KTM Duke 690 ABS Review
KTM Duke 690 ABS is an upcoming powerful sports bike from KTM in the Duke series. The bike features low fuel consumption and offers dynamic cornering fun for the rider. It gets a strapping, yet refined single cylinder for powerful performance. KTM Duke 690 ABS available in black and white color options. The bike is expected to be launched in India around 2015. 2015 model Duke available in new graphic styles.
This naked street bike Powered by Single-cylinder, 4-stroke, spark-ignition engine, liquid-cooled engine with 690 cm³ Displacement. Engine can churns out 102 mm bore and 84.5 mm stroke on ride. It can churns out 50 kW (67 hp) power. Enjoy intensive and elemental ride dynamics with the Duke 690 ABS.
KTM Duke 690 ABS packed with Electric starter, automatic decompressor. Engine mated with 6-speed, claw shifted transmission. Engine lubrication is the Pressure lubrication with 3 Eaton pumps. It receives Liquid cooling system, continuous circulation of cooling liquid with water pump.
Safety and Comfort
The chassis is a strong and powerful Tubular space frame made from chrome molybdenum steel, powder-coated one. It gets WP Suspension Up Side Down for good stability. Safety is well assured with 320 mm Disc brake with radially mounted four-piston brake caliper in front and 240 mm Disc brake with single-piston brake caliper, floating at rear. The bike offers room for a pillion passenger, long-distance ability.
Dimensions of KTM Duke 690 ABS includes 1,466±15 mm Wheel base, 192 mm Ground clearance, 835 mm Seat height (unloaded) etc. There is a 14 l Total fuel tank capacity. This pure, unadulterated single-cylinder motorcycle weighs 149.5 kg. All this features can assure you incomparable and unforgettable riding experience.
Full Technical Specifications of KTM Duke 690 ABS
|Design||Single-cylinder, 4-stroke, spark-ignition engine, liquid-cooled|
|Performance||50 kW (67 hp)|
|Starting aid||Electric starter, automatic decompressor|
|Transmission||6-speed, claw shifted|
|Engine lubrication||Pressure lubrication with 3 Eaton pumps|
|Primary gear ratio||36:79|
|Secondary gear ratio||16:40|
|Cooling system||Liquid cooling system, continuous circulation of cooling liquid with water pump|
|Clutch||Anti-hopping‑clutch / hydraulically operated (APTC)|
|Ignition system||Contact less, controlled, fully electronic ignition system with digital ignition timing adjustment|
|Frame||Tubular space frame made from chrome molybdenum steel, powder-coated|
|Fork||WP Suspension Up Side Down|
|Shock absorber||WP Suspension with Pro‑Lever linkage|
|Suspension travel front||135 mm|
|Suspension travel rear||135 mm|
|Brake system front||Disc brake with radially mounted four-piston brake caliper|
|Brake system rear||Disc brake with single-piston brake caliper, floating|
|Brake discs – diameter front||320 mm|
|Brake discs – diameter rear||240 mm|
|Chain||5/8 x 1/4” X‑Ring|
|Steering head angle||63.5°|
|Wheel base||1,466±15 mm|
|Ground clearance (unloaded)||192 mm|
|Seat height (unloaded)||835 mm|
|Total fuel tank capacity approx.||14 l
Unleaded premium fuel (95 RON)
|Weight without fuel approx.||149.5 kg|