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790 Adventure 2023

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Model Description

The 2023 KTM 790 ADVENTURE is designed to make 2-wheeled adventure travel easier. Capable, comfortable, and cost-effective, it not only ticks all the boxes of what an adventure machine should be. instead, it breaks out of the box altogether. Built around a torquey parallel twin-cylinder powerplant, and boasting a class-leading electronics package, it's the perfect choice for riders looking to chase the horizon.

KTM rider aids are developed to enhance the overall ADVENTURE experience by providing more control in different riding scenarios. ABS, MTC, and specially engineered RIDE MODES allow you to get the most out of your machine when barreling down the tarmac on your way to the rough stuff. 

Making use of the latest generation of KTM MTC, traction is improved by using an advanced 6D Inertial Measurement Unit. This not only regulates and controls any slip at the rear wheel but also prevents uncontrolled lifting of the front wheel. With these two forces combined, the motorcycle is guaranteed the best possible acceleration. And when further combined with the data collected from the lean angle sensor, the system detects and controls power wheelies and ensures stability as well as smooth wheel landing and acceleration.

Grab a handful of brakes with total confidence thanks to a new 9.3 MP ABS unit. This allows riders to use full braking power mid-corner with the 6D-sensor doing all the hard work. The 6D-sensor works by continuously monitoring and evaluating the current dynamic state of the motorcycle, enhancing safety and stability during braking. Also, this level of ABS technology is unmatched, providing precise and efficient stopping power with the highest level of safety.

The two-piece seat on the KTM 790 ADVENTURE is developed with rider and pillion comfort in mind. For more adventurous offroading, a single-piece Rally seat is available along with other seat options in the KTM PowerParts catalogue. 

For the 2023 KTM 790 ADVENTURE, Offroad ABS is automatically toggled when you've selected Offroad or optional Rally Mode. This means ABS functionality is reduced on the front wheel, and completely deactivated on the rear, allowing riders to slide the back-end into a corner. Simply put - more braking power and control in the dirt when you need it, with the ability to shred the trail when you don't. 

The 2023 KTM 890 ADVENTURE R is fitted with all-new MITAS ENDURO TRAIL rubber, specifically optimized for KTM. These are ideal for riders looking for durability, handling, and mileage on road, but with the added benefit of being able to conquer difficult offroad tracks and trails with ease. 

Upfront, the 43 mm WP APEX open cartridge upside-down front fork has been specifically set up for adventure riding. Split function technology separates the compression and rebound damping between the two fork legs, with suspension travel set to 200 mm. On the rear, a WP APEX shock absorber keeps the ride smooth and balances typical KTM performance riding with all-day riding comfort.

A completely reworked and striking front end gives the KTM 790 ADVENTURE true READY TO RACE looks. In addition, the structure below the fairing makes use of 2 forged aluminum brackets that provide maximum stiffness to the front mask, windshield, and instrument tower. This, along with using in-mold graphics for durability and a low front fender designed to keep unwanted water and mud spray to a minimum, makes the KTM 790 ADVENTURE ready for any adventure.

For 2023, the KTM 790 ADVENTURE is undeniably READY TO RACE with two new color ways, an all-new white with orange graphics and a black option. The graphics are produced with in-mold technology instead of stickers raising the level of finish and durability. 

The 2023 KTM 790 ADVENTURE sports a KTM Rally-inspired, taller windscreen for improved wind protection on road, with unique anti-buffer aerodynamics.

A new state-of-the-art full 5" TFT display keeps you informed with everything you need to know about the machine below you. Featuring improved functionality, each function is illustrated by an infographic of the motorcycle to directly show the user the relevant field of adjustment. An optically bonded mineral glass display ensures optimum scratch and glare resistance. Additionally, an optional Connectivity Unit allows the connection between the KTMconnect app and the TFT via Bluetooth for Turn-by-Turn+ navigation, music, incoming calls, and quick access to KTM roadside assistance. 

With tank spoilers and rear side panels slightly wider than the seat, hitting the long road to nowhere is easier thanks to improved rider movement. This also helps with reduced wear and tear on the seat, while the slim shape of the fuel tank is optimized for precise handling and control when standing on the pegs. 

The 2023 KTM 790 ADVENTURE brings unmatched technology to the trail. Boasting an arsenal of rider aids, ride modes, ABS and traction control features - as well as smartphone connectivity - it rules the mid-weight adventure bike roost. The riding experience can be further enhanced with optional additions like Quickshifter+ and Cruise Control, with the introduction of a Demo Mode, that allows you to test the tech on the first 1.500km. 

The 2023 KTM 790 ADVENTURE is powered by an improved EURO5 790 cc parallel-twin compared to its predecessor. A reworked clutch with better lubrication and new clutch discs makes for smoother shifting, while a 20% increase in crankshaft weight helps smoothen the ride even more. An additional knocking control system also means fewer worries when filling up with poorer grade fuel in far away places. 

The overall geometry of the KTM 790 ADVENTURE was developed for light handling, and comfort on long-distance exploration missions - with unchallenged offroad capability. Strength was a big consideration in the design, so a tubular Chromoly steel frame is used with the engine acting as a stressed member to reduce weight and overall size. An all-new engine protector also adds a little more piece of mind when out of the trail. All design and engineering innovations are focused on being compact and light.

Featuring a lightweight and solid construction, the subframe is fully-loaded for adventure. The motorcycle beneath you needs to be built to last. The steel trellis subframe was developed to be compact, lightweight and also strong enough to carry a full load of luggage as well as a passenger under the hardest conditions while extreme adventure riding.

The 2023 KTM 790 ADVENTURE is rock solid at any speed, thanks to a high-end steering damper. Engineered to provide unflappable composure at all times, the steering damper works to keep the front end stable when flicking through tight turns, or hauling over corrugated surfaces.

The 2023 KTM 790 ADVENTURE is powered by an improved EURO5 790 cc parallel-twin compared to its predecessor. A reworked clutch with better lubrication and new clutch discs makes for smoother shifting, while a 20% increase in crankshaft weight helps smoothen the ride even more. An additional knocking control system also means fewer worries when filling up with poorer grade fuel in far away places.

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Model Specification


Engine Type

2-cylinder, 4-stroke, parallel twin


799 cc


Electric starter




PASC slipper clutch, mechanically operated

ABS System

Bosch 9.3 MP (incl. Cornering-ABS and off-road mode, disengageable)

Engine Management System

Bosch EMS with Ride-by-wire



Chromium-Molybdenum-Steel frame using the engine as stressed element, powder coated


520 X-Ring

Steering Head Angle

64.1 degrees

Tank Capacity

20 litres


Brake System Front

2x radially mounted 4 piston caliper

Brake System Rear

2 piston floating caliper


94 hp


87 Nm


Front Brake Disc Diameter

320 mm

Rear Brake Disc Diameter

260 mm


Front Suspension

WP APEX 43 mm

Rear Suspension

WP APEX Monoshock

Suspension Travel Front

200 mm

Suspension Travel Rear

200 mm



88 mm


65.7 mm

Ground Clearance (unloaded)

233 mm

Seat Height

840/860 mm

Weight (No Fuel)

199 kg