SIX DAYS, SIX WINS.
2020 KTM 450 XC-F:
When maximum attack is required, the only answer is the KTM 450 XC-F. The compact SOHC engine delivers explosive power in a smooth, usable delivery that suits both weekend riders and seasoned racers alike. More to the point, the 2020 KTM 450 XC-F shares 95% of its parts with the multiple championship winning KTM 450 SX-F motocross bike. So, are you READY TO RACE?
2020 KTM 450 XC-F Totalmotorcycle.com Key Features
NEW graphics for a READY TO RACE appearance.
NEW WP XACT front fork setting for improved damping, and new fork piston for improved
performance. Features proven, sophisticated air spring design with separate damping
NEW WP XACT rear shock setting and new compression adjuster for improved tuning.
NEW piston with reworked shape for improved performance and reliability.
Compact SOHC (single overhead camshaft) engine with cutting-edge cylinder head featuring
titanium valves and super-light finger followers with a hard DLC coating.
High-tech, lightweight chrome-moly steel frame with optimized stiffness provides a great
blend of comfort and stability.
Single-piece cast aluminum swingarm features a long rear axle slot for increased
adjustability, offering better straight-line stability.
Bodywork features a slim design for optimal comfort, control and freedom of movement.
Air box and air boot designed to provide maximum protection of the air filter against soiling
and better airflow for optimal performance. Air filter can be accessed without tools for quick
Header pipes with FDH (Flow Design Header) resonator system for improved performance.
Handlebar map switch selects between two maps and activates traction and launch control
for better traction and more efficient starts.
Hydraulic Brembo clutch system offers light operation and highly controllable modulation of
High-tech Brembo brakes have always been standard equipment on KTM offroad bikes and
are combined with lightweight Wave discs.
Handlebar clamps feature a separated lower clamp and bridge-type upper clamp for more
KTM’s “No Dirt” foot peg design keeps the peg pivot from becoming clogged, ensuring the
foot peg is always in the correct position.
Super lightweight Galfer Wave rotors, CNC machined hubs, high-end Giant rims and Dunlop
“No Dirt” shift lever prevents dirt from fouling the lever joint to ensure proper shifting in any
Offroad specific additions such as hand guards, a side stand, oversized tank and an 18” rear
wheel ensure the 2020 KTM XC-F machines are READY TO RACE.
2020 KTM 450 XC-F Totalmotorcycle.com Features and Benefits
ENGINE & EXHAUST
4-strokes have taken motocross to unthinkable new extremes in a playground where KTM is the dominant force. Lighter and more compact than ever thought possible, these well-balanced engineering masterpieces deliver class-leading power in the most dynamic way. Straight from the showroom floor, KTM 4-strokes offer READY TO RACE performance of the highest caliber.
The KTM 450 XC-F has a lightweight, high-tech steel frame, carried over from the 2019 model. It plays an integral role in the bike’s renowned maneuverability, while also providing accurate rider feedback. Its refined flex characteristics ensure the bike soaks up those big hits while still delivering excellent agility and high-speed stability. The chassis also features additional innovative elements like “no dirt” footpegs and brackets for mounting an optional composite skid plate. For 2020, the suspension features improved damping characteristics. The reworked settings offer a slightly softer, more comfortable feel that, together with the dynamic, performance-oriented chassis, contribute to an intuitive, high-performance ride like no other.
ERGONOMICS & COMFORT
Riding harder for longer is easy when your machine is purpose-built to endure all terrain. It’s a good thing then that the 450 XC-F has been designed with ergonomics built to do exactly that.
BODYWORK & GRAPHICS
The contributions from KTM factory riders, as well as KTM R&D and Kiska Design, have helped to shape the bodywork and the success of this radical machine. The design that features across all 2020 offroad models, achieves complete harmony between rider and bike, down to the finest detail. The main goal is to provide the perfect contact points for the rider to enjoy maximum freedom of movement and improved handling. The I-beam design for the front and rear fenders are prime examples of the intelligent design that appears in every element of the bodywork, guaranteeing maximum stability at the lowest possible weight.
SOFTWARE & ELECTRONICS
State-of-the-art Keihin engine management and electronic fuel injection makes the 450 XC-F as innovative as it is fast. While different engine maps make sure power is delivered in just the right amounts – whatever the terrain.
2020 KTM 450 XC-F – Totalmotorcycle.com International Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: $See Dealer for pricing in USD
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Australia MSRP Price: See Dealer for Pricing in AU
Engine Type: Single Cylinder, 4-Stroke
Displacement: 449.9 cc
Bore / Stroke: 95 / 63.4 mm
Compression Ratio: 12.75:1
Starter/Battery: Electric Starter / 12.8V, 2 Ah
Transmission: 5 Gears
Fuel System: Keihin EFI, 44 mm Throttle Body
Lubrication: Pressure lubrication with 2 oil pumps
Primary Ratio: 31:76
Final Drive: 13:48
Cooling: Liquid Cooling
Clutch: Wet Multi-Disc DDS-Clutch, Brembo Hydraulics
Ignition: Keihin EMS
Frame: Central Double-Cradle Type 25CrMo4 Steel
Sub Frame: Aluminum
Handle bar: Neken, Aluminum Ø 28/22 mm
Front Suspension: WP XACT USD fork, Ø 48 mm
Rear Suspension: WP XACT Monoshock with Linkage
Suspension Travel Front/Rear: 310 mm / 12.2 in; 300 mm / 11.81 in
Front/Rear Brakes: Disc Brake 260 mm / 10.24 in; 220 mm / 8.66 in
Front/Rear Rims: 1.60x 21” / 2.15 x 18”
Front/Rear Tires: 90/90-21” / 110/100-18” Dunlop AT81
Chain: 5/8 x 1/4 in
Steering Head Angle: 26.1º
Triple Clamp Offset: 22 mm
Wheelbase: 1,485 mm ± 10 mm / 58.5 ± 0.4 in
Ground Clearance: 370 mm / 14.6 in
Seat Height: 950 mm / 37.4 in
Tank Capacity, Approx: 8.5 L / 2.25 gal
Weight (without fuel), Approx: 101 kg / 222.6 lbs.
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