KTM 450 EXC 2014: THE BENCHMARK

The 450 EXC is undisputedly one of the most powerful enduro machines in its class. The combination of light weight and high-capacity, high-tech, SOHC four-stroke technology is the right choice for all those in the E2 and E3 classes seeking maximum four-stroke performance combined with playful handling. These powerhouses are regarded without doubt as the benchmarks in their classes.

TECHNICAL DETAILS

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 14:52 (13:52)
Cooling Water, permanent circulation of coolant by water pump
Clutch DDS Multidisc clutch in oil bath / hydraulically activated
Ignition Contactless controlled fully electronic ignition with digital ignition adjustment

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. 9 l (2.4 US gal)
Super unleaded (ROZ 95/RON 95/PON 91)
Weight without fuel, approx. 111 kg (245 lb.)