1089

www.dirtrider.com

2018 Husqvarna Off-Road & Dual Sport Motorcycle Models | FIRST LOOK

1089
...

Husqvarna Motorcycles today launches its complete line-up of 2018 off-road models – a sophisticated new series of 2-stroke and 4-stroke machines that take the historic brand’s off-road model line-up to a whole new level in terms of technology and performance.

Introducing the next generation of 2-stroke machines – the all-new, electronic fuel-injected TE 250i – Husqvarna’s latest enduro offering delivers unprecedented advantages in terms of performance, rideability, fuel consumption and ease of use. The introduction of electronic fuel injection by Husqvarna Motorcycles represents a bold new step into the future of off-road motorcycling.

Together with the fuel-injected 2-stroke, Husqvarna Motorcycles presents a heavily updated range of TE and FE machines for model year 2018. Collecting feedback from top-level competition and combining it with extensive research, the brand’s engineers ensured that the 2018 TE 150, TE 250, TE300, FE 250, FE 350, FE 450 and FE 501 remain true to Husqvarna Motorcycles’ commitment to offer premium motorcycles across their complete enduro range.

2-STROKE’S NEW ERA

Perfectly embodying Husqvarna’s pioneering spirit, the new from the ground up electronic fuel injected TE 250i features engine technology that revolutionizes the field of 2-stroke enduro motorcycles.

TE 250i ELECTRONIC FUEL INJECTION HIGHLIGHTS

  • Fuel injectors at the transfer ports → Ideal amount of fuel in all conditions
  • Oil pump & oil tank → Convenient, eliminates pre-mix
  • 39 mm throttle body → Regulates air flow, TPS relays airflow data
  • New EMS → Modern engine management, no need for jetting changes
  • Standard map select → Customize power characteristics
  • Frame integrated oil filler cap → Simple refills
  • Translucent fuel tank → Large capacity, fuel pump integrated
  • New intake snorkel → Adapted to throttle body

SETTING THE BENCHMARK

Combining the most advanced engine technology with a series of dynamic upgrades, all Husqvarna Motorcycles 2-stroke and 4-stroke machines set the benchmark in terms of handling, power, weight and aesthetics.

2018 ENDURO HIGHLIGHTS (ALL MODELS)

  • WP Xplor 48 front fork → New fork tubes & setting for added sensitivity & bottoming resistance
  • New Magura brake calipers & GSK discs → Optimal sensitivity & progression
  • New ProTaper handlebar → Class-leading function & style

The new Husqvarna MY18 enduro range will be available in North America from July 2017 at all authorized Husqvarna Motorcycles Dealers.

2018 Husqvarna Enduro TE 150 TE 250 TE 250i TE 300 FE 250 FE 350 FE 450 FE 501
                 
Engine                
Engine type Single cylinder, 2-stroke Single cylinder, 2-stroke Single cylinder, 2-stroke Single cylinder, 2-stroke Single cylinder, 4-stroke Single cylinder, 4-stroke Single cylinder, 4-stroke Single cylinder, 4-stroke
Displacement 143.99 cc 249 cc 249 cc 293.2 cc 249,91 cc 349.7 cc 449.9 cc 510.9 cc
Bore/stroke 58/54.5 mm 66.4/72 mm 66.4/72 mm 72/72 mm 78/52,3 mm 88/57.5 mm 95/63.4 mm 95/72 mm
Compression ratio - - - - 12,8:1 12,3:1 11,8:1 11,8:1
Starter/battery Kick- and electric starter / 12V 2.2Ah Kick- and electric starter / 12V 2.2Ah Electric starter / 12V 2.2Ah Kick- and electric starter / 12V 2.2Ah Electric starter / 12V 2.2Ah Electric starter / 12V 2.2Ah Electric starter / 12V 2.2Ah Electric starter / 12V 2.2Ah
Transmission 6 gears 6 gears 6 gears 6 gears 6 gears 6 gears 6 gears 6 gears
Fuel system Mikuni TMX 38 Mikuni TMX 38 Dell ´Orto, throttle body 39 mm Mikuni TMX 38 Keihin EFI, throttle body 42 mm Keihin EFI, throttle body 42 mm Keihin EFI, throttle body 42 mm Keihin EFI, throttle body 42 mm
Control Rotation speed dependent exhaust flap Exhaust control TVC Exhaust control TVC Exhaust control TVC 4 V / DOHC with finger followers 4 V / DOHC with finger followers 4 V / OHC with rocker levers 4 V / OHC with rocker levers
Lubrication Mixture oil lubrication 1:60 Mixture oil lubrication 1:60 Electronically regulated oil injection Mixture oil lubrication 1:60 Pressure lubrication with 2 oil pumps Pressure lubrication with 2 oil pumps Pressure lubrication with 2 oil pumps Pressure lubrication with 2 oil pumps
Gear ratios 12:33 15:31 17:28 19:26 21:25 20:20 14:32 16:26 20:25 22:23 25:22 26:20 14:32 16:26 20:25 22:23 25:22 26:20 14:32 16:26 20:25 22:23 25:22 26:20 13:32 16:30 16:24 23:28 23:23 26:20 14:32 16:26 20:25 22:23 25:22 26:20 14:36 17:32 19:28 22:26 23:24 26:21 14:36 17:32 19:28 22:26 23:24 26:21
Primary ratio 23:73 26:73 26:73 26:73 24:73 24:73 31:76 31:76
Final drive 13:50 13:50 13:50 13:50 14:49 14:52 14:45 14:45
Cooling Liquid cooling Liquid cooling Liquid cooling Liquid cooling Liquid cooling Liquid cooling Liquid cooling Liquid cooling
Clutch Wet multi-disc clutch, Magura hydraulics DDS wet multi-disc clutch, Magura hydraulics DDS wet multi-disc clutch, Magura hydraulics DDS wet multi-disc clutch, Magura hydraulics DDS wet multi-disc clutch, Magura hydraulics DDS wet multi-disc clutch, Magura hydraulics DDS wet multi-disc clutch, Magura hydraulics Wet multi-disc DDS-clutch, Magura hydraulics
Ignition MEDJ digital 12V/75W Kokusan Synerject EMS Kokusan Keihin EMS Keihin EMS Keihin EMS Keihin EMS
                 
Chassis                
Frame Central double-cradle-type 25CrMo4 steel Central double-cradle-type 25CrMo4 steel Central double-cradle-type 25CrMo4 steel Central double-cradle-type 25CrMo4 steel Central double-cradle-type 25CrMo4 steel Central double-cradle-type 25CrMo4 steel Central double-cradle-type 25CrMo4 steel Central double-cradle-type 25CrMo4 steel
Subframe Carbon fiber reinforced polyamide Carbon fiber reinforced polyamide Carbon fiber reinforced polyamide Carbon fiber reinforced polyamide Carbon fiber reinforced polyamide Carbon fiber reinforced polyamide Carbon fiber reinforced polyamide Carbon fiber reinforced polyamide
Handlebar Pro Taper, Aluminum Ø 28/22 mm Pro Taper, Aluminum Ø 28/22 mm Pro Taper, Aluminum Ø 28/22 mm Pro Taper, Aluminum Ø 28/22 mm Pro Taper, Aluminum Ø 28/22 mm Pro Taper, Aluminum Ø 28/22 mm Pro Taper, Aluminum Ø 28/22 mm Pro Taper, Aluminum Ø 28/22 mm
Front suspension WP-USD Xplor 48 WP-USD Xplor 48 WP-USD Xplor 48 WP-USD Xplor 48 WP-USD Xplor 48 WP-USD Xplor 48 WP-USD Xplor 48 WP-USD Xplor 48
Rear suspension WP-Monoshock with linkage WP-Monoshock with linkage WP-Monoshock with linkage WP-Monoshock with linkage WP-Monoshock with linkage WP-Monoshock with linkage WP-Monoshock with linkage WP-Monoshock with linkage
Suspension travel front/rear 300/330 mm 300/330 mm 300/330 mm 300/330 mm 300/330 mm 300/330 mm 300/330 mm 300/330 mm
Front/rear brakes Disc brake Ø 260/220 mm Disc brake Ø 260/220 mm Disc brake Ø 260/220 mm Disc brake Ø 260/220 mm Disc brake Ø 260/220 mm Disc brake Ø 260/220 mm Disc brake Ø 260/220 mm Disc brake Ø 260/220 mm
Front/rear rims 1.60 x 21'' / 2.15 x 18'' DID 1.60 x 21'' / 2.15 x 18'' DID 1.60 x 21'' / 2.15 x 18'' DID 1.60 x 21'' / 2.15 x 18'' DID 1.60 x 21'' / 2.15 x 18'' DID 1.60 x 21'' / 2.15 x 18'' DID 1.60 x 21'' / 2.15 x 18'' DID 1.60 x 21'' / 2.15 x 18'' DID
Front/rear tires 90/90-21" / 110/100-18" 90/90-21" / 110/100-18" 90/90-21'' / 140/80-18'' 90/90-21" / 110/100-18" 90/90-21" / 120/90-18" 90/90-21" / 120/90-18" 90/90-21" / 120/90-18" 90/90-21" / 120/90-18" | | | | | | | |
Chain X-Ring 5/8x1/4" X-Ring 5/8x1/4" X-Ring 5/8x1/4" X-Ring 5/8x1/4" X-Ring 5/8x1/4" X-Ring 5/8x1/4" X-Ring 5/8x1/4" X-Ring 5/8x1/4" | | | | | | | |
Silencer Aluminum Aluminum Aluminium Aluminium Aluminium Aluminium Aluminium Aluminium
Steering head angle 26.5° 26.5° 26.5° 26.5° 26.5° 26.5° 26.5° 26.5°
Triple clamp offset 22 mm 22 mm 22 mm 22 mm 22 mm 22 mm 22 mm 22 mm
Wheel base 1,495 ± 10 mm / 58.9 in ± 0.4 in 1,495 ± 10 mm / 58.9 in ± 0.4 in 1,495 ± 10 mm / 58.9 in ± 0.4 in 1,495 ± 10 mm / 58.9 in ± 0.4 in 1,495 ± 10 mm / 58.9 in ± 0.4 in 1,495 ± 10 mm / 58.9 in ± 0.4 in 1,495 ± 10 mm / 58.9 in ± 0.4 in 1,495 ± 10 mm / 58.9 in ± 0.4 in
Ground clearance 370 mm / 14.6 in 370 mm / 14.6 in 370 mm / 14.6 in 370 mm / 14.6 in 370 mm / 14.6 in 370 mm / 14.6 in 370 mm / 14.6 in 370 mm / 14.6 in
Seat height 960 mm / 37.8 in 960 mm / 37.8 in 960 mm / 37.8 in 960 mm / 37.8 in 960 mm / 37.8 in 960 mm / 37.8 in 960 mm / 37.8 in 960 mm / 37.8 in
Tank capacity, approx. 10 l / 2.6 gal 10 l / 2.6 gal 9.25 l / 2.4 gal 10 l / 2.6 gal 8.5 l / 2.25 gal 8.5 l / 2.25 gal 8.5 l / 2.25 gal 8.5 l / 2.25 gal
Weight, without fuel, approx. 92.2 kg / 203.3 lb 102.2 kg / 225.3 lb 105.2 kg / 231.9 lbs 102.4 kg / 225.8 lb 108.3 kg / 238.8 lb 109.3 kg / 240.9 lb 110.4 kg / 243.4 lb 111 kg / 244.7 lb