2013 KTM 450XC-W

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2013 KTM 450XC-W
2013 KTM 450XC-W

2013 KTM 450XC-W
2013 KTM 450XC-W

2013 KTM 450XC-W
2013 KTM 450XC-W



2013 KTM 450XC-W Review

2013 KTM 450XC-W

The KTM 450 XC-W is without doubt one of the best motorcycles in its class. Compact design, 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 bike is unrivalled in performance and rideability – specially designed for enduro bikes.

 

2013 KTM 450XC-W Features and Benefits

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 2013 KTM 450 XC-W.

EFI / EMS

The engine management system from Keihin with electronic fuel injection and 42 mm (1.65 in) throttle body ensures spontaneous, powerful responsiveness and handling, along with maximum performance. Automatic temperature and altitude compensation are state of the art.

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.

FRAME

In keeping with KTM tradition, the frames are made from high quality, lightweight, chromoly 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 aluminum frames followed by our rivals, we supply a high-tech steel frame that weighs approx. 0.5 kg (1.1 lb.) 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.

SWINGARM

All 2013 KTM XC-W models are designed with a lightweight, cast aluminum swingarm featuring direct linkage of the PDS shock absorber on the upper side. The aluminum 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.

BRAKES

Brakes from Brembo are standard equipment on KTM offroad bikes and, together with lightweight wave-type brake discs, they are recognized 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 for greater durability.

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. Dunlop GEOMAX MX51 tires – provide excellent traction, very precise directional control and a long service life.

TANKS

The slim 9.5 L (2.5 USGal) 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 450XC-W – USA Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: $9,499 USD

ENGINE
Design 1-cylinder 4-stroke engine, water-cooled
Displacement 449.3 cm³ (27.418 cu in)
Bore 95 mm (3.74 in)
Stroke 63.4 mm (2.496 in)
Starter Electric starter/kick starter
Engine lubrication Pressure circulation lubrication with two rotary pumps
Primary transmission 32:76
Final drive 13:52
Cooling Water, permanent circulation of coolant by water pump
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 PA
Shock absorber WP Suspension PDS 5018 DCC
Suspension travel Front 300 mm (11.81 in)
Suspension travel Rear 335 mm (13.19 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 1,482±10 mm (58.35±0.39 in)
Ground clearance unloaded 345 mm (13.58 in)
Seat height unloaded 970 mm (38.19 in)
Total fuel tank capacity, approx. 8.5 l (2.25 US gal)
Super unleaded (ROZ 95/RON 95/PON 91)
Weight without fuel, approx. 111 kg (245 lb.)

 


 

2013 KTM 450XC-W – Canadian Specifications/Technical Details
Canada MSRP Price: $10,199.00 CDN

2013 KTM 450 XC W: THE BENCHMARK
ENGINE
Design 1-cylinder 4-stroke engine, water-cooled
Displacement 449.3 cm³ (27.418 cu in)
Bore 95 mm (3.74 in)
Stroke 63.4 mm (2.496 in)
Starter Electric starter/kick starter
Engine lubrication Pressure circulation lubrication with two rotary pumps
Primary transmission 32:76
Final drive 13:52
Cooling Water, permanent circulation of coolant by water pump
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 PA
Shock absorber WP Suspension PDS 5018 DCC
Suspension travel Front 300 mm (11.81 in)
Suspension travel Rear 335 mm (13.19 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 1,482±10 mm (58.35±0.39 in)
Ground clearance unloaded 345 mm (13.58 in)
Seat height unloaded 970 mm (38.19 in)
Total fuel tank capacity, approx. 8.5 l (2.25 US gal)
Super unleaded (ROZ 95/RON 95/PON 91)
Weight without fuel, approx. 111 kg (245 lb.)

Prices and specifications subject to change without notice.



2013 KTM 450XC-W – UK/Europe Specifications/Technical Details
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2013 KTM 450XC-W – Australian Specifications/Technical Details
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