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2020 KTM 390 Adventure – Top Things To Know

by Navyatha Sandiri
2020 KTM 390 Adventure

The wait is finally over! After a long wait, KTM has revealed the much awaited 390 adventure at EICMA 2019, in Milan motorcycle show.Test mules of the bike were spotted numerous times in near-production ready form and the good news is that the motorcycle will be launched in India soon and which will provide more options for the adventure enthusiasts who always wanted a capable and powerful adventure motorcycle within a budget and lot of info about the bike had been revealed for them.

Now that KTM has officially revealed the bike. KTM will soon be offering a number of power parts for 390 Adventure, including a GPS bracket, fork protectors, headlight guard, and a handlebar pad. The company is also working on made-in-India luggage systems for the bike.The motorcycle is one of two small capacity adventure motorcycles from the Austrian manufacturer as they offer a small taste of KTM’s rich off-road DNA.Now that KTM has formally revealed the bike, here’s what’s on supply.

KTM 390 Adventure Specifications:


Displacement 373.2 cc

Engine Type  Single Cylinder, 4-stroke, 4 V DOHC Engine

No. of Cylinders  1

Max Power43.5 PS @ 9000 rpm

Max Torque37 Nm @ 7000 rpm

Front Brake  Disc

Rear Brake  Disc

Here Are The Top Interesting Things That You Need To Know About The Recently Unveiled KTM 390 Adventure:


The 390 Adventure is powered by the same 373 cc, essentially an off-road oriented version of the 390 Duke and uses the same 373.2cc single-cylinder engine.The 390 Adventure is powered by a single-cylinder, liquid-cooled, fuel-injected motor that powers the 390 Duke. The KTM adventure Power and torque figures are identical as well with 44hp produced at 9,000rpm and 37Nm coming in at 7,000rpm. The 2020 KTM 390 Adventure utilizes the same engine 44 PS of peak power 37 Nm of peak torque as the 390 Duke. KTM 2020 which has not made any changes to the sprocketing, so the final drive ratio remains identical to that of the 390 Duke. However the new adventure motorcycle weighs almost nine kilograms more compared to the street fighter variant.


Features Traction Control And Off-Road ABS Mode:

We didn’t expect KTM to add a traction control to the 390 and like 390 Duke, 2020 KTM 390 Adventure utilizes split Trellis frame.We did not expect KTM to add a traction control to the 390 Adventure 2020 and moreover the newly added to KTM 390 Adventure feature will come in handy when the tarmac gives up on the rider.The new KTM 390 Adventure also gets a die-cast open-lattice swingarm which is similar to the ones used on 790 and big V-twin KTM Adventure motorcycles. Besides the new traction control,the bike comes with raised handlebar, ensuring a relaxed riding position and the off-road ABS mode will also allow the rider to disengage the ABS of the KTM 390 Adventure rear wheel and block the wheel as required.

Features Traction Control And Off-Road ABS Mode

Adjustable Suspension Setup:

The bike utilizes WP-sourced forty three metric linear unit USD forks which may be adjustable for compression and rebound whereas the rear monoshock is adjustable for preload and rebound with a hundred and seventy metric linear unit travel at the front and a monoshock unit with 177 metric linear unit travel at the rear. Front forks don’t have adjustment performance, however the suspension comes with rebound-damping and spring-preload adjustability.

Adjustable Suspension Setup

No Spoke Wheels On Offer:

The 390 Adventure has been fitted with 19-inch alloy wheels at the front and 17-inch alloy wheels at the rear shod with off road spec tyres. Unfortunately, KTM hasn’t offered any spoke wheel even as an option with the motorcycle which is a big disappointment keeping its dual purpose character in mind.

No Spoke Wheels On Offer


The bike has disc brakes at each end, 320 millimetres at the front and 230 millimetres at the rear. Braking system includes Bosch-sourced switch ABS and cornering ABS. Callipers used are sourced from Bybre. 390 journey does not come with an IMU.



With a fuel tank capability of fourteen.5 litres, the bike will run just about four hundred kilometre. That’s regarding twenty seven kilometres per litre.


Adjustable Windshield:

This will be used as per the setting, for instance, street riding, dirt riding, etc.

LED Tail Lamps:

Provides the bike a showy profile, all whereas up safety.

LED Tail Lamps

TFT Instrument Console:

2020 KTM 390 journey is supplied with 5-inch TFT dash which will be organized as per needs. The dash conjointly connects to KTM’s My Ride app via Bluetooth, facultative access to phone functions and audio player.

TFT Instrument Console

Launch Date And Expected Pricing : In the US, 2020 KTM 390 journey is launched at $6,199 that makes it costlier than BMW G310GS and Kawasaki Versys-X three hundred ABS by around $400.The KTM 390 Adventure journey is anticipated to create its Asian country | Bharat|Asian countries Asian nations debut at the 2019 India Bike week IBW  in December . Expect the future journey tourer to be priced at around Rs 3-3.2 Lakhs (ex-showroom).