2021 KTM 890 Adventure

 2021 KTM 890 Adventure

A new model for 2021, the KTM 890 ADVENTURE takes the lightweight and sporty characteristics.

You’d expect from a KTM ADVENTURE motorcycle to deliver a supremely capable adventure tourer – both on and off the tarmac.

The KTM 790 ADVENTURE formed a robust basis for KTM engineers to begin their search to offer more – much more.

While still maintaining that resourcefulness, light touch and confidence-inspiring handling.


The new 889cc compact engine raises performance figures to 105 hp, and 100 Nm of torque .And the 20% extra rotating mass of the crankshaft brings an improved feeling at low revs while augmenting the centralized sensation and traction through corners. 

The KTM 890 ADVENTURE comes with an elegant. And more robust clutch to cope with the boosted performance and the powerplant is Euro5 compliant.

A new WP APEX rear shock offers more significant customization potential through a new rebound damping adjuster. And an additional hand adjuster for spring preload. 

The suspension matches the rest of the chassis configuration in placing the bike firmly between use for the tarmac and the trail.

Want the thrill of the gravel and breaking traction? Then count on 200mm of suspension travel. Dakar Rally-inspired ergonomics mean the bike is comparably slim, light and manageable.

And accessible seat height, a low fender, a 20-litre tank and KTM MY RIDE Navigation.

Electronic Package

Prefer the flat expanses of the road? The KTM 890 ADVENTURE has Adventure-spec tires. A full-size TFT dashboard, Cornering ABS, Motorcycle Traction Control and Motor Slip Regulation.A seat that is adjustable in two heights and a strong yet lightweight subframe for pillion or baggage.

A range of KTM PowerPart upgrades means that Cruise Control (with the handlebar switch now provided as standard).

A Quickshifter+ (with optimized settings), heated seat. And grips together with a complete complement of luggage widens the travel potential of the KTM 890 ADVENTURE even more.


  • The new engine with 90 cc added displacement
  • Improved performance with 105 hp & 100 Nm (Euro5)
  • Better rideability thanks to 20% increased rotating mass
  • Stronger clutch adapted to increased performance
  • Engine knock control system (use of low Octane fuel)
  • High-quality WP suspension components & new rear shock
  • Reworked front & rear brakes for added control
  • Improved ABS & MTC settings
  • Anodized wheel hubs instead of powder-coated
  • Handlebar switch with Cruise Control button (software additional)
  • Weight optimization thanks to compact motor & fuel tank
  • Slim profile, refined ergonomics & new graphics
  • Travel-ready with two-part, adjustable seat & low fender
  • Smartphone connectivity giving access to music calls
  • Optional KTM MY RIDE app for turn-by-turn navigation


Joachim Sauer, KTM Product Manager Travel: “With the development of the new KTM 890 ADVENTURE. We hit all our marks by offering an upgraded machine for both road and gravel riding. 

With the new engine, we worked a lot on optimizing the overall performance and feel while out riding. 

The result is a significant improvement in the bike’s rideability, better stability, less gear shifting and added comfort for the long days on the saddle.

 With the KTM 890 ADVENTURE, we wanted a KTM that sets the benchmark through its performance the tarmac while being able to veer offroad and keep the same high standards. As a real KTM ADVENTURE, this is an excellent machine to adventure everywhere.”

The KTM 890 Adventure 2021will be arriving at authorized KTM dealers worldwide from December 2020 onwards.

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