NEW 2020 KTM OFF-ROAD MODELS: FIRST LOOK

The KTM XC off-road line  of closed-course competition bikes is back for 2020, and the big news is that the 250 and 300 two-strokes are now injected! The 250, 350 and 450 four-strokes have also been unveiled. Just like in years past, the XC models are similar to the MX versions, but have larger fuel tanks, 18″ rear wheels, off-road tires and softer suspension settings. All also have six-speed gearboxes, aside from the 450. Below is the official release from KTM on the 2020 450 XC-F, 250 XC-F, 300 XC TPI and 250 XC TPI

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?

 HIGHLIGHTS

  • 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 functions.
  • 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 servicing.
  • 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 the clutch.
  • 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 torsional stiffness.
  • 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 AT81 tires. 
  • “No Dirt” shift lever prevents dirt from fouling the lever joint to ensure proper shifting in any condition. 
  • Offroad specific additions such as hand guards, a side stand, oversized tank and an 18” rear wheel ensures the 2020 KTM XC-F machines are READY TO RACE.

SPECIFICATIONS

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
Silencer: Aluminum
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.

2020 KTM 350 XC-F

With power that rivals 450cc machines and 250-class handling, the 2020 KTM 350 XC-F is a force to be reckoned with in any closed-course, offroad contest. A compact engine cranks out unbelievable amounts of power while traction control, launch control and selectable maps make all that power useable. Updated suspension damping settings and engine refinements take the KTM 350 XC-F to a level that other 450-class offroad bikes have trouble matching. 

HIGHLIGHTS

  • 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 functions.
  • NEW WP XACT rear shock setting and new compression adjuster for improved tuning.  
  • Compact DOHC (double 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 servicing.
  • 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 the clutch.
  • 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 torsional stiffness.
  • 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 AT81 tires. 
  • “No Dirt” shift lever prevents dirt from fouling the lever joint to ensure proper shifting in any condition. 
  • Offroad specific additions such as hand guards, a side stand, oversized tank and an 18” rear wheel ensures the 2020 KTM XC-F machines are READY TO RACE.

SPECIFICATIONS

Engine Type: Single Cylinder, 4-Stroke
Displacement: 349.7 cc
Bore / Stroke: 88 / 57.5 mm
Compression Ratio: 14.2:1
Starter/Battery: Electric Starter / 12.8V, 2Ah
Transmission: 6 Gears
Fuel System: Keihin EFI, 44 mm Throttle Body
Lubrication: Pressure lubrication with 2 oil pumps
Primary Ratio: 24:73
Final Drive: 14:51
Cooling: Liquid Cooling
Clutch: Wet Multi-Disc DS-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 forks, 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” Giant
Front/Rear Tires: 90/90-21” / 110/100-18” Dunlop AT81
Chain: 5/8 x 1/4 in
Silencer: Aluminum
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: 100.5 kg / 221.5 lbs

2020 KTM 250 XC-F

With class-leading power no one can rival, the 2020 KTM 250 XC-F is a force to be reckoned with in any closed-course, offroad contest. A compact engine cranks out unbelievable amounts of power while traction control, launch control and selectable maps make all that power useable. Updated suspension damping settings, a new redesigned and refinements to the motor make this the ultimate offroad motorcycle.  

HIGHLIGHTS

  • 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 functions.
  • NEW WP XACT rear shock setting and new compression adjuster for improved tuning.  
  • Compact DOHC (double 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 servicing. 
  • 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 the clutch.
  • 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 torsional stiffness.
  • 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 AT81 tires. 
  • “No Dirt” shift lever prevents dirt from fouling the lever joint to ensure proper shifting in any condition. 
  • Offroad specific additions such as hand guards, a side stand, oversized tank and an 18” rear wheel ensures the 2020 KTM XC-F machines are READY TO RACE.

SPECIFICATIONS

Engine Type: Single Cylinder, 4-Stroke
Displacement: 249.9 cc
Bore / Stroke: 78 / 52.3 mm
Compression Ratio: 14.4:1
Starter/Battery: Electric Starter / 12.8V, 2 Ah
Transmission: 6 Gears
Fuel System: Keihin EFI, 44 mm Throttle Body
Lubrication: Pressure lubrication with 2 oil pumps
Primary Ratio: 24:73
Final Drive: 13:51
Cooling: Liquid Cooling
Clutch: Wet Multi-Disc DS-Clutch, Brembo Hydraulics
Ignition: Keihin EMS
Frame: Central Double-Cradle Type 25CrMo4 Steel
Sub Frame: Aluminum
Handle bar: Neken, Aluminum Ø 28/22mm
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” Giant
Front/Rear Tires: 90/90-21” / 110/100-18” Dunlop AT81
Chain: 5/8 x 1/4 in
Silencer: Aluminum
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: 100 kg / 220.4 lbs

2020 KTM 300 XC TPI

The 2020 KTM 300 XC TPI’s unrivaled torque, light weight and rock-solid handling make it an unstoppable machine for extreme cross-country terrain. The KTM 300 XC TPI, now proudly adding TPI to its name, further demonstrates KTM’s unrelenting commitment to 2-stroke advancement. The benefits are clear: besides huge improvements in fuel efficiency and exhaust emissions, the system also removes the need for pre-mixing fuel and re-jetting, meaning that with less effort, the engine always runs smoothly and crisply. The KTM 300 XC TPI is the most READY TO RACE offroad 2-stroke 300 ever created. 

HIGHLIGHTS

  • NEW graphics for a READY TO RACE appearance.
  • NEW TPI (Transfer Port Injection) fuel injection system featuring industry-leading technology offers unparallel performance and simple operation: no premixing or jetting required.
  • NEW ambient air pressure sensor for improved altitude compensation.   
  • The 293.2cc engine is the pinnacle of 2-stroke performance with lightweight construction and features new CNC exhaust port and port timing. 
  • NEW exhaust system provides improved performance with reduced weight and a more durable construction thanks to the innovative corrugated surface on the expansion chamber.
  • 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 functions.
  • NEW WP XACT rear shock setting and new compression adjuster for improved tuning.  
  • 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 servicing.  
  • Hydraulic Brembo clutch system offers light operation and highly controllable modulation of the clutch.
  • 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 torsional stiffness.
  • 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 AT81 tires. 
  • “No Dirt” shift lever prevents dirt from fouling the lever joint to ensure proper shifting in any condition. 
  • Offroad specific additions such as hand guards, a side stand, oversized tank and an 18” rear wheel ensures the 2020 KTM XC TPI machines are READY TO RACE.
  • Cylinder with twin-valve controlled power valve for smooth power that can be adjusted within seconds for different track conditions.
  • Lateral counter balancer reduces engine vibrations for less rider fatigue at the end of the race.
  • Hydraulically operated DDS clutch features a damping system for better traction and durability.

 

SPECIFICATIONS
Engine Type: Single Cylinder, 2-Stroke
Displacement: 293.2 cc
Bore / Stroke: 72 / 72 mm
Starter: Electric Starter / 12.8V, 2Ah
Transmission: 6 Gears
Fuel System: TPI, Dell’Orto Throttle Body Ø 39 mm
Lubrication: Electronically Regulated Oil Pump
Primary Ratio: 26:73
Final Drive: 13:51
Cooling: Liquid Cooling
Clutch: Wet Multi-Disc DDS-Clutch, Brembo Hydraulics
Ignition: Continental 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: 1.60 x 21” / 2.15 x 18” Giant
Front/Rear Tires: 90/90-21” / 110/100-18” Dunlop AT81
Chain: 5/8 x 1/4 in
Silencer: Aluminum
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: 101.3 kg / 223.3 lbs

2020 KTM 250 XC TPI

The KTM 250 XC now proudly adds TPI to its name for 2020 and further demonstrates KTM’s unrelenting commitment to 2-stroke advancement. The benefits are clear: besides huge improvements in fuel efficiency and exhaust emissions, the system also removes the need for pre-mixing fuel and re-jetting, meaning that with less effort, the engine always runs smoothly and crisply. The 250 XC TPI features a powerful yet smooth two-stroke engine fitted in a state-of-the-art chassis. The stellar performance of the lightweight 2-stroke engine makes it a true contender for offroad racing.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • NEW graphics for a READY TO RACE appearance.
  • NEW TPI (Transfer Port Injection) fuel injection system featuring industry-leading technology offers unparallel performance and simple operation: no premixing or jetting required.
  • NEW ambient air pressure sensor for improved altitude compensation.   
  • Advanced 2-stroke engine offers class-leading performance with a lightweight construction and features new CNC exhaust port and port timing. 
  • NEW exhaust system provides improved performance with reduced weight and a more durable construction thanks to the innovative corrugated surface on the expansion chamber.
  • 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 functions.
  • NEW WP XACT rear shock setting and new compression adjuster for improved tuning.  
  • 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 servicing.  
  • Hydraulic Brembo clutch system offers light operation and highly controllable modulation of the clutch.
  • 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 torsional stiffness.
  • 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 AT81 tires. 
  • “No Dirt” shift lever prevents dirt from fouling the lever joint to ensure proper shifting in any condition. 
  • Offroad specific additions such as hand guards, a side stand, oversized tank and an 18” rear wheel ensures the 2020 KTM XC TPI machines are READY TO RACE.
  • Cylinder with twin-valve controlled power valve for smooth power that can be adjusted within seconds for different track conditions.
  • Lateral counter balancer reduces engine vibrations for less rider fatigue at the end of the race.
  • Hydraulically operated DDS clutch features a damping system for better traction and durability.

SPECIFICATIONS

Engine Type: Single Cylinder, 2-Stroke
Displacement: 249 cc
Bore / Stroke: 66.4 mm / 72 mm
Starter: Electric Starter / 12.8V, 2Ah
Transmission: 6 Gears
Fuel System: TPI, Dell’Orto Throttle Body Ø 39 mm
Lubrication: Electronically Regulated Oil Pump
Primary Ratio: 26:73
Final Drive: 13:51
Cooling: Liquid Cooling
Clutch: Wet Multi-Disc DDS-Clutch, Brembo Hydraulics
Ignition: Continental 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: 1.60 x 21” / 2.15 x 18” Giant
Front/Rear Tires: 90/90-21” / 110/100-18” Dunlop AT81
Chain: 5/8 x 1/4 in
Silencer: Aluminum
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: 101.3 kg / 223.3 lbs

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