‘XC’ means cross-country. ‘W’ represents its wide-ratio transmission. ‘KTM’ stands for winning. With the agility of a 125 and enough muscle to take the fight to the 250 cc 4-Strokes, this bike punches well above its weight. That’s why when the going gets tough, the tough get an XC-W.
Perfectly controllable power in extravagant proportions, low weight and an unsurpassed chassis characterize an enduro of remarkable versatility: a sensational fighting machine and absolutely reliable workhorse rolled into one, the indisputable benchmark for street-legal enduro bikes in terms of weight and rideability – the KTM 500 EXC. 1 Miles
The enduro of the future. "reminiscent of the proverbial egg-laying wool-producing dairy pig. Enough power for pros, not too many extras for amateurs." quotation from motorrad, june 2003. The fastest enduro in the world. And this three years in a row. In three different displacement classes. Thanks to sophisticated technology. And also thanks to "wonder boy" juha salminen. Ready to race ex factory. For professionals and hobby riders: ktm makes no difference here. Since the best motorcycle makes for the greatest driving fun. And a competition kit for conversion free of charge. 2512 Miles✔ Belt Transmission