KTM India launched the Spoke Wheels variant of the 390 Adventure model at Rs 3.6 lakh (ex-showroom). The two-wheeler manufacturer has provided adjustable suspension and wire-spoked wheels to the 2023 model. Mechanically, it is similar to the KTM 390 Adventure model range. It continues with a 373.27cc, single-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine, which produces 42.9bhp at 9,000rpm and 37Nm at 7,000rpm. For transmission, it uses a six-speed gearbox. Aside from the spoke wheels and tweaked suspension, the recently launched variant gets a new Rally Orange colour. According to KTM, the new version will appeal to buyers looking for a more vibrant appearance and purpose for their bike, with a combination of a retro and modern design. Here are the main features of the new variant, which is around Rs 20,000 more expensive than the standard model.
KTM 390 Adventure Spoke Wheels Variant: Engine
Propelling the motorcycle is the same 373.27cc, single-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine, which produces 42.9bhp at 9,000rpm and 37Nm at 7,000rpm. It comes connected to a six-speed gearbox.
KTM 390 Adventure Spoke Wheels Variant: Styling
As a part of the cosmetic update, a new paint option has been given to the motorcycle. Rally Orange is a new shade, available for the 390 Adventure with the spoke wheels version. This paint job incorporates bold orange and black tones contrasted by modern designs. The motorcycle's trellis structure is also given an orange coating. Styling-wise, the variant continues to possess a split-style headlight, a rally-style windscreen, a muscular fuel tank shape, split-style seats, a two-piece pillion grab rail, and a side-slung exhaust. However, it gets wire-spoked wheels and strong artwork, which according to the company, highlights its sturdy appearance and makes it different from other models in the KTM 390 Adventure lineup.
KTM 390 Adventure Spoke Wheels Variant: Hardware
The wheels of the new KTM 390 Adventure are made of aluminium and have anodized black spokes. There is no change in the wheel size. The Spoke Wheels variant has the same 19-inch front and 17-inch rear wheel dimensions as the standard 390 Adventure. However, it gets tube tyres in place of tubeless ones. Further, the brand-new 390 Adventure features WP Apex front USD forks with 30 clicks of compression and rebound damping adjustability for each. The rear monoshock from WP Apex, on the other hand, has a preload adjustment range of 10 steps and a rebound adjustment range of 20 clicks. The rear monoshock has a 177mm travel range, whereas the front forks offer 170mm of suspension travel. As far as the braking system is concerned, there is no modification. The new variant of the KTM 390 Adventure continues with a 320mm front disc and 230mm single discs with callipers from ByBre.
KTM 390 Adventure Spoke Wheels Variant: Features
Features-wise, the KTM 390 Adventure with spoke wheels has Bluetooth connectivity, ride-by-wire, traction control, all-LED lighting, switchable dual-channel ABS, cornering ABS, a five-inch colour TFT display, bidirectional fast shifters, a slipper clutch, etc.
KTM 390 Adventure Spoke Wheels Variant: Price
The recently introduced Spoke Wheels variant has been priced at Rs 3.60 lakh for India. It will be on sale in the country alongside the current KTM 390 Adventure and the KTM 390 Adventure X. For reference, the Standard and X models are available at Rs 3.39 lakh and Rs 2.80 lakh, respectively. All prices are ex-showroom.