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“KTM New Adventure Model Could Make Way in India”
KTM hits fans with a new platform always and in that the adventure lineup is the most cherished ones. Now for a change, we’ve seen the adventure category is getting crowded drastically and that too on a daily basis. The riders are getting diverted more into adventure tourer category. Due to the change in the mindset of riders to become more passionate and challenge seekers, the daredevil riders are ready to create new routes and adventurous journeys on their mettle pedal. For the very reason, we see companies aiming to focus on the demands of the fans and to create such a model that highly accomplishes this specific need.
Just as the 790 Duke we can expect KTM 790 Adventure to be brought via the CKD Route. While talking about the Duke 790, the news of its launch in India has already covered up quite well on the internet. It is likely possible for the KTM to launch the 790 Duke first in the Indian market, probably next month April 2019. Heading back to the point we were discussing, the mechanical and the cycle parts of the KTM 790 Adventure, is expected to be imported. Apart from that, the parts like panels & levers are planned to be sourced locally. However, one of the most awaited motorcycles 390 Adventure could make some way for the 790 Adventure motorcycle to launch first around the early festive season. If rumors are to be heard strongly, we can expect the motorcycle to launch soon in India.
Powering this motorcycle is a new 799cc parallel twin cylinder engine which is liquid cooled. The engine comes mated with a six-speed gearbox and optional two-way quick shifter comes armed with it. The fuel system is electronic fuel injection. Talking about the power and the torque, the 799cc engines helps to produce around 95 PS & 88 NM of torque while the chassis uses the engine as a stressed member. Overall, the engine is capable to deliver top-class performance and quality results to the rider. With this riding becomes more fun and adventurous.
The engine discussed above is satisfactory but there are other things as well which needs to be considered. This adventure model gets a different cycle part all together from its street naked counterpart. The KTM 790 Adventure receives a WP suspension at both the ends; the front is set up with a 43mm WP upside-down fork and 200mm of travel. While the rear gets a WP mono shock with 200mm travel as well.
The best part about KTM is that it offers a variety of Accessories along with the motorcycle for travel, touring and adventure fonders. The KTM 790 Adventure has already targeted internationally and is loved by the riders there. In international level, the bike gets multiple features like off-road ABS, traction control, cornering ABS, rally mode and a lot more. Apart from that, the international riders get the benefit of the optional cruise control along with the features.
If KTM would launch the 790 Adventure, it will lock horns with the models like Ducati Multistrada 950, Triumph Tiger 800 XR and the Suzuki V-Strom 650 XT.
Based on the existing models of the KTM adventures as well as the engine capacity, competitors pricing and the international price tag of this model, the pricing in India could be close to the Rs 8.5 lakh.
What Do We Think?
Though the news of the KTM to launch this superbly amazing feature loaded model isn’t revealed yet. In fact, even the officials haven’t spoken about it for now. As in India, the KTM 790 Duke is what the riders are waiting for at the moment. Once the model is launched in the Indian market next month, we can expect the news of this adventure motorcycle to roll out on the internet anytime soon.
KTM has a lot of models in store for us, but human tendency is to always gain better and better every time. Thus the KTM 790 Adventure is anticipated to hit the Indian Roads. The 390 Adventure may take a seat back for a while and let the powerful model of the lineup gets in first.
It’s all a matter of time; we need to wait a bit longer for this news certainly because of the launch of Duke that is estimated to be next month. As soon as we get updated on the bike and additional features, we’ll update it for you. Till then Stay tuned for more updates on this bike. Don’t forget to follow us on Facebook and Instagram for regular updates on bikes and adventure. Also, tell us in the comment section your views and opinion about this motorcycle.