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2020 KTM 690 Enduro R
2020 KTM 690 Enduro R

Specs

General Information

Manufacturer
KTM
KTM
Model Year
2020
2020
Model
690 Enduro R
690 Enduro R
Model Code
690ENDUROR
690ENDUROR
Color
TBD
TBD

Brakes/Wheels/Tires

Brakes

Front - 300 mm disc diameter

Rear - 240 mm disc diameter

ABS - Bosch 9.1 MP (incl. Cornering-ABS and offroad mode, disengageable)

Front - 300 mm disc diameter

Rear - 240 mm disc diameter

ABS - Bosch 9.1 MP (incl. Cornering-ABS and offroad mode, disengageable)

Drivetrain

Transmission
6-speed
6-speed
Final Drive
Chain - X-Ring 5/8 x 1/4 in.
Chain - X-Ring 5/8 x 1/4 in.

Engine

Engine
4-stroke
4-stroke
Cooling
Liquid
Liquid
Cylinders
1
1
Horsepower
55 kW
55 kW
Displacement
693 cc
693 cc
Bore x Stroke
105 x 80 mm
105 x 80 mm
Clutch
PASC (TM) slipper clutch, hydraulically actuated
PASC (TM) slipper clutch, hydraulically actuated
Fuel System
Keihin EMS with RBW
Keihin EMS with RBW
Ignition
Twin
Twin
Starting
Electric
Electric
Lubrication
Forced oil lubrication with 2 oil pumps
Forced oil lubrication with 2 oil pumps

Operational

Frame
Chrome-moly tubular space frame, powder-coated
Chrome-moly tubular space frame, powder-coated
Front Suspension
WP USD Ø 48 mm
WP USD Ø 48 mm
Rear Suspension
WP shock absorber with Pro-Lever linkage
WP shock absorber with Pro-Lever linkage
Rake
62.3 °
62.3 °

Features

Bodywork & Graphics

  • BODYWORK & GRAPHICS: Heavily influenced by KTM's competition models the KTM 690 ENDURO R radiates a modern aggressive appearance that begs to be ridden hard, non-stop.

Chassis

  • CHASSIS: Blasting down remote winding streets, tearing along gravel roads and exploring single-track is what it's all about with the KTM 690 ENDURO R thanks to a dynamic chassis with WP XPLOR suspension and heavy duty offroad wheels.
  • FRAME: The frame is manufactured from lightweight sections of top-quality chrome-molybdenum steel tubing of varying thicknesses. This type of balanced frame design provides high torsional rigidity for best handling and rideability, while a more specifically-tuned longitudinal flexibility can absorb the wheel impact energy, supporting the suspension for reduced rider fatigue.
  • SUBFRAME: The innovative use of the rear fuel tank as the main structural element of the subrframe, keeps weight low and eliminates design complexity.
  • SWINGARM: This swingarm design allows for an optimal mounting position of the rear shock ensuring a high progression rate. The single-component casting process eliminates any inconsistencies and weak points that would be inherent in a welded swingarm.
  • TRIPLE CLAMP: Highly rigid forged triple clamps with an offset of 24 mm (adjustable to 22 mm), provide a solid grip on the forks for precise handling. They allow forwards and backwards adjustment of the handlebars in four different positions for optimum rider ergonomics.
  • FRONT FORK: Riding over rough terrain is made easier with the WP XPLOR 48 upside-down fork. The KTM 690 ENDURO R’s split fork design was originally developed by WP and KTM for the EXC models. It is fitted with springs on both sides with separate damping functions – compression on the left and rebound on the right-hand side. The cool thing is they have no negative influence on each other. Therefore, damping can easily be adjusted via the dials on top of both fork tubes, with 30 clicks of adjustment each.
  • FRAME AND SWINGARM: Despite its thoroughbred offroad chassis, the 690 ENDURO R also numbers among the curve-bandits on the road. Two major contributors to its excellent tracking stability are the lightweight tubular trellis frame made from chrome-molybdenum steel and the high-quality die-cast swingarm - both of them extremely torsion-resistant.
  • REAR SHOCK: The WP XPLOR shock absorber is connected to the swingarm by a linkage. This ensures a progressive suspension character and a high resistance to bottoming out. Fully adjustable, including high and low-speed compression, you can set up the shock absorber to any circumstances and rider preference.

Engine and Exhaust

  • ENGINE & EXHAUST: The latest 690 LC4 engine is all about smooth, powerful performance to propel you effortlessly up, down, through, around and over the many types of terrain that you may encounter on this bike. Every aspect of the LC4 engine design is constructed to provide a consistent and confidence-inspiring riding experience.
  • ENGINE: The engine combines powerful acceleration from the very lowest revs with an outstanding free-revving nature and refined engine running. Another big plus: It's extremely economical with fuel.
  • CYLINDER HEAD: A lightweight, compact cylinder head contains four valves and a single camshaft placed over the intake valves, with a secondary balancer shaft driven by the timing chain. The intake valves are actuated by finger followers and the exhaust valves by a rocker arm.
  • RESONATOR CHAMBER: A resonator chamber balances out pulses in the intake tract and makes the throttle response smoother with reduced vibrations.
  • BALANCER SHAFT: Twin balancer shafts, one in front of the crankshaft and the other in the cylinder head, reduce vibration for a smoother ride.
  • PISTON: The lightweight and durable forged piston is designed to reduce reciprocating mass which improves engine response.
  • CONRODS: Plain bearings are used in the conrod to ensure a reduced reciprocating mass, which helps the engine run smoother and therefore enhances its lively character.
  • PASC CLUTCH: The PASC (Power Assist Clutch) ensures the rider needs minimal input to operate it, due to less engine torque transferring to the clutch plates. The slipper clutch prevents rear wheel lock-up under aggressive downshifting, which reduces destabilising rear wheel chatter on the tarmac when braking sharply or decelerating into turns.
  • GEARBOX: The smooth 6-speed gearbox with Quickshifter + allows quicker clutchless up and downshifts when you’re in the thick of the action. This not only enables the rider to be in more control of the motorcycle by keeping a full grip of the handlebars, but also improves rear wheel traction.
  • RIDE-BY-WIRE: The 690 ENDURO R is equipped with ride-by-wire system, which processes throttle twist grip movements with the help of electronic sensors and activates the throttle valves to control throttle action. This significantly improves the response, giving the rider better throttle control of the potent single-cylinder and a smoother ride.
  • INJECTION / ENGINE MANAGEMENT: Electronic fuel injection and engine management allow performance perfectly suited to the riding conditions. The result: even more and even better controlled power, lower fuel consumption, and less emissions, plus the benefit of features like MTC (cornering traction control), MSR (Motor slip regulation), and Quickshifter +. The rider has the choice between three different mappings to influence the engine characteristics. A twin-plug ignition system controls two differently sized spark plugs in the cylinder head independently from each other, for more efficient combustion and a smoother, precisely controlled combustion sequence at all times.
  • LONG SERVICE INTERVALS: Besides its fuel efficiency the KTM 690 ENDURO R saves its owner even more money, thanks to long service intervals of 10,000 km.
  • SLIPPER CLUTCH: Annoying rear wheel chatter? Prevented reliably by the slipper clutch that's fitted as standard.

Ergonomics & Comfort

  • ERGONOMICS & COMFORT: The 690 ENDURO R’s ergonomics reflect KTM’s READY TO RACE design philosophy. It’s now much slimmer with a more aggressive feel. The seat height has been lowered without sacrificing ground clearance. This, along with new rubber-mounted lightweight handlebars, enhances overall rider comfort and control.
  • HANDLEBAR: The lightweight tapered 808 mm wide handlebars are rubber mounted to reduce vibrations. Their width and shape are aimed at providing maximum control in all situations.

Software & Electronics

  • SOFTWARE & ELECTRONICS: Even when you're pushing to extend your boundaries, KTM's combination of the most advanced software and electronics allows you to maximize the thrill factor out on any ride. Its racy looks and performance are matched only by the ease-of-use that modern electronics offer. All you have to do is focus on the horizon - and chase it down.
  • RIDE MODES: Two ride modes (1) Street mode (2) Offroad mode: "Street mode" for sporty throttle response where wheel slip and wheelies are kept to a minimum for optimal street performance. "Offroad mode", by contrast, produces smooth throttle response with Offroad Traction Control, which allows wheel slip and front wheel lifting without hindering performance. The modes are easily switched over from the handlebar, making adjustment to the character of the engine possible on the fly. Traction control can be disabled if needed.
  • LEAN ANGLE SENSOR: Lean-angle sensors keeps track of the angle of the bike and send information to the ECU and relevant control units, which use this data to adjust traction control and ABS actuation.
  • MTC (MOTORCYCLE TRACTION CONTROL): The MTC (Motorcycle Traction Control) lean-angle sensitive traction control system reacts immediately the instant the rear wheel rotation speed becomes disproportionate to the riding situation. In mere milliseconds MTC reduces engine output with an extremely smooth, barely perceptible intervention at the throttle valves, until slippage is reduced to optimum proportions for the selected ride mode and current angle of lean. For particularly ambitious riders, the traction control can also be switched off.
  • QUICKSHIFTER+: Quickshifter+ uses two sensors, where one sensor on the shift arm detects the movement on the shift lever rod when the rider upshifts and the system cuts the injection instantaneously. As soon as the second sensor detects the gear engagement it reapplies the injection and opens the butterfly valve, ensuring fast and smooth action at all throttle openings and engine speeds. When downshifting, the system matches the engine speed to the speed of the lower gear.
  • CORNERING ABS: KTM's Cornering ABS mode allows riders to always use the full power of their brakes in all conditions, while taking the lean angle of the motorcycle into account. In the optional Offroad ABS mode, the ABS only acts upon the front wheel, while cornering-sensitivity is disabled. In extreme scenarios, the rider can also choose to disable the ABS completely.

Bodywork & Graphics

  • BODYWORK & GRAPHICS: Heavily influenced by KTM's competition models the KTM 690 ENDURO R radiates a modern aggressive appearance that begs to be ridden hard, non-stop.

Chassis

  • CHASSIS: Blasting down remote winding streets, tearing along gravel roads and exploring single-track is what it's all about with the KTM 690 ENDURO R thanks to a dynamic chassis with WP XPLOR suspension and heavy duty offroad wheels.
  • FRAME: The frame is manufactured from lightweight sections of top-quality chrome-molybdenum steel tubing of varying thicknesses. This type of balanced frame design provides high torsional rigidity for best handling and rideability, while a more specifically-tuned longitudinal flexibility can absorb the wheel impact energy, supporting the suspension for reduced rider fatigue.
  • SUBFRAME: The innovative use of the rear fuel tank as the main structural element of the subrframe, keeps weight low and eliminates design complexity.
  • SWINGARM: This swingarm design allows for an optimal mounting position of the rear shock ensuring a high progression rate. The single-component casting process eliminates any inconsistencies and weak points that would be inherent in a welded swingarm.
  • TRIPLE CLAMP: Highly rigid forged triple clamps with an offset of 24 mm (adjustable to 22 mm), provide a solid grip on the forks for precise handling. They allow forwards and backwards adjustment of the handlebars in four different positions for optimum rider ergonomics.
  • FRONT FORK: Riding over rough terrain is made easier with the WP XPLOR 48 upside-down fork. The KTM 690 ENDURO R’s split fork design was originally developed by WP and KTM for the EXC models. It is fitted with springs on both sides with separate damping functions – compression on the left and rebound on the right-hand side. The cool thing is they have no negative influence on each other. Therefore, damping can easily be adjusted via the dials on top of both fork tubes, with 30 clicks of adjustment each.
  • FRAME AND SWINGARM: Despite its thoroughbred offroad chassis, the 690 ENDURO R also numbers among the curve-bandits on the road. Two major contributors to its excellent tracking stability are the lightweight tubular trellis frame made from chrome-molybdenum steel and the high-quality die-cast swingarm - both of them extremely torsion-resistant.
  • REAR SHOCK: The WP XPLOR shock absorber is connected to the swingarm by a linkage. This ensures a progressive suspension character and a high resistance to bottoming out. Fully adjustable, including high and low-speed compression, you can set up the shock absorber to any circumstances and rider preference.

Engine and Exhaust

  • ENGINE & EXHAUST: The latest 690 LC4 engine is all about smooth, powerful performance to propel you effortlessly up, down, through, around and over the many types of terrain that you may encounter on this bike. Every aspect of the LC4 engine design is constructed to provide a consistent and confidence-inspiring riding experience.
  • ENGINE: The engine combines powerful acceleration from the very lowest revs with an outstanding free-revving nature and refined engine running. Another big plus: It's extremely economical with fuel.
  • CYLINDER HEAD: A lightweight, compact cylinder head contains four valves and a single camshaft placed over the intake valves, with a secondary balancer shaft driven by the timing chain. The intake valves are actuated by finger followers and the exhaust valves by a rocker arm.
  • RESONATOR CHAMBER: A resonator chamber balances out pulses in the intake tract and makes the throttle response smoother with reduced vibrations.
  • BALANCER SHAFT: Twin balancer shafts, one in front of the crankshaft and the other in the cylinder head, reduce vibration for a smoother ride.
  • PISTON: The lightweight and durable forged piston is designed to reduce reciprocating mass which improves engine response.
  • CONRODS: Plain bearings are used in the conrod to ensure a reduced reciprocating mass, which helps the engine run smoother and therefore enhances its lively character.
  • PASC CLUTCH: The PASC (Power Assist Clutch) ensures the rider needs minimal input to operate it, due to less engine torque transferring to the clutch plates. The slipper clutch prevents rear wheel lock-up under aggressive downshifting, which reduces destabilising rear wheel chatter on the tarmac when braking sharply or decelerating into turns.
  • GEARBOX: The smooth 6-speed gearbox with Quickshifter + allows quicker clutchless up and downshifts when you’re in the thick of the action. This not only enables the rider to be in more control of the motorcycle by keeping a full grip of the handlebars, but also improves rear wheel traction.
  • RIDE-BY-WIRE: The 690 ENDURO R is equipped with ride-by-wire system, which processes throttle twist grip movements with the help of electronic sensors and activates the throttle valves to control throttle action. This significantly improves the response, giving the rider better throttle control of the potent single-cylinder and a smoother ride.
  • INJECTION / ENGINE MANAGEMENT: Electronic fuel injection and engine management allow performance perfectly suited to the riding conditions. The result: even more and even better controlled power, lower fuel consumption, and less emissions, plus the benefit of features like MTC (cornering traction control), MSR (Motor slip regulation), and Quickshifter +. The rider has the choice between three different mappings to influence the engine characteristics. A twin-plug ignition system controls two differently sized spark plugs in the cylinder head independently from each other, for more efficient combustion and a smoother, precisely controlled combustion sequence at all times.
  • LONG SERVICE INTERVALS: Besides its fuel efficiency the KTM 690 ENDURO R saves its owner even more money, thanks to long service intervals of 10,000 km.
  • SLIPPER CLUTCH: Annoying rear wheel chatter? Prevented reliably by the slipper clutch that's fitted as standard.

Ergonomics & Comfort

  • ERGONOMICS & COMFORT: The 690 ENDURO R’s ergonomics reflect KTM’s READY TO RACE design philosophy. It’s now much slimmer with a more aggressive feel. The seat height has been lowered without sacrificing ground clearance. This, along with new rubber-mounted lightweight handlebars, enhances overall rider comfort and control.
  • HANDLEBAR: The lightweight tapered 808 mm wide handlebars are rubber mounted to reduce vibrations. Their width and shape are aimed at providing maximum control in all situations.

Software & Electronics

  • SOFTWARE & ELECTRONICS: Even when you're pushing to extend your boundaries, KTM's combination of the most advanced software and electronics allows you to maximize the thrill factor out on any ride. Its racy looks and performance are matched only by the ease-of-use that modern electronics offer. All you have to do is focus on the horizon - and chase it down.
  • RIDE MODES: Two ride modes (1) Street mode (2) Offroad mode: "Street mode" for sporty throttle response where wheel slip and wheelies are kept to a minimum for optimal street performance. "Offroad mode", by contrast, produces smooth throttle response with Offroad Traction Control, which allows wheel slip and front wheel lifting without hindering performance. The modes are easily switched over from the handlebar, making adjustment to the character of the engine possible on the fly. Traction control can be disabled if needed.
  • LEAN ANGLE SENSOR: Lean-angle sensors keeps track of the angle of the bike and send information to the ECU and relevant control units, which use this data to adjust traction control and ABS actuation.
  • MTC (MOTORCYCLE TRACTION CONTROL): The MTC (Motorcycle Traction Control) lean-angle sensitive traction control system reacts immediately the instant the rear wheel rotation speed becomes disproportionate to the riding situation. In mere milliseconds MTC reduces engine output with an extremely smooth, barely perceptible intervention at the throttle valves, until slippage is reduced to optimum proportions for the selected ride mode and current angle of lean. For particularly ambitious riders, the traction control can also be switched off.
  • QUICKSHIFTER+: Quickshifter+ uses two sensors, where one sensor on the shift arm detects the movement on the shift lever rod when the rider upshifts and the system cuts the injection instantaneously. As soon as the second sensor detects the gear engagement it reapplies the injection and opens the butterfly valve, ensuring fast and smooth action at all throttle openings and engine speeds. When downshifting, the system matches the engine speed to the speed of the lower gear.
  • CORNERING ABS: KTM's Cornering ABS mode allows riders to always use the full power of their brakes in all conditions, while taking the lean angle of the motorcycle into account. In the optional Offroad ABS mode, the ABS only acts upon the front wheel, while cornering-sensitivity is disabled. In extreme scenarios, the rider can also choose to disable the ABS completely.