Since 2012, KTM’s Factory Edition line of motocross bikes has been giving customers the unique opportunity to purchase tricked-out versions of its 450cc motocross bikes. Today the company unveiled its latest generation, the 2018 KTM 450 SX-F Factory Edition, at its new supercross test track located right behind the company’s U.S. headquarters in Murrieta, California.
Ryan Dungey (left) and KTM North America president John Hinz unveiled the 2018 KTM 450 SX-F Factory Edition during a worldwide press launch at the company’s new supercross test track near its Murrieta, California, headquarters.
John Hinz, President of KTM North America, and recently retired AMA Supercross Champion Ryan Dungey, unveiled the new 450 SX-F Factory Edition to the global media during the event at KTM’s new supercross test track, which will be known as RD field in honor of both KTM Race Team Manager Roger DeCoster and multi-time AMA Supercross and Motocross champion Dungey.
“As a company, our brand promises ‘ready to race,’” Hinz said. “This isn’t just something that we talk about or a logo that we put on the wall on a banner. This is something we do every single day. We actually live it. This is who we are. We put our heart and soul into this motorcycle. It’s what we do. We want to give the best equipment to our riders, to our athletes, to our teams to go out and be successful and win championships.”
Based on the production KTM 450 SX-F, the Factory Edition line concept actually began in 2010. Seven years later, KTM has become a dominant force …read more