Can you ride the KTM 690 SMC R on an A2 licence?
Yes, you can ride the KTM 690 SMC R (2019 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 SMC R (2019 onwards)
The KTM 690 SMC R is a popular supermoto A2 bike from the famous Austrian manufacturer. It has been one of the best dual-sport bikes of the 2000s and the latest generation (2019) makes the motorcycle even more attractive than before.
It has seen some innovation and KTM actually claims that 65% of the bike is all-new, which is a rare thing to see on most supermoto bikes.
The KTM 690 SMC R is a real fun motorbike to ride. Thanks to its modernized single-cylinder engine, the bike is super lively, yet very reliable and easy to maintain at the same time. The new LC4 engine, which is almost identical to the Husqvarna 701 Supermoto engine, offers long service intervals and more comfortable ride.
The KTM 690 SMC R has a power output of 55 kW and you will have to restrict it by 35% if you want to make it compliant with the A2 licence.
A2 Licence Compliance
The KTM 690 SMC R is a 690cc A2-friendly supermoto bike. It has a power output of 55 kW (74 bhp), which exceeds the 35kW limit needed for an A2 licence. The bike has to be restricted by cca 35% to be A2 licence compliant.
You will need a restrictor to ride the KTM 690 SMC R on an A2 licence. See the KTM 690 SMC R specifications table for restriction info, and the restrictor kits section to see what restrictors are available for the KTM 690 SMC R.
|Restriction Required||35% (to restrict to 35 kW)|
|Seat height||890 mm|
|Front tyre size||120/70-17|
|Rear tyre size||160/60-17|
|Top speed||124 mph|
|Engine size||690 cc|
|Engine type||Single Cylinder|
|Engine oil capacity||1.7 litres|
|Power output||55 kW|
|Power output||74 bhp|
|Torque output||54.2 lb-ft|
|Fuel tank size||13.5 litres|
|Fuel tank range||150 miles|
|Fuel consumption||n/a mpg|
|Annual road tax||£93|