KTM 250 SX 2014: POWER UP

The 250 SX is regarded as the motocross motorcycle with the best power-to-weight ratio. The lightweight two-stroke engine scores highly with unrivalled performance packed in an extremely light chassis – a formidable rival for the costlier four-stroke competitors.

TECHNICAL DETAILS

ENGINE

Design 1-cylinder 2-stroke engine, water-cooled, with reed intake and exhaust control
Displacement 249 cm³
Bore 66.4 mm
Stroke 72 mm
Starting aid Kickstarter
Transmission 5 gear, claw shifted
Primary ratio 26:72
Final drive 13:48
Clutch Wet multi-disc clutch DDS / Brembo hydraulics
Ignition system Contactless, controlled, fully electronic ignition system with digital ignition timing adjustment, type Kokusan

CHASSIS

Frame Central tube frame made of chrome molybdenum steel tubing
Shock absorber WP Suspension 5018 BAVP DCC
Suspension travel Front 300 mm
Suspension travel Rear 330 mm
Brake system Disc brakes, brake calipers on floating bearings
Brake discs - diameter Front 260 mm
Brake discs - diameter Rear 220 mm
Chain 5/8 x 1/4"
Steering head angle 63.5°
Wheel base 1,495±10 mm
Ground clearance (unloaded) 385 mm
Seat height (unloaded) 992 mm
Total fuel tank capacity approx. 7.5 l
Unleaded premium fuel (95 octane), mixed with 2-stroke engine oil (1:60)
Weight without fuel approx. 96.3 kg