2006 KTM SMC 625

Motorcyclist Online helps you research the used 2006 KTM SMC 625 before buying this On-Off Road bike. The 2006 SMC 625 is made in Austria. KTM first introduced the SMC model in 2004. With front Disc brakes that will securely stop this SMC625 ...     read more
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2006 KTM SMC 625

Model Overview:

2006 SMC 625

Bodystyle On-Off Road
Warranty 12 months
Manufacturer Country Austria
Introduction Year 2004
Displacement (cc) 625
Engine Type Single-Cylinder
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2006 KTM SMC 625

Intro

Track motorcycles are street bikes that have been modified to race and motorcycles specifically designed for racing and racetracks, such as Austrian KTM Sportmotorcycle AG’s SMC 450 and SMC 525 track bikes. On-off road, dual purpose, dual sport bikes such as KTM’s SMC 625 perform equally well on dirt trails and asphalt.

The 2006 KTM SMC track models’ closest competition is the Aprilia SKV 4.5 and its own KTM SMR, along with some other XC track models. The 2006 KTM SMC on-off road 625 model has more competition from Buell, Aprilia, BMW, and Suzuki as well as other KTM 950 Supermoto models.

The 2006 KTM SMC 450 track model has an overall user ranking of No. 3 out of 8 comparable track and on-off road motorcycle models ranked on the Motorcycle.com 2006 standard motorcycle overall comparisons list. Individual user ratings for performance, quality and reliability, value, ride, and comfort are not available.

The 2006 KTM SMC 525 track model ranks No. 5 of 8 comparable track motorcycle models ranked on Motorcycle.com 2006 standard motorcycle overall comparisons list. Individual ratings for performance, quality and reliability, ride and comfort, and value have not been user-rated.

The 2006 KTM SMC 625 on-off road model ranks No. 11 of 37 comparable models rated in the Motorcycle.com 2006 standard motorcycle overall comparisons list. The SMC 625 overall user rating is 3.5 stars out of five. The individual user-rating for performance was outstanding (five stars), while quality and reliability was given a poor (two stars) mark. Ride and comfort got 3 stars and an overall four-star user-rating was given for SMC 625 value.

The 2006 SMC models are chromium molybdenum frame, removable aluminum sub-frame, and plastic body construction. The 2006 SMC series come standard with 4-stroke, overhead cam, single-cylinder, liquid cooled, engines. Transmissions vary (4-, 5-, or 6-speed manual) depending on the SMC model. Engine displacement to weight ranges from 1.92 cc for the SMC 450 model, to 2.18 for the SMC 525 model and 38.1 cubic inches (625 cc) for the SMC 625.

The standard dry weight of the 2006 SMC 450 and 525 model is 234.3 pounds (106.3 kg). The 2006 SMC 625 model’s standard dry weight is 321.9 pounds (146 kg).

Both 2006 SMC 450 and 525 models’ ground clearance is 12.6 inches (321 mm). The ground clearance for the 2006 SMC 625 is 11 inches (280 mm).

SMC models are equipped with 17-inch diameter, 3.5-inch wide front wheels and larger 17-inch diameter, 5- to 5.5-inch wide rear wheels. The larger rear wheel accommodates the bigger, more rugged race compound tires available today.

Exterior covers and guards, including exhaust guard, front and rear fenders, driver foot pegs, hand grips, fork guards, hand guards, lower fairing and upper fairing, and kick stand are standard.

New For 2006
  • The SMC series models were introduced in 2004. Deign and specifications for the SMC 450 and SMC 525 models carried over into 2006. However, the SMC 625 on-off road bike was upgraded for 2006.

2006 KTM SMC Specs

  • Models: Track: SMC 450 and SMC 525; On-Off-Road: SMC 625
  • Engine Type: 4-Stroke, Overhead cam, Single-Cylinder, Liquid cooled
  • Bore and Stroke: 3.74 in. (95 mm) x 2.5 in. (63.4 mm) (SMC 450 model); 3.9 in. (100 mm) x 2.8 in. (72 mm) (SMC 525 model); 3.98 in. (101 mm) x 3.07 in. (78 mm) (SMC 625 model)
  • Compression ratio: 12:1 (SMC 450); 11:1 (SMC 525); 11.7:1(SMC 625)
  • Valve Train: SOHC, 4 valves, 4 cylinders
  • Fuel System: Regular, Keihin Carburetor
  • Ignition: Kick Start (SMC 450 and SMC 525); Electric Kick Start (SMC 625)
  • Transmission: 6-speed manual (SMC 450); 4-speed manual (SMC 525); 5-speed manual (SMC 625)
  • Primary Drive (Rear Wheel): Chain
  • Fuel Capacity: 1.8 gal. (7 l.) (SMC 450 and SMC 525) 2.4 gal. (9.2 l.) (SMC 625)
  • Estimated Fuel Economy: Data not available
  • Brakes (Front): Brembo: 12.2 in. (310 mm) Disc (SMC 450 and SMC 525) 12.6 in. (320 mm) (SMC 625)
  • Brakes (Rear): 8.7 in. (220 mm) Disc
  • Suspension (Front): WP Inverted fork; No front central suspension strut; 1.9 in. (48 mm) Front fork diam.; 11.8 in. (300 mm) Front travel
  • Suspension (Rear): WP 1 Rear shock absorber; Twin-sided swing arm; 13.2 in. (335 mm) Rear travel (SMC 450 and SMC 525); 10.2 in. (260 mm) Rear travel (SMC 625)
  • Wheelbase: 58.4-inch (1481 mm) (SMC 450 and SMC 525); 59.4-inch (1508.8 mm) (SMC 625)
  • Seat Height: Vinyl, One-piece, driver, non-adjustable; 36 in. (914 mm) (SMC 450 and SMC 525); 35.8 in. (910 mm) (SMC 625)
  • Dry Weight: 234.3 lbs. (106.3 kg) (SMC 450 and SMC 525); 321.9 lbs. (146 kg) (SMC 625)
  • Tires (Front): Dunlop tubed: 120/60 R17; Tire aspect ratio: 60; Width = 120; 17-inch dia. wheel; 3.5-inch width (SMC 450 and SMC 525) 120/70 R17; Tire aspect ratio: 60; Width = 120; 17-inch dia. wheel; 3.5-inch width (SMC 625)
  • Tires (Rear): Dunlop tubed: 165/55 R17; Tire aspect ratio: 55; Width = 165; 17-inch dia. wheel; 5-inch width (SMC 450 and SMC 525) 160/60 R17; Tire aspect ratio: 55; Width = 165; 17-inch dia. wheel; 5-inch width (SMC 625)

Accessories

  • 18 Liter Tank
  • Aluminum Handguards 28 mm
  • Fat Aluminum Handguards
  • Fat Black Metal Handguards
  • Black Handguard
  • Black Handguard Deflectors
  • Grip Heaters
  • Orange Handguards
  • Orange Handguard Deflectors
  • Handlebar Pad
  • Orange Handguards
  • Standard Aluminum Handguards
  • Standard Black Metal Handguards
  • Black Rear Travel Bag
  • Black Traveling Tank Bag
  • Poly Resin Bike Stand
  • Poly Resin Skid Plate
  • Protective Cover
  • Super Moto Grinder Hand Guards
  • Comfort Seat
  • Color: Orange

Key Competitors For The 2006 KTM SMC

  • 2006 KTM SMR 450
  • 2006 KTM XC 300 W
  • 2006 KTM SMR 560
  • 2006 Aprilia SXV 4.5
  • 2006 KTM XC 250
  • 2006 Buell Ulysses® XB12X
  • 2006 Aprilia ETV 1000 Caponord
  • 2006 BMW R 1200 GS Adventure
  • 2006 KTM 950 Supermoto Black
  • 2006 Suzuki DR 650SE (On-Off Road)

Available SMC Sub Models

2006 KTM SMC 450 Buyer's Guide 2006 KTM SMC 450
Bodystyle:
Track
HP/Torque:
N/A / N/A
2006 KTM SMC 525 Buyer's Guide 2006 KTM SMC 525
Bodystyle:
Track
HP/Torque:
N/A / N/A
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