The KTM 250 EXC was built to deal effortless with any type of track or terrain and in its wild adventures it is helped by an ideal combination of performance and weight.

At the heart of the bike lies a revamped 250 cc 2-stroke engine which is combined with a newly developed DDS clutch. This combination allows lower operating forces and better controllability as well as a lower weight. Additionally the 2013 model is also fitted with both kick and electric starters.

The ride is kept in check by a set of capable suspensions which are optimally tuned to weight and engine. The front wheel is equipped with a WP Suspension upside down fork while out back, you will find a modern shock absorber also signed by WP Suspension.

In terms of bodywork, the 2013 KTM 250 EXC comes with slim ergonomics and excellent contact points between rider and bike.

Hit the jump for more information in the 2013 KTM 250 EXC.

  • 2013 KTM 250 EXC
  • Year:
  • Make:
  • Model:
  • Engine:
    1-cylinder 2-stroke engine, water-cooled, with reed intake and exhaust control
  • Transmission:
    6 gear, claw shifted
  • Horsepower @ RPM:
    37 @ 12200
  • Torque @ RPM:
    17 @ 8900
  • Energy:
    Keihin Electronic Fuel Injection
  • Displacement:
    249 cc
  • Price:
    € 6445


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Whether in the Extreme Enduro or the E2 World Championship, the KTM 250 EXC is the ultimate victory machine. Built with the ideal combination of performance and weight, this is the enduro to beat when the going gets really tough. Even better rideability thanks to the new DDS clutch enhances the lightest enduro in the E2 class even further. Proof on two wheels that the two-stroke machines from KTM are also to be reckoned with in future.


The KTM 250 EXC has its own individual suspension settings, optimally tuned to weight and engine. At the rear, a PDS shock absorber from WP Suspension works with a direct linkage to the upper side of the swingarm. The wide range of setting options for rebound damping and high- and low-speed compression damping are standard on KTM bikes.


High quality, CNC-machined hubs are standard on all KTM wheels. The now black coated spokes increase corrosion resistance and centre the new, extremely stable, 7050 aluminium rims from GIANT. New MAXXIS FIM tyres - specially developed for KTM - provide excellent traction, very precise directional control and a long service life.


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By opening and closing a plug connection, the choice can be made between the standard ignition curve and a softer version. Those who prefer even greater convenience can buy a switch for the KTM 250 EXC 2013 from the PowerParts range.


Plenty of power from the bottom up and controllable rideability throughout the rev range. The response of the exhaust control system can be individually tuned by means of different springs. This way, everyone can very easily vary the power development of their EXC (also combinable with the two ignition curves) between "soft" and "aggressive" in a matter of seconds. And the new reed valve block on the 2013 250 EXC delivers perceptibly better acceleration and more homogeneous power development.


The airbox on the KTM 250 EXC model year 2013 allows maximum air to pass through, but minimal dust and spray. Replacement of the twin-air filter takes approx. 15 seconds, without any tools. Absolutely "READY TO RACE".


The 250 cc 2-stroke engine excels with new V-Force-4 reed valve blocks and the newly developed DDS clutch. This allows lower operating forces and better controllability at the same time as lower weight (minus 250 g) and greater durability.


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The new DDS clutch (Damped Diaphragm Steel): The one-piece outer clutch hub with primary gear is machined from a single piece of high-strength steel. Unbeatable reliability is the result. It also allows the use of thin steel discs. This results in an extremely compact construction for a narrow engine width. A diaphragm spring enables the implementation of an additional hub damping mechanism - an invaluable benefit in terms of traction and gearbox durability. In conjunction with the diaphragm spring, the hydraulic clutch actuation system from Brembo ensures very smooth and very precise clutch control.


The KTM 250 EXC is equipped with both kick and electric starters in 2013. This simplifies starting the bike in all situations. With its patented placement in a longitudinal direction above the ignition, the compact starter system is optimally protected and provides a decisive advantage in hard offroad use.


The KTM 250 EXC has bodywork with extremely slim ergonomics and excellent contact points between rider and machine in MY 2013. It provides unlimited freedom of movement. Newly styled graphics give the models a fresher appearance.


2013 KTM 250 EXC Exterior
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Engine Design 1-cylinder 2-stroke engine, water-cooled, with reed intake and exhaust control
Displacement 249 cm³
Bore 66.4 mm
Stroke 72 mm
Starting aid Kickstarter and electric starter
Transmission 6 gear, claw shifted
Primary gear 26:72
Final drive 14:50 (13:50)
Clutch Wet multi-disc clutch / hydraulically operated
Ignition system Contactless, controlled, fully electronic ignition system with digital ignition timing adjustment, type Kokusan
Frame Central tube frame made of chrome molybdenum steel tubing
Forks WP Suspension Up Side Down 4860 MXMA PA
Shock absorber WP Suspension PDS 5018 DCC
Suspension travel Front 300 mm
Suspension travel Rear 335 mm
Brake system Disc brakes, brake calipers on floating bearings
Brake discs - diameter Front 260 mm
Brake discs - diameter Rear 220 mm
Chain 5/8 x 1/4"
Steering head angle 63.5°
Wheel base 1,482±10 mm
Ground clearance (unloaded) 355 mm
Seat height (unloaded) 960 mm
Total fuel tank capacity approx. 9.5 l Unleaded premium fuel, mixed with 2-stroke engine oil (1:60)
Weight without fuel approx. 104 kg
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