2013 KTM 300XC

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2013 KTM 300XC
2013 KTM 300XC

2013 KTM 300XC
2013 KTM 300XC

2013 KTM 300XC
2013 KTM 300XC



2013 KTM 300XC Review

2013 KTM 300XC

The 300 XC provides the 2-stroke afficianado exactly what they want; awesome 2-stroke power and the chassis to utlize every bit of it. KTM continues to innovate and develop 2-strokes including a new single diaphgram clutch and V-Force reed cage for even more performance.

 

2013 KTM 300XC Features and Benefits

CLUTCH

A new DDS clutch (Damped Diaphragm Steel) with a wear-free steel cage is fitted to the KTM 300 XC engine, allowing use of thin steel discs for minimum overall width. The diaphragm spring, which preloads the package, not only reduces the operating force required to pull the clutch, but also provides space for integrated hub damping. The result: more traction and protection for the transmission. And with hydraulic clutch actuation from Brembo, the rider has everything under control right from the start.

FRAME

The modern frame design of lightweight, high-strength, chromoly steel section tubes guarantees an ideal mix of longitudinal and torsional stiffness, resulting not only in easy handling and precise steering behavior, but also in excellent ride stability. The engine braces to the cylinder head have also been optimized, along with their attachment to the frame. The frames have a new color for the 2013 model year and they are still the benchmark in terms of weight and stability.

FORK

The further improved 48 mm (1.89 in) upside-down fork featuring closed-cartridge technology has been optimized with completely revamped US XC specific settings for perfect harmony with the new frame and engine. The new oil is significantly more wear-resistant and guarantees more consistent damping throughout both the course of a race and the bike’s life cycle. A new lower triple clamp is 80 g (2.82 oz) lighter and, just like the upper triple clamp, CNC-machined from high quality aluminum, whereby the steering characteristics, and hence, the responsiveness of the fork have been noticeably improved.

BODYWORK

Visually the completely revamped bodywork indicate that the 2013 model year represents a new XC generation. Above all, the ergonomics and function of the plastics have been designed in such a way that the whole chassis and engine package forms a perfect harmony with the rider down to the very last detail. The fuel tank and spoiler have been restyled along with the airbox cover and the front fender, including the front number plate. A particular highlight is the new front fender, which has no ribbing whatsoever on the inside, thereby preventing mud build-up. A pioneering structure and improved attachment of the fender to the triple clamp result in up to 50% greater lateral stiffness.

WHEELS

The wheels are fitted with lightweight, CNC-machined hubs and high-end GIANT rims, plus new, black-coated spokes with aluminium nipples, guaranteeing the highest levels of stability while keeping weight to a minimum. The Dunlop GEOMAX MX51 tires stand for excellent traction and good performance. For the benefit of greater ride stability on the 2013 KTM 250 XC , the rear axle has been increased in diameter from 20 mm (0.79 in) to 25 mm (0.98 in).

BRAKES

Brakes from Brembo® are standard equipment on KTM motocross bikes and, together with lightweight Galpher wave-type brake discs, they are recognized as the measure of all things in terms of application and brake performance. At the rear wheel, the Brembo® brake caliper carriers have been adapted to the larger axle diameter for MY 2013.


 

 


 

2013 KTM 300XC – USA Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: $8,299 USD

ENGINE
Design 1-cylinder 2-stroke engine, water-cooled, with reed intake and exhaust control
Displacement 293 cm³ (17.88 cu in)
Bore 72 mm (2.83 in)
Stroke 72 mm (2.83 in)
Starting aid Kick starter and electric starter
Gearbox 6-gear, claw shifted
Primary transmission 26:72
Secondary ratio 14:50
Clutch Multidisc clutch in oil bath/hydraulically activated
Ignition Contactless controlled fully electronic ignition with digital ignition adjustment, type Kokusan
CHASSIS
Frame Central tube frame made of chrome molybdenum steel tubing
Fork WP Suspension Up Side Down 4860 MXMA CC
Shock absorber WP Suspension 5018 BAVP DCC
Suspension travel Front 300 mm (11.81 in)
Suspension travel Rear 317 mm (12.48 in)
Brake system Disc brakes, brake calipers on floating bearings
Brake discs – diameter Front 260 mm (10.24 in)
Brake discs – diameter Rear 220 mm (8.66 in)
Chain 5/8 x 1/4″
Steering head angle 63.5°
Wheelbase 1,495±10 mm (58.86±0.39 in)
Ground clearance unloaded 385 mm (15.16 in)
Seat height unloaded 992 mm (39.06 in)
Total fuel tank capacity, approx. 11.5 l (3.04 US gal)
Super unleaded gasoline, mixed with 2-stroke engine oil (1:60)
Weight without fuel, approx. 104 kg (229 lb.)

 


 

2013 KTM 300XC – Canadian Specifications/Technical Details
Canada MSRP Price: $9,149.00 CDN

ENGINE
Design 1-cylinder 2-stroke engine, water-cooled, with reed intake and exhaust control
Displacement 293 cm³ (17.88 cu in)
Bore 72 mm (2.83 in)
Stroke 72 mm (2.83 in)
Starting aid Kick starter and electric starter
Gearbox 6-gear, claw shifted
Primary transmission 26:72
Secondary ratio 14:50
Clutch Multidisc clutch in oil bath/hydraulically activated
Ignition Contactless controlled fully electronic ignition with digital ignition adjustment, type Kokusan
CHASSIS
Frame Central tube frame made of chrome molybdenum steel tubing
Fork WP Suspension Up Side Down 4860 MXMA CC
Shock absorber WP Suspension 5018 BAVP DCC
Suspension travel Front 300 mm (11.81 in)
Suspension travel Rear 317 mm (12.48 in)
Brake system Disc brakes, brake calipers on floating bearings
Brake discs – diameter Front 260 mm (10.24 in)
Brake discs – diameter Rear 220 mm (8.66 in)
Chain 5/8 x 1/4″
Steering head angle 63.5°
Wheelbase 1,495±10 mm (58.86±0.39 in)
Ground clearance unloaded 385 mm (15.16 in)
Seat height unloaded 992 mm (39.06 in)
Total fuel tank capacity, approx. 11.5 l (3.04 US gal)
Super unleaded gasoline, mixed with 2-stroke engine oil (1:60)
Weight without fuel, approx. 104 kg (229 lb.)

Prices and specifications subject to change without notice.



2013 KTM 300XC – UK/Europe Specifications/Technical Details
UK/European MSRP Price: £6,345.00 GBP.

ENGINE
Design 1-cylinder 2-stroke engine, water-cooled, with reed intake and exhaust control
Displacement 293 cm³ (17.88 cu in)
Bore 72 mm (2.83 in)
Stroke 72 mm (2.83 in)
Starting aid Kick starter and electric starter
Gearbox 6-gear, claw shifted
Primary transmission 26:72
Final drive 14:50
Clutch Multidisc clutch in oil bath/hydraulically activated
Ignition Contactless controlled fully electronic ignition with digital ignition adjustment, type Kokusan
CHASSIS
Frame Central tube frame made of chrome molybdenum steel tubing
Fork WP Suspension Up Side Down 4860 MXMA CC
Shock absorber WP Suspension 5018 BAVP DCC
Suspension travel Front 300 mm
Suspension travel Rear 317 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 1,495±10 mm
Ground clearance (unloaded) 385 mm
Seat height (unloaded) 992 mm
Total fuel tank capacity approx. 11.5 l
Unleaded premium fuel, mixed with 2-stroke engine oil (1:60)
Weight without fuel approx. 104 kg

Prices and specifications subject to change without notice.

 


2013 KTM 300XC – Australian Specifications/Technical Details
AU MSRP Price: See dealer for Pricing AUD

See above specifications

Specifications, features and prices to change by manufacturer without notice. All information correct as of posted date.

 

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