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2016 KTM 300 XC
2016 KTM 300 XC



2016 KTM 300 XC Review

2016 KTM 300 XC on www.Totalmotorcycle.com

Unrivalled power-to-weight ratio…

With enough power to excel on all sorts of tracks and terrain, combined with an extremely lightweight chassis, the 300 XC has one of the best power-to-weight ratios in it’s class. The unrivalled power-to-weight ratio of the lightweight 2-stroke engine makes it a true contender against the more complex 4-strokes. For MY 2016 the 300 XC features detail improvements and new colors and graphics, but basically retains the same chassis and engine specification as MY 2015.

 


2016 KTM 300 XC www.Totalmotorcycle.com Key Features

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2016 KTM 300 XC www.Totalmotorcycle.com Features and Benefits

Engine


Cylinder
The cylinder of the 300 XC is fitted with a sophisticated TVC (Twin Valve Control) power valve, providing adjustable power characteristics. The power character can be changed within a few seconds thanks to two supplied springs for different tracks and rider preference.


Clutch
The KTM DDS (Damped Diaphragm Steel) clutch is fitted with a diaphragm spring, which allows implementation of an internal rubber damping system. Together with a lightweight steel basket and the Brembo hydraulic system the DDS clutch offers maximum reliability, excellent modulation and light lever pull.


Carburetor
The 300 XC is fitted with a proven Keihin PWK 38S AG carburetor producing the perfect air-fuel mixture. For extreme temperature or altitude the setting can be tuned with supplied jets and needles according to a setting list in the manual.


Engine
The powerful KTM 300 SX engine unites an unbeatable power-to-weight ratio with outstanding performance and extremely easy handling.

 


Superior chassis


Fork
The XC model range features the 48mm WP 4CS closed cartridge fork. The setting has been specifically developed for racing cross-country in the US. The forks can be easily adjusted for compression and rebound via the dials on the top of the fork tubes.


Frame
The modern frame design of the 300 XC, comprised of lightweight, high strength, chrome-molybdenum steel section tubes, combines maximum longitudinal stiffness with optimum torsional stiffness.


Linkage/Shockabsorber
The linkage system of the 300 XC features a progressive curve with a high initial rate ensuring good stability. The high-end WP 5018 shock absorber guarantees outstanding response and damping characteristics. Compression and rebound damping can be adjusted to the track conditions and the rider’s preferences.


Triple clamps
Top quality, CNC-machined triple clamps have been something of a KTM trademark for years. Ensuring precise handling, they provide proper clamping force for correct flex characteristics, thus improving the action of the forks. For 2016 the upper triple clamp features a newly developed rubber damping system for the handlebar clamp in order to reduce the vibration levels felt through the handlebar. The clamps retain their forward and back adjustability for rider preference.

 


Unbeatable power-to-weight ratio


Graphics
New modern in-mold graphics highlight the Ready to Race character of the cutting-edge 2016 XC range of bikes.


Bodywork
KTM engineers have focused on designing the bodywork ergonomically and functionally in such a way that the whole motorcycle is in perfect harmony with the rider down to the very last detail. The front fender is a perfect example of how molded plastic components can gain maximum stability with a well thought out structure.


Seat
The ergonomically perfect seat is equipped with a durable foam core, ensuring both greater comfort and higher stability.


Airbox
At the same time, the design of the airbox guarantees optimum protection of the air filter from dirt plus maximum airflow for the highest performance. Quick replacement of the Twin Air filter, without tools and in a matter of seconds, has long been an unrivalled KTM standard.


Handlebar
The 300 XC is equipped with a tapered handlebar made of high-strength aluminum by NEKEN, which is fixed in a new rubber damped handlebar clamp allowing the handlebar to be mounted in two different positions. A new, larger handlebar pad protects the rider in case of a crash.

 


Unrivalled handling


Brakes
High-tech Brembo brakes have always been standard equipment on KTM off-road bikes, and now are combined with newly designed and weight-reduced Wave discs made by GALFER featuring improved heat resistance. Weight reduction is 63g on the front disc, and 32 g for the rear. This is the ultimate solution in braking technology.


Wheels
The 300 XC is fitted with lightweight, CNC-machined hubs, high-end Giant rims and black spokes with lightweight aluminum nipples providing maximum stability at minimum weight. The latest Dunlop Geomax AT81 tires guarantee perfect traction and outstanding performance.


 

 


 

2016 KTM 300 XC – www.Totalmotorcycle.com USA Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: $ See Local Dealer for Pricing in USD

Engine
” Design
1-cylinder, 2-stroke engine
” Displacement
293.2 cm³
” Bore
72 mm
” Stroke
72 mm
” Starter
Kick and electric starter
” Transmission
6-speed
” Primary drive
26:72
” Secondary gear ratio
13:50
” Clutch
Wet, DDS multi-disc clutch, Brembo hydraulics
” EMS
Kokusan
Chassis
” Frame design
Chrome-molybdenum steel central-tube frame
” Front suspension
WP USD Ø 48 mm 4CS closed cartridge
” Rear suspension
WP monoshock with linkage
” Suspension travel (front)
300 mm
” Suspension travel (rear)
317 mm
” Front brake
Disc brake
” Rear brake
Disc brake
” Front brake disc diameter
260 mm
” Rear brake disc diameter
220 mm
” Chain
520 X-Ring
” Steering head angle
63.5 °
” Wheelbase
1495 ± 10 mm
” Ground clearance
385 mm
” Seat height
992 mm
” Tank capacity (approx.)
10 l
” Weight READY TO RACE (without fuel)
100.7 kg


 


 

2016 KTM 300 XC – www.Totalmotorcycle.com Canadian Specifications/Technical Details
Canada MSRP Price: $ CDN

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2016 KTM 300 XC – www.Totalmotorcycle.com European Specifications/Technical Details
Europe/UK MSRP Price: £6749 GBP (On The Road inc 20% Vat)

Engine
” Design
1-cylinder, 2-stroke engine
” Displacement
293.2 cm³
” Bore
72 mm
” Stroke
72 mm
” Starter
Kick and electric starter
” Transmission
6-speed
” Primary drive
26:72
” Secondary gear ratio
13:50
” Clutch
Wet, DDS multi-disc clutch, Brembo hydraulics
” EMS
Kokusan
Chassis
” Frame design
Chrome-molybdenum steel central-tube frame
” Front suspension
WP USD Ø 48 mm 4CS closed cartridge
” Rear suspension
WP monoshock with linkage
” Suspension travel (front)
300 mm
” Suspension travel (rear)
317 mm
” Front brake
Disc brake
” Rear brake
Disc brake
” Front brake disc diameter
260 mm
” Rear brake disc diameter
220 mm
” Chain
520 X-Ring
” Steering head angle
63.5 °
” Wheelbase
1495 ± 10 mm
” Ground clearance
385 mm
” Seat height
992 mm
” Tank capacity (approx.)
10 l
” Weight READY TO RACE (without fuel)
100.7 kg



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