KTM 250 Journey is powered by a 248.8 cc single-cylinder liquid-cooled Fi engine creating 30 horsepower and 24 Nm; will get a devoted off-road mode
KTM India has expanded its journey touring portfolio with the launch of the 250 Journey within the home market at this time. Slotted beneath the 390 Journey, the motorbike has been noticed at dealerships a a number of instances over the previous few days and now its official worth has come out. Carrying a sticker tag of Rs. 2.48 lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi), it’s based mostly on the extremely widespread Duke 250.
The KTM Duke 250 is the latest addition pertaining to the elevated affinity prospects have in the direction of the twin goal journey touring phase. It competes towards Royal Enfield Himalayan, priced near Rs. 1.96 lakh for the most costly color and BMW G310 GS that prices round Rs. 2.85 lakh (each costs, ex-showroom).
As for the design, the KTM 250 Journey is an identical to the larger 390 Journey and is constructed on the light-weight metal trellis chassis. Unsurprisingly, the quarter liter adv makes use of the 248.8 cc single-cylinder four-value liquid-cooled DOHC engine, which is sweet sufficient to generate a most energy output of 30 horsepower and 24 Nm of peak torque.
The powertrain additionally options EFI (Digital Gas Injection) expertise and is linked to a six-speed transmission. Furthermore, help and slipper clutch is a part of the usual package deal. The KTM 250 Journey is suspended on WP Apex the other way up 41 mm entrance forks with 170 mm journey and adjustable rear monoshock suspension with 177 mm journey for higher off-roading capabilities.
It comes outfitted with 19-inch entrance and 17-inch rear wheels with tubeless tyres and for the anchorage, a 320 mm entrance disc with four-piston radially mounted caliper sourced from Bybre and a 230 mm rear disc brake are utilised. The twin-channel ABS system is sourced from Bosch and an off-road mode can be obtainable. It may be engaged by a button on the dashboard.
The Austrian producer is providing a spread of equipment with the 250 Journey together with GPS brackets, crash bungs, headlamp safety, handlebar pads, radiator grille, and many others. The gas tank capability stands at 14.5 litres – larger than the Duke 250 by 1.1 litres. It boasts of tall set aluminium handlebar and footpegs positioned for tarmac in addition to off-road using. Devoid of fast shifter, Bluetooth connectivity and TFT display, it’s fitted with an LCD show.
The bottom clearance stands at 200 mm and the seat peak is at 855 mm. It ideas the weighing scale at 156 kilograms and has adjustable windscreen. Driving on MRF MoGrip Meteor off-road tyres, it could possibly had in orange and black color schemes.