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  • Price: £5395.00
  • Year: 1998 - 2006
  • Top speed: 108mph
  • Price new: 5395
  • Engine capacity: 625cc
  • Power: 54bhp
  • Torque: 44lb ft
  • Weight: 149kg
  • 0-60: 4.2 seconds

KTM LC4 640 Supermoto (1998 - 2006)

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Reviewed: 29 April 2008 by Visordown
Top quality equipment and an exciting ride make this KTM an excellent ride
Low on sophistication, the LC4 will punish your posterior and make demands on your riding prowess - not for the inexperienced

"This is the real deal, a proper supermoto," KTM mounted Jim virtually sobbed. "It vibrates so much at high revs I can hardly see the mirrors let alone what's reflected in them, and I think the seat's broken my coccyx." It's worth pointing out that Jim is particularly brittle, but it shows the nature of the KTM. The orange peril isn't pretending to be friendly so you get a solid seat, vibey engine and zero mod cons. But you also get a very aggressive bike.

"It's a really strong motor," Jim went on, "and pulls hard from low down with a typical, precise enduro gearbox, but riding it for more than an hour? No thanks." And with that he rested his lid on the DRZ's softer seat in an 'I'm riding that one next' way.

Yeah, well, no one said they would be comfortable Jim, that's what you get with a supermoto. Fun to ride but lacking in creature comforts.

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