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  • #20217
    Eddieb
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    A couple of close up pics

    #26951
    Eddieb
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    #27025
    Eddieb
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    KTM 790 Adventure R

    #27075
    Eddieb
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    KTM has stated the RC8c parallel twin has been retuned for a wider torque spread compared to the 63.5ftlb of the road going Duke, but there’s no word yet on how that will affect the 103.3bhp peak HP that the Duke boasts.

    Other details now known are that the fuel tanks are very low mounted for a low Centre of Gravity and are large enough for a 400km range, and allow for a lower than usual seat height for an adventure bike.


    @birchynz
    , Chris Birch, eight times New Zealand enduro champion, recently rode the KTM 790 prototype and said: “I’m honestly blown away by the new KTM 790 Adventure R. Naturally, I’ve got a lot of experience on enduro bikes and the awesome ability of the big KTM Adventure models, and this just feels like the perfect combination of them both.”

    #27123
    Eddieb
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    #27135
    Eddieb
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    • Rank: Round the World Adventure Globetrotter

    #27137
    Eddieb
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    #27662
    Eddieb
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    Listen to this

    #27667
    Eddieb
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    Oops,

    Just like the recent BMW 1250GS leak before it’s official launch a KTM marketing sheet has emerged of the KTM 790 Adventure R.
    The only thing it tells us that wasn’t already known is the seat height of 880mm.

    #27778
    Eddieb
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    Video of the KTM 790 Adventure at Intermot.

    #28107
    Eddieb
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    Here’s the specs for the new KTM 790 Adventure and Adventure R.

    The difference between the 2 models is the R has 40mm more suspension travel which adds more ground clearance and a higher seat height allowing more aggressive off road use, also the Adventure R has a slightly steeper steering head angle so presumably they don’t share the same frame.

    As usual we have updated our Adventure – Dual Sport Motorcycle specifications comparison chart with these new models.

    #28109
    Eddieb
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    #28389
    Eddieb
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    Word has it the KTM 790 will be hitting New Zealand shores in May 2019.

    #28472
    Eddieb
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    • Bike: Suzuki DR650 ADV, BMW R100GS
    • Rank: Round the World Adventure Globetrotter

    Pre-orders have started for the KTM 790 with several adverts on Trade Me. Most of the ads are using a price of $23,000 though stating that final price is still to be confirmed, and specifying due dates of May/June 2019.

    #28886
    Eddieb
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    • Town/City: Tauranga
    • Bike: Suzuki DR650 ADV, BMW R100GS
    • Rank: Round the World Adventure Globetrotter

    Closeup details of the KTM 790.

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