2013 KTM 450 XC-F: CLUTCH NOW EVEN MORE RESILIENTBack to Bikes Next Benefit Previous Benefit
A DDS clutch (Damped Diaphragm Steel) with a wear-free steel cage is fitted to the new KTM XC-F engine, allowing use of thin steel discs for minimum overall width. The diaphragm spring, which preloads the package, not only reduces the operating force required to pull the clutch, but also provides space for integrated hub damping. The result: more traction and protection for the transmission. And with hydraulic clutch actuation from Brembo, the rider has everything under control right from the start.