2013 Husaberg TE 300

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Like any respectable off roader, the Husaberg TE 300 features an agile stance and an unstoppable character, being born to conquer any type of terrain with poise.

The 2013 Husaberg TE 300 offers an unbeatable power-to-weight ratio and the 2013 model comes up with a set of pretty important upgrades. Among them you’ll find an improved engine with electric starter and a completely new chassis.

The new engine is among the strongest two stroke units in the largest displacement class. The 1-cylinder 2-stroke, water-cooled engine features reed intake and exhaust control and has a displacement of 293 cc. The unit is brought to life by an electric starter and its power is sent to the ground via a 6-speed transmission.

You also get adjustable exhaust control and selectable ignition curves which help you adapt the bike to any conditions.

Hit the jump for more information on the 2013 Husaberg TE 300.

Overview

Husaberg TE 300

The HUSABERG TE 300 excels with an unbeatable power-to-weight ratio and comes up with a further improved engine with electric starter and a completely new chassis in 2013. Even more powerful, even more agile, even lighter. Not least because of this, the TE 300 is also the ultimate implement for extreme enduro competitions, as proven most notably and in such commanding style by Graham Jarvis.

Outdoor Engineering

Husaberg TE 300

Wheels

Wheels with CNC-machined hubs, high-end DID rims and new aluminium spoke nipples. An unbeatable weight advantage for the 2013 HUSABERG TE 300.

Brakes

Extremely precise application and excellent braking performance. That is exactly what you get from the BREMBO®brakes and lightweight wave brake discs of the HUSABERG TE 300.

Fork

Very finest enduro technology: the 48 mm 4CS closed-cartridge fork from WP SUSPENSION. This fork overcomes extremely rutted tracks and other such major obstacles with the greatest of ease. Developed in close collaboration with the factory team, the patented 4-chamber system (4CS) from WP provides a decisive advantage in terms of responsiveness and constant damping. Another benefit: servicing the fork is extremely easy.

PDS suspension

The shock absorber has settings tuned individually to the new frame and each displacement, guaranteeing comfort and optimal suspension. Adjustable rebound damping and high and low-speed compression damping allow individual adaptation of the suspension to the terrain and rider.

Big Power

Husaberg TE 300

Carburettor

It may not be new, but it’s still very good. The KEIHIN flat-slide carburettor ensures direct power development and lets the bike’s performance come into its own.

Reed valve block

Reacts directly. Provides uniform power development and a longer service life. That’s the V-FORCE 4 reed valve block.

Engine

The HUSABERG TE 300 is one of the most powerful and sportiest two-strokes in the largest displacement class. Scintillating power development and further improved peak performance packed into a completely new chassis make it even more competitive. Electric starter and 6-speed transmission are standard. Adjustable exhaust control and selectable ignition curves provide the rider with the opportunity to adapt the motorcycle perfectly both to his personal riding style and different track conditions.

Clutch

The perfect clutch delivers extremely precise application. This is achieved by means of a compact and extremely robust clutch featuring hub damping and preload with a single diaphragm spring instead of the several conical springs used previously. And to top it all: An additional 250 g of weight is saved thanks to the durable steel cage design.

Starter

The ultimate comfort for enduro aces: the electric starter.

Framework

Husaberg TE 300

Frame

A newly developed double-cradle, central tube frame made from chrome-molybdenum steel profiles ensures high levels of torsional stiffness. Precise cornering characteristics and high tracking stability are the result of this design. Shocks originating from the rear wheel are absorbed even better thanks to reduced levels of lateral stiffness.

Subframe

All supporting parts of the rear end of the TE 300 are made from high strength, injection-moulded plastic. The three elements are bolted together and link perfectly with the surrounding bodywork. The ribbing and toughness of the material allow the highest levels of stability to be achieved at a minimum weight for all the HUSABERG enduro models.

Triple clamp

Meticulously finished triple clamps, machined from a solid block: Not only do they look classy in anodised black; they are also designed in such a way that they support the responsiveness and sliding behaviour of the new fork with their special shaping. The result? Even better offroad handling. The triple clamp offset on the 2013 HUSABERG TE 300 has been reduced from22 mm to20 mm in order to provide even better stability in the corners.

Swingarm

A perfectly balanced aluminium design: The swingarm is 300 g lighter and, with its higher side profiles, it boosts the frame and shock suspension system with targeted flexibility.

Perfect Ergonomics

Husaberg TE 300

Exhaust system

Specially designed for enduro use. Ensures controllable rideability at the same time as top performance. The aluminium silencer is fitted perfectly to the rear fender by means of a strong plastic sleeve.

Equipment

Not only the technology, but also the equipment on the HUSABERG TE 300 leave nothing to be desired. Skid plate and hand guards are standard on all 2-stroke models of the 2013 model range, as is riding pleasure. But for those who want even more, there’s the Pure Tech accessory range.

Bodywork

Enduro riding means becoming one with your bike. The completely revamped seat and tank/spoiler profile lets machine and rider fuse into one. However, the TE 300 not only excels with enduro-specific ergonomics, but also with such technical highlights as grip recesses well protected from dirt.

Air box

There are two good arguments for the new air box: optimum protection from dirt and an adequate air supply to the engine. A separate intake snorkel has been developed for each displacement to optimise airflow, thereby ensuring maximum engine performance. The generously sized TWIN AIR filter is replaced conveniently in a matter of seconds via the air box side cover and with no tools at all, of course.

Fuel tank

The polyethylene fuel tank with enduro-friendly ergonomics is the perfect point of contact with the bike on the 2013 TE models. 10.7 l capacity allows extended enduro tours to be completed comfortably.

Specifications

Husaberg TE 300
Engine Design1-cylinder 2-stroke engine, water-cooled, with reed intake and exhaust control
Displacement293 cm³
Bore72 mm
Stroke72 mm
Starting aidKickstarter and electric starter
Transmission6 gear, claw shifted
Primary ratio26:72
Secondary ratio14:50 (13:50)
ClutchWet multi-disc clutch / Brembo hydraulics
Ignition systemContactless, controlled, fully electronic ignition system with digital ignition timing adjustment, type Kokusan
FrameCentral tube frame made of chrome molybdenum steel tubing
ForkWP Suspension Up Side Down 4860 4CS
Shock absorberWP Suspension PDS 5018 DCC
Suspension travel Front292 mm
Suspension travel Rear335 mm
Brake systemDisc brakes, brake calipers on floating bearings
Brake discs - diameter Front260 mm
Brake discs - diameter Rear210 mm
Chain5/8 x 1/4"
Steering head angle63.5°
Wheelbase1,482±10 mm
Ground clearance, unloaded355 mm
Seat height, unloaded960 mm
Total fuel tank capacity, approx.10.7 l Unleaded premium fuel (95 octane), mixed with 2-stroke engine oil (1:60)
Weight without fuel, approx.104 kg
Husaberg TE 300
Husaberg TE 300
Husaberg TE 300
Husaberg TE 300
Husaberg TE 300

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