REVEALED! KTM’s 2019 790 Adventure R bike
These are OFFICIAL photos of the bike from the factory itself. And it looks MEGA.
So enough with the spy shots of the 790 Adventure bike from KTM that we’ve been bringing you for the past year or so, here’s the official unveiling of one of the hottest bikes of next year – and KTM tells us that it’s calling the bike the 790 Adventure R.
The Austrian factory of fun unveiled the motorcycle at its European Adventure Rally towards the end of June. And here’s photos os of the bike being finally shown in action.
The all-new paralleltwin powered bike has been developed alongside KTM’s latest Dakar-winning weapon, the KTM 450 Rally, to be the link between the firm’s enduro bikes and street range for 2019.
Riders at the event were e given an exclusive opportunity t to see an early pre-production version of the KTM 790 Advetnure R ridden by Chris Birch – an eight times New Zealand Enduro champ and triple Roof of Africa winner.
Full details of the bike will be revealed at EICMA, Milan on November 6 this year, but for now here’s what we know about the bike: Utilises new KTM LC8c 799cc parallel twin engine, tuned for a wider spread of torque when compared with KTM 790 Duke. Over 400km fuel tank range. Low seat height. Low-slung fuel tank for optimum centre of gravity. Fully adjustable WP suspension front and back with long travel and PDS for the shock absorber. Radial mounted, four-piston front brake calipers with ABS and offffff-road off-road ABS options. Adjus Adjustable ergonomics to ma match the rider and the riding situation. Spoked wheels in tr true off-road sizes fo for optimum tyre c choice.