First look at KTM’s new HARDENDURO model adding to its 2024 KTM EXC and XC-W ranges – higher-specification, extreme enduro-focused 300 two-stroke replaces the previous Erzbergrodeo edition.

KTM is celebrating its continued success in the Hard Enduro World Championship and boosting the 2024 off-road line-up with a new higher specification 300 EXC for most the word and 300 XC-W in North America.

Like the previously popular Erzbergrodeo edition, the new HARDENDURO model uses the KTM 300 EXC/XC-W as a baseline but comes upgraded with heap of extrem eenduro-focused parts including stronger wheels, more protection, steel tooth rear sprocket, composite sump guard and brake disc guards.

2024 KTM 300 XC-W HARDENDURO feature parts:

  • New, model-specific graphics
  • Orange frame
  • HARDENDURO bar pad
  • Soft, grey ODI lock-on grips
  • Ribbed diamante factory seat
  • Map-selection switch
  • Factory frame protector set
  • Factory wheelset, featuring black D.I.D rims, black spokes, orange-anodised hubs, and orange-anodised nipples
  • Wrap-around handguards
  • Radiator fan
  • Orange-anodized CNC-machined triple clamps
  • Composite skid plate
  • Floating front brake disc with composite front brake disc guard
  • Solid rear brake disc, with safety wire and orange rear brake disc guard
  • Orange Supersprox stealth rear sprocket
  • Orange-anodised oil plug
  • Orange-anodized clutch slave cylinder protection
  • Front and rear pull straps


In case you missed it, Enduro21 already tested the 2024 EXC range: 2024 KTM EXC Enduro range riding impression – “the most radical update yet”


The new 2024 KTM 300 XC-W HARDENDURO will be available at authorised KTM dealers from July ’23 onwards.

Prices: £11,449/€12,575/$13,049


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Photo Credit: Philip Platzer