UPDATED WP AER 48 front fork with a sophisticated air spring design and separate damping for easy adjustment to any track condition, rider weight or skill level. A new setting improves damping.
UPDATED rear suspension damping settings are perfectly matched to the WP AER 48 front fork.
NEW radiator guards provide better airflow in muddy conditions.
NEW C4 bearing fitted to the transmission shaft for a bigger overlap in the cases for improved reliability at high operating temperatures.
NEW clutch plates from nitrated steel for reduced wear on the steel clutch basket.
NEW stronger lithium-ion battery provides more reliable starting while still being extremely lightweight.
NEW MIM (Metal Inject Molded) shift star provides a stronger surface for improved reliability.
Handlebar map switch that also activates traction control and launch control for enhanced traction for the start, middle and end of the race
Handlebar clamps feature a separated lower clamp and bridge-type upper clamp for more torsional stiffness.
A lightweight chromoly steel frame provides high torsional rigidity with less longitudinal stiffness resulting in excellent handling and energy absorption
KTM’s “No Dirt” footpeg design keeps the pegs pivot from becoming clogged, ensuring the footpeg is always in the correct position.
Super lightweight Galfer Wave rotors, CNC machined hubs, Giant rims and Dunlop GEOMAX AT81 tires.
Airbox and filter design provides maximum performance with fast “no tools” air filter changes.
“No Dirt” shift lever prevents dirt from fouling the lever joint to ensure proper shifting in any condition.
Off-road specific additions such as hand guards, a side stand and a 18” rear wheel ensures the 2018 KTM 450 XC-F is READY TO RACE
Engine Type: Single Cylinder, 4-Stroke
Bore/Stroke: 95.0/63.4 mm
Compression Ratio: 12.7.5:1
Starter/Battery: Electric Starter / 12V, 3Ah
Transmission: 5 Gears
Fuel System: Keihin EFI, 44mm 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
Handlebar: Neken, Aluminum Ø 28/22mm
Front Suspension: WP Suspension AER 48 USD Ø 48mm
Rear Suspension: WP Monoshock 5018 BAVP DCC 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: 80/100-21 in.; 110/100-18 in. Dunlop AT81
Chain: 5/8 x 1/4 in.
Steering Head Angle: 26.1 deg.
Triple Clamp Offset: 22 mm
Wheelb.ase: 1,485mm ± 10 mm / 58.5 ± 0.4 in.
Ground Clearance: 370mm / 14.6 in.
Seat Height: 960 mm / 37.8 in.
Tank Capacity, Approx: 8.5 L / 2.25 gal.
Weight (without fuel), Approx: 101.4 kg/ 223.5 lb.