A year after its global debut, KTM India has finally brought 250 adventure to market. The KTM 250 Adventure costs 2.48 lakh, making it 56,000 cheaper than the larger 390 Adventure. It was revealed separately for South-East Asia in 2019.
Sumit Narang, president of Bajaj Auto, said of the launch, “Adventure touring has seen a growing trend in recent years and increasing interest in outdoor exploration. To address this trend is the concept of our adventure range.” …. The KTM 250 Adventure sets the benchmark in the fast-growing adventure segment. “While both the KTM 250 and 390 Adventure range experience the same cycle parts. The bike has different changes like a halogen headlamp with LED DRL at 250 dl. The bike has a 14.5-liter fuel tank and ensures a range of 400 km. KTM features also include the KTM Powerpart for 250 Adventure, GPS bracket, Radiator Protection Grille, Crash Bang, Headlamp Protection and Handlebar Pad. Power on the bike comes from a 248 cc single-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine that produces 29.5 bhp at 9,000 rpm and 24 Nm peak torque at 7,500 rpm. The motor is mated to a 6-speed gearbox and comes with an assist and slipper clutch. The front unit has 170 mm travel while the rear shock absorber has 177 mm travel. The bikes are dual purpose MRF tires with 19 inch front and 17 inch rear wheels.
The new KTM 250 adventure will take place against many models such as Royal Enfield Himalayan, BMW G 310 GS and Hero Experience 200 in India.