Husqvarna announced its 2012 motocross lineup including the updated TC250 and TC449 four-stroke models and CR125 two-stroke.
Like the previously announced TE dual sports and TXC and WR off-road models, Husqvarna‘s 2012 motocross line receives new all-black chromoly frames with added structural reinforcement, and silver anodized Excel rims.
2012 Husqvarna TC250
The 2012 Husqvarna TC250 (pictured above) receives a new engine with a lighter piston and updated cylinder head, both borrowing from parent company BMW’s Formula 1 developments. Valve finger followers received a diamond-like carbon (DLC) coating Husqvarna claims make them longer lasting and smoother operating.
For 2012, the TC250′s battery-less fuel injection system switches to a Keihin ECU and throttle body from the 2011 model’s Mikuni components. Husqvarna added a CDI ignition system with a coil that uses less voltage than the previous unit, as well as a new airbox and Akrapovic exhaust system. Overall, Husqvarna claims the TC250 receives a substantial power increase from the 2011 model, particularly at higher revs.
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