The 2020 KTM 390 Adventure is the Orange Brigade’s all-new and highly anticipated addition to its Adventure lineup—including the 790 Adventure and 1290 Adventure models. It’s the smallest bike of the bunch, being powered by the same liquid-cooled, 373cc single-cylinder engine found in the 390 Duke. The Adventure model, however, is wrapped in a steel trellis frame derived from KTM’s 450 Rally racer, and comes equipped with more dirt-oriented WP Apex suspension and visual cues adopted from its siblings.
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We strapped the 2020 KTM 390 Adventure to our in-house Dynojet 250i dynamometer, recording horsepower and torque measurements. The small-displacement Adventure laid down 37.5 hp at 8,970 rpm and 23.2 pound-feet of torque at 6,990 rpm.