2012 KTM 500 EXC Discussion

The SF 500 is "Ready to Race" competition for the world's largest endurance, "International Six Days Enduro." Six days in a row over a thousand miles off-road, 40 hours in the saddle - a difficult test, not only for the rider. A range of high quality special features makes the 500 EXC appropriate for this ruthless competition, where more than half of the entries on the KTM bank per year. 500 EXC Six Days - the real thing with the orange powder part of the KTM factory team.

Too much is never enough for all those who are always looking for a little ', KTM 500 EXC has been created. Extravagant proportions fully controllable power, lightness and a superior platform is characterized by considerable diversity of enduro: a fighting machine sensational, and totally reliable workhorse rolled into one, the undisputed reference point in terms of weight and handling. In any case, there is no way to avoid the 500 EXC on the way to the podium.

2012 KTM 500 EXC
2012 KTM 500 EXC
2012 KTM 500 EXC Features and Benefits

With an exclusive optional equipment


• Select the card switch on the handlebar to select different engine mappings

• Camel SXS seat for increased comfort on long distances

• The engine hood is made of durable plastic to protect the engine casing and tubing frame

• The radiator fan to optimize temperature control in extreme conditions

• CNC precision orange anodized triple clamps fork tubes for sliding telescopic fork optimal

• Knock-out axle to facilitate removal of the front wheel

• full disc brake at the rear for improved heat resistance and therefore reduces wear on brake pads

• Rear brake disk protector to protect against mechanical damage discs

Brake pads • Quick change bolts secure the back to accelerate the replacement of brake pads without tools

• aluminum rear sprocket with a riveted steel sprocket for a combination of reduced weight and increased durability

• Wheels with giant black anodized rims and spokes extremely robust from a high quality black tin-nickel coating.

• The same design as the factory KTM bikes through the Six-Day graphics, orange powder coated frame, orange anodized triple clamps anodized orange handle, anthracite and silensiador

2012 KTM 500 EXC
2012 KTM 500 EXC

2012 KTM 500 EXC - International Specifications / Technical Details

Europe MSRP Price: USD 7,495.00 *


Cylinder type single-engine, 4-stroke

Displacement 449.3 cc

Bore / Stroke 95/63.4 mm

Compression ratio 11,8:1

Start / kick drum and electric starter / 12V 4Ah

Transmission 6-speed

Keihin EFI, flow control valve 42 mm

Control 4 V / OHC with rocker levers

Pressure lubrication with 2 oil pumps

Gear Ratio 14:36 ​​17:32 19:28 22:26 24:23 26:21

Elementary Report 32:76

Finale 2:52 p.m. (1:52 p.m.)

Liquid cooled

Clutch multiplate clutch, Brembo hydraulic

Ignition Keihin EMS


Central double-cradle frame type 25CrMo4

Aluminum frame

Handlebar Neken, Aluminium Ø 28/22 mm

Front suspension WP-USD Ø 48 mm

Rear Suspension WP PDS shock absorber

Travel front / rear mm 300/335

Brakes, front / rear Disc brakes Ø 260/220 mm

Front / rear rims 1.60 x 2.15 21''x 18''Excel

Front / rear tires 90/90-21 140/80-18'';''

X-Ring chain 5 / 8 x 1 / 4 "

Aluminum muffler

Steering head angle 63.5 °

Wheelbase: 1482 ± 10 mm

Ground clearance 345 mm

Seat height 970 mm

Tank capacity approx. 9.5 l

Weight without fuel, approx. 111 kg

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