For all those who dare to adventure, KTM has introduced the new 890 Adventure R to break travel barriers on or off the beaten track. Featuring a host of technical upgrades, this reworked machine enters a new era of rally-inspired aesthetics and performance.
Launched in the diverse landscape of western Idaho at the 2022 KTM Adventure Rider Rally, the next-level capability and mettle of the reshaped KTM 890 Adventure R was witnessed in the heart of the Idaho mountains by adventurers from all over the world.
The 2023 KTM 890 Adventure R draws inspiration from the KTM 450 RALLY. It features a WP suspension package with fully-adjustable WP XPLOR forks and a WP XPLOR PDS rear shock. The new motorcycle also comes with redesigned bodywork with a new fairing, fuel tank and cowling, improving aerodynamics and ergonomics, respectively enhancing protection from the elements and the bike’s already amazing agility.
KTM has also included the next generation of ABS control unit that takes readings from the 6D sensor — which continually informs the CMU on the angle, pitch, speed and general behavior of the motorcycle — to apply the correct amount of braking force for any given situation. Riders opting to try the bike’s potential off the beaten track can count on OFFROAD ABS as an integrated element of OFFROAD MODE, or the optional RALLY MODE, without the need to select the OFFROAD ABS separately.
2023 KTM 890 ADVENTURE R – HIGHLIGHTS
// Reworked bodywork and fairing inspired by the KTM 450 RALLY
// New windshield offering improved airflow
// Reworked suspension settings for reduced long-distance fatigue
// Upgraded 5” TFT display with USB connection
// Improved ABS components with new modulator (9.3 MP)
// OFFROAD ABS linked with OFFROAD MODE and (optional) RALLY MODE
// Updated turn-by-turn plus navigation system
// Introducing the DEMO MODE functionality
// Handlebar switch with hazard warning
// New LED indicators
// New engine protector