TOP 5 Upcoming 250cc Adventure Tourer Bikes in India 2020 – KTM HERO

Upcoming 250-300cc Adventure Tourer bikes

In today’s era, everyone wants to tour and go adventure. To fulfill our dreams, all the companies launched their adventure motorcycle in the market. Here are the top 5 such upcoming 250cc adventure bikes in the Indian market. upcoming 250 cc adventure motorcycles.



A few months before, the KTM company did not had any adventure bike for Indian market. What they had is Duke series Duke 200, Duke250, and the Duke 390. And these bikes are used for Performance, long tours and also used for city rides. The duke series is not an adventure segment bike. So seeing the interest of touring and adventure in the youngster, a few months ago the company has launched their first adventure bike in the Indian market. KTM entered the ADV segment in the Indian market with its 390 Adventure motorcycle, which currently priced at Rs 3.03 lakh (ex-showroom). And this bike is becoming a successful product for the company. In the light of this bike the company is going to launch a smaller adventure bike for the masses.

KTM 250 Adventure 2020
KTM 250 Adventure BS6

As the demand of people increased for adventutre bikes, the company decided to bring another 250cc segment bike in the market for those people who did had enough money to afford a higher cc adventure bike. This bike will be a smaller capacity adventure tourer based on the KTM 250 Duke’s platform. It will attract a vast range of audience than what it is currently doing.

It could come with 250 Duke’s 248.8cc, liquid-cooled, single-cylinder motor that puts out 30hp of power and 24Nm torque. If we talk about other features then this bike comes with some similar features as it’s sibling KTM DUKE390 ADVENTURE. It gets steel-trellis frame, alloy wheels and switchable dual-channel ABS. However, it expected to miss out on the features like LED headlamp, quick-shifter, cornering ABS, traction control system, and Continental tyres. And 390 adventure gets all of these features. We expect it to get launched in early 2021 and will be priced at 2.5 lakh (ex-showroom). This is also one of the top upcoming 250 cc adventure motorcycles in India.


Royal Enfield Himalayan 250
Royal Enfield Himalayan 250
Royal Enfield Himalayan 250
Royal Enfield Himalayan 250 prototype

In adventure tourer segment Royal Enfield have one the most popular and successful motorbike in India. This bike earned a lot of name in the adventurer segment and comes with a price tag of 1.87 Ex-showroom.
So in the next year 2021, Royal Enfield is planning to launch a smaller capacity touring bike version of the Himalayan to attract more buyers. And this bike will be introduced with a smaller capacity engine and all equipment and features that are present in the Himalayan 400. If it gets launched next year, the quarter-liter Himalayan will be competing against the KTM 250 Adventure. And the Hero XPulse 300 as well (Hero’s upcimg bike). It could launch at a price tag of 1.50 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). This is one of the most awaited and top upcoming 250cc adventure motorcycles in India.



The Hero company already have one adventure bike that is HERO Xpulse 200. And also the motorcycle earned a lot of name in the adventurer segment. Xpulse 200 BS6 2020 is the most affordable adventure bike in India and price starting from Rs 1.15 lakh ( ex-showroom) onward.

Hero Xpulse 300 bs6 prototype
Hero Xpulse 300 prototype

Now HERO is busy with R&D for manufacture of something special for the Indian Market. Hero motocorp is working on a brand new adventure bike with a Higher 300 cc engine. This new 300cc bike will come with some new advanced features like a TFT digital display, smartphone connectivity, turn-by-turn navigation, and the full-LED headlamp. And it is same as Hero xpuls200. As it is a bigger bike than the Xpulse 200 it also gets some new and advanced features.

The company could use the same 300cc single-cylinder liquid-cooled engine for this bike.  Which was a showcase with the Hero XF3R concept at the 2016 Auto Expo. According to the news, this new bike engine likely to come with a 6-speed gearbox. And the motor expected to produce a maximum power of 30 bhp of peak power and 30 Nm of maximum torque.

Xpulse 300 is going to be Hard-hitting against the upcoming KTM 250
adventure, Suzuki V-Strom and many other bikes in this segment and expected to launch at a price point of 1.60 lakh (ex-showroom).


upcoming 250cc adventure motorcycles

So, Suzuki has Maintained an excellent market in India for sports bikes and superbikes. Yet Suzuki don’t have any small capacity adventure tourer bike in Indian market. And Suzuki also retails the V-Strom 1000 and the V-Strom 650XT in the Indian market. Many companies took off small capacitive adventurer tourer bikes in the Indian market like 200cc, 250cc, and 400cc engine capacity bikes, and they made a lot of demands.

upcoming 250cc adventure motorcycles

Suzuki also made a plan to begin the works for 250 cc small-capacity adventure tourer segment with its quarter-liter bike, the V-Strom 250 for Indian Market. And this bike is already available in many foreign countries.


Let’s talk about the design and features of the new V-Strom 250 motorcycle. In terms of design, the new bike reassemble as it’s bigger sibling. And it gets similar beak fairing, round headlamps, and LED tail lamps as well. The foreign-spec model gets a full-digital instrument cluster, but the India-spec bike could borrow its instrument cluster from the Gixxer 250. And this bike also comes with windshield, luggage mounting and knuckle guards.
And this bike will come with 250 cc fuel-injected, oil-cooled engine. And this engine produces 26.1 hp of max power and 22.2 Nm of peak torque. And it also gets 6-speed transmission. This bike will be launched at a price point of around 2.5 lakh. upcoming 250cc adventure motorcycles.


upcoming 250cc adventure motorcycles
YAMAHA FZ25 Based ADVENTURE Bike Concept

Yamaha is Famous in India due to its sports bike with smooth and powerful engines. Seeing the bikes of other companies in the 250cc adventure segment, Yamaha is now Planning to develop a Quater-liter Adventure motorcycle, and the engine will be shared from its naked sibling Yamaha FZ-25.

upcoming 250cc adventure motorcycles
YAMAHA FZ25 Based ADVENTURE Bike Concept

Yamaha Yzf FZ-25 Based Adventure bike will come with the same engine performance – oil Cooled 249cc single-cylinder SOHC engine that generates 20.3 bhp of max power and 20nm of torque mated with the 5-speed transmission. Also, the motor fulfills with BS6 emission norms.

Adventure FZ-25 Loaded with features such as Dual-Channel ABS as Standard, All LED Headlamps Setup, Fully digital instrument console, Real-time mileage, and also equipped with Yamaha blue core technology which improves mileage of the bike.Fz-25 adventure Compete against KTM 250 adventure, SUZUKI V-STROM 250, Xpulse 300, and Launched at price Around 1.6 lakh Ex-showroom Delhi. upcoming 250cc adventure motorcycles.


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