2012 KTM 250 XC

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2012 KTM 250 XC
2012 KTM 250 XC

– 2012 KTM 250 XC

2012 KTM 250 XC Review

The bike of choice for 3X AMA National Enduro Champion Russell Bobbitt. Outstanding power-to-weight ratio, with electric starter and 6-speed transmission. For 2012, you’ll find completely new bodywork, a new chassis and even more performance.


2012 KTM 250 XC Features and Benefits

New for 2012:

• New WP linkage suspension system

• New frame with new upper shock mount and new brackets for the link and cylinder head

• New one-piece cast aluminium swingarm with excellent flex characteristics

• New intake boot that provides extra protection for the Twin-Air filter which still has the same quick change, no-tools access air filter change process

• WP 48mm USD forks received new oil and dust seals by SKF and new bushings with improved Teflon coating for better sensitivity and durability

• New settings for front and rear suspension for better overall handling

• New Brembo rear brake master cylinder with reworked internal design for improved reliability

• New Dunlop GEOMAX MX51 front and rear tires

• New white airbox, rear number plates and a redesigned reinforced rear fender for perfect ergonomics and excellent contact points

• New Renthal bar pad

• New handguard mount and flag design



2012 KTM 250 XC – American and Canadian Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: See KTM dealer for pricing.

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 and electric starter
Gearbox 6-gear, claw shifted
Primary transmission 26:72
Secondary ratio 14:50
Clutch Multidisc clutch in oil bath/hydraulically activated
Ignition Contactless controlled fully electronic ignition with digital ignition adjustment, type Kokusan

Frame Central tube frame made of chrome molybdenum steel tubing
Fork WP Suspension Up Side Down 4860 MXMA CC
Shock absorber WP Suspension 5018 BAVP DCC
Suspension travel Front 300 mm (11.81 in)
Suspension travel Rear 317 mm (12.48 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 395 mm (15.55 in)
Seat height unloaded 992 mm (39.06 in)
Total fuel tank capacity, approx. 11.5 l (3.04 US gal)
Super unleaded gasoline, mixed with 2-stroke engine oil (1:60)
Weight without fuel, approx. 104 kg (229 lb.)

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