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KTM 390 adventure

Post by catcitrus » Tue Nov 05, 2019 2:19 pm


Looks a bit plastic fantastic--no idea of price?--and the bashplate is odd--plastic like the BMW310 GS but with a bolt on aluminium bit around the hot header?

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Re: KTM 390 adventure

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Re: KTM 390 adventure

Post by Asgard » Tue Nov 05, 2019 7:46 pm

I still cant get my head around those headlight fairings, it looks like something out of a nightmare about alien insects...yuk
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Re: KTM 390 adventure

Post by catcitrus » Tue Nov 05, 2019 8:02 pm

I agree--plastic fantastic as I said--also price will be key--looks as though its got some complex ABS amongst other other things--if its more than 6.5 k then I think its treading into T7 territory and falling in the middle of things. The 310 GS has not been popular here, but elsewhere in the world, including the US, it seems to be selling well--and the price is right at not much over 5k here.

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Re: KTM 390 adventure

Post by dave h » Tue Nov 05, 2019 8:21 pm

i'm a massive ktm fan,

but the lighter and smaller the bikes are the further off road they will probably venture

them wheels will last 5 minutes

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Re: KTM 390 adventure

Post by Toe » Wed Nov 06, 2019 8:47 am

ENGINE TYPE: Single Cylinder, 4-Stroke, DOHC
DISPLACEMENT: 373.2 cc
BORE/STROKE: 89/60 mm
STARTER: Electric; 12V 8Ah
TRANSMISSION: 6 Gears
FUEL SYSTEM: Bosch EFI, 46 mm Throttle Body
LUBRICATION: Wet Sump
COOLING: Liquid Cooling
CLUTCH: PASC Slipper Clutch, Mechanically Operated
IGNITION: Bosch EMS with Ride-By-Wire
FRAME: Steel Trellis
SUBFRAME: Steel Trellis
HANDLEBAR: Aluminum, Tapered, Ø 26/22 mm
FRONT SUSPENSION: WP APEX USD Ø 43 mm
REAR SUSPENSION: WP APEX Monoshock
SUSPENSION TRAVEL FR./RR.: 6.7 in (170mm)/6.9 in (177mm)
FRONT/REAR BRAKES: Disc Brake 320 mm/230 mm
FRONT/REAR WHEELS: 2.50 x 19”, 3.50 x 17”
FRONT/REAR TIRES: 100/90-19”; 130/80-17”
STEERING HEAD ANGLE: 26.5º
WHEELBASE: 1,430 mm ± 15.5 mm / 56.3 ± 0.6 in
GROUND CLEARANCE: 7.8 in (200mm)
SEAT HEIGHT: 33.6 in (855mm)
TANK CAPACITY: 3.8 gal (14.5 L)
DRY WEIGHT, APPROX: 348.3 lbs (158 kg)
MSRP: $6,199 USD/ $6,799 CAD

Have read a 'confirmed but no source' wet weight of 172kg fully fueled. KTM dry weights are ready to ride but no fuel.

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Re: KTM 390 adventure

Post by Toe » Wed Nov 06, 2019 8:51 am

Cast wheels are a shame, hoping for an R version or at least a spoked 21/18 option.
Spec certainly looks higher than the G310GS (which also has cast wheels). Compared to that the seat height slightly higher, tank slightly bigger, and claimed dry weight slightly lower, amongst other things
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Re: KTM 390 adventure

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Re: KTM 390 adventure

Post by HoboBeemer » Thu Nov 07, 2019 7:35 pm

I also had the news pop up about this bike today and like many whilst I have a passing interest in it the cast wheel are a absolute deal breaker.

I was "potentially" in the market for one of these to keep abroad out in Asia, esp as the domestic market vehicles are fairly feeble with their offerings but in this current guise not a chance :roll: .

If it was between the KTM and a CRF250L, the Honda wins Hands down.

Hopefully they have one at the NEC to have a look at and I will pester the sales reps ref spoke wheels and the future potential of a R model...

FWIW That Husqvarna is lovely!!!!!

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Re: KTM 390 adventure

Post by Toe » Fri Nov 08, 2019 2:17 pm

KTM reps at the show have confirmed spoked wheels are a PowerPart for the bike


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