By Wade Thiel
KTM’s Lineup Is Better Than Ever Before
KTM has been making waves the last couple of years. The company has a lot of really good bikes across the range, and it keeps adding to it. The addition of the 390 Adventure for the 2020 model year is an important one.
The company relies on three main powertrains, and you can see this in the motorcycles listed below. The 390 is the bottom rung of the ladder, the 790 sits in the middle and the 1290 is at the top. There are also a couple of others on some of KTM’s more unique bikes. The lineup for 2020 is seriously good, and you should be able to find a ride that suits your needs.
2020 KTM 1290 Super Adventure R
The 1290 Super Adventure R is the peak of the KTM adventure line. The motorcycle is ready to go just about anywhere, and that’s exactly what the engineers at KTM wanted it to be able to do. It’s an extremely tough and high-powered machine ready for just about anything.
The liquid-cooled V-twin engine has a displacement of 1,301cc. The bike also features a six-speed manual transmission. Pair that with a tubular steel frame and you have a motorcycle that’s strong and powerful.
2020 KTM 1290 Super Adventure S
The 2020 KTM 1290 Super Adventure S is the more road-focused version of the Super Adventure S. The bike is still up for pretty much anything. However, you’ll find the Adventure S is more at home on a twisty highway.
The powertrain is the same. You get the same 1,301cc liquid-cooled V-twin engine. The same six-speed manual transmission. Much of the other equipment is the same, too. If you’re the kind of adventure rider who spends most of your time on pavement, then …read more