2012 KTM 300 EXC Review

Sometimes, nothing can replace displacement. When it comes to brutal, it's time for the 300 EXC. Your two-stroke machine is a real momentum-Wonder with an incredible force that is light-weight motorcycle. Now with more power and a redesigned chassis, the SF 300 is the ideal partner for the next cross-country and enduro hardcore.

2012 KTM 300 EXC Features and Benefits

UNBEATABLE power to weight ratio

Engine power and weight

Comprehensive technology two-stroke engine has undoubted advantages, including high power / displacement ratio and low weight. As for the power-weight ratio, the 300 EXC is almost unbeatable with the last renewal. Unmatched performance and handling are the result amusing.

2012 KTM 300 EXC
2012 KTM 300 EXC
Now even more power

NEW Wärtsilä snorkeling, new airbox, new cylinder

With the redesigned air box and inlet flange optimized flow air box and carburetor, new cylinder time ensures better low load with fresh gasoline. This translates into an increase in speed even more free and more power in all speed ranges for liquid cooling, two-stroke machine.

Now even more ergonomic


The new 300 EXC body with the head very thin and the lines of spoiler, as well as excellent contact points, improves the ergonomics of the bike, so that management even easier and more accurate. The rear fender and driver protection even more effective swirling stones.

Engine characteristics ADJUSTABLE

Adjustable exhaust and adjustable ignition curve CONTROL

Response to high torque two-stroke engine may vary in three stages, replacing the exhaust springs TVC controller. Rider is a 300 EXC can also choose between two different ignition curves using a plug or a switch option.

TIME FRAME even higher


The all-new frame is of high quality chrome molybdenum is characterized by an even greater lateral rigidity. It is also better absorb shocks introduced by the suspension system, whereby the handling and comfort of fun EXC 300 is optimized.


300 EXC: The new, lighter weight, 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 forks, the new setting

The SF 300 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 complement to the 300 EXC is playful and handling precision.

New wheels

Hub almost unbeatable in weight and stability, the new wheel is CNC, Excel rims, zinc / nickel plated spokes and nipples aluminum. Reduce unsprung weight and gyroscopic effect, in order to confirm the playful manipulation 300 EXC.

2012 KTM 300 EXC
2012 KTM 300 EXC

2012 KTM 300 EXC - International Specifications / Technical Details

Europe MSRP Price: USD 6,495.00 *


Design 1-cylinder 2-stroke, water cooled, with input from reeds and exhaust control

Displacement 293 cc (17.88 cu)

Diameter 72 mm (2.83 inches)

Stroke 72 mm (2.83 in)

Assisted electric start and kick start

6-speed transmission, the Out of the Past

Primary Rate 26:72

Final drive 14:50 (13:50)

Clutch Clutch / Hydraulic

Contactless ignition system, ignition system controlled by a fully electronic control with digital display on, type Kokusan


Part of central tube frame made of chrome-molybdenum

WP Suspension Forks down to 4860 AP MXMA

WP PDS shock absorber Suspension Shock DCC 5018

Front suspension travel of 300 mm (11.81 inches)

Rear 335 mm of travel (13.19 inches)

Disc brakes with brake system, brake calipers on floating bearings

Brake discs - front diameter of 260 mm (10.24 inches)

Disc brake - rear diameter of 220 mm (8.66 inches)

Chain 5 / 8 x 1 / 4 "

63.5 ° caster angle

Wheelbase 1482 ± 10 mm (58.35 ± 0.39)

Ground clearance (unloaded) 355 mm (13.98 inches)

Seat height (unloaded) 960 mm (37.8 inches)

Total fuel tank capacity approx. 9.5 l (2.51 U.S. gal)

Unleaded petrol mixed with engine oil 2 stroke (1:60)

Weight without fuel around. 104 kg (229 lbs)

* Manufacturer's suggested retail price (MSRP), the actual sale price may vary.