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2019 KTM 790 Adventure Motorcycle Review Specs

If you are looking for a lightweight and compact, high-performance motorcycle, then 2019 KTM 790 Adventure Motorcycle is your best choice. It is a motorcycle specializing in adventure travel and can explore more off-road at the end of the apron. This sports touring bike with KTM off-road genes is designed for endless travel endurance races and has excellent off-road riding potential. Whether it is in the desert, on a remote mountain road, or a road across the continent, other two-cylinder travel endurance bikes cannot match it.

2019 KTM 790 Adventure Motorcycle – Features and Specifications

2019 KTM 790 Adventure Motorcycle

Engine & Exhaust

KTM’s new generation LC8c in-line twin-engine engine has a power of 95 hp (70 kW). It is combined with modern electronics and a 6-speed sequential gearbox, which makes all the equipment of a travel endurance motorcycle particularly eye-catching and can travel between fuels. With the help of two balance shafts, smooth long-distance driving can be ensured, which minimizes vibration. With a service interval of up to 15,000 kilometers, you can ride for days without worrying.

At present, the LC8c engine must be kept cold to ensure that it maintains its advanced power and performance. Thanks to the design of 2019 KTM 790 Adventure Motorcycle and advanced cooling technology, now it is possible to explore for several hours under hot conditions continuously.

2019 KTM 790 Adventure Motorcycle

The redesigned stainless-steel exhaust system uses an intermediate exhaust muffler to concentrate the mass, which makes the muffler relatively small. It also maximizes the ground clearance of the exhaust system. On the whole, the bike sounds ready for adventure!


2019 KTM 790 Adventure Motorcycle is a multifunctional motorcycle, which can be further explored under any conditions at any time. With a strong sense of balance and clear goals, the use of sporty treatment on the apron has inspired off-road inspiration. The advanced tubular CroMo steel frame and lightweight steel frame are ingeniously designed, but strong and durable, and can withstand full load for a longer stroke. Steering shock absorbers help improve stability, while heavy-duty spoke-type 21-inch front wheels and 18-inch rear wheels are specifically developed for off-road driving.

2019 KTM 790 Adventure Motorcycle

The new overall geometry of the KTM 790 ADVENTURE is designed for light handling and can be moved on the street. Moreover, it is suitable for long distances and has the excellent off-road performance. Strength is the primary consideration in the design, so the tubular CroMo steel frame is used to make the engine act as a stressed member to reduce weight and reduce overall size. All-new design and engineering innovations are focused on compactness and lightness.

Spoke-style 21-inch front wheels and 18-inch rear wheels are specially developed for KTM ADVENTURE riding-heavy duty, light, and durable. They are equipped with Avon Trail rider tires to maximize long-distance driving performance on roads and off roads.

2019 KTM 790 Adventure Motorcycle


Many factors affect the handling performance of a bike when starting on an adventure trip. It can be the weight of the rider, the amount of extra luggage, and the amount of fuel. These must all be considered before departure. Fortunately, the KTM 790 ADVENTURE is equipped with a high-quality WP suspension. Its settings are perfect and can adapt to many variables explored by travel endurance. With the additional benefit of the adjustable rear pretension, the riding style and handle of the bike can be better adjusted to suit the most typical riding scenes, conditions, and conditions.

The braking force of the 2019 KTM 790 Adventure Motorcycle is benefited from the dual 320 mm brake discs with a diameter of 320 inches. They are mounted radially, with front brake calipers and double-piston floating calipers on the rear wheels. The brake calipers are 260 mm in diameter. The combination of front and rear brakes provides ideal control and braking force under all driving conditions.

2019 KTM 790 Adventure Motorcycle

The 20-liter low-swing fuel tank is at the heart of this bike’s innovative design. In the case of placing the main volume of the water tank as low as possible, it lowers the center of gravity, thereby improving operability. When standing, the bike can also be kept in a narrow knee area for off-road control. The extra space allows the use of a straighter lower seat so that you can move freely and get better accessibility. The most important thing is that on an open road, the fuel mileage reaches about 450 kilometers, which is a significant advantage of a more extended adventure.

Ergonomics & Comfort

The ergonomic design of KTM 790 ADVENTURE allows it to perform off-road performance as well as off-road performance. The low fuel tank lowers the center of gravity, improves handling, and allows the rider to move more freely. When riding at high speeds on open roads, the 790 Adventure benefits from a more upper windshield to provide maximum wind protection, and the two-seater design ensures that passengers and passengers on long journeys feel comfortable.

Aluminum tapered handlebars provide maximum control while providing a comfortable riding posture. The handlebars can be installed in six different positions so that an adjustment range of 30 mm can be achieved for personal wear. Whether standing or sitting for an all-day ride, KTM 790 Adventure’s sturdy feet have been carefully designed to provide excellent ergonomic design. They can adapt to the street or off-road boots under various conditions. There are rubber inserts on the footrest, which can be removed.

The height-adjustable two-part seat provides comfort for long rides. The front of the driver’s seat is narrow, allowing easy access to the ground. The relatively hard seat foam ensures that the rider maintains comfort even when riding all day, and the seat cover offers a mix between grip and ease of movement. KTM 790 Adventure has a high windshield, which can give maximum wind protection for long-distance driving when driving on open roads at high speed for several kilometers. The lower KTM 2019 790 Adventure R windshield can be used for 790 Adventure.

Body & Graphics

The body of 2019 KTM 790 Adventure Motorcycle is kept to a minimum. The sturdy plastic has been made in color to prevent scratches. The fuel tank spoiler and rear side panel are slightly wider than the seat to improve control and reduce seat wear. The LED headlight cover is reduced, and the design inspiration of the KTM rally car is used to create a slim and light front end. 790 ADVENTURE is available in two colors: orange and white.

2019 KTM 790 Adventure Motorcycle

The 5-inch full-color advanced TFT display can easily read important information such as flight odometer, fuel range, ABS settings, and driving mode. The rider can select the information to view and the knowledge that he wants to display on the screen. The configuration of the display is variable and can automatically adapt to changes in ambient light. The speed counter flashes to indicate when to change gears.

Software & Electronics

Riding mode allows riders to adapt to the behavior and feel of the engine, while KTM’s tilt angle sensitive traction control system MTC-motorcycle traction control system; can reduce wheel slip according to the selected mode or riding situation. KTM’s turning ABS allows riders to fully utilize the power of the brakes while fully considering the motorcycle’s tilt angle. It has an advanced off-road mode, which can also be turned off.

In an adventurous journey, storage space is crucial. KTM provides solutions for all situations like tools, camping equipment, and food. You can choose a lightweight, lockable aluminum suitcase set (two sizes), or choose a waterproof soft side bag if you need lightness and flexibility. There is also a quick-locking storage bag for daily necessities and a waterproof universal suitcase for increasing cargo capacity.

2019 KTM 790 Adventure Motorcycle – Technical Specifications


Engine Type 2-cylinder, 4-stroke, DOHC Parallel-twin
Displacement 799 cc
Bore / Stroke 88 / 65.7 mm
Power 70 kW (95 hp) @ 8,000 rpm
Torque 88 Nm @ 6,600 rpm
Compression Ratio 12.7:1
Starter / Battery Electric /12V 10Ah
Transmission Six gears
Fuel System DKK Dell’Orto (Throttle body 46 mm)
Control 8 V / DOHC
Lubrication Pressure lubrication with two oil pumps
Engine Oil Motorex, Power Synth SAE 10W-50
Primary Drive 39:75
Final Drive 16:45
Cooling Liquid-cooled with water/oil heat exchanger
Clutch Cable-operated PASC™ Slipper clutch
Ignition / Engine Management Bosch EMS with RBW
Traction Control MTC (3-mode + rally mode, dis-engageable)

2019 KTM 790 Adventure Motorcycle Specs


Frame Chromium-molybdenum-steel frame using its engine as a stressed element, powder-coated
Subframe Chromium-molybdenum-steel trellis, powder-coated
Handlebar Aluminum, tapered, Ø 28 / 22 mm
Front Suspension WP-USD Ø 43 mm
Rear suspension WP shock absorber
Suspension Travel Front / Rear 200 / 200 mm
Front Brake Two × radially mounted four-piston caliper, brake disc Ø 320 mm
Rear Brake Two floating piston caliper, brake disc Ø 260 mm
ABS Bosch 9.1 MP
Wheels Front / Rear Spoked wheels having aluminum rims, 2.50 × 21″; 4.50 × 18″
Tires Front / Rear 90/90-21″; 150/70-18″
Chain X-Ring 5/8 × 1/4″
Silencer Stainless steel primary and secondary silencer

2019 KTM 790 Adventure Motorcycle Specs


Steering Head Angle 64.1°
Trail 107.8 mm
Wheel Base 1,509 mm
Ground Clearance 233 mm
Seat Height 850 / 830 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 20 liters
Dry Weight 189 kg (without fuel)


Overall, the 2019 KTM 790 Adventure Motorcycle is the best choice for extended riding. With the help of two balance shafts, vibration is reduced to a minimum, thus ensuring smooth long-distance driving. Within a prolonged maintenance interval of 15,000 km, you can continue worry-free for several days.

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