How good is a KTM 690?

Simply put the KTM 690 Duke is really impressive: in a dream garage you’d have one. The motor is versatile, smooth, user friendly and doesn’t mind revving. The lightness makes the 690 a doddle to ride, fun and enjoyable, perfect for darting up mountain roads or nipping between traffic in on a city commute.

Is a KTM 690 good off road?

Off-road, the 2019 KTM 690 Enduro R is highly capable in the right conditions, but be wary of hills. Even aside from the 350-pound weight, the primary limiting factor for the R is its high gearing. Because it will do over 40 mph in first gear, it is easy to get into trouble on hills, whether you’re going up or down.

How long will a KTM 690 last?

Doing some research on the LC4 engines, seems like they can last 50-60k miles before needing head work.

Where is KTM 690 made?

KTM 690 Duke

2012 690 Duke
Manufacturer KTM
Production 1994–1997 (I) 1998-2007 (II) 2008–2011 (III) 2012–2018(IV)
Assembly Austria
Class Supermoto or Naked

Does KTM 690 have a Quickshifter?

IRC Components SGRace Combined Blipper & Quickshifter System for KTM 690 Duke & Duke R (All years) Gain super-quick, fully-automated, blipped and entirely clutchless downshifting by simply pressing your gear lever, as normal.

Is the KTM 690 a dirt bike?

The KTM 690 Enduro R exists in a category of its own. The bike’s true dirt capabilities are limited by its weight. That’s a heavy dirt bike, but it’s not overwhelming. The bike’s mass is similar to an old-school Honda XR650L’s, but the KTM has twice as much power.

How many gears does a KTM 690 have?

KTM 690 Enduro

Manufacturer KTM
Transmission 6 gears, dog clutch engagement, APTC slipper clutch, hydraulically operated
Frame type 41xx alloy steel trellis frame, powder coated
Brakes Front: Brembo two piston, floating caliper, 300 mm disc Rear: Brembo single piston, floating caliper, 240 mm disc

When did KTM update the 690 Enduro R?

KTM 690 Enduro R Updates For 2020 It was highly revamped in 2019, but no major updates for 2020. It did increase in price by $200 from 2019.

How many miles does a KTM 690 Enduro get?

With more than 900 miles on the 690, we’ve averaged 42.3 mpg from the 3.2-gallon, underseat gas tank, yielding 134 miles of range. But during aggressive riding, fuel economy dropped to 34.7 mpg and just 111 miles of range.

How tall is the KTM 690 Enduro R?

Seats. The KTM 690 ENDURO R’s seat height is 910 mm for ease of access without sacrificing ground clearance, while the seat material is developed for offroad usage, and is slightly textured to guarantee optimum wet and dry grip.

How much horsepower does a KTM 690 Enduro R have?

74 hp @ 8,000 rpm
2020 KTM 690 Enduro R Claimed Specifications

Price: $11,899
Horsepower: 74 hp @ 8,000 rpm
Torque: 54.2 lb.-ft. @ 6,500 rpm
Transmission: 6-speed
Final Drive: Chain