KTM recently launched their most affordable adventure motorcycle in the country. The KTM 390 Adventure competes with motorcycles like BMW G 310 GS, Royal Enfield Himalayan and Hero Xpulse. It was one of the most awaited motorcycle from the brand ever since it was showcased at IBW last year. The bike has now started reaching dealerships and many of them have already bought it. While some are planning for their next trip on their new bike, some have already started doing the same. Here we have a video where a KTM 390 Adventure has reached Spiti valley.
The video has been uploaded by Dream Chaser on his youtube channel. This is probably the first KTM 390 to reach Spiti. The video starts by showing the snow filled streets of Nako which is small town or Village in Himachal Pradesh. The riders had reached this spot last night and had stayed there. Next day there journey was to reach Kaza town which was around 90 km away from Nako.
One of the rider was riding a BMW G 310 GS and the other one was on his new KTM 390 Adventure. The riders hit the road after some sight seeing and soon start seeing beautiful sceneries on their way. After some time, the roads started becoming bad with snow and slush at places. The bike 390 Adventure was handling the terrain in a good way and did not feel under pressure at any pint of time. It went through all the obstacles at ease.
The higher ground clearance, long travel suspension and all the electronic aids made life of the rider much easier throughout the ride. The KTM 390 Adventure felt at home on all those terrains. The condition of the road was pretty bad due to which it took the riders long time to cover the 90 odd kms. By the time they were about to reach Kaza snowfall had started and it they reached Kaza town after dark only.
390 Adventure gets a host of features like lean sensitive traction control, turn by turn navigation using KTM’s MyRide smartphone app on the full colour TFT display. It gets has alloy wheel, disc brakes on both wheels with switchable ABS, cornering ABS, bi-directional quick shifter and so on. It is powered by the same 373-cc, single cylinder, liquid cooled engine that generates a maximum of 43 Bhp of peak power and 37 Nm of peak torque. The KTM 390 Adventure is priced at Rs 2.99 lakh, ex-showroom.