2014 KTM 450 XC-F
KTM 450 XC-F
Engine:1-cylinder 4-stroke engine, water-cooled
Energy:Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI)
The 2014 KTM 450 XC-F is without a doubt one of the best motorcycles in its segment. The state of the art technologies, the sturdy yet lightweight construction and the ergonomic riding position make this machine a true benchmark among the large 4-stroke bikes.
Boosting a powerful 449.3 cm³ (27.418 cu in), 1 cylinder, 4-stroke, water cooled engine the 2014 KTM 450 XC-F is capable of dealing effortless with anything you ask of it. It is also worthy of being mentioned that for the 2014 model year, KTM’s engineers have improved the master cylinder which now comes with a new reservoir, new lever, optimized kinematics and a smaller piston diameter (down from 10mm to 9mm). For 2014, you also get new colors on the master cylinder and reservoir, fresh brake pads and a lightened camshaft with revised auto-decompression.
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Unbeatable power-to-weight ratio, low maintenance costs and high-performance make the 250 XC an unrivaled machine for extremely tough cross-country rides. The state-of-the-art engine is activated effortlessly with an electric starter and has been regarded for years as the most successful two-stroke power unit on the market.
Best-in-class, enduro-specific performance, a redesigned reed valve housing, the perfectly designed six-speed transmission and the further refined DDS clutch send the engine to the very top of its class.
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Tough, compact and agile, the 2014 KTM 300 XC is now better than ever. The motorcycle features a sporty chassis that includes a lightweight frame made of lightweight, high-strength chromoly steel sections. The light frame is paired with a cast aluminum swingarm that comes with a revised chainguide for 2014.
The 2014 model year has also received a newly developed 48mm 4CS Closed Cartridge fork which features a 4-Chamber-System. Compared to the old model, the new fork is lighter and easier to maintain.
The 300 XC combines the lightweight construction with a 293.2 Cm³ (17.892 Cu In), 1-cylinder, 2-stroke engine, water-cooled engine with reed intake and exhaust control. The engine needs to deal with a weight of only 103.9 Kg (229.1 Lb.) and is fueled by a 10 liters fuel tank. Its power is kept in leash by a six speed transmission.
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If you are searching for a fun, reliable and tough dirt bike then you should take a closer look at the KTM 150 XC. This unique motorcycle is considered a benchmark in its class and there is no wonder why as it comes with the latest technologies in the business and delivers first class performances.
Talking about performances, the 2013 KTM 150 XC is powered by a new lightweight 1 cylinder, 2 stroke, water-cooled engine with reed intake and exhaust control. The engine is mated on a six speed gearbox with multidisc clutch.
Apart from the improved engine the 2013 KTM 150 XC also comes with new bodywork and significantly revamped suspension. You also get a set of capable front and rear Brembo Disc brakes.
The 2013 KTM 150 XC can be yours for no less than $7,199.
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Forged from KTM’s desire to create the supreme 250 cc motorcycle for cross country racing, the 250 XC scores high marks in all departments.
For the starters it comes with an extremely low weight rated at only 104 kg. Then, this low weight was combined with a compact and light 249 cc, 1-cylinder, 2-stroke, water-cooled engine with reed intake and exhaust control. The engine’s power is kept in leash by a six speed transmission with multi disc clutch. This perfect combination between power and lightness makes the KTM 250 XC unbeatable when it comes of power-to-weight ratio.
However power without control is useless, so the motorcycle needed a set of capable suspensions and similarly capable brakes. Therefore KTM choose the best providers in the industry so the suspension system is signed by the guys from WP Suspensions, while the brakes are combing from Brembo.
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The KTM 525 XC was design for the savage terrains, but the vehicle is also perfectly suited for public roads.
As far as design goes, the KTM 525 XC comes with a sharp-cut style and we especially like the sharp nose, the sculpted seat and the sporty-looking front suspensions. Talking about suspensions, the KTM 525 XC rides on front independent wheels suspensions with double wishbone (275 mm travel) and a rear rigid axle (272 mm travel).
The 525 XC weighs only 163 kg and sports a strong, liquid-cooled four-stroke, single-cylinder engine, which features an extremely wide usable rev range. The engine’s power is sent to the wheels through a close-ratio, five-speed transmission which is paired with a hydraulic clutch.
The KTM 525 XC’s stopping power is assured by front four-piston fixed-caliper brakes from Magura, which bite into two huge wave discs.
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The famous International Six Days Enduro competition is among the toughest contests of its type and covers over a thousand kilometers. It lasts six days and the rider needs to spent 40 hours in the saddle. Only the best motorcycles are able to finish the race successfully and in this competition KTM has always managed to stand out from the crowd, as more than half the starters bank on KTM every year.
The company ads a series of upgrades to its standard enduro motorcycle to help them cope perfectly with the requirements of the Six Days Enduro competition. Thereby the 450 EXC Six Days is equipped with a series of features which make it ready for this tough contest.
The motorcycle rides on a new generation 4CS closed-cartridge fork from WP Suspension paired with a PDS shock absorber.
Other features include a stiff frame with high quality orange coating, orange anodized CNC-machined triple clamps, black anodised handlebar with KTM Six Days logo and a Supersprox 2-piece rear sprocket with steel outer ring and aluminum star. You also get a full rear brake disc (no slots/holes), Camel SXS seat, skid plate, radiator guard, carbon exhaust protector and various Six Days logos and graphics.
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The KTM 690 is ready to reward you with a rush of adrenaline every time you jump on its saddle. The motorcycle is powered by a competent engine, features a capable chassis and delivers great off road performances.
In terms of comfort, the 690 Enduro R puts ergonomy on the first place and we especially like the nonintrusive fuel tank, the low seat height and the perfect angle of the handlebars.
The motorcycle is propelled by a 690 cc, water-cooled LC4 single-cylinder engine which cranks out 49 kW (67 hp). For maximum performances, the 690 cc unit is combined with an electronic engine management system which features fuel injection. It’s also worthy of being mentioned that the engine management system allows you to choose from three different mappings.
The KTM 690 Enduro R is also equipped with a set of Brembo disc brakes (300 mm front and 240 mm rear).
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The International Six Days Enduro is the world’s largest enduro competition. KTM’s motorcycles were always among the best performers in this competition and every year the company proves its value wining various titles. To be able to withstand the punishment of this tough race, KTM’s enduro motorcycles receive a special treatment which helps them finish the race with success.
One of these special models is the KTM 500 EXC Six Days. The bike comes with a complete package of high-quality special options which make it ready for the contest.
The KTM 500 EXC Six Days is built on a light yet stiff frame made from high quality, lightweight, chrome-molybdenum steel profiles. Despite the fact that the frame is not made of aluminum (like most of KTM’s rivals) it still weighs 0.5 kg less than its lightest competitor.
Other features include a new generation 4CS closed-cartridge fork from WP Suspension, full rear brake disc (no slots/holes), exhaust silencer with Six Days logo and a quick-release spindle at the front.
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The KTM 123 EXC was already an agile and reliable motorcycle, but the model has received a few modifications which make it even better.
The long list of upgrades was made for the world’s largest enduro competition, the "International Six Days Enduro". As a result the KTM 125 EXC Six Days comes with a whole package of special options which make it perfectly suited for the task.
For the starters, the bike is fitted with its own individual suspension settings, optimally tuned to weight and engine. Talking about the engine, the 2013 KTM 125 EXC Six Days is powered by a 1-cylinder 2-stroke, water-cooled engine, with reed intake and exhaust control. The 124.8 cc unit is paired with a six speed, claw shifted transmission. The motorcycle is built on a stiff frame made from high quality, lightweight, chrome-molybdenum steel profiles.
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The KTM 500 EXC offers a tasty mix which includes high power, low weight and proper handling. Not to mention about the unsurpassed chassis and the perfect ergonomics which make your ride a hassle free experience.
The motorcycle is constructed using a strong frame made from high quality, lightweight, chrome-molybdenum steel profiles. In conjunction with the rear PDS damping system, it is designed for optimum absorption of shocks introduced by the rear wheel. It is also worthy of being mentioned that it weighs 0.5 kg less than the lightest rival. Naturally, the frame’s center piece is the 1-cylinder 4-stroke, water-cooled engine, which is kept in leash by a wet multi-disc, hydraulically operated clutch. The stopping power is assured by Brembo disc brakes – 260 mm front and 220 mm rear.
The motorcycle rides on high quality KTM wheels with CNC-machined hubs. The wheels are shod in fresh MAXXIS FIM tyres which are ideal for offroad use.
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The KTM 300 EXC was developed to race in the world’s largest enduro competition, the "International Six Days Enduro".
The competition lasts six days in succession and covers over a thousand offroad kilometers. The rider will have to spent over 40 hours in the saddle, so its bike must receive a special treatment to be able to finish the race with success.
At the heart of the motorcycle lies a 1-cylinder 2-stroke, water-cooled engine, with reed intake and exhaust control. The 293 cc unit sends power to the rear wheel via a six speeds, claws shifted gearbox. In terms of power-to-weight ratio, the 2013 KTM 300 EXC Six Days is practically unbeatable as it weighs only 104 kg.
The 2013 KTM 300 EXC Six Days rides on a front WP Suspension Up Side Down fork and a rear WP Suspension shock absorber.
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The KTM 250 EXC Six Days was carefully prepared to compete in the world’s largest enduro competition, the "International Six Days Enduro". The motorcycle needed a pretty special treatment to be able to withstand the punishment of the competition which covers over a thousand offroad kilometers.
Thereby a performance package which includes high-quality special options makes the KTM 250 EXC 2013 fit for this challenge.
Among the KTM 250 EXC Six Days features you’ll find the new generation 4CS closed-cartridge fork from WP Suspension, a sporty frame with high quality orange coating, CNC-machined triple clamps (orange anodized), black anodised handlebar with Six Days logo, full rear brake disc (no slots/holes) and a Camel SXS seat. Other features that worth to be mentioned are the exhaust silencer with KTM Six Days anodising (anthracite) and Six Days logo, the Orange radiator grille and the Exclusive Six Days graphics.
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KTM revealed the 250 EXC-F Six days model which is a special edition especially tuned to withstand the demands of the “International Six Days Enduro” competition.
The race is a tough test for both the rider and its bike and it covers over a thousand kilometers. A complete package of high-quality special options makes the KTM 250 EXC‑F 2013 fit for this ruthless contest.
The KTM 250 EXC-F Six Days is powered by a 1-cylinder 4-stroke, water-cooled engine with a displacement of 248.60 cc. The 1 cylinder unit is paired with a Keihin engine management system which improves performance at high speeds. You also get electronic fuel injection, a 42 mm throttle body, automatic temperature and altitude compensation. Moreover, a map-select switch is available as an option and helps you chose from a variety of different engine characteristics.
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With its rugged and unstoppable character the KTM 450 EXC is able to deal with any type of terrain with poise. Moreover, its compact design and the stiff frame help it move with agility.
At the heart of the motorcycle lies a 1-cylinder 4-stroke, water-cooled engine with a displacement of 449.3 cc.
The stopping power is assured by Brembo brakes which include wave brake discs (260 mm front and 220mm rear). The further refined rear brake cylinder has a new internal mechanism that ensures less wear at the rubber seal and therefore greater durability.
The motorcycle rides on a pair of high quality KTM wheels with CNC-machined hubs. The wheels are wrapped in new MAXXIS FIM tyres which offer excellent traction.
The ride is kept in check by a front WP suspension up side down and a rear WP Suspension shock absorber.
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The 350 EXC-F was especially prepared by KTM to be able to race in the "International Six Days Enduro" competition. This is the toughest competition today, and covers over a thousand of offroad kilometres, which means that the rider has to spent approximately 40 hours in the saddle.
The motorcycle is built on a lightweight frame made from high-quality chrome-molybdenum steel. This frame construction offers a first class lateral stiffness and is able to absorb jolts introduced by the suspension system without problems.
Power comes from a single-cylinder, 4-stroke, spark-ignition, liquid-cooled engine which has a displacement of 349.7 cc. The engine is combined with an advanced Engine Management System which works in conjunction with electronic fuel injection and a 42 mm throttle body.
Other features include the 4CS closed-cartridge fork from WP Suspension, black anodised handlebar with KTM Six Days logo, full rear brake disc, Camel SXS seat and a exhaust silencer with Six Days anodising (anthracite) and Six Days logo.
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Time and again, ATVs are built with a number of features to serve a variety of purposes, not the least of which is a versatility that allows it to be used on both public and off-road trails. The Enduro-Quad KTM 525 XC is a fully-fledged sports machine that has set new standards in the cross-country scene, and in the process has become one of the most popular ATVs in the market today.
With extremely powerful performance and perfect handling, the 525 XC is an offroad powerhouse on four wheels that is unrivaled in its class, bursting with energy, and very lightweight. A big reason why the 525 XC is a notch above every other ATV is its homologation for use on public roads, which not a lot of ATVs can boast of. Aside from lights and mirrors, the corresponding equipment includes a comfortable seat and a 13.4 liter long-range fuel tank to reduce the frequency of breaks when out on tour.
On top of that, the ATV also carries a powerful, liquid-cooled four-stroke, single-cylinder engine that features an extremely wide usable rev range, with a close-ratio, five-speed transmission, hydraulic clutch, and a proven 34 mm Keihin carburetor. The 525 XC’s small lightweight electric starter activates the four-stroke single cylinder reliably and quickly, lessening the longstanding delays that other ATVs might experience.
One other unique detail about the 525 XC is a chassis that can be set for various types of use and different types of course. Camber and caster on the front axle are just as variable as the track on the rear. The shock absorbers have adjustable compression and rebound damping, as well as spring preload, which makes for an all-around versatile endure ATV that just speaks to the prospective owners everywhere.
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There has never been a better way to start mastering those trails than with the 2009 KTM 105 XC, an enduro ride characterized by lightness,enhanced agility, as well as by even more of the two-stroke power that made this bike unique in the first place. KTM engineers worked their magic on this new model year while designers made sure it will stand out wherever you ride.
KTM sees a gap in between 125 cc and 250 cc two-stroke dirt bikes and that’s what the 200 XC is here to fill in with a successful combination between lightness and agility with serious get up and go. Adequate both for enduro riding and for track racing, the new model manages to represent the next step for those riding the 125s and the 250s simply because it blows away from the two thanks to the superior power-to-weight ratio.
What’s best about the 2009 KTM 200 XC is that the price is in accordance with the bike’s position in the Austrian lineup so we’re dealing with a quite possible best bang for the buck candidate.
Two-strokes have long overrun their glory days, but there’s still incredible potential in the cheap and old technology engines, so manufacturers such as KTM not only carry on producing dirt bikes that are powered by such engines, but continue upgrading the oil burners and mounting them on today’s refined chassis for excellent results both on the tracks and on the trails. This is the case of the new 250 and 300 XC models produced and sold by the Austrian manufacturer and we simply had to dig a little deeper into this unique torque and sharpness combination.
Riders who are looking for an extremely powerful and easy to handle motorcycle fitted with a two-stroke engine are offered by the Austrian manufacturer not just one, but two motorcycles that are meant to satisfy their riding needs. Tuned for hard enduro use, the 250 XC and XC-W (e) are true challenges for 250cc two-strokes and 450cc four-stroke motorcycles.
The 2008 KTM 200 XC and XC-W combine the performance of 250 XCs with the maneuverability of 125cc off-road bikes. It results two unique motorbikes that will not pass unnoticed by the motorcycling public. Reliability, power and easy handling are all keys to these bike’s successes.
Riders who compete in the E1 class and crave for that two-stroke low-end torque can now benefit of the new KTM 105 XC. The engine is more powerful than ever and the new chassis makes it handle like no other thanks to being lightweight. The only thing the new and smallest XC needed was the addition of new plastics.
KTM’s biggest two-stroke XC motorcycles combine toughness with loads and loads of torque in order to keep on rolling towards the culmination of their careers. Power and handling are always key to bike’s successes and these two will stand by you at every speed range.