Test KTM 690 SM: Orange seedless!

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KTM 690 Rally Replica

Test KTM 690 SM: Orange seedless!

May 10, | Filed under: KTM | Posted by: Rao

The KTM 690 SM had to forget all the competitions … Since a number of models have as the BMW G650Xmoto and Yamaha XTX660. its futuristic look, the KTM has it lost its

KTM 690 SM: The complete test

Since its the KTM 690 SM had broken certain standards. She a radical look shocked at first glance, with its front so volatile. Behind the two big reminded her vocation trail can grow in deep water. nothing has changed but the eyes are and the KTM demonstrates a certain charm, when we dwell on its taut

Anyway, it does not go unnoticed: one or dislikes … but chooses his side!

LC4 new generation

As with the entire 690, the SM hides in his heart a cylinder four-… liquid-cooled. new generation of the famous LC4 has electronic injection and has been revised to Euro-3 standards. Of course, the KTM took the opportunity to win him some along the way.

The 653, 7 cm3 64 hp show at 7500 rev / min for a couple of to 6.5 daN.m rev / min. The 690 SM uses a new slipper clutch with control and a six-speed gearbox. side, note the aluminum arm and new trellis frame chrome-molybdenum, copied to the 950. The suspension (for WP) multiple acts in the to the shock front and for the 48 mm inverted Brembo is responsible for stopping the 152 (dry) at all with a front diameter.

320 mm gripped by a four-piston caliper. For the discussed above, the double steel silencer now includes catalysts. The KTM 690 SM 17 inches of shoe in the supermotard style, these of skiing…

An 875 mm ground

And indeed, the may not be where you expect. Indeed, the KTM 690 SM a new 13.5-liter tank, very integrated to the whole. So that you are not careful, oil flows largely on the which makes it super Not easy in this case to the ideal position. Imposes a style ergonomics on the front and in the saddle is frankly close.

Add to that the fact of being at 875 mm from the ground, and you will that the KTM 690 SM requires an adjustment even for large. In contrast, jigs are amazed by the weight of the unit, just above the 150 kg, transforms this into a SM bikes.

KTM 690 Rally Replica

For a bike that is mostly on road (in principle), it is in traffic that the KTM feels the most effective. Its overall allows cars to dominate, its agility and hourglass allow inflated. This avoids the you brake hard and connect it ease.

On small icy roads this winter, for sure, slippery … Even in a straight tighten the buttocks to avoid too comma. Once the tires temperature, the KTM 690 SM is fully expressed, much risk disaster…

What happiness!

The single strong and powerful. Raised in the law of the sport, yet it remains a pleasure to use For a quiet ride (even if it lasts long …), mono convincing since it is used 3000 and 4500 rev and min.

drive well at a moderate without rushing mechanics. the 5000 r / min, it goes into the dark side of … The SM is transformed into an orange The revving is linear, as soon as it in these acute sounds a … But knows this, the 690 hate in the 3000 revolutions. Fortunately, the is smooth and precise shows.

While the brake powerful and It blocks the back fast to blunder blunders (more or controlled … The KTM 690 SM offers a good top even if it starts to feel the of aerodynamics especially around 150 km / h. a little high, probably due to a shot too heavy, allow for a close to 180 km. The user manual of the KTM 690 SM is intuitive: maintain at all costs the engine speed, brake and find the right angle to the … this is happiness!

While it is to unfold the passenger foot and handles to distinguish them the rear, the KTM 690 SM bike is pure the perfect tool for a treat. city, comfortable for walking, to highway, this bike an especially large dose of C. Thus, despite its first (2007), the 690 has managed to keep his against the competition thanks to its DNA race.

KTM 690 Rally Replica
KTM 690 Rally Replica
KTM 690 Rally Replica

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