KTM: Meet the All-New 2023 450 SX-F


Whereas the highlight has been on Ducati’s triple crown (and residual successes in current gross sales), the Austrians have been quietly engaged on enhancing their bangin’ rep – and, proper consistent with the model’s future targets to crush the competitors, a key bike has been refreshed simply in time for 2023. 

KTM's all-new 2023 450 SX-F. Media sourced from KTM.
KTM’s all-new 2023 450 SX-F. Media sourced from KTM.

World, meet the all-new, 2023 KTM 450 SX-F.

She’s lighter, she ranks manner increased on mass centralization, and she or he handles like a dream – so let’s dive into the docket of tweaks. 

Naturally, KTM’s achieved their finest to get a manufacturing magnificence as near competitors efficiency as attainable; a part of that is the magic that’s the 450’s new engine that weighs lower than 27kg whereas nonetheless delivering a implausible 68hp. 

Launch management is, after all, a key addition, together with “Quickshifter, two maps, a redesigned airbox, an exhaust system, and a collection of different modifications” – all to enrich the altered ‘anti-squat’ ergonomics and tweaked engine place. 

KTM's all-new 2023 450 SX-F. Media sourced from KTM.
KTM’s all-new 2023 450 SX-F. Media sourced from KTM.

Adjustable WP suspension, refined from the model’s successes on the observe, ties in the entire bundle for a cutting-edge Katoomer – excellent for down-and-daring residents trying to lock in on a medal or three (the Crimson Bull KTM Manufacturing unit Racing graphics don’t harm). 

KTM's all-new 2023 450 SX-F. Media sourced from KTM.
KTM’s all-new 2023 450 SX-F. Media sourced from KTM.

Right here’s the official record of perks for the 2023 KTM 450 SX-F, in accordance with the press launch on Bike Sports activities:

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Ducati's Championhip replicae, featuring both bikes that made the win for 2022 (re. Bautista and Bagnaia). Media sourced from Ducati's website.
  • Manufacturing unit racing seat (orange)
  • Manufacturing unit wheels (black rims, orange hub, orange sprockets, black spokes)
  • Akrapovič ‘slip-on’ line // Semi-floating entrance brake disc
  • Manufacturing unit racing entrance brake disc guard (carbon strengthened model)
  • Manufacturing unit racing skid plate (carbon-reinforced model)
  • Manufacturing unit racing triple clamp (orange anodized)
  • Manufacturing unit begin gadget (wp)
  • ODI lock-on grey grip set
  • Hinson outer clutch cowl
  • Vented airbox cowl
  • Orange sprocket
  • Golden chain
KTM's all-new 2023 450 SX-F. Media sourced from KTM.
KTM’s all-new 2023 450 SX-F. Media sourced from KTM.

Like what you see? You should definitely hit up KTM’s web site for additional data on availability.

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*Media sourced from KTM’s web site*