As many Malaysian riders are waiting for the KTM 390 Adventure 2020 debut. A companion adventure-touring machine to the 390 Duke naked sports.
We have received word from a source close to the matter that it is likely that by mid-year, definitely in the second half. The 390 Adventure will be in Malaysia giving or taking a couple of months for things like government approval of selling price and vehicle type certification.
KTM has launched the 390 Adventure in the Philippines at a price of 309,000 PHP (RM25,530). So, first off of the 2020 KTM models off the line from the Laguna plant owned by Ayala Corporation, notes Top Gear Philippines.
Showroom launches scheduled in May and followed by the KTM 790 Adventure and 790 Adventure R. As well as the Husqvarna Svartpilen and Vitpilen 401 together with the Svartpilen 200.
So, the 390 Adventure comes with a single-cylinder, 373 ccs, DOHC, four-valve, liquid-cooled EFI-fed mill with a torque of 43 hp and 37 Nm.
Power gets to the ground by means of a six-speed gearbox. Also, with a hydraulic PASC anti-slip clutch and final chain drive.
The suspension is achieved with an upside-down fork. A 43 mm diameter WP Apex with 170 mm of travel and a WP Apex monoshock. With 177 mm of travel at the bottom. This is in contrast with the 390 Duke’s 142 mm and 150 mm range, front and rear respectively.
Braking achieved by Brembo’s house brand Bybre. Because of a four-piston radial-mount calliper and a 320 mm front wheel brake plate. A single-piston calliper on the 230 mm rear disc.
The standard equipment is Bosch 2-channel ABS 9.1MP. With ABS cornering and off-road mode that disables ABS at the rear wheel.
Up 1.1-liters from the 13.4-liter Duke 390. KTM states that the 390 Adventure’s dry weight is 158 kg. So, the seat height is 855 mm with two color options – orange and green.
When the 2020 KTM 390 Adventure arrives in Malaysia, a different source within KTM Malaysia also told paultan.org.