Meet the Husqvarna SMR125, an agile motorcycle that has all it needs to deal effortless with the toughest tracks.
The motorcycle was created for the young riders that are fans of supermoto, but also want an agile vehicle for riding through the city.
At its heart lies a single cylinder overhead camshaft (sohc) 4-stroke, liquid-cooled 124.45 cc engine that meets the Euro 3 emission regulations. The engine is combined with a six speed transmission and comes with a Keihin 29 mm carburettor and electric ignition.
The motorcycle’s backbone is represented by a monobeam frame in cr-mo steel with a circular cross section and rear seat rail, also in steel.
The motorcycle rides on a pair of light alloy wheels and uses a 140mm rear tyre.
The ride quality is assured by front suspension forks and a rear single shock absorber, with adjustable spring preload.
Hit the jump for more information on the Husqvarna SMR125.
The SMR125 is the new four stroke 125 cc model from Husqvarna, aimed at young fans of the brand: for a touch of supermoto and speed in urban traffic. It inherits a look that is particularly aggressive and appealing, reflecting the style of the bikes used in races by the official Husqvarna team.
2013 Husqvarna SMR125 Features and Benefits
The single overhead camshaft (sohc) 4-stroke, liquid-cooled 124.45 cc engine is the same for both versions, te and smr125. Cylinder bore and stroke length are 52 mm and 58.6 mm, with a compression ratio of 11.2:1. The 125 cc engine ensures reduced emissions and consumption and is rated eu3. It has a keihin 29 mm carburettor and electric ignition. The lubrication is wet sump with claw pump and cartridge filter.
The front suspension forks have a diameter of 40 mm and 260 mm of effective stroke. The rear suspension has a single shock absorber, with adjustable spring preload. Safety: the front brakes are floating calliper double piston with a disc diameter of 260 mm, the rear brakes are also floating calliper, with disc diameter 220 mm.
The frame of the new 4-stroke, 125cc model is a monobeam in cr-mo steel with a circular cross section and rear seat rail, also in steel. The new 4 stroke model has greatly reduced weight, only 117 kg, making them particularly manageable and easy to handle in every situation.
The wheels are made of light alloy, with 17 inch hubs in the supermoto version, allowing use of a 140mm rear tyre which is perfectly adapted to the chassis and gives the smr125 the look of a big motorbike, with great performance in corners.
The Husqvarna SMR125 has many fans. And there is no wonder why, as its 14 hp, single cylinder, four-stroke is a strong unit. The engine comes with perfect gearing and rewards you with a sharp acceleration of up to 70 mph.
In terms of ride quality, our only complain is the hard seat which will make you fill a bit uncomfortable after 50 miles. Apart from that, however, the chassis is perfectly tuned for off road riding. This bike can deal with anything you throw at it and it also knows how to tackle the tightest corners pretty damn well.
The brakes include top-spec components, so you can expect to a great stopping power.
Like any Husqvarna the SMR125 has a fairly good built quality. Its engine has proved to be reliable while all the plastics and components are held together well.
|Engine type:||Single cylinder, four-stroke|
|Displacement:||124.45 ccm (7.59 cubic inches)|
|Bore x stroke:||52.0 x 58.6 mm (2.0 x 2.3 inches)|
|Fuel system:||Carburettor. Keihin 29 Carburettor|
|Ignition:||Electronic, inductive discharge, with variable advance (digital control)|
|Transmission type, final drive:||Chain|
|Clutch:||Multi plate, cable operation|
|Driveline:||6 speed constant mesh|
|Front suspension:||40mm Paioli USD|
|Front suspension travel:||260 mm (10.2 inches)|
|Rear suspension:||Sachs monoshock|
|Rear suspension travel:||282 mm (11.1 inches)|
|Front brakes:||Single disc|
|Front brakes diameter:||260 mm (10.2 inches)|
|Rear brakes:||Single disc|
|Rear brakes diameter:||220 mm (8.7 inches)|
|Weight incl. oil, gas, etc:||117.0 kg (257.9 pounds)|
|Seat height:||900 mm (35.4 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.|
|Overall length:||2,200 mm (86.6 inches)|
|Ground clearance:||255 mm (10.0 inches)|
|Wheelbase:||1,465 mm (57.7 inches)|
|Fuel capacity:||9.50 litres (2.51 gallons)|
|Electrical:||12V - 4Ah battery.|
|Factory warranty:||2 Years|