KTM 690 SMC R 2019



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.

Motor og eksos

Motor og Eksos

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.


The 690 ENDURO R is equipped a ride-by-wire system, which processes throttle twist grip movements with the help of electronic sensors…

Resonator chamber

A resonator chamber balances out pulses in the intake tract and makes the throttle response smoother with reduced vibrations.


The lightweight and durable forged piston is designed to reduce reciprocating mass, and therefore improve engine response.


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 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 […]


The smooth 6-speed gearbox with Quickshifter + allows quicker clutchless up and downshifts when you’re on the gas in and out of turns. This not…

Cylinder head

A lightweight, compact cylinder head contains four valves and a single camshaft placed over the intake valves, and a secondary balancer shaft…


Plain bearings are used in the conrod to ensure a reduced reciprocating mass, which helps the engine run smoother and therefore enhances its…

Balancer shaft

Twin balancer shafts, one in front of the crankshaft and the other in the cylinder head reduce vibration, which ensures a smoother ride.



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.

Wheels & tyres

The KTM wheels use lightweight, CNC machined hubs and high-end black 17” rims to combine maximum strength with minimum weight. They are fitted with Bridgestone S21 tyres for maximum performance on the street, and plenty of grip for racetrack usage.


This swingarm design allows for an optimal mounting position of the rear shock ensuring a high progression rate. The single-component…


Tried and trusted – the effective use of the rear fuel tank as the main structural element of the subframe, keeps weight low and eliminates…

Rear Shock

Complementing the front fork is the WP APEX shock absorber that 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.

Fuel Tank

The completely redesigned larger fuel tank now has a capacity of 13.5 litres. It also acts as a load-bearing part of the chassis, making it stiffer for a more optimal feel.

Front Fork

Maximum Super Moto control is enhanced by the WP APEX 48 upside-down fork. The split fork design developed by WP and KTM has been adapted for the 690 SMC R. It is fitted with springs on both sides with separate damping functions – compression is on the left and rebound on the right-hand side. The […]


Sublime class-leading BREMBO brakes combined with lightweight wave discs –  320 mm diameter front and 240 mm on the rear wheel – provide a crucial combination of stopping power and a consistent brake feel.

Ergonomi og komfort

Ergonomi og komfort

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.

Bodywork og dekaler

Bodywork og dekaler

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.

Programvare og elektronikk

Programvare og elektronikk

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.


Supermoto ABS allows rear wheel lockup and reduced ABS on the front wheel for the hooligans who like to have more control over the…

Ride modes

There are two ride modes: ‘Street’ mode gives a sporty throttle response where cornering-sensitive MTC limits wheel slip and keeps wheelies to a…

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…

MTC (Motorcycle Traction Control)

The MTC (Motorcycle Traction Control) lean-angle sensitive traction control system reacts immediately the instant the rear wheel rotation…

Motor Slip Regulation (MSR)

MSR (Motor Slip Regulation) engine brake control, is a standard feature and it works in the opposite direction of the MTC. When, due to sudden…

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…



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.

Tekniske detaljer


1-cylinder, 4-stroke engine
690 cm³
105 mm
80 mm
Power in KW
55 kW
Electric starter
Forced oil lubrication with 2 oil pumps
Liquid cooled
PASC (TM) slipper clutch, hydraulically actuated
Keihin EMS with RBW, twin ignition
CO2 emissions
90 g/km
Fuel consumption
3.87 l/100 km
Frame design
Chrome-moly tubular space 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)
240 mm
Front brake
Brembo four-piston radial fixed calliper, brake disc
Rear brake
Single-piston floating calliper
Front brake disc diameter
320 mm
Rear brake disc diameter
240 mm
Two-channel Bosch 9.1 MP ABS (incl. Cornering ABS and Supermoto mode Disengegable)
X-Ring 5/8 x 1/4″
Steering head angle
63.6 °
Seat height
890 mm
Tank capacity (approx.)
13.5 l
dry weight
147 kg
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