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The singlecylinder Duke was from 1994 to 1999 that Duke built II 19992006. Both models together sold a total of 12,550 times. The successor to the Duke II , the 690 Duke (unofficial Duke III) , came in spring 2008 on the market. With the 2012 model year (Duke IV) the appearance was greatly changed in the direction of "Naked Bike" to address a broad range of buyers. On the technical side the revised engine (dual ignition, "Ridebywire" system) the previous Duke 690 R and an ABS was the Duke 690 (antilock braking system). In the lower capacity engines models are produced with 125 cc and 390, also with a single cylinder engine. Featuring a V2 engine equipped Super Duke was introduced to the market of 2005. The end of 2012 showed KTM an almost productionready concept study "The Beast", a Super Duke with 1301 cc big V2 engine. In October 2013, the Super Duke 1290R was officially presented and sold from model year, 2014. Table of Contents [ Hide ] Duke [ Edit | Source Edit ]  KTM 620 Duke The Duke was of KTM, due to the then emerging Supermoto designed wave and built on over 80 percent of existing standard parts of the offroad models. The Duke was first with two different engine versions available the 609cm³ LC4 Motor (referred to as 620 ) and in a small series with the 400 cc LC4 engine. The "First Edition" consisted of a total of 500 aircraft, of which 450 pieces in 620er and 50 pieces in the 400 version. This was only available in the color orange. The model 1995 has received some modifications such as the Bowdencontrolled decompression. When Black was exclusively available.In 1996 followed by a further revised version. The engine has been significantly modified; he received a new engine housing with now two oil pumps, a digital ignition and an electric starter. The color of this model year was yellow.1997 represented more stringent emission regulations a unregulated catalytic converter and secondary air system necessary. When Black was available. 1998 was the last year of the first Duke Modellreihe. It was built in a limited edition of 400 pieces again. Here came a completely redesigned engine for use, then the age of the successor Duke rang II. The capacity was raised cc with a new crankshaft with 2 mm more stroke on 625th The color of this model year was orange again. When Indian KTM partner Bajaj Auto in Pune since 2011 are the 125, 2012, 200 and 2013, manufactured the 390er Duke singlecylinder KTM under control, were constructed this 2007 Mattighofen. 640 Duke II [ Edit | Source Edit ] KTM 125 Duke 1999 completely redesigned successor was Duke presented, the 640 Duke II. Most remarkable change was probably the distinctive headlight mask in Cyclops look. The engine is concerned the built since 1998 625 cc singlecylinder LC4, but now, so that the power grew at a double silencer system and new CV carburettor in all speed ranges. Chassis side lighter cast rims were installed. The motorcycles were partially built depending on the color, limited edition. The colors of the Duke II 1999 "Titan", "Lime Green" (on 555 pieces limited) 2000 "Titan", "Lime Green", "Orpheus Black" (limited to 500 copies) 2001 "Lime Green", "Red Chilli" (limited to 999 pieces) 2002 "Arctic White", "adrenaline Orange", "Black" 2003 "Black Silver", "adrenaline Orange" 2004 "Black", "Yellow" 2005 "Black", "Red" 2006/2007 Duke II Edition load in "Orange" Until 2003, no facelift was operated practically, the only changes are limited to new colors. In 2003, became Duke II then revised again. The engine was modified and was next to a modified motor housing and a flowoptimized "highflow" cylinder heads (indicated by the gray color), who among other larger exhaust valves. Furthermore, a hydraulically operated clutch and a floating front brake disc were added the wheels were no longer of BBS delivered but by Brembo, bringing the disc mount changed front. 2004, some changes were made again. Again stringent emissions regulations meant that a secondary air system necessary. A new inverted front fork , a new clutch basket were used. 2006, production was Duke II set. The clearance sales were still up to the year 2007. The only color available was "Orange" with orange wheels KTM 640 Duke II (image). 690 Duke [ Edit | Source Edit ] The 690 Duke , also "Duke III" called, was introduced in late September 2007 and sold from the spring of 2008. The bike has the tubular frame made of chromemolybdenum steel (weight just over 9 kg) and the diecast aluminum swingarm, to model 690 Supermoto be used. The chassis consists of a fully adjustable 48mm upsidedown front forks and a likewise adjustable central rear shock offers 140mm travel suspension. Both components come from the KTM subsidiary WP suspension . The front brake is a radially bolted fourpiston fixedcalliper brakes with four single linings of Brembo and a floating rotor with 320 mm diameter. Rear, the 690 Duke , a singlepiston caliper brake (also by Brembo). With a 240mm brake disc Remarkable characteristic of the 690 Duke is the Underengine muffler made of stainless steel, of around the center of gravity offers advantages in terms of concentration of the masses and thus a better handling is used. KTM 690 Duke III KTM 690 Duke III Cc The allnew LC4 engine with a displacement of 654 has an electronic Keihin EMS injection system with a 46mm throttle, which is (in addition to manual operation by the throttle) controlled electronically. The engine delivers in the 690 Duke a maximum of 48 kW (65 hp) and a maximum torque of 67 Nm. The emissions control in a regulated catalyst . About one side of the framemounted rotary switch, it is possible to choose three different mappings: 1. Soft : reduced power for better driveability, low loadchange reactions 2. Sports : here the servomotor of the throttle valve is connected practically linearly with the throttle position and so provides a more aggressive, more direct power delivery, but with strong load change reactions. 3. Standard : normal engine management with normal load change reactions and balanced response The power transmission from the engine to the rear wheel via a hydraulically actuated multiplate oil bath slipper clutch , a Constant mesh 6speed gearbox and an Xring chain. The first two colors are orange / black and white / black.The 690 Duke R was additionally offered cc from the 2010 model year as a sporty oriented variant with a displacement of 690th With the same hole, the stroke was extended. The rated output of the engine is 51.5 kW (70 hp) at 7500 / min, the maximum torque 70 Nm. The frame is orange, the plastic parts are black / white / orange maintained. 690 Duke 2012 [ Edit | Source Edit ] The Duke IV (ABS) appeared in early 2012 and has produced the biggest singlecylinder (70 hp, dual ignition, Drivebywire ), which was used in each serial motorcycle. Fork and shock absorber are not adjustable and the immersion tube diameter of the fork has been reduced from 48 to 43 mm. It is no longer equipped with the Underengine muffler, but has a strong upward sloping rear silencer made of stainless steel. By DLC coating of the connecting rod bearing the inspection intervals could be increased from 7,500 to 10,000 km away. The seat height has been reduced by 3 cm. Compared to the models IIII, the new design is more conservative and now unique to the segment "Naked Bike". The detailed processing is not quite as high as the previous model (simpler handlebar controls, side stand, etc.), but the new model is offered much cheaper. 690 Duke / Duke R 2013 [ Edit | Source Edit ] Putting the increasing trend of motorcycle manufacturers in this period, namely, a "base" model to an upgraded variant of the page, underlined KTM from 2013 with the Duke 690 R. The spring elements of the "R" are fully adjustable and feature 15 mm more suspension travel than the basic model. The muffler comes from the manufacturer Akrapovic and the frame is added to an engine / radiator guard, which integrates into the frame design. The power of the base model is now with 50 kW (68 PS) indicated, while the "R" maintains the 51.5 Kw of the previous model. Other highervalue items such as seat, crown and teilabschaltbares ABS are additional differences. 990 Super Duke [ Edit | Source Edit ] The 990 Super Duke is the first highly sporty street machine by KTM. It is in the category naked bike and Street Fighter classify. In 2002, the 950 was Superduke first time to the public at the Intermot presented. Styleforming elements were already 9 kg light tubular frame made of chrome molybdenum steel and edged attachments. Shortly thereafter, it was announced that the Super Duke is not the 942ccLC8 engine of enduro adventure driven, but of a new 999 cc version with fuel injection . Different levels have been presented since at exhibitions and fairs until the 990 Super Duke finally came in 2005 in the trade. It is from the outset by the liquidcooled 75 ° V2 fourstroke engine (LC8) with 999 cc, fuel injection, rated at 88 kW powered (120 hp) and a maximum torque of 100 Nm. The curb weight is 199 kg fully fueled at about. The colors of the Super Duke: 2005: SD: "Black", "Orange" KTM 990 Super Duke (Model 2005/06) KTM 990 Super Duke (model 2007) 2006: SD: "Black", "Orange", "Titan" 2007: SD: "Black", "Orange", SDR: "Black" 2008: SD: "Black", "Orange", "white", SDR: "Black" 2009: SD: "Black", "Orange", "white", SDR: "White" 2010: SD: "Orange", "olive", SDR: "White" 2011: SD: "Black", SDR: "White" 2012: SDR: "White" For model year 2007, which was Superduke the first time that a major facelift. She received some subtle visual changes (headlight cover, front fender, speedometer unit), a larger tank (plus 3.5 l to 18.5 l), radially bolted Brembo Bremssättel front and a new engine management system , which complies with the EURO 3 standard and the many criticized, high consumption lowered. It was also slightly changed the chassis geometry in favor of more stability. As an additional variant, which was 990 Super Duke R added to the program. This is an even more sporty, singleseat version, this is different in their equipment from the basic model. So the 48mm slide tubes of are WP Suspension upsidedown fork titanium nitride coating and are an adjustable steering damper to the frontwheel "kickbacks" stop. Rake and caster were changed again towards better handling with the R version. For 2008, the engine was Super Duke R revised so that the rated power by 12 horsepower increased to 132 hp. Were amended, among other things, the intake valves, camshaft and the throttle, is further series an exhaust manifold of Akrapovič mounted. For 2012, the normal variation and were Super Duke R summarized. There are now only the Super Duke R . As engine power 125 PS can be specified. The chassis has been adapted from the Super Duke R adopted. The model was only available with two seats and in one color. 1290 Super Duke R [ Edit | Source Edit ] KTM 1290 Super Duke Based on the concept vehicle "The Beast", which was presented in 2012 at the EICMA show in Milan, KTM presented in the course of 2013, further details of a naked bike with significantly more capacity than the 990R. Then the 1290R was officially presented in October, 2013. The wellknown in Broad from the RC8, revised V2 engine has 132 kW (180 hp) and a torque of 144 Nm . Via chain is delivered performance on a singlesided swingarm to the rear axle. A multiadjustable traction control helps. The suspension is adjustable in compression and rebound, the brakes are equipped with ABS. All assistance systems can be switched off in stages. The curb weight is 189 kg and thus only slightly more than the 990R.