Can you ride the KTM 690 Duke R on an A2 licence?

Yes, you can ride the KTM 690 Duke R (2016 onwards) on an A2 motorbike licence. However, you will need to fit a restrictor kit to reduce its power output and make it A2 licence compliant!

KTM 690 Duke R (2016 onwards) motorcycle

KTM 690 Duke R (2016 onwards)

The KTM 690 Duke R is a powerful yet beginner-friendly A2 bike that it is a more advanced version of the standard KTM 690 Duke. It is a tiny bit lighter and taller than the regular version and it also offers more horsepower.

The bike has an aggressive design which makes it look more like a supermoto than an actual naked bike. Thanks to its lightweight construction and a single cylinder engine, the KTM 690 Duke R motorcycle offers excellent handling and it is super-fun to ride.

Overall, the KTM 690 Duke R is a great starter bike and it is one of the most powerful A2-friendly motorcycles you can find on the market today. However, you will need to restrict it, as it exceeds the A2 licence requirements.

A2 Licence Compliance

The KTM 690 Duke R is a 690cc A2-friendly bike. It has a power output of 55 kW (75 bhp), which exceeds the 35 kW (47 bhp) limit needed for an A2 licence. The bike has to be restricted to be A2 licence compliant.


You will need a restrictor to ride the KTM 690 Duke R on an A2 motorbike licence. See the restrictor kits section to check out what restrictors are available for the KTM 690 Duke R.

TitleSpec
ManufacturerKTM
CategoryStandard
Supermoto
Engine typeSingle Cylinder
Engine strokes4-Stroke
Engine size690cc
Oil capacity1.7 litres
Power output55 kW
Torque output54.6 ft-lb
Top speed120 mph
Horsepower75 bhp
Weight147 kg
Seat height865 mm
Front tyre size120/70-17
Rear tyre size160/60/17
Fuel tank size14 litres
Fuel tank range160 miles
Fuel consumption57 mpg
Annual road tax£93
Overall rating

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