The 2012 KTM 690 Duke has always been a special bike. This year, it weighed 328 pounds and made 64hp through a monstrous 654cc FI single. It had dual projector beam lights, high-quality suspension and brake components, and amazing fit and finish everywhere. Next year's bike gains ABS, 6hp (for a total of70) by way of a second spark plug and special selectable mapping for each plug. It also loses the under-engine exhaust and projectors, and is sadly, not coming to America.

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