KTM 790 ADVENTURE R £11,999 Plus On Road


Developed from KTM’s offroad race DNA, the 2019 KTM 790 ADVENTURE R is a serious offroad motorcycle equipped for extreme terrain. With the hardcore adventurer in mind, it balances the power of a twin, with the lightness and agility of a single-cylinder offroad bike, to open up new riding possibilities. It offers an impressive fuel range without compromising agility, feeding a powerful yet compact, smooth and reliable 799cc LC8c engine. With its all new chassis, LC8c engine adapted for adventure riding and WP 48 mm XPLOR upside down front fork with split function technology, the KTM 790 ADVENTURE is built for endless exploration, whether it’s in the desert, on remote mountain trails or a transcontinental crossing. Access more extreme and distant offroad terrain thanks to easy-to-use rider aids and electronics that include a full-color TFT dashboard, motorcycle traction control (MTC) working in conjunction with ride mode selection including Street, Offroad, Rain and Rally mode and cornering ABS with Offroad ABS mode.

2019 790 Adventure R in Action


• Extremely powerful parallel twin, 4-stroke, 799 cc DOHC engine with electronic fuel injection, dual balancer shafts, PASC slipper clutch and Ride-by-Wire for a smoother and more refined response.

• Ultralight tubular Chromium Molybdenum steel frame with the engine as a stressed member to reduce weight and overall size.

• The fully-adjustable WP XPLOR 48 mm fork is the absolute best suspension currently offered on any adventure bike. Originally developed for Enduro riding, it is fitted with a spring on both sides and features separated damping functions for each fork leg for outstanding response and damping characteristics.

• The WP XPLOR PDS rear shock uses KTM’s trademark progressive damping system, which allows progressive damping without using a linkage for reduced weight and maintenance.

• Spoked wheels with a 21” front and an 18” rear for excellent offroad capability.

• A slim platform with a low-slung fuel tank to lower the center of gravity and allow the rider freedom of movement.

• Twin 320 mm front brake disks with 4 piston radially mounted calipers, Cornering ABS and Offroad ABS allow for an ideal mix of control and stopping power.

• Rider aids include Street, Offroad, Rain and Rally ride modes, motorcycle traction control

(MTC), motorcycle slip regulation (MSR), the optional Quickshifter+ and KTM MY RIDE.

Heated grips, heated seat and cruise control are also optional.

• LED headlight and taillight for great illumination and visibility.

• Multifunctional dashboard with full-color TFT display is bright and clear. The display's configuration is variable and automatically adapts to variations in environmental light.

• Features an offroad setup including handguards and a one-piece seat for easy range of motion.

• Steering damper fitted as standard and setup to feel as natural as possible, giving the rider a secure feeling while keeping the offroad character of the bike.

• Tapered aluminum handlebar can be mounted in 6 positions on the triple clamp resulting in 30 mm of adjustability.


  • Engine Type: Parallel Twin, 4-Stroke, DOHC
  • Displacement: 799 cc
  • Bore/Stroke: 88 / 65.7 mm
  • Starter: Electric; 12V 10Ah
  • Transmission: 6 Gears
  • Fuel System: DKK Dell’Orto, 46 mm Throttle Body
  • Lubrication: Pressure Lubrication with Two Oil Pumps
  • Cooling: Liquid Cooling with Water/Oil Heat Exchanger
  • Clutch: PASC (Power Assisted Slipper Clutch), Mechanically Operated
  • Ignition: Bosch EMS with Ride-By-Wire
  • Frame: CroMoly Tubular Steel, Engine as Stressed Member
  • Subframe: CroMoly Steel Trellis
  • Handlebar: Aluminum, Tapered, Ø 26/22 mm
  • Front Suspension: WP USD Ø 48 mm
  • Rear Suspension: WP Monoshock with PDS
  • Suspension Travel Front/Rear: 240 mm / 9.4 in; 240 mm / 9.4 in
  • Front/Rear Brakes: Disc Brake 320 mm / 260 mm
  • Front/Rear Wheels: 2.50 x 21”, 4.50 x 18”
  • Front/Rear Tires: 90/90-21”; 150/70-18”
  • Steering Head Angle: 26.3º
  • Wheelbase: 1,528 mm ± 15 mm / 60.2 ± 0.6 in
  • Ground Clearance: 263 mm / 10.4 in
  • Seat Height: 880 mm; 34.6 in
  • Tank Capacity: 20 l / 5.3 gal
  • Dry Weight, Approx: 189 kg / 416.7 lbs




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