2013 Husqvarna WRE125

Posted on by  

Built for the toughest enduro circuits, the Husqvarna WRE125 is ready to reward you with a thrilling riding experience every time you jump on its back.

This compact bike was carefully created to be the perfect learning tool for beginners and to make it more appealing to the customers, Husqvarna decided to give it a facelift for 2013.

The modifications include a revised color scheme with a white chassis and anodised black hubs as well as new handgrips and a fresh exhaust system and muffler.

Power comes from a single cylinder, two-stroke, 124.82 ccm (7.62 cubic inches), liquid cooled unit that is kept under control by a six speed transmission.

The ride quality is assured by a Marzocchi 40mm USD fork (it offers 260 mm of wheel travel) and a rear Sachs adjustable shock absorber with Soft Damp linkage (it offers 270 mm of wheel travel).

Hit the jump for more information on the 125 Husqvarna WRE125.

Overview

The WRE125 has always been a key contender in the trail world, and recognised by the press as the perfect machine on which to begin off roading This year it has undergone a facelift and its graphic design now reflects the racing-based models with a new red and white colour scheme. The white chassis and anodised black hubs give the bike a look that is even tougher than before.

2013 Husqvarna WRE125 Key Features:

Husqvarna WRE125

Engine

Husqvarna WRE125

The multi prize-winning 125cc engine has been refined and brought up to date, with improvements especially in terms of pick-up and power at low to medium revs. The WRE125 comes with the ECS electronic carburetion system, an integrated system for electronic control of the fuel mix (both air/petrol and petrol/oil), developed in collaboration with Dell’Orto. The control unit also manages the ignition system. The new exhaust system and muffler are the fruit of experience gained in the world of racing bikes.

Chassis

Husqvarna WRE125

The suspension now features new Marzocchi front forks, specially developed for this model, further enhanced by the Sachs shock absorber with new calibration for the damping allowing greater flexibility and support.

Specifications

Engine type:Single cylinder, two-stroke
Displacement:124.82 ccm (7.62 cubic inches)
Engine details:Reed valve in the crankcase and ´H.T.S.´ valve with mechanic control on the exhaust port
Compression:8.8:1
Bore x stroke:54.0 x 54.5 mm (2.1 x 2.1 inches)
Fuel system:Carburettor. Dell Orto VHST28 Carburettor
Ignition:C.D.I. electronic, digital type, with adjustable advance
Lubrication system:By electrical pump
Cooling system:Liquid
Gearbox:6-speed
Transmission type, final drive:Chain
Clutch:Multi plate, cable operation
Driveline:6 speed constant mesh
Trail:102 mm (4.0 inches)
Front suspension:Marzocchi 40mm USD
Front suspension travel:260 mm (10.2 inches)
Rear suspension:Sachs adjustable shock absorber with Soft Damp linkage
Rear suspension travel:270 mm (10.6 inches)
Front tyre dimensions:90/90-21
Rear tyre dimensions:120/80-18
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:108.0 kg (238.1 pounds)
Seat height:944 mm (37.2 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.
Overall length:2,208 mm (86.9 inches)
Overall width:825 mm (32.5 inches)
Ground clearance:330 mm (13.0 inches)
Wheelbase:1,462 mm (57.6 inches)
Fuel capacity:9.50 litres (2.51 gallons)
Starter:Kick
Factory warranty:2 Years
Color options:Red/white/black

Verdict

With its strong built quality and the tough character the WR125 can be considered a proper competition enduro motorcycle.

It handles great, is light, has an ergonomic design and it also boosts a healthy engine that even if it won’t blow your mind with its relatively small power output, it certainly has what it needs to give you a fun ride.

It is also pretty reliable and even if it is bit pricey it deserves every penny.


What is your take?

Back to top