to the consumers, who expect good off road performance for a reasonably affordable price. So there is a huge demand for this bikes. This is is what led Royal Enfield Himalayan to success. And more manufacturers like BMW (collaboration with TVS) are coming up with their versions Entry level adventure class motor cycle (TVS BMW Gs 310) .
Even though the launch of KTM 390 Adventure is confirmed official but it will be delayed until 2019. As KTM is determined to give a qualitatively built product to consumers rather than increasing the size of suspension of duke 390 and call it Adventure 390 Adventure.
KTM duke is expected to be released with price tag around 2,20,000 to 2,40,000 Indian rupees. Which will be slightly more than KTM duke 390.
Key points to note about KTM 390 adventure are:
- KTM 390 Adventure will be naked sibling of KTM duke 390.
- Even though it’ll be street fighter version, it might be inspired from KTM 1190 adventure in designing.
- It’ll be having a more stronger and longer suspension compared to KTM duke 390.
- Dual purpose tires.
- larger fuel tank in order to store more fuel for longer rides.
- An upright sitting position for a comfortable long distance rides as well as off roads.
Design features of KTM 390 adventure are:
- Powered by same engine as KTM duke 390, 373.2cc single cylinder.
- ABS is offered by default standard.
- Six speed gear box.
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