Price of KTM 390 Adventure 2023, spokes wheels, new colors, coming soon to India
390 Adventure 2023 also has a new color option and a black paint finish.
Since its launch in late 2019, KTM 390 Adventure already one of the most complete packages in the sub 500cc adventure bike category in India. However, there is one aspect that has left many customers wanting since its launch and now, until 2023, the Austrian brand has given the answer. It is in the form of a spoke wheel. In addition, there have also been a few cosmetic adjustments.
- The spokes are the same size as the alloy rims, but not the tubeless ones
- New color options, blacking treatment for the 2023 model
2023 KTM 390 Adventure: what’s new?
The important news here is that the addition of spokes gives the KTM 390 Adventure 2023 the extra off-road capabilities that customers have come to expect from day one. When going off-road, if there is a large obstacle, the cast alloy rim can be bent or even cracked if the impact is strong enough. Aluminum wire spokes are much more durable than cast alloy rims and are less prone to warping, making them ideal for off-roading.
The wire spokes are not tubeless but are the same size as the cast rims (19/17 inches) and are painted black. In addition to the wire spokes that have been added for 2023, there are also a number of aesthetic updates. For starters, the main frame is now finished in instantly recognizable KTM orange, the header exhaust is now finished in black, and the graphics on the body panels are different as well. Except for the addition of spokes, the car remains mechanically unchanged. The 390 adventures will continue to be offered with the same color schemes as existing apart from the new orange option.
With the growing popularity of off-road riding in the country, not to mention our winding roads, spokes would be the ideal choice for more serious Indian customers, and so we hope this version will be available here at some point in the future . Abroad, the car is also equipped with WP APEX suspension that can be adjusted at both ends, while in India, the car is only capable of adjusting the bounce and preload at the rear. We hope KTM can put the Indian version on par with overseas markets by offering an adjustable suspension.
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