KTM 400 Adventure Incoming

KTM 400 Adventure web

KTM have finally let the cat out of the bag, the 400 Adventure is coming!

With the 1050 Adventure being as large and powerful as it was, there was a massive market for KTM to cater to lower down the displacement order. The 390 Duke and RC 390 have created a buzz like very few others and now, they are set to further expand with their popular platform.

The new 400 Adventure will use the same 373.2cc single-cylinder FI, DOHC four-valve motor, but tuned to produced slightly more torque at a lower rev range. The motor now makes 42.7 PS at 8,500 RPM, but 35.5 Nm at a more usable 6,750 RPM. The gearing too has been altered in tune with its dual-purpose characteristics. Another big change is the addition of a 19-litre tank, which should take care of range anxiety for many tourers. The front wheels is now a 90/90-19, with the rear 150/60-17 becoming more rough-ready. The weight, a credible 185 kg, dry.

The 400 Adventure will offer several accessories, including adjustable wind-screen, Akrapovic high exhaust end-can and of course, several decal options.

The 400 Adventure should be launched around June this year with a price tag of about Rs 2.75 lakh. If only that were true, we hope KTM take heed of our April Fool’s Day wishful thinking and build upon it.

KTM 1190 Adventure web

Story: Jim Gorde

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Jim Gorde – who has written posts on Best Bikes in India | No.1 Two Wheeler Magazine | Bike India.

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