SUPERMOTO LIFESTYLE | KTM SMC : News of the production Yamaha Tenere 700 and KTM 790 Adventure have grabbed most of the attention at this years EICMA show, but the initiation of a supplementary generation KTM 690 Enduro R might just acquire adventure riders heads turning. The 690 Enduro R gets major revisions for 2019 that help put in its dirt/street versatility as KTM targets riders looking for a longer-range Enduro machine.
Back in the to the lead 2000s, there used to be two LC4 models the KTM 640 Enduro and the 640 Adventure. taking into consideration the 690 Enduro R arrived in 2009, it was assumed a 690 Adventure would follow soon after that would append a suitcase rack, larger fuel aptitude and windscreen tacked onto the Enduros chassis. After years of waiting the 690 Adventure never came, and eventually fans of the antiquated 640 Adventure gave happening hope. But the engaging matter is, KTM has slowly been distressing their 690 Enduro more towards the Adventure spectrum.