2012 KTM 500 EXC Review

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KTM 500 K 4 Enduro
KTM 500 K 4 Enduro

2012 KTM 500 EXC

— 2012 KTM 500 EXC

KTM 500 EXC Review

500 EXC: LEGENDARY

The 500 EXC is to race for the world’s largest competition, the International Six Days Six days in succession, over a offroad kilometres, 40 hours in the — a gruelling test, not for the rider. A whole package of special options makes the 500 EXC fit for ruthless contest, in which than half the starters on KTM every year.

500 EXC Six Days the genuine article with the powder-coated frame of the KTM Factory

Enough is never enough For all who are forever seeking a little bit KTM has created the 500 EXC. Perfectly power in extravagant proportions, low and an unsurpassed chassis characterize an of remarkable versatility: a sensational machine and absolutely reliable rolled into one, the benchmark in terms of weight and At any rate, there’s no way to avoid the 500 EXC on the to the podium.

WITH EXCLUSIVE OPTIONAL

SIX DAYS EQUIPMENT

— Map switch on the handlebars for selecting engine management mappings

Camel SXS seat for improved comfort

— Engine made of high-strength plastic for engine case and frame tubes

— Radiator fan for temperature control under loads

— CNC-machined, triple clamps for high-precision of the fork tubes in favour of sliding of the telescopic fork

Knock-out wheel spindle for removal of the front wheel

Full brake disc at the for improved heat resistance and reduced pad wear

— brake disc protector for the brake disc from damage

— Quick-change pad securing bolts at the rear for changing of brake pads tools

— Aluminium sprocket with riveted-on ring gear for a combination of weight and increased durability

— Wheels with extremely robust Giant and spokes with a high-quality, tin-nickel coating.

— The design as the KTM factory bikes to Six Days graphics, orange frame, orange anodised clamps, orange anodised and anthracite anodised silencer

NOW MORE ERGONOMIC

BODYWORK

The 450 new bodywork with the very seat and spoiler lines, excellent contact points, the bike’s ergonomics, making even simpler and more The longer rear fender the rider even more from swirled up stones.

NOW EVEN MORE PERFORMANCE

NEW

With the 450 EXC’s newly engine, KTM engineers have a new dimension: The power unit has redesigned from scratch and is now compact, lighter and more than before. Reduced weight and a balancer shaft vibration.

NEW EFI/EMS

The newly Keihin engine management with electronic fuel ensures spontaneous responsiveness the engine. Various engine can be activated with an optional map switch.

NEW OIL CIRCUIT

The 450 EXC’s new engine is with a common oil circuit for and transmission, and two oil pumps. A pressure lubricates the engine, while a pump draws oil from the using it to lubricate the transmission and the At the same time and in conjunction a steel diaphragm, negative arises in the casing, which the engine power.

NEW BALANCER

The 450 EXC’s new, more balancer shaft not only vibration, but also serves as the for the water pump. This multi-functionality contributes to the compactness and low of the 450 EXC’s new engine.

NEW ENGINE

The 450 EXC’s new engine case almost 2 kg (4 lb.) less its predecessor, although it offers resistance to damage due to stone or falls. This has been by using a high-strength, elastic alloy and changing from to …-casting.

NEW CRANKSHAFT

KTM 500 K 4 Enduro
KTM 500 K 4 Enduro

When designing the new crankshaft on the 450 KTM engineers focussed on reducing the weight. Thanks to the new, connecting rod and the new, lighter they managed to achieve vibration, while maximising strength.

NEW CYLINDER AND PISTON

The 450 cylinder has been further especially for the new engine configuration. The 15 % lighter forged piston reciprocating weight and optimises at high engine speeds. nitrided piston rings highest levels of resistance to

NEW CYLINDER HEAD

All ports and the chamber have been in the OHC cylinder head of the 450 EXC’s new The new camshaft actuates four via lightweight rocker arms. titanium valves are used on the side.

As before, the cylinder cover mounted at an angle service work.

NEW SILENCER

The 450 new, improved silencer a special Six Days coating not offers greater volume and a new it also reduces noise to the stricter standards of the future.

NEW CLUTCH

The 450 EXC’s newly clutch, with a robust cage and transmission-friendly back-damping, use of a spring washer for the first instead of the customary conical hence substantially reducing the force. The hydraulic actuation from Brembo® facilitates modulation of the clutch.

NOW WITH AN MORE SUPERIOR CHASSIS

NEW

The completely revamped frame from high-quality chrome-molybdenum is characterised by even greater stiffness. Furthermore, it is even at absorbing jolts introduced by the system, whereby the simple and comfort of the 450 EXC have been optimised.

NEW SWINGARM, NEW PDS, NEW

The 450 EXC’s new, lighter, aluminium swingarm accommodates the absorber more centrally, in to load the swing arms evenly. The new, 7 mm (0.28 in) PDS shock absorber with rebound and high/low-speed compression and a new setting is installed more so providing even more

TELESCOPIC FORK, NEW SETTING

The 450 EXC is with the latest WP upside-down with wider adjustment and a new setting. The sensitive responsiveness and damping of the open-cartridge fork 48 mm (1.89 in) outer tubes are a complement for the 450 EXC’s simple and precision.

NEW WHEELS

Practically unbeatable in of weight and stability, the new wheels CNC-machined hubs, new black-anodised from Giant, black spokes and ultra-light aluminium They reduce the unsprung and masses, hence bolstering the handling of the 450 EXC.

KTM 500 K 4 Enduro
KTM 500 K 4 Enduro
KTM 500 K 4 Enduro
KTM 500 K 4 Enduro


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