The KTM 250 Adventure is the brand new entry-level tourer from the Austrian bike maker and shares its platform and cycle components with the 390 Adventure. It guarantees to supply accessible efficiency at a extra pocket-friendly price ticket.
The KTM 250 Adventure is about Rs. 56,000 cheaper than the KTM 390 Adventure
KTM India has lastly introduced within the 250 Adventure to the market a 12 months after its world debut. The KTM 250 Adventure is priced at ₹ 2.48 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi), which makes it ₹ 56,000 cheaper than the larger 390 Adventure, whereas additionally providing a tractable motor with marginally much less tools. The 250 Adventure was unveiled individually for South East Asia in November 2019, because the 390 Adventure broke cowl on the EICMA on the identical time. Both bikes share the identical trellis body and rally-derived design language. Bookings for the KTM 250 ADV had been open at dealerships since final month, whereas deliveries will start in just a few days from now.
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Speaking on the launch, Sumeet Narang, President (Probiking), Bajaj Auto mentioned “The recent years have witnessed an increasing trend in adventure touring and the interest in outdoor exploration is on the rise. Our Adventure range is conceptualized to address this trend. Based on the KTM 390 Adventure platform, the all-new KTM 250 Adventure is a Travel-Enduro motorcycle that appeals to a wide spectrum of riders from every part of the world. Thanks to its well-thought travel and adventure-focused ergonomics, the KTM 250 Adventure is an accessible motorcycle that offers an enjoyable riding experience for daily commuting and weekend escapes outside the city either on or away from the tarmac. Combining top-spec components with the latest technology, the KTM 250 Adventure sets the benchmark in the rapidly growing Adventure segment.”
While each the KTM 250 and 390 Adventure vary share the identical cycle components, the bikes do have distinguishable adjustments just like the halogen headlamp with the LED DRL on the 250. The bike comes with a 14.5 litre gasoline tank and guarantees a spread of 400 km. There’s an LCD display as nicely with selectable off-road ABS. There are a lot of KTM PowerElements for the 250 Adventure together with GPS brackets, radiator safety grille, crash bungs, headlamp safety and handlebar pads. Compared to the 390 ADV, the 250 does miss out on ride-by-wire and the full-LED headlamp.
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Power on the KTM 250 Adventure comes from the 248 cc single-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine that produces 29.5 bhp at 9,000 rpm and 24 Nm of peak torque out there at 7,500 rpm. The motor is paired with a 6-speed gearbox and comes with an help and slipper clutch. Suspension duties are carried out by 43 mm WP APEX USD forks up entrance and a monoshock on the rear. The entrance unit has 170 mm of journey whereas the rear shock absorber has 177 mm of journey. The bike rides on a 19-inch entrance and a 17-inch rear wheel with dual-purpose MRF tyres.
Braking efficiency on the 250 Adventure comes from the 320 mm disc upfront and a 230 mm disc on the rear. Both items are sourced from Brembo, whereas the ABS unit comes from Bosch. The seat peak is a tall 855 mm whereas the kerb weight stands at 177 kg. The new KTM 250 Adventure shall be competing in opposition to a lot of fashions just like the Royal Enfield Himalayan, BMW G 310 GS and the Hero XPulse 200 in India.
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