KTM India has officially launched the more affordable version of the 390 Adventure. It’s called the Adventure X and it costs 2.80 lakh (introductory pricing) which makes it 59,000 cheaper than the 390 Adventure. The current 390 Adventure will be on sale 3.39 lakhs. Both the prices are ex-showroom. KTM India has removed some features from the 390 Adventure X in order to price it more aggressively in the growing adventure tourer market. The 390 Adventure X will be sold in two colorways – Electronic Orange and Dark Galvano.
In terms of features, the 390 Adventure X retains ride-by-wire, dual-channel ABS, off-road ABS, 12V accessory socket and LED lighting. However, instead of a TFT screen, it now comes equipped with an LCD dashboard. 390 Adventure Motorcycle Traction Control (MTC); Ride Modes (Street & Off-Road), Cornering ABS, Quickshifter+ and more.
There are also no hardware changes. So, the 390 Adventure X comes with a split trellis frame, 43mm WP Apex USD front forks and rear monoshock, 200mm ground clearance, 320mm disc at the front and 230mm disc at the rear.
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There is no change in the engine either. It is still a 373cc, liquid-cooled unit that produces 42.9 bhp and 37 Nm of peak torque. It is mated to a 6-speed gearbox with slip-and-assist clutch.
Sumeet Narang, President, Pro-Biking (Bajaj Auto Ltd.), said, “The on/offroad adventure oriented motorcycle segment is a growing segment in India. It is worth noting that during FY23, KTM experienced a 60% increase in KTM Adventure customer share over KTM Pro-XP. What is particularly notable is that more than 50% of the participants are new customers, indicating the growing demand for adventure motorcycling among consumers. While the KTM 390 Adventure continues, we have now added the KTM 390 Adventure X variant at an amazing starting price of just Rs. 2.8 Lakh (Ex-SR, Delhi).”
First published date: April 18, 2023, 13:32 PM IST
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