2012 KTM Duke 690 Price, Review, Release date, Specifications, Features

KTM brings you the best combination of power, speed and style with 100 safety  and named it new 2012 Duke 690 which is powered by a Single-cylinder, 4-stroke,  liquid-cooled, 690CC spark-ignition engine churns out peak power of 51,5 kW (70 hp) @ 7500 rpm and maximum torque of 70 Nm @ 5500 rpm matted with six-speed transmission and fitted with a 13.8 lit  fuel tank also offering you Brembo radial four-pot braking system, now with dynamically tuned ABS for a safest ride.

Thanks to the mechanical and electrical refinements, the new 690 Duke uses even less fuel than ever. Even though the last Duke had already won international consumption comparison test rides with ease. Duke riding will therefore be even more economical and environmentally friendly

2012 KTM  Duke 690 COLORS:-

  1. Black
  2. White

2012 KTM  Duke 690 KEY FEATURES:-

  1. Ultra-light chrome-molybdenum frame with bolt-on aluminium subframe and cast aluminium swingarm
  2. The disconnectible dual-circuit ABS system with 9M+ modulator tuned in cooperation with Bosch offers total protection against over-braking
  3. APTC anti-hopping clutch
  4.  The low weight of less than 150 kg, the first-class handling and the outstanding brakes
  5. 30 mm lower riding position on the now two-piece seat: More comfortable while still being set up for all dynamic riding situations
  6.  Mechanical and electrical refinements
  7. Brembo® brakes impress with outstanding controllability.




Single-cylinder, 4-stroke, spark-ignition engine, liquid-cooled


690 cm³


102 mm


84.5 mm


50 kW (67 hp)

Starting aid

Electric starter, automatic decompressor


6-speed, claw shifted

Engine lubrication

Semi-dry-sump lubrication with 2 rotor pumps

Primary gear ratio


Secondary gear ratio


Cooling system

Liquid cooling system, continuous circulation of cooling liquid with water pump


APTC™ Anti-hopping clutch / hydraulically operated

Ignition system

Contactless, controlled, fully electronic ignition system with digital ignition timing adjustment



Tubular space frame made from chrome molybdenum steel, powder-coated


WP Suspension 4357

Shock absorber

WP Suspension 4618 EM with Pro‑Lever linkage

Suspension travel front

135 mm

Suspension travel rear

135 mm

Brake system front

Disc brake with radially mounted four-piston brake caliper; floating brake disc

Brake system rear

Disc brake with single-piston brake caliper, floating

Brake discs – diameter front

320 mm

Brake discs – diameter rear

240 mm


5/8 x 1/4” X‑Ring

Steering head angle


Wheel base

1,466±15 mm

Ground clearance (unloaded)

192 mm

Seat height (unloaded)

835 mm

Total fuel tank capacity approx.

13.8 l
Unleaded premium fuel (95 RON)

Weight without fuel approx.

150 kg

2012 KTM  Duke 690  Price:-For Pricing, Please Visit your Local dealer….

At last I would like to say that new 2012 KTM Duke 690 offers you new styling, comfort and ergonomics positions it in the same market place as the Kawasaki ER6 or Ducati Monster. Now what more you want in new Duke 690, please be open to give your view.

For More Details, Please Visit:-http://www.ktm.com