Adventure Tourer: Honda Africa Twin (Image Courtesy: Honda)

Adventure Tourer: Watch Out For Top 5 India-bound Stunning Adventure Bikes in 2017

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Upcoming Adventure Tourer Bikes in India:

The year 2016 saw a phenomenal growth & popularity of the Adventure Tourer segment in India. Riders in India are now aspiring for this class of vehicles as they provide the utility of travelling distances.

It seems this trend will continue in 2017 as we have compiled a list of some of the stunning Adventure Tourer bikes which are about to hit India’s roads in 2017.

  1. Adventure Tourer: KTM 390 Adventure

The KTM 390 Adventure borrows the same 373.2cc, single-cylinder, 4-stroke liquid cooled engine from its sibling; the Duke 390. Powering the KTM 390 Adventure it can churn out 43.5PS of peak power and peak torque of 37 Nm. The bike has a six-speed transmission. The bike will also comply with BS-IV standards.

Adventure Tourer: KTM 390 Adventure (Photo: KTM)
Adventure Tourer: KTM 390 Adventure (Photo: KTM)

Also expect the bike to get long travel suspension setup, front & rear disc brakes with ABS. The bike is also likely to get ride-by-wire. The bike is likely to have rugged looks with front fairing inspired by the 1190 Adventure. On the Tech front, the bike will have features such as LED DRL, LED headlight, LED taillight, Colour TFT instrument panel and KTM MY RIDE for smartphone tethering. The bike will command a price-tag of around Rs. 2.2 to 2.4 Lakh.

  1. Adventure Tourer: BMW G 310 GS

The G 310 GS borrows the same single-cylinder, 313cc, fuel injected engine that powers the BMW G 310 R which is jointly developed by TVS and BMW. The engine delivers 34bhp at 9500rpm and 28Nm of torque at 10,500rpm with a top speed of around 140km/h.

Adventure Tourer: BMW G 310 GS (Photo: BMW)
Adventure Tourer: BMW G 310 GS (Photo: BMW)

The G 310 GS gets adventure tourer styling. However, it is more suitable for daily commuting and occasional long distance ride than hard core off-road riding. This is because of its smaller fuel tank of 11 litres. The bike has long travel suspension with 41mm USD forks at the front and a 180mm mono-shock at the rear. It also gets a large 19-inch alloy wheel at the front to tackle the rough terrain. The estimated price of the G 310 GS is Rs. 3 Lakh to Rs. 3.2 Lakh.

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