KTM 450 EXC-F 2020

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CONQUER THE GREAT OUTDOORS

Bad news for the competition, we’ve taken take a proven trail conqueror and developed it even further. The KTM 450 EXC-F is the industry benchmark and for 2020, has been intensified through input from KTM’s factory racers. With enhanced and more efficient performance, a reworked frame and subframe, new, refined bodywork and ergonomics, an innovative new exhaust system and even better cooling and suspension, it is sure to remain the standard for all others to follow. Its new graphics and colors stand out as a reminder of its race-proven pedigree.

Motor og eksos

Motor og Eksos

KTM continues its evolution of the sport of enduro with a new range of world-beating 4-stroke engines. The race-winning performance of KTM’s pros has filtered through to these powerful new motors, proving they’re capable of taking you to the front straight out of the crate. The reworked engines are the most competitve, compact and light engines on the market, setting the benchmark in Enduro-specific performance, rideabilty and reliability. This means they are capable of winning in each engine class, from amateur level to the fastest professionals.

TRANSMISSION

The 450 EXC-F uses a new 6-speed transmission made by PANKL RACING SYSTEMS, that now features a stronger, forged raw material, ensuring the highest durability and reliability. There was no need to change the gear ratios that are perfectly matched to the power characteristics of the engine. All four-stroke engines are fitted with a gear […]

EXHAUST

When it comes to improved power delivery and performance, the new exhaust plays a key role and packs a punch that is hard to beat. All 4-stroke EXC models feature new, two-piece header pipes (two parts instead of one on the predecessor) which can now be disassembled much more easily and which allows better access […]

ENGINE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

The state-of-the-art Keihin Engine Management System, with electronic fuel injection, features a new 42 mm throttle body. There are separate systems for cold starting and idle adjustment, while an improved seal of the MAP sensor (MAP = Manifold-Absolute-Pressure) makes the system even more reliable. A reworked throttle cable mount allows for easy access and smoother […]

E-STARTER

The standard electric starter on the KTM 450 EXC-F uses a proven starter drive and a strong starter motor made by Mitsuba. As demonstrated time and time again, it provides quick and reliable starting, saving you precious time and energy when you need it most.

CYLINDER HEAD

The 450 EXC-F engine is fitted with a newly developed SOHC cylinder head which is much more compact, 15 mm lower and 500 gr lighter improving the mass centralization and contributing to even better handling. The gas flow through the newly shaped ports is controlled by a new overhead camshaft which is now closer to […]

CYLINDER AND PISTON

Inside the short 95 mm bore cylinder, is a new, extremely lightweight, box-in-box type piston made by König. In conjunction with a 10% lighter piston pin, it is a major contributor to the engine’s high performance, low vibrations and engine-speed. The compression ratio has increased from 11.7:1 to 12.75:1 for even better engine performance. Additionally, […]

CRANKSHAFT

The KTM 450 EXC-F’s crankshaft is located in an ideal position close to the center of gravity, contributing to easier handling. It utilizes a short connecting rod, which makes for an overall compact and lightweight engine with a snappy power delivery. A plain big (bottom) end bearing with two force-fitted bearing shells runs directly on […]

CRANKCASES AND ENGINE COVERS

The EXC models feature reworked engine cases, reducing the weight by nearly 300 g. The design allows for a very centralized shaft configuration, making the engine very short and compact, while contributing to an efficient centralization of mass. Additionally, the engine covers feature a smart surface structure which reduces wear caused by the rider’s boots, […]

COOLING

Maintaining the optimal engine temperature and consistent horsepower throughout the ride. The KTM 450 EXC-F features newly designed radiators which are mounted 12 mm lower than the predecessors, lowering the center of gravity, matching the design of the new shrouds perfectly and providing perfect ergonomics. By using CFD technology (Computational Fluid Dynamics) and a smarter […]

CLUTCH

The KTM 450 EXC-F is fitted with the extremely durable, KTM-developed DDS clutch (damped diaphragm steel), with a wear-free steel basket and heat resistant clutch plates. It uses a diaphragm spring instead of the usual coil springs, which results in considerably easier clutch action. The diaphragm spring is also compact enough to allow for a […]

BALANCER SHAFT

The multifunctional side-mounted counter balance shaft masterfully balances all the oscillating forces, while also driving the water pump. It effectively keeps engine vibrations to a minimum, resulting in the smoothest ride even at the highest engine speeds.

Chassi

Chassi

KTM engineers take weight loss seriously. As a result, they have crafted the 2020 KTM EXC-F models to be the slimmest, lightest and quickest-turning enduro bikes available. And with an E-starter as standard, getting the big single turned over is as simple as pressing a button.

WHEELS

KTM uses lightweight, CNC-machined hubs and high-end GIANT rims on all Enduro models, guaranteeing maximum stability and minimum weight. For 2020, the aluminum spoke nipples feature a reworked design, which conveniently reduces the frequency with which the spokes need to be tightened.

TRIPLE CLAMP

The EXC-Fs are fitted with forged triple clamps with an offset of 22mm, ensuring a solid grip of the fork and precise handling. The handlebar is adjustable forwards and backwards over 4 positions, so the EXC-F will fit you like your favorite gloves.

SWINGARM

The KTM 450 EXC-F’s one-piece aluminum swingarm is manufactured using a gravity die-cast production process, offering exceptional strength at the lowest possible weight. The single-component casting process offers low weight, perfect flex behavior and also allows for a large number of geometry solutions.

REAR SUSPENSION

The WP XPLOR shock absorber is the key element on the proven PDS rear suspension design (progressive damping system), where the shock is directly linked to the swingarm without an additional linkage system. This keeps weight lower and reduces the chances of hooking on rocks. Optimal enduro-specific damping progression is achieved by using a second […]

FUEL TANK

All models in the EXC range are fitted with newly designed lightweight polyethylene tanks improving the ergonomics. The ¼-turn bayonet filler cap makes for quick and easy closure. Manufactured using see-through plastic, you will always be able to see how much fuel remains at a glance. It is fitted with an integrated fuel pump system […]

FRONT SUSPENSION

All EXC models are fitted with the latest 48 mm diameter, WP XPLOR upside-down forks, featuring a split fork design developed by WP and KTM. While each side is fitted with springs, they have separate damping functions. Compression damping is on the left and the rebound on the right. Both can easily be adjusted via […]

FRAME

All EXC models feature new high-tech, lightweight chromoly steel frames. This includes hydro-formed elements produced by state-of-the-art robot welding. They retain their race-proven geometries, but by re-designing certain areas they now have a higher lateral, longitudinal and torsional stiffness, resulting in better feedback for the rider, playful handling and improved stability. The laterally attached engine […]

BRAKES

These high-tech Brembo brakes are combined with lightweight Wave brake discs. You couldn’t brake any harder or with better feel on an offroad motorcycle.

AIRBOX

The new airbox on the KTM 450 EXC-F has been completely reworked to ensure better flow dynamics, resulting in optimal power and throttle response. Despite the obvious performance enhancements, the new design also offers maximum protection against soiling of the air filter. The large twin-air air filter is mounted on a cleverly designed stiff cage […]

Ergonomi og komfort

Ergonomi og komfort

Designed for complete harmony between rider and bike, KTM has exploited the knowledge from decades of race success to create perfect ergonomics on the KTM 450 EXC-F. Maximum rider comfort and movement in all conditions is guaranteed.

HANDLEBAR

All KTM EXC models are equipped with the same high-strength aluminum tapered NEKEN handlebar. The handlebar allows for four different positions. The handlebars come standard with an ODI vulcanized grip on the right side and a comfortable ODI lock-on grip, which does not require any wire or glue, on the left. All models can be […]

FOOTPEGS

Sophisticated ´No-Dirt´ footpegs prevent clogging up the pegs, even when digging in deep ruts. The pegs on the Enduro models are 6mm higher than the ones used on SX models, which benefits ground clearance. But you can swap them at will.

Bodywork og dekaler

Bodywork og dekaler

With input from KTM’s factory riders, as well as KTM R&D and Kiska Design, the new bodywork of the KTM 450 EXC-F pushes the boundaries of progression even further. The result is a shape across the entire range, that achieves complete harmony between rider and bike. The main goal was to provide the optimal contact points that allow a rider maximum freedom of movement and improved handling. The front and rear fenders feature an intelligent I-beam design, guaranteeing maximum stability with the lowest possible weight. A new tail light design fits perfectly to the new shape of the rear fender and the number plate carrier. The new in-mold graphics confirm the high-performance intentions of this bike, as well as KTM’s never-ending quest for race-winning progression.

DECALS

New graphics convey the READY TO RACE character of the 2019 KTM EXC-F model line.

Programvare og elektronikk

Programvare og elektronikk

The state-of-the-art KEIHIN engine management system, with electronic fuel injection, features a new 42 mm throttle body, which provides a spontaneous response and maximum performance thanks to its unique injector position. The ECU features new maps adapted to the new exhaust, airbox and engine configuration and it regulates the unique traction control which can be activated by an optional map select switch. In addition, the ECU provides different maps for optimal power characteristics for each gear according to the information received by the gear sensor.

BATTERY & WIRING HARNESS

All engines are fitted with the proven electric starter, which is a major benefit for any offroad activity. It is powered by a super lightweight 2 ah lithium-ion starter battery, which provides safe, reliable starting. A reworked wiring harness and revised packaging has most of the electrical components concentrated into a common area below the […]

Tekniske detaljer

TECH DETAILS

Engine
Design
1-cylinder, 4-stroke engine
Displacement
449.9 cm³
Bore
95 mm
Stroke
63.4 mm
Starter
Electric starter
Transmission
6-speed
Clutch
Wet, DDS multi-disc clutch, Brembo hydraulics
EMS
Keihin EMS
Chassis
Frame design
Central-tube frame with double-cradle
Rear suspension
WP Xplor PDS shock absorber
Suspension travel (front)
300 mm
Suspension travel (rear)
310 mm
Front brake
Brembo twin-piston floating calliper, brake disc
Rear brake
Brembo single-piston floating calliper, brake disc
Front brake disc diameter
260 mm
Rear brake disc diameter
220 mm
Chain
X-Ring 5/8 x 1/4″
Steering head angle
63.5 °
Ground clearance
355 mm
Seat height
960 mm
Tank capacity(Approx)
9.2 l
Weight READY TO RACE (without fuel)
105.5 kg