Husqvarna keeps us on pins and needles in what concerns the launch of the 2009 TC 250, the bike that it’s suppose to be the lightest motocrosser yet to be produced. There are many chances that it will participate in the 2009 World Motocross Championship, but what we do know for sure is that it weighs 48.5 lbs.
Much of the massive weight reduction is due to the compactness of the four-stroke engine (13 percent smaller than everything else out there) featuring four titanium radial valves. Developed in collaboration with MX3 racer Andrea Bartolini, the new bike is expected to rule on the 2009 motocross scene.
But in order to do that, it will first have to be produced and rumors are that this autumn will bring racers face to face with it. Let’s hope so!
The exhibition in Barcelona was a perfect opportunity for Husqvarna to thrill its fans with two models that have just received green light for future production. The new TC 450 and TE 310 have been displayed for the first time in front of national press and audience by Andrea Bartolini and current MX3 riders Thomas Allier and Christophe Martin. Aiming a sweeter spot in the rider’s hearts, the revolutionary TE 310 enters the scene with a new engine capacity situated half way between a (...) More
Featuring brand news chassis and bodywork surrounding a revised engine, the two motocross models rely on versatility and sharp handling in order to make a good impression for 2008 model year. Proof of these bikes being real racers is also the fact that they donate their brand new features to the TE 450 and TE 510 Enduro models.
Husqvarna 2008 four-stroke models are radically revised in what concerns the chassis, leaving the already strong-pulling motors in expectancy for another revision, but that shouldn’t keep us from testing the new TC 250 and see if the improvements suit it well.