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– 2012 Husqvarna TXC250 Review
2012 Husqvarna TXC250
The TXC250 is made for the trail, but bred for competition! With plenty of influence from its TC motocross counterpart, Husqvarna focused on gaining maximum performance from the 2012 TXC250. New ignition timing, heavily revised fuel injection and all-new Leo Vince exhaust make for a more aggressive power output. Chassis upgrades also enhance the TXC250’s overall performance.
2012 Husqvarna TXC250 Features and Benefits
In the power department, the TXC250 is markedly improved. Husqvarna focused on gaining maximum performance from the 2012 TXC250, and heavily revised the fuel injection system for optimum power output. An all-new Leo Vince exhaust system and revised ignition timing allow the 249.5cc fuel injected powerplant to run stronger and churn out bigger power.
Up front, the TXC250 features premium Kayaba suspension. The 48mm closed-cartridge fork receives revised damping, making the TXC more capable than ever of tackling tough terrain while providing a supple ride for everyone to the casual trail rider to aggressive crosscountry racer. Further chassis upgrades include the Kayaba shock which replaces the Sachs unit.
TXC range features
* New all-black chromoly frame with higher rigidity and improved strength. * Kayaba suspension front and rear. * New 48mm Kayaba closed-cartridge fork re-valved with stiffer settings. * Silver Excel rims. * New style IPD (in-mold plastic design) graphics.
TXC250 key features
* All-new Leo Vince exhaust system flows more freely and increases power. * Reworked ignition timing further improves power output. * New Kayaba shock (formerly Sachs). * Adjustable handlebar clamps offer two different offset positions. * Red sticker designation in California.
2012 Husqvarna TXC250 – North American Specifications/Technical Details
MSRP Price: $7,399 USD
Wheelbase: 57.87 in.
Overall Length: 85.67 in.
Overall Width: 32.28 in.
Rake: 26.5 degrees
Trail: 4.17 in.
Seat Height: 37.40 in.
Ground Clearance: 11.42 in.
Curb Weight (no gas): 239.4 lbs.
Fuel Capacity: 2.25 gallons
Oil Capacity: 0.95 quarts
Chromoly single-tube frame cradle utilizes rounded-rectangle elliptical tubing for maximum strength and durability.
FORK – Kayaba 48mm closed-cartridge fork featuring 11.8 inches of front wheel travel. Upside down (USD) telescopic fork features fully-adjustable compression and rebound damping.
SHOCK – Kayaba Progressive “Soft Damp” hydraulic single shock with 11.65 inches of travel. Features adjustable spring preload and fully-adjustable rebound and dual (high/low-speed) compression damping.
Front: Braking 260mm wave rotor, Brembo dual-piston floating caliper; Hydraulic actuation.
Rear: Braking 240mm wave rotor, Brembo single piston floating caliper; Hydraulic actuation.
Front: 1.60×21 Excel rim, 90/90-21
Rear: 2.15×18 Excel rim, 120/90-18
Type: Single-cylinder, dual overhead cam (DOHC) four-stoke
Head: 4 titanium valves in radial arrangement operated by DOHC
Bore x Stroke: 79 x 50.9mm
Compression Ratio: 13.6:1
Starting: Electric and kick start
Clutch: Wet multi-plate with hydraulic control
Cooling: Liquid, 2 radiators with electric fan
IGNITION: Wet multi-plate with hydraulic control
FUEL SYSTEM: Electronic with adjustable advance
LUBRICATION: EFI with Mikuni D42 throttle body
TRANSMISSION: 6 speed
2012 Husqvarna TXC250 – Australian Specifications/Technical Details
AU MSRP Price: See dealer for pricing.
Model not available in Australia.
2012 Husqvarna TXC250 – International Specifications/Technical Details
MSRP Price: See dealer for pricing.
Dimensions, weight, capacities
Min. ground clearance11.42in
Kerb weight, without fuel222.6lb / 101kg
Fuel tank capacityU.S. Gallons 1.93 / Imp. Gallons 1.87
Transmission oilU.S. Gallons 0.95 / Imp. Gallons 0.79
TypeSingle cylinder, four stroke
Displacement15.22cu.in / 249,5cc
StartingElectric and kick start (with automatic decompressor)
Water radiator No. 2
TypeWet sump with lobe oil pump and cartridge and net filters
TypeC.D.I. electronic, with variable advance (digital control)
Spark plug typeNGK CR9EB
Spark plug gap0.0315in
TypeElectronic fuel injection
Brand and typeMikuni D42
TypeWet, multiplate type; hydraulic control
Number of driving discs7
Number of driven discs6
TypeConstant mesh gear type
Number of gears6
Transmission sprocketTeeth 13
Rear wheel sprocketTeeth 40
Manufacturer and typeD.I.D. 520 V6-OR / Regina 135ORC6-OOC (5/8″x¼”)
TypeSteel single tube cradle; alloy rear frame
TypeUpside-Down telescopic hydraulic fork with advanced axle; compression and rebound adjustment
Fork legs dia.1.89in
Travel on legs axis11.8in
Front fork manufacturerKayaba
TypeProgressive “Soft Damp” type with single hydraulic shock absorber; spring preload adjustment, compression (double adjustment) and rebound adjustment
Shock absorber manufacturerSachs
FrontFloating disc, “Wave” type, with hydraulic control and floating caliper
RearFixed disc, “Wave” type, with hydraulic control and floating caliper
Size1.6 x 21″
Size2,15″ x 18″
FrontMichelin Enduro Competition 3 / Enduro Pirelli MT83 Scorpion
RearMichelin Enduro Competition 3 / Enduro Pirelli MT83 Scorpion
Engine sprocketTeeth 17
Clutch gearTeeth 54
Battery12V – 7Ah
Type4 titanium valves, in a radial arrangement, operated through bowls by two overhead camshafts driven by a combined chain/gears system
Overall ratios 1st20,944