The ultimate KTM motocross machine, the KTM 450 SX-F FACTORY EDITION MY2019 has been announced today in Murrieta, California, USA. The latest model offers a host of upgrades over the standard machine, and this factory-looking bike will be available in dealers in select countries in January 2019.
With KTM’s incredible success in the Supercross and Motocross Championships around the world, the KTM 450 SX-F FACTORY EDITION is a performance driven five-speed model that is only produced in limited quantities for certain markets. The latest 2019 model forms the base of the machines that will be raced by Marvin Musquin and Cooper Webb in the prestigious AMA 450 Supercross series, which begins in January. Thanks to the Austrian brand’s racing passion and expertise, this exquisite, limited edition model is created to be one of the most READY TO RACE machines available from KTM.
Encompassing the latest motocross technology, and developed with the highest out-of-the-box race performance in mind, the KTM 450 SX-F FACTORY EDITION enjoys an array of special features. The machine has the ultimate factory look with its orange frame, Factory seat with Selle Dalla Valle logo, and exclusive 2019 Red Bull KTM Factory Racing graphics that are all complemented by various engine upgrades and improved suspension settings.
With racing at the heart of KTM, this model is the sharpest weapon in the toughest racing arenas and the 2019 FACTORY EDITION provides performance-enhancing features such as a Akrapovič Slip-on silencer, orange anodized Factory triple clamps, Factory wheels with D.I.D. Dirt Star rims, a Factory start for the fork and a composite skid plate. In addition, the bike has a semi-floating front disc, front brake disc guard, and an orange rear sprocket. KTM expects nothing less than victory with the KTM 450 SX-F FACTORY EDITION for its athletes and for those who choose to race it.
"We are excited to announce the latest KTM 450 SX-F FACTORY EDITION model year 2019," said KTM Senior Product Manager off-road, Joachim Sauer.
"Racing is at our core, and these highly sought-after motocrossers are the basis of our championship winning machines competing at the highest level, including the AMA 450 Supercross series. We look forward to seeing our customers enjoy the benefits of this ultra-special bike that has so much racing pedigree behind it with an array of upgrades over the standard model. The latest KTM 450 SX-F FACTORY EDITION is one of the most supreme machines on our motocross line-up and will arrive in dealers in January in specific markets."
Words: Lewis Phillips | Lead Image: KTM Images/H. Mitterbauer