2023 KTM 390 ADV launched in India at Rs 3.6 lakh, gets Spoked Wheels & Fully-Adjustable Suspensions
2023 KTM 390 Adventure has been launched in India priced at Rs 3.6 lakh. Biggest change on the updated 390 ADV is the aluminum spoke wheels in place of alloys, and fully adjustable WP Apex suspensions, both front and rear. The company has also introduced new body colour option called the Rally Orange colorway. The earlier 390 Adventure and 390 Adventure X variants will continue to be on sale along with this the 2023 390 ADV.
There has been a high demand from a lot of KTM riders and fans in India for the fully adjustable WP APEX suspension on the 390 Adventure and now finally gets the setup which is fully adjustable for compression, rebound, and pre-load. On this setup you also get damping at the front USD forks which is 30 clicks each for compression and rebound, while the monoshock at the rear gets 20 clicks for rebound while retaining the 10-step pre-load adjustability. The other big addition on the motorcycle is the inclusion of light 19-inch spoked wheels at the front, and 17 inches at the rear, with black anodized aluminum rims which will now make long distance rides a bliss without the fear of cracking the alloys.
The technical specifications of the 2023 KTM 390 Adventure remain the same with the 373.27cc engine powering it developing 42.9 bhp and 37 Nm of torque. This engine comes mated to a 6-speed gearbox. Also on the update list are the lean-angle sensitive motorcycle traction control, cornering ABS which has been updated for the latest generation. Along with that, Quickshifter+, Riding modes, Off-road ABS, Ride-By-Wire, and LED headlamps that continue to be offered on the feature list.
“We have seen a 60% surge in customer participation in our KTM Pro-XP Adventure properties. Over 50% of these are new customers, indicating a growing demand for Adventure motorcycling. We are now launching the 2023 KTM 390 Adventure with popular demand features like fully adjustable suspension and spoke wheels, which makes the motorcycle even more capable and versatile,” said Sumeet Narang, President, Pro-Biking, Bajaj Auto Ltd.