2013 KTM 450EXC

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2013 KTM 450EXC
2013 KTM 450EXC

2013 KTM 450EXC
2013 KTM 450EXC

2013 KTM 450EXC
2013 KTM 450EXC

2013 KTM 450EXC
2013 KTM 450EXC



2013 KTM 450EXC Review

2013 KTM 450EXC

The KTM 450 EXC is without doubt one of the best motorcycles in its class. Compact design, very easy maintenance and outstanding robustness at a minimum weight – these are the characteristics of the SOHC engine. Together with the EFI system from Keihin, this results in unrivalled performance and rideability – specially designed for enduro bikes.

 

 

2013 KTM 450EXC Features and Benefits

FRAME

In keeping with KTM tradition, the frames are made from high quality, lightweight, chrome-molybdenum steel profiles. In conjunction with the rear PDS damping system, they are designed for optimum absorption of shocks introduced into the frame by the rear wheel. In response to the trend for aluminium frames followed by our rivals, we supply a high-tech steel frame that weighs approx. 0.5 kg less than the lightest competitor. Moreover, it’s easier to maintain, work on it is simpler and it provides more space for the fuel tank and other components.

BRAKES

Brakes from Brembo® are standard equipment on KTM offroad bikes and, together with lightweight wave brake discs, they are recognised as the measure of all things in terms of application and brake performance. The further refined rear brake cylinder has a new internal mechanism that ensures less wear at the rubber seal and therefore greater durability.

SWINGARM

All 2013 KTM EXC models are designed with a lightweight, cast aluminium swingarm featuring direct linkage of the PDS shock absorber on the upper side. The aluminium casting process allows production of a single-piece swingarm with unlimited geometric possibilities and reduces inconsistencies caused by welding work. The swingarm has been designed to provide targeted flexibility on the one hand, thereby bolstering the suspension, and high torsional stiffness on the other.

CYLINDER HEAD

The SOHC cylinder head is equipped with an overhead camshaft that actuates the titanium intake valves and steel exhaust valves. The whole configuration has been perfectly tuned to the Keihin EFI system for outstanding rideability and performance of the KTM 450 EXC 2013.

EFI / EMS

The engine management system from Keihin with electronic fuel injection and 42 mm throttle body ensures spontaneous, powerful responsiveness and handling, along with maximum performance. Automatic temperature and altitude compensation are state of the art. With an optional map-select switch (PowerParts), a variety of different engine characteristics can be selected.

CLUTCH

The one-piece outer clutch hub with primary gear is machined from a single piece of high-strength steel. This guarantees unbeatable reliability and contributes to narrow engine width with its compact, rivetless design. It also allows the use of thin steel discs, making the overall clutch package very compact. A diaphragm spring enables implementation of an additional hub damping mechanism – a 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.

WHEELS

The high quality KTM wheels with CNC-machined hubs are standard on KTM bikes. They are equipped with new, extremely stable, 7050 aluminium rims from GIANT and the spokes are now furnished with a premium black coating, representing an improvement in terms of corrosion resistance. New MAXXIS FIM tyres – specially developed for KTM – provide excellent traction, very precise directional control and a long service life.

TANKS

The slim 9 l tanks are made from lightweight, transparent polyethylene, allowing the fuel level to be seen from the outside. The tried and tested bayonet filler cap can be opened easily with only a quarter turn and features the proven safety mechanism to prevent unintentional twisting.

 

 



 


 

2013 KTM 450EXC – USA Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: See dealer for pricing.

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2013 KTM 450EXC – Canadian Specifications/Technical Details
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Prices and specifications subject to change without notice.



2013 KTM 450EXC – UK/Europe Specifications/Technical Details
UK/European MSRP Price: £ See dealer for Pricing.

ENGINE
Design 1-cylinder 4-stroke engine, water-cooled
Displacement 449.3 cm³
Bore 95 mm
Stroke 63.4 mm
Starting aid Electric starter/Kickstarter
Engine lubrication Forced oil lubrication with 2 Eaton pumps
Primary gear ratio 32:76
Secondary ratio 14:52 (13:52)
Cooling system Liquid cooling system, continuous circulation of cooling liquid with water pump
Clutch Wet multi-disc clutch / hydraulically operated
Ignition system Contactless, controlled, fully electronic ignition system with digital ignition timing adjustment, type Kokusan
CHASSIS
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°
Wheelbase 1,482±10 mm
Ground clearance, unloaded 345 mm
Seat height, unloaded 970 mm
Total fuel tank capacity, approx. 9 l
Unleaded premium fuel (95 RON)
Weight without fuel, approx. 112 kg


Prices and specifications subject to change without notice.

 


2013 KTM 450EXC – Australian Specifications/Technical Details
AU MSRP Price: See dealer for Pricing AUD

Engine
Engine Type1-cylinder 4-stroke engine, liquid-cooled
Displacement449.3cm³
Bore / Stroke95/63.4mm
Compression Ratio11.8:1
Starter / BatteryKick & Electric Start / 12V 4Ah
Transmission6 gear, claw shifted
Fuel ManagementKeihin EFI, flow restrictor 42mm
Control4 V / OHC with rocker levers
LubricationPressure lubrication with 2 oil pumps
Primary Ratio32:76
Final Drive14:52
CoolingLiquid cooling system
ClutchWet multi-disc clutch / hydraulically operated
IgnitionKeihin EMS

Chassis
FrameCentral tube frame of chrome molybdenum steel tubing
Sub-Frame aluminium
HandlebarNeken aluminium
Front SuspensionWP Suspension USD 4860 MXMA PA
Rear SuspensionWP Suspension PDS 5018 DCC
Suspension Travel – Front / Rear300/335mm
Front / Rear BrakesDisc brake 260mm front / 220mm rear
Front / Rear Rims1.60 x 21″ / 2.15 x 19″ Excel
Front / Rear Tyres90/90-21″ / 140/80-18″
ChainX-Ring 5/8 x 1/4″
Silenceraluminium
Steering Head Angle63.5º
Wheel Base1482 ± 10mm
Ground Clearance345mm
Seat Height970mm
Tank Capacity approx.9.5l
Weight Without Fuel approx.111kg

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

 

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