KTM 500 EXC | Dirt

Living the Dream

By Karel Kramer, Photography by Karel Kramer


Price $9899
Engine type l-c single
Valve train OHC, 4v
Displacement 510cc
Transmission 6-speed
Claimed horsepower na
Claimed torque na
Frame Steel-tube perimeter with aluminum swingarm
Front suspension WP 48mm fork with adjustable compression and rebound damping
Rear suspension WP shock with adjustable spring preload, compression and rebound damping
Front brake Brembo two-piston caliper, 260mm disc
Rear brake Brembo one-piston caliper, 220mm disc
Front tire 90/100-21 Dunlop
Rear tire 140/80-18 Dunlop
Seat height 38.2 in.
Wheelbase 58.4 in.
Fuel capacity 2.3 gal.
Claimed curb weight 270 lbs.
Contact www.ktm.com/us
Verdict 4.5 out of 5 stars

The best street-legal dirtbike. Period.

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