KTM 390 Adventure based on the hot seller KTM 390 Duke has finally been revealed at the ongoing 2019 EICMA motorcycle show currently underway in Italy.
The 2020 390 Adventure is powered by the same 373.2cc single-cylinder engine that powers the 390 Duke. So, it makes the same 44hp at 9,000rpm and 37Nm at 7,000rpm.
The final drive ratio also remains the same as the 390 Duke. However, the 390 Adventure will come with switchable traction control.
The new 2020 KTM 390 Adventure picks design cues from the larger 790 Adventure with an identical design language with a complete LED headlamp along with the tank extensions accompanied with a tall windscreen and a deflector.
Only one version of the KTM 390 Adventure has been unveiled and it comes along with alloy wheels wrapped with dual-purpose tyres. There are speculations that there may be a version with spoke wheels later. It gets all essential protective bits like knuckle guard, engine bash plate, and grab rails.
Since it is based on the 390 Duke, the frame is the same split Trellis type and the seat height is 858 mm. It gets raised handlebars for improved comfort and control on off-road as well. The most affordable adventure bike in KTM's lineup, the 390 Adventure comes with TFT instrument cluster.
The suspension setup includes WP 43mm upside-down forks with 170mm travel and a mono-shock at the rear with 177mm travel. Braking comes from 320mm disc up front and a 230mm unit at the rear with switchable Anti-lock Braking System (ABS). Fuel tank capacity of the 390 Adventure is 14.5litres with its weight being 158kg (dry) – about 8kg heavier than the 390 Duke.
The 390 Adventure will be manufactured in India at Bajaj's Chakan facility and it will be exported globally from there. KTM India is expected to introduce the 390 Adventure in the country during the upcoming India Bike Week in December, however, it could be launched by early 2020.