2014 KTM 450SXF On the 2014 KTM 450SXF, the camshaft has received a stronger auto-decompression
release, new three-layer head
gasket and lighter camshaft.
The die-cast engine cases now
mimic the 2013 450SXF-FE’s
engine cases, with the kickstarter
boss removed for a 300-gram
The 2014 KTM 450SXF gets a newly
revised piston pin for more durability.
Gearing on the 450SXF has
been changed from 14/52 to
13/50, which is lower, for
more low-to-mid drive.
Strengthened for 2014, the 450SXF’s
diaphragm clutch spring has been
upped from 250 Nm to 280 Nm. Plus,
the inner hub has been strengthened.
The 2014 350SXF and
450SXF have revised
sections that are lighter
than last year’s.