KTM says new SX-E 2 bridges the hole for newbie bikes



Designed to be a real grassroots entry into the motorbike world, the KTM SX-E 2 gives the best platform for younger riders to seek out their ft – and throttles – wherever the terrain permits.

Following the successes of each the KTM SX-E 5 and KTM SX-E 3, the all-new KTM SX-E 2 rolls as much as the beginning line as a real-world middleman package deal, bridging the hole between mini-cycle and motorbike, full with high quality supplies and correct motorbike parts.

The KTM SX-E 2 is designed and constructed round a middle tube Aluminum Extrusion Body idea that reduces the variety of parts wanted. With fewer connections and mounting factors, KTM declare that the chassis gives most sturdiness and rigidity, striding the road completely between steadiness, energy and security. On the rear, the sub-frame is constituted of a high-quality glass-fiber bolstered, impact-resistant plastic composite for low weight and added shock absorption.


Offering the ahead drive for the KTM SX-E 2 is a light-weight, maintenance-free 1.8 kW HUB Motor powered by a water resistant BLi300 Lithium-ion power-tool-type battery, delivering a most of fifty Nm.

Being devoid of any extra components like chains or sprockets, this “HUB-Motor-Idea” retains weight low and gives added security within the occasion of a crash.


Nevertheless, the true perk comes with the benefit of swapping the battery with one simple motion, extending experience time with a number of batteries, and straightforward battery alternative in case of harm. This additionally acts as an anti-ride system, with the battery merely eliminated.

Charging is taken care of by an exterior charger supplying as much as 500 W that may be related to any home powerpoint and it takes roughly 60 minutes to attain a full 100 per cent cost.


Up entrance, non-adjustable WP Hydraulic Forks with 90 mm journey takes care of the bumps, whereas a pre-load adjustable 34 mm hydraulic monoshock takes care of issues on the rear. The monoshock is mounted on to the swingarm, and gives 70 mm of journey.

Younger riders discover their ft simply because of a 2-level adjustable seat top. In customary configuration, the seat top is 470 mm however can simply be elevated to 500 mm by lifting the bodywork and seat unit and mounting the rear shock in an alternate place. This, together with the power to decrease the entrance fork within the triple clamp and regulate the heights of the foot-peg service, means the rider can develop with the KTM SX-E 2.


In step with its smaller dimensions, the KTM SX-E 2 is fitted with light-weight 10″ black powder-coated aluminum HPDC wheels entrance and rear.   A set of radial, hydraulic 140 mm disc brakes on the entrance and rear, with the brake pads being appropriate with high-end market bicycle brake pads for simple availability. The hand levers are adjustable to suit smaller hand sizes.

From a security and value standpoint, the KTM SX E-2 is fitted with a roll-over sensor that cuts energy within the occasion of a crash or tip-over. A wrist lanyard key additionally gives a direct connection between the riders and the kill swap, which stops the motor within the occasion of an uncontrollable driving state of affairs.


As an added security function, the electrical motor is activated by rolling the throttle ahead. As soon as turned ‘on’, a haptic ‘vibration’ is distributed by way of the grip mimicking the delicate idling vibration of a combustion engine, indicating to the rider that the bike is able to go. This stops any undesirable or sudden acceleration when mounting the KTM SX-E 2. An illuminated multifunctional show positioned subsequent to the throttle additionally makes keeping track of chosen experience modes and battery life easy, with completely different colours indicating which experience mode is chosen, in addition to what degree the battery is at.

The all-new 2024 KTM SX-E 2 is predicted to reach in authorised dealerships in Australia and New Zealand from December 2023 onwards, and for extra data you may go to KTM.com or your nearest authorised KTM seller.


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