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Review Specs KTM 2017 690 Enduro R

The KTM brand always stays on top when it comes to the enduro bikes. It is one of the most selling brands in the world. This year it has launched new KTM 2017 690 Enduro R that comes with the powerful engine. This bike has an impressive look with the fantastic chassis and frame setup. It has outstanding off-road qualities and shape is perfectly optimised to achieve the best performance of all times. It is equally responsive on city traffic, off-road tracks and mountainous regions. It has best and most advanced single cylinder design, which is combined with the classic endure concept with the state-of-the-art technology. It offers the best sporty ride with an aggressive seating position. The graphics and detailing is mind blowing and offers the charming look. The review of newly launched KTM 2017 690 Enduro R along with specification and pics are written below.

KTM 2017 690 Enduro R

KTM 2017 690 Enduro R – Specification and Pics

Strapping, Yet Refined Single-Cylinder

The newly launched KTM 2017 690 Enduro R bike comes with the best twin plug ignition and ride-by-wire, the state-of-the-art and water-cooled LC4 single-cylinder engine. It delivers an impressive 49 kW from the displacement of 690 ccs. It combines with the powerful acceleration from the very lowest revs with an outstanding free-revving nature and refined engine running. It is an economic engine that saves fuel and ultimately saves the money of an owner plus it offers the long service intervals of 10,000 km. The balanced crank drive converts the terrific combustion pressure into the unrivalled single power. The new balancer shaft eliminates the vibration without any effect on the super-single. It ensures the smooth throttle response with the help of new cable-free ride-by-wire system for opening the throttle valve. It also improves the power delivery delivering the smooth throttle response and excellent ride quality. It electronically translates the throttle commands of the rider into the throttle valve position according to the riding conditions. Now the rider has the choice of three different mappings for influencing the engine characteristics. The twin plug ignition system controls the two differently sized spark plugs in each head of the cylinder, which is independent of each other to achieve efficient combustion and smoother ride. It results in even more and better-controlled power, lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.

KTM 2017 690 Enduro R Engine

Low Fuel Consumption

The newly launched KTM 2017 690 Enduro R has an amazingly efficient engine that runs more efficiently than KTM 2016 690 Enduro R. The bike has a little weight and highly efficient engine management system with the twin plug ignition and electronic injection with the ride-by-wire and state-of-the-art OHC single-cylinder engine.


The all-new KTM 2017 690 Enduro R has an ergonomic and fully optimised fuel tank with a comfortable seat. It has an ideally angled, wide aluminium handlebar that has perfect arrangement making it easy to control the KTM 690 Enduro R. The tires of the bike are robust and offers the best handling on both road and off-road conditions. The restricted power version is also available for the riders of A2 driver’s license. The Restricted power doesn’t mean controlled fun; the rider can have a fun ride with its lightweight and dynamic chassis.

KTM 2017 690 Enduro R

Frame and Swingarm

The all-new KTM 2017 690 Enduro R features fantastic off-road chassis with the curve-bandits on the road. It has a lightweight tubular trellis frame made from chrome-molybdenum steel and the high-quality die-cast swingarm, which contributes to an excellent tracking stability. Both of these components are extremely torsion-resistant. This bike features WP upside-down fork with the 250 mm of suspension travel and 48 mm of outer tubes. They are adjustable in many ways giving the best balance on off-road tracks. It is designed as a split fork with the separate damping circuit that can be adjusted independently from each other. They ensure sportier feel offering the best riding experience to the rider. The new pivot-arm articulated WP pressurized-gas mono shock with the 250 mm of travel that has high-speed and low-speed compression adjustment. This off-road enduro bike has powerful and easily applied BREMBO brakes. This braking system features lightweight wave brake discs. They offer the best performance no matter what the road or surface condition is. The new KTM 2017 690 Enduro R features Bosch 9M+ABS, which is highly effective, disengage-able and has optionally off-road ABS.

KTM 2017 690 Enduro R – Specs with Pics

KTM 2017 690 Enduro R Specs


Design 1-cylinder, 4-stroke engine
Displacement 690 cm³
Bore 102 mm
Stroke 84.5 mm
Starter Electric starter
Transmission 6-speed
Primary Drive 36:79
Secondary Gear Ratio 15:45
Clutch APTC(TM) slipper clutch, hydraulically actuated
EMS Keihin EMS with RBW, twin ignition

KTM 2017 690 Enduro R Specs


Frame Design Chromium-Molybdenum Steel trellis frame, powder coated
Front Suspension WP-USD Ø 48 mm
Rear Suspension WP shock absorber with Pro-Lever linkage
Suspension Travel (Front) 250 mm
Suspension Travel (Rear) 250 mm
Front Brake Brembo twin-piston floating calliper, brake disc
Rear Brake Brembo single-piston floating calliper, brake disc
Front Brake Disc Diameter 300 mm
Rear Brake Disc Diameter 240 mm
Chain X-Ring 5/8 x 1/4.”
Steering Head Angle 63 °
Wheelbase 1504 ± 15 mm
Ground Clearance 280 mm
Seat Height 910 mm
Tank Capacity 12 l

KTM 2017 690 Enduro R Specs


The new KTM 2017 690 Enduro R is an incredible enduro bike of KTM brand. It has impressively powerful and efficient engine, delivering the optimised level of power and fun ride. The chassis is compact and lightweight having an excellent graphics. So don’t forget to purchase one for fun ride.

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