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690 SMC R 2020


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Model Description

SAVE £1,500 on the 690 SMC R 2020.
Was £9,799, now £8,299.

The KTM 690 SMC R raises the bar for street hooligans. The revised chassis and styling are boosted by the latest 690 LC4 motor and an updated electronics package, so whether you express your tarmac-sliding talent on mountain roads or on the track, you'll be drifting into the future with a maxed-out grin and your veins coursing with adrenaline. Handling is enhanced by the latest fully-adjustable WP APEX suspension, so all you have to worry about is focusing on the road ahead and twisting the throttle to the stoppers.

The latest 690 LC4 engine is all about smooth, powerful performance with the right mix of character to propel you in and out of corners at warp speed. Every aspect of the LC4 engine design is geared towards providing a more heart pounding riding experience.

Developed on supermoto tracks and tested in a wide range of street riding scenarios, the all-new chassis handles superbly and behaves like a champion, no matter how far you push the limit. High-end equipment like WP APEX suspension the latest Brembo brakes will give you the control you need when pushing the limits.

The 690 SMC R's ergonomics have been completely redesigned making the bike look sharper and slimmer. This, along with a reduced seat height, promotes better handling and improved comfort while also allowing extreme lean angles for those prepared to really crank it over in turns.

When you look at the all-new 690 SMC R you know its READY TO RACE. Pure, extreme, oozing performace, its style is inspired by KTM's race-winning genes.

Gaining full control over your supermoto while maximizing its performance has never been easier with the updated electronics package that includes cornering ABS, and MTC (Motorcycle Traction Control) for optimal street-riding performance. Benefit from the full range of assistance modes with user-friendly adjustability. Quickshifter + allows effortless electronically assisted clutch-free gear shifts, whether changing up or down.

The KTM 690 SMC R has some serious attitude and you can adapt it to suit your personal style with the KTM PowerParts range of accessories. Developed specifically for individual KTM models, all PowerParts perfectly complement the rider and provide that important 'factory fit' straight from the dealer.

Model Specification


Engine Type

1-cylinder, 4-stroke


693 cc


Electric starter


6 speed


PASC slipper clutch, hydraulically actuated

ABS System

Bosch 9.1 MP ABS (Inc. cornering ABS and supermoto mode)



Chrome-moly tubular space frame, powder coated


X-Ring 5/8 x 1/4

Steering Head Angle

63.6 degrees

Tank Capacity

13.5 litres


Brake System Front

Brembo four piston, radially mounted caliper with 320mm brake disc

Brake System Rear

Brembo single piston, floating caliper, 240mm brake disc


Front Suspension

WP USD 48mm

Rear Suspension

WP Apex shock absorber with Pro-lever linkage

Suspension Travel Front


Suspension Travel Rear




105 mm


80 mm

Seat Height

890 mm

Weight (No Fuel)

147 kg