Austrian company, KTM has revealed its new 2013 SX generation featuring a new bodywork, new 250 four-stroke engine, and improved frames and suspension.
The newest range of premium SX motorcycles is said will set a new benchmark for the world of motocross. For 2013, the KTM 250 SX-F gets a lighter powerplant than the previous engine. All-new 250cc four-stroke engine is made of a new high-strength aluminum alloy and features larger intake and outlet ports, new camshafts and timing, redesigned cylinders and all-new, die-cast cases. It has a 78mm bore and a 52.3 mm stroke, compared to the predecessor’s 76mm bore and 54.8mm stroke.
The 2013 KTM 350 SX-F also comes with reworked engine, improved performance and power band, and reduced overall weight. It has new die-cast housing and is 500 g lighter than the previous’s one. It features strengthened valve heads and valve seats as well as updated valve springs.
While the 450 SX-F with SOHC fuel injection engine is based on the 2012 special edition Ryan Dungey KTM 450 SX-F announced in January.
Over all, all SX-F models get new chromoly-steel frames and triple clamps to improve rigidity, bodywork facelift (new front fender, front number plate, spoilers, tank and airbox), reworked exhaust systems to reduce noise level, new Renthal handlebar, new graphics and updated suspension settings.
While the two-stroke SX models all received updated suspension, black spokes and new 827 Renthal Fatbar handlebars as well as new graphics.
For further details you can visit KTM’s official website.