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 (15.19 cu in)
Bore 66.4 mm (2.614 in)
Stroke 72 mm (2.83 in)
Starting aid Kick starter
Gearbox 5-gear, claw shifted
Primary transmission 26:72
Secondary ratio 13:48
Clutch Multidisc clutch DDS in oil bath/hydraulically activated
Ignition Contactless controlled fully electronic ignition with digital ignition 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 (11.81 in)
Suspension travel Rear 330 mm (12.99 in)
Brake system Disc brakes, brake calipers on floating bearings
Brake discs - diameter Front 260 mm (10.24 in)
Brake discs - diameter Rear 220 mm (8.66 in)
Chain 5/8 x 1/4"
Steering head angle 63.5°
Wheelbase 1,495±10 mm (58.86±0.39 in)
Ground clearance unloaded 385 mm (15.16 in)
Seat height unloaded 992 mm (39.06 in)
Total fuel tank capacity, approx. 7.5 l (1.98 US gal)
Super unleaded gasoline (95 octane), mixed with 2-stroke engine oil (1:60)
Weight without fuel, approx. 96.3 kg (212.3 lb.)