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

Yes, you can ride the KTM Duke 690 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 Duke 690 R (2016 onwards) motorcycle

KTM Duke 690 R (2016 onwards)

The KTM Duke 690 R is a powerful yet beginner-friendly A2 bike that it is a more advanced version of the standard Duke 690. 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 Duke 690 R motorcycle offers excellent handling and it is super-fun to ride.

Overall, the KTM Duke 690 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 Duke 690 R is a 690cc A2-friendly bike. It has a power output of 55.9 kW (75 bhp), which exceeds the 35kW limit needed for an A2 licence. The bike has to be restricted by cca 40% to be A2 licence compliant.

You will need a restrictor to ride the KTM Duke 690 R on an A2 licence. See the KTM Duke 690 R specifications table for restriction info, and the restrictor kits section to see what restrictors are available for the KTM Duke 690 R.

Restriction Required40% (to restrict to 35 kW)
Weight147 kg
Seat height865 mm
Front tyre size120/70-17
Rear tyre size160/60/17
Top speed120 mph
Engine size690 cc
Engine typeSingle Cylinder
Engine strokes4-Stroke
Engine oil capacity1.7 litres
Power output55.9 kW
Power output75 bhp
Torque output54.6 lb-ft
Fuel tank size14 litres
Fuel tank range160 miles
Fuel consumption57 mpg
Annual road tax£93
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