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)
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 standard 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.
|Engine type||Single Cylinder|
|Oil capacity||1.7 litres|
|Power output||55 kW|
|Torque output||54.6 ft-lb|
|Top speed||120 mph|
|Seat height||865 mm|
|Front tyre size||120/70-17|
|Rear tyre size||160/60/17|
|Fuel tank size||14 litres|
|Fuel tank range||160 miles|
|Fuel consumption||57 mpg|
|Annual road tax||£93|