17th Dec 2019 6:00 am
The 390 Adventure uses the same engine as the 390 Duke but gets traction control, increased suspension travel and more ground clearance, among other additional features.
KTM dealers have begun taking bookings for the 390 Adventure unofficially. The booking amount is set at Rs 20,000 and will put buyers in line to get the bike when it’s expected to make its way to dealerships, in January 2020.
The 390 Adventure uses the same 373.2cc single-cylinder engine producing an identical 43hp (44hp in international markets, like the Duke and RC) and 37Nm of torque. The 390 Adventure gets Metzeler Tourance tyres instead of the Continental TKC 70s seen on the bike in EICMA.
The big difference is that the India-spec bike misses out the adjustable USD fork that the international-spec bike is equipped with. However, it does get certain segment-first features like a bi-directional quickshifter (available as optional overseas), cornering ABS, and switchable traction control.
To read more about the bike, head here. Given its specifications and the hardware on offer, we expect to see an ex-showroom price of around the Rs 3-3.2 lakh mark.