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2022 KTM 450 SX-F FACTORY EDITION & KTM 250 SX-F FACTORY EDITION
An all-new platform
The all-new KTM 450 SX-F FACTORY EDITION has never more-accurately defined READY TO RACE. It will form the base of the machines piloted by Cooper Webb, Marvin Musquin and Aaron Plessinger. With its development centered on the feedback and success of Red Bull KTM Factory Racing racers, and 400-units-only exclusivity, this new machine is the perfect mount for budding Supercross champions looking to harness the same competitive advantage enjoyed by their KTM Factory Racing heroes.

Equally exclusive with only 400 units available, the 2022 KTM 250 SX-F FACTORY EDITION is an elite racer built to the highest specifications as the machine of choice for Red Bull KTM Factory Racing rising star Max Vohland in the 250SX division. It is the ultimate mid-class machine for anyone looking to dominate local or international racing. Featuring top-shelf componentry across the board, this is the undisputed new class leader.

Radical technical advancements
While both 2022 FACTORY EDITION machines benefit from a list of specific 250 cc and 450 cc engine updates, they share in the same competitive advantage delivered by the all-new chassis, including a new swingarm, subframe and frame. With mass centralization and flex optimization as key goals, KTM engineers reimagined these crucial components to produce a new one-piece swingarm with optimized topology and flex, a new aluminum-polyamide hybrid subframe offering advanced durability and rigidity, and an inspired frame design with new shock mount that greatly improves feeling and comfort. True to the FACTORY EDITION aesthetic, the frame comes powder coated in glossy orange and is affixed with frame guards and a skid plate as standard.

Taking the electronics to the next level, and joining traction control, two selectable maps, and launch control, is the latest technological marvel devised by KTM engineers; the Quickshifter function which allows clutch-less up shifting from second through fifth gear. This is activated or deactivated using the QS button on the all-new switch that cleverly combines functions for easy use on the fly.

Catching the eye is the new bodywork with an improved rider triangle for better knee contact, especially when standing, to inspire confidence for any rider level. Added contact surfaces on the bodywork make moving the bike around on track much easier and improve overall handling and agility. The flat seat profile, combined with the Selle Dalla Valle high grip seat cover, perfectly fit KTM’s READY TO RACE approach and give exceptional control in any condition. The graphics of the all-new KTM SX-F FACTORY EDITION models are closely based on the Red Bull KTM Factory race bikes that will be used throughout the 2022 season. Sponsor logos and graphic design elements are implemented using in-mold technology, guaranteeing a high-quality factory race look, even after intense riding.

Premium componentry all-over
As always on a KTM FACTORY EDITION, top-shelf racing-derived components come standard to ensure you’re ready for competition right out of the crate. Made from high-grade aluminum, the CNC-machined Factory Racing triple clamps feature optimally tuned steering stem stiffness; perfect alignment of the fork tubes and precise geometry of the fork clamps to ensure a highly responsive and smooth fork action. Maximum gains in handling are provided by simple offset adjustment of 20 mm or 22 mm. Black high-strength alloy rims by DID Dirt Star with laser engraved logos are coupled to orange CNC-machined hubs, using lightweight black spokes and orange anodized aluminum nipples. Factory wheels are paired with Dunlop GEOMAX MX33 Motocross tires, for enhanced handling, cornering and traction.

MODEL HIGHLIGHTS
// New bodywork with specifically tailored ergonomics for easier rider movement
// New hydro-formed Cr-Mo frame significantly improving anti-squat behavior
// New topology optimized die-cast aluminum swingarm for optimal rigidity & low weight
// New 450cc SOHC engine offering class-leading performance & low weight
// New 250cc DOHC engine providing class-leading torque and peak power
// New Quickshift feature providing seamless up-shifting without the clutch
// New aluminum-polyamide hybrid subframe construction providing specifically calculated rigidity & advanced durability
// New WP XACT 48 mm forks with AER technology offer more progressive end-of-stroke damping
// New WP XACT rear shock design with CFD optimized main piston and tool free adjusters
// New multifunctional map switch, which also activates the Quickshifter, Traction & Launch Control
// New topology optimized, die-cast footrests with reduced weight & less chance of dirt build up
// Factory Racing CNC-machined triple clamps with adjustable offset [20 – 22 mm]
// Factory wheel set with D.I.D DirtStar rims and orange anodized CNC-machined hubs
// New polyamide composite skid plate for advanced protection and durability
// New polyamide composite front brake disc guard for added protection
// Mechanical Factory holeshot device as standard
// Soft, gray ODI lock-on grips
// Factory Selle Dalla Valle high grip seat cover
// New Red Bull KTM Factory Racing graphics

The two new models will only be available at authorized KTM dealers across the United States.
For more information, visit ktm.com.

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