MV Agusta President Claudio Castiglioni has died from illness at the age of 63. The former owner of Ducati and Cagiva succumbed to illness Aug. 17 in a clinic in Varese, Italy. Castiglioni was the definition of a motorcycle magnate, gaining renown from owning (as well as selling) several motorcycle brands. Castiglioni became president of […]
2012 Husqvarna TE Lineup Announced
Husqvarna has announced its 2012 lineup of TE dual-sports. For 2012, all four TE models have been updated with all-black chromoly frames, silver rims and new graphics.
The 2012 Husqvarna TE250 and TE310 both get revised suspension with stiffer 48mm open cartridge forks and rear shock from Kayaba. Exclusive to the U.S. market, the 2012 Husqvarna TE250 (pictured up top) has been lowered through new suspension settings, dropping the seat height by two inches to 35.8 inches. Husqvarna says will the lower height will appeal to shorter riders and help distinguish the TE250 from the TE310 (pictured below).
The 2012 Husqvaran TE449 (pictured below) and TE511 also get revised stiffer suspension, as well as a more streamlined wiring harness and new one-piece rear fender. New WP radiators have also been added to improve engine cooling.
The 2012 Husqvarna TE250 has an MSRP of $7,599. The Husqvarna TE310 will go cost $500 with a ticket price of $8,199. For another $500, customers can purchase the Husqvarna TE449 for $8,699 while the TE511 will go for $8,999.
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