KTM unveils a new version of the 690 Duke along with 'R' version for 2016 at EICMA*.
The 690 Duke's brand new, single cylinder engine produces 73bhp. The 690 R, on the other hand, produces 75bhp; both these engines comply with EURO 4 emission controlled standards.
Features such as an on-board computer, a large, multifunctional TFT colour display and ABS is offered as a standard. Also, an optional Track Pack with Sport and Rain Ride Mode, Traction Control (TC), Motor Slip Regulation (MSR) and a Supermoto mode makes the 690 Duke more alive and appealing.
The difference in the 690 and 690 R details are a high-quality Akrapovič silencer, Brembo Monoblock braking calliper, fully adjustable WP suspension that also allows even greater lean angles than the 690 DUKE, lean angle sensitive ABS, Motorcycle Traction Control (MTC), Motor Slip Regulation (MSR), and the Supermoto mode.
To round off the 'R' package KTM offers cutting edge LED indicators, racy pillion seat cover, and wheels and frame in the typical KTM Orange.
DriveSpark Thinks! The Duke 690 and the 'R' version is more modern than ever.
*EICMA, or the Milan Motorcycle Show is an annual show in Milan, Italy featuring motorcycles.
2016 Duke 690 & Duke 690 R — Images
2016 Duke 690 R YouTube Video