2012 KTM 250 EXC-F Review

The 250 EXC-F is almost a guarantee for top positions in sport and physical hard enduro. Known for his great performance from the bottom up to 13,000 1/min, the new generation starts with a more powerful four-stroke DOHC engine, a new injection system, electric start and a new fully renovated, high-quality frame. Playful manipulation of the 250 EXC-F is legendary - for those who want to keep your bike under control at all times.

2012 KTM 250 EXC-F Features and Benefits



250 EXC-F, a new ultra-thin body placed lines and rear spoiler as well as an excellent focal points, finishing wheel ergonomics when handling easier and more accurate. Rear fender no longer protects the driver even more effectively rotated stones.

OPTIMIZED electric start


250 EXC-F is equipped with both a kick starter and electric starter. The renewed tension electric start generator is now integrated in the lid instead of the crankcase, so the bike can be converted into a pure football-starter by simply replacing the cover of the generator.
2012 KTM 250 EXC-F
2012 KTM 250 EXC-F
Now, more performance


The 250 EXC-F is compact, the engine of the state of the art four-stroke is distinguished by a redesigned cylinder head, a very wide rev range useful and now with even better performance. A state of the art management system with electronic injection engine, a generator and a new more powerful electric starter KTM design to a headache for the competition.

Valves and the inlet NEW

Four titanium valves are operated DOHC head covered with carbon levers. Train 250 EXC-F of the valve to develop and execute a short engine providing speeds of up to 13,000 1/min. Admission developed now allows gas flow rate 10% higher.


The new management system development Keihin electronic fuel injection ensures a spontaneous response of the engine. Several characteristics of the motor can be activated with a switch to the option card.

New exhaust

250 EXC-F muffler new and improved not only offers high capacity and a new design also reduces the noise level of the stricter standards for the future.

TIME FRAME even higher


The all-new frame is of high quality chrome molybdenum is characterized by an even greater lateral rigidity. Furthermore, it is even better absorb shocks introduced by the suspension system, the playful handling and comfort of the 250 EXC-F have been optimized.

Swingarm, New PDS, new attitude

250 EXC-F, a new, lighter, shock aluminum swingarm fits more centrally in order to swing the load more evenly. The new, 7 mm (0.28 in) longer PDS shock absorber with adjustable rebound and high / low speed compression damping, and a new option has been installed more categories, so it will progress even more.

Telescopic fork, the new framework

The 250 EXC-F is equipped with the latest WP inverted fork with adjustment ranges wider and a new setting. Sensitive responsiveness and excellent attenuation of open-cartridge fork with 48 mm (1.89 in) outer tube is a perfect addition to handling 250 EXC-F is fun and precision.

New wheels

Virtually unbeatable in terms of weight and stability, new tires CNC centers, Excel rims, rays of zinc / nickel coated aluminum nipples. To reduce unsprung weight and gyroscopic to stimulate playful manipulation of the 250 EXC-F.