New and Improved! 2002 KTMs

Feb. 01, 2006 By ORC STAFF
» KTMs for 2002!

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For 2002, two main technical issues were addressed - POWER & HANDLING. Every engine displacement in the line has received technical improvements that ensure more power.To compliment more powerful engines, the suspension components received a great deal of attention, guaranteeing improved performance.

Engine Objectives:

For 2002, power is the name of the game. Every engine displacement in the KTM line has received attention from the R&D team at KTM Austria leading to numerous technical improvements that ensures optimum power and increased overall performance. Starting with he two-time motocross world-championship winning 125 engine,(which also serves as the platform for the 200 EXC/MXC engine)the KTM engineers have managed to squeeze out better throttle response and more overall power throughout he range. For the 2002 model year, KTM motors were optimized in various details and upgraded by adding modifications derived from KTM s factory racing efforts.

Suspension Objectives:

Every 2002 model benefits from improved suspension settings. At the heart of KTMs suspension package lies KTM's ingenious, PDS system - the world's only mass produced rear suspension without linkage. Lower maintenance, superior performance, ease of service, reliability and lighter weight are all benefits of PDS. For 2002 the PDS shock has received serious attention with improved internal settings and an all new forged shock body. Up front, the WP USD forks have received numerous upgrades for improved performance. All new for the 2002 SX models are WP USD 48mm forks. Derived from Grand Prix Motocross and U.S. Supercross racing efforts, the 2002 front suspension system allows a wider range of external adjustment, along with an external preload adjuster.

Chassis Features:

Removable aluminum subframes, aluminum handlebars with variable mounting options, Brembo brakes with elf cleaning rotors and braided steel lines, large easily accessible air filter you can change without tools, chromoly steel frames, nickel-plated exhausts, extruded & forged aluminum swingarms -it all here, the whole package. These are just some of the high quality, innovative features that set KTM apart from the competition. While KTM continually provides the highest caliber components with every bike, a fresh look complete with new graphics and a stronger sidestand are some of the upgrades for the 2002 line of world championship winning bikes.

The Big News For California

The 2002 KTM EXC racing 4-stroke now has a Vehicle Identification Number and meets green sticker regulations for off road use. The California version EXC racing 4-stroke delivers the same riding performance as every KTM.

Sportmini Models

KTM s line of Sportminicycles have been revolutionized for 2002.Changes are evident throughout the line starting with the Adventure Series, which receives an all-new air-cooled Beta motor. Besides the air cooled Beta engines, all Adventure models come equipped with all new Marzocchi forks and triple clamps that look like the full size KTM 2-stroke.In fact the 2002 KTM Sportmini range emulates the full size KTM s more than ever before, including the same graphic and design changes. Two other models standout for the major changes they received in 2002.The 50 SX Pro Junior LC - a mirror image of the SR model that includes the awesome Beta liquid cooled 50cc engine, but with a lower seat height, shorter wheelbase, shorter suspension and the same updated frame as the Pro Sr. And last but not least the all-new 65 SX. The most dominant mini in the 65 class for the last three years, the 65SX receives a complete makeover with all new Up Side Down Marzocchi forks, a hydraulic clutch, removable subframe, numerous motor improvements and dramatic new styling like the full size 125 SX. 50 Mini/Jr/SR Adventure Models

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2002 MSRP
50 Mini Adventure $1,348
50 Junior Adventure $1,998
50 Senior Adventure $2,048
50 SX Pro Junior L/C $2,698
50 SX Pro Senior L/C $2,898
65 SX $3,098
125 SX $4,998
250 SX $5,948
380 SX $6,148
400 SX Racing 4 stroke $6,498
520 SX Racing 4 stroke $6,748
200 M/XC $5,698
300 M/XC $6,198
400 M/XC Racing 4 stroke $6,998
520 M/XC Racing 4 stroke $7,248
200 E/XC $5,798
250 E/XC $6,148
300 E/XC $6,298
380 E/XC $6,398
400 E/XC Racing 4 stroke $7,098
520 E/XC Racing 4 stroke $7,348 Newsletter
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