2023 390 ADVENTURE SW
2023 KTM 390 ADVENTURE SW fpr Sale at Ultimate KTM Gold Coast in Biggera Waters, QLD | Review Specifications, Features & Information
MAKE LIFE A DARING ADVENTURE
Gone are the days when going from A to B. The 2023 KTM 390 ADVENTURE rewrites the rulebook on what the daily commute needs to be. Merging all-road versatility and proven reliability with real-world performance, not to mention adventure-ready spoked wheels, a proven 373 cc powerplant, and a class-leading chassis, the KTM 390 ADVENTURE not only seeks out new adventures - it leaves no path unexplored.
The KTM 390 ADVENTURE might seem small in stature, but twist the throttle and you'll awaken 44 eager horses ready to gallop toward the horizon. Merge that with a robust 6-speed sequential gearbox, QUICKSHIFTER +, and carefully tuned gear ratios, and the KTM 390 ADVENTURE quickly charges along with a smooth, uninhibited power spread for any terrain. Oh, and for complete adventure beginners - the KTM 390 ADVENTURE meets all A2 rider license requirements.
With many years of development in the toughest terrain, the KTM 390 ADVENTURE boasts WP APEX suspension at each wheel. This results in a best-in-class handling package that is ready to tackle any adventure. Not only that, but the cutting-edge WP APEX shock absorber provides tailored performance ideal for traveling long distances in tough conditions. Thanks to an adjustable spring preload and rebound damping, it can also be fine-tuned to suit the rider, conditions, and nature of adventure.
The KTM 390 ADVENTURE boasts heavy-duty spoked wheels at each end, making it extremely ready to tackle the toughest of dirt trails. No more worries about cracked or chipped rims, these spoked setups perfectly compliment the offroad-orientated tires to provide unmatched confidence when charging off into the wilderness.
What's an adventure without fuel range? The KTM 390 ADVENTURE boasts a 14.5-liter fuel capacity and exceptional fuel economy. This means 400 km jaunts into the faraway outdoors are easily achievable. What's more, the fuel tank represents a central element of the design and engineering, offering excellent ergonomics for riders of all sizes without sacrificing offroad handling.
The KTM 390 ADVENTURE features a two-part seat that provides unmatched comfort and rider control. Being narrower in the front than the rear, it not only provides easy accessibility for shorter riders but also better control on difficult terrain. The seat can be easily removed for access to the airbox and a small storage compartment underneath, with the KTM PowerParts team, having also specifically developed different seats to match individual customer needs from comfort to riding style.
You'll no doubt hit some highways at some stage. Good thing, then, that the KTM 390 ADVENTURE boasts a sturdy and efficient windshield. Thanks to its slim profile, the rider isn't obstructed when moving around the machine. It also offers an unobstructed view directly in front of the bike - even when covered in dirt. As an added bonus, the windshield can also be mounted in a lower or higher position to suit the ride, with different windshield offerings of available from the KTM PowerParts catalog.
The KTM 390 ADVENTURE features distinctive KTM-style bodywork and graphics, providing excellent ergonomics and an aggressive look inspired by KTM's vast Rally racing heritage. This can be seen in everything from the headlight mask to the low front fender. The tank spoilers and rear side panels are slightly wider than the seat for optimized control when standing on the pegs, while the shape of the fuel tank is optimized to offer freedom of movement when tackling tricky technical terrain. A robust engine guard also makes its intentions known by protecting the engine and exhaust when venturing off the tarmac into the dirt.
Some adventures take a little longer than others. However, thanks to ultra-bright best in class LED lights on the KTM 390 ADVENTURE, you'll have no problems navigating your way home. The LEDs also take their design cues from the bigger KTM ADVENTURE machines, so they not only offer great illumination and visibility but are designed to be compact, to reduce the overall volume of the motorcycle.
A state-of-the-art, full-color TFT display adorns the cockpit of the KTM 390 ADVENTURE. This best-in-class display interface automatically adapts to variations in ambient light. For the best use of power, the rev counter blinks when it's time to shift. The 5'' display is easy to read and the main information is arranged in such a way that you can immediately see it. The rider can also easily select which information they would like on the screen via the multi-functional menu switch on the handlebar.
MTC (Motorcycle Traction Control)
Providing traction when you need it most, the MTC - or Motorcycle Traction Control - system fitted to the KTM 390 ADVENTURE is a lean-angle sensitive system that reacts the instant it senses the rear wheel rotational speed becoming disproportionate to the riding situation. Put more simply; MTC reacts in milliseconds to smoothly reduce engine output to reduce slippage to stop the spin, and keep you moving forward safely.
Not to be outdone on the tarmac, the KTM 390 ADVENTURE effortlessly carves through mountain roads, thanks in part to its low center of gravity, nimble handling, and 19" front wheel. This also means you can grab a handful of brakes with total confidence thanks thigh-tech Cornering ABS unit. This allows riders to use full braking power mid-corner by continuously monitoring and evaluating the current dynamic state of the motorcycle, enhancing safety and stability during braking.
Power in kw
PASC (TM) antihopping clutch, mechanically operated
CO2 Emissions (Bike)
Bosch EMS with RBW
3.37 l/100 km
Tank capacity (approx.)
Bosch 9.1 MP Two Channel-ABS (incl. Cornering-ABS and offroad mode)
Front brake disc diameter
Rear brake disc diameter
Four-piston radial fixed caliper
Single-piston floating calliper
Steel trellis frame, powder coated
WP APEX 43
WP APEX - Monoshock
Steering head angle
Suspension travel (front)
Suspension travel (rear)
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