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KTM 690 SMC R 2015

Not a single gram of fat; just muscle

7,999.00 GBP* Find KTM dealers near you

What isn't there, doesn't weigh anything either - the 690 SMC R is designed according to this motto. It arrives at the starting line in peak condition with twin plug ignition, ride-by-wire, new ABS and a revamped chassis. Powerful, sports-oriented, yet still very comfortable – what could make a drifter happier? The KTM 690 SMC R: the unrivalled Supermoto for the most demanding requirements, which leaves all others in its wake: suitable for racing or everyday use, potent design, state-of-the-art.

* Manufacturer's suggested retail price (MSRP), the actual sale prices can vary.



  • Design

    1-cylinder, 4-stroke engine

  • Displacement

    690 cm³

  • Bore

    102 mm

  • Stroke

    84.5 mm

  • Power in KW

    49 kW

  • Starter

    Electric starter

  • Lubrication

    Forced oil lubrication with 2 oil pumps

  • Transmission


  • Primary drive


  • Secondary gear ratio


  • Cooling

    Liquid cooled

  • Clutch

    APTC(TM) slipper clutch, hydraulically actuated

  • EMS

    Keihin EMS with RBW, twin ignition


  • Frame design

    Chromium-Molybdenum steel trellis frame, powder coated

  • Front suspension

    WP USD Ø 48 mm

  • Rear suspension

    WP shock absorber with Pro-Lever linkage

  • Suspension travel (front)

    215 mm

  • Suspension travel (rear)

    250 mm

  • Front brake

    Brembo four-piston radial fixed calliper, brake disc

  • Rear brake

    Brembo single-piston floating calliper, brake disc

  • Front brake disc diameter

    320 mm

  • Rear brake disc diameter

    240 mm

  • ABS

    Bosch 9M+ two-channel ABS (disengageable, optional Supermoto mode)

  • Chain

    X-Ring 5/8 x 1/4"

  • Steering head angle

    63 °

  • Wheelbase

    1480 ± 15 mm

  • Ground clearance

    270 mm

  • Seat height

    890 mm

  • Tank capacity (approx.)

    12 l

  • Weight READY TO RACE (without fuel)

    144 kg