A year after the global debut KTM India has finally brought in the 250 Adventure to the market. The cost of KTM 250 Adventure is 2.48 lakh which makes it around 56,000 cheaper than the bigger 390 Adventure. It was revealed separately for South-East Asia in 2019.
Sumeet Narang, President, Bajaj Auto said about the launch, "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..... the KTM 250 Adventure sets the benchmark in the rapidly growing Adventure segment." While both the KTM 250 and 390 Adventure range experience the same cycle parts. The bikes do have distinct changes like the halogen headlamp with the LED DRL on the 250. The bike has a 14.5-litre fuel tank and ensures a range of 400 km. The features of KTM include a number of KTM PowerParts for the 250 Adventure also GPS brackets, radiator protection grille, crash bungs, headlamp protection and handlebar pads. Power on the bike 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 available at 7,500 rpm. The motor is paired with a 6-speed gearbox and comes with an assist and slipper clutch. The front unit has 170 mm of travel while the rear shock absorber has 177 mm of travel. The bike rides on a 19-inch front and a 17-inch rear wheel with dual-purpose MRF tyres.
The new KTM 250 Adventure will be battling against a number of models like the Royal Enfield Himalayan, BMW G 310 GS and the Hero XPulse 200 in India.