With this addition, the KTM 690 ENDUOR R meets EURO 5 regulations. A resonator chamber balances out pulses in the intake tract and makes the throttle response smoother with reduced vibrations. Airbox. KTM also has a whole roster of accessory add-ons, including crash protection, Akrapovič exhaust canisters, handlebars, and more. more >, Staff Writer, hick for life, two cylinders max, Bauer Media Group consists of: Bauer Consumer Media Ltd, Company number: 01176085, Bauer Radio Ltd, Company Number: 1394141 2021 KTM 690 Enduro R. Download Brochure; Choose Colour. Available in Enduro R and SMC R flavors, the KTM 690 platform is an excellent performer across the board. 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. It is also a load bearing part of the chassis, making it stiffer for optimal feeling and control. This is prevented by the slipper clutch that's fitted as standard. These features can be selected, deselected and utilized to put the potent new-generation LC4 motor to effective use in a much wider range of terrain types and conditions. more >, Ducati unveil Diavel Lamborghini limited edition, Ducati have unveiled a new limited edition version of the Diavel 1260 in homage to sister company,... Riding over rough terrain is made easier with the WP XPLOR 48 upside-down fork. 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. ABS is retained at the front, but cut at the rear. They have no negative influence on each other. This ensures a progressive suspension character and a high resistance to bottoming out. The LC4 single-cylinder engine was heavily reworked in order to clear Euro4 regulations in 2018, with the bore increased by 3mm and the stroke reduced to keep the displacement the same. Copyright 2020 KTM Sportmotorcycle GmbH, all rights reserved. There’s no word yet on availability or price for the new models, but MCN will bring you more as we get it. They allow forwards and backwards adjustment of the handlebars in four different positions for optimum rider ergonomics. Like us on Facebook to see similar stories, A Thanksgiving marked by surging covid-19 cases and questions about a leading vaccine candidate, Families of 6 Americans convicted in Venezuela cry foul. "Offroad mode", by contrast, produces smooth throttle response with Offroad Traction Control, which allows wheel slip and front wheel lifting without hindering performance. Rubber inserts can be mounted for street use to help reduce any vibration that might be felt through the pegs on smooth roads. The KTM 690 ENDURO R's split fork design was originally developed by WP and KTM for the EXC models. The KTM 690 ENDURO R's seat height is 910 mm for ease of access without sacrificing ground clearance, while the seat material is developed for offroad usage, and is slightly textured to guarantee optimum wet and dry grip. Both bikes have cornering ABS and traction control as well. The new 690s have stuck with their WP suspension set ups, XPLOR for the Enduro and Apex for the SMC R. Both machines also get a sharp, new livery for 2021. The rider has the choice between two different mappings to influence the engine characteristics. VAT no 918 5617 01 Street gives the most aggressive levels of traction and wheelie control, plus ABS front and rear. 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.