The market-leading KTM EXC range has been radically race-refined with a new generation of bikes launched in Bassella, Spain today (May 20) for model year 2020. With a line-up of new two-stroke and four-stroke machines capable of the most extreme challenges, including the premium KTM SIX DAYS line-up along with the special-edition KTM 300 EXC TPI ERZBERGRODEO, KTM’s new enduro range is definitely READY TO RACE.
Developed on the toughest climbs, gnarliest terrain and in deepest mud with our Red Bull KTM Factory Racing stars, the benchmark-setting KTM enduros have just raised the bar. The 2020 line-up includes the new model KTM 150 EXC TPI, which is homologated for Euro 4, the KTM 250 EXC TPI and KTM 300 EXC TPI 2-strokes, as well as the KTM 250 EXC-F, KTM 350 EXC-F, KTM 450 EXC-F and KTM 500 EXC-F 4-strokes.
Following on from KTM's many advancements in technology with its enduro machines in recent years, this wide range of KTM EXC models boasts the very latest in innovation. The model year 2020 enduros have new and more efficient, yet high-performing, engines, a re-developed chassis with improved WP XPLOR suspension, improved handling, new bodywork, a new air filter box, a new cooling system, and new exhaust systems. This, combined with the high-quality NEKEN handlebar, Brembo brakes, No-Dirt footpegs, and CNC milled hubs with Giant rims fitted as standard equipment, ensures that the KTM EXC model year 2020 are the best performing and most extreme enduro bikes on the market.
The flagship KTM SIX DAYS models offer a premium package and these world-beating enduros are widely regarded as the best competition machines on the market. With the International Six Days Enduro at the core of the design of these bikes, the SIX DAYS models celebrate the sport of enduro and have a wide range of well-thought out KTM PowerParts fitted over the standard models of KTM EXC.
In addition, KTM is excited to announce the ultra-prestigious KTM 300 EXC TPI ERZBERGRODEO machine, a limited production of 500 units, which has been created as a tribute to the iconic Austrian hard enduro event now in its 25th year. With a long list of additional READY TO RACE parts, as well as an exclusive graphic design, this special edition is the ultimate machine for the journey to extreme.
"The new KTM EXC enduro range is ready for anything. With the serious challenges presented by the likes of the World Enduro Super Series (WESS), which includes classic enduro races as well as some of the toughest events in the world, the KTM EXC models have to be prepared for the most extreme conditions. Thanks to the efforts of our R&D team around the globe, who enjoy riding themselves and understand the needs of our customers, along with our factory athletes who push our machines to the limits for the ultimate durability tests, the market-leading enduro range continues to improve at a rapid rate. Evolved from excellence, the MY2020 KTM EXC’s are a new generation with the very latest innovation for the aspiring enduro rider right up to the professionals," said KTM's Senior Product Manager Off-Road Joachim Sauer.
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