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KTM 390 Adventure to launch in H2 of 2019

Written by Parichay Malvankar

A new report online is suggesting that the KTM 390 Adventure motorcycle is set to launch in India by the second half of 2019. So all those who were waiting to bring this bike home as soon as 2019 begins, keep waiting.

Enthusiasts has been waiting for the 390 Adventure for long, and not even a single image of the production ready model has been teased yet. The bike was expected to debut at EICMA 2018, but that did not happen either. However, KTM has confirmed that the bike will arrive in India via an official press note. KTM will make an announcement for this motorcycle by March 2019.

Powering the KTM 390 Adventure will be the same 373cc, single-cylinder motor. Now we know all about this engine for years. Power and torque output could be tweaked, and even the gear ratios could see some change to suit the bikes off-road abilities. No concrete details are shared till now.

Apart from the KTM 390 Adventure, the Austrian brand is working on bringing the 790 Duke to India. The bike will be launched as a CKD model, and KTM along with Bajaj is working on localisation to ensure a competitive price tag. By mid-2019, KTM will have the 790 Duke in Indian showrooms.