UNRIVALED 2-STROKE PERFORMANCE.
2020 KTM 250 XC TPI:
With enough power to excel on all sorts of tracks and terrain, combined with an extremely lightweight chassis, the KTM 250 XC TPI has one of the best power-to-weight ratios in its class. Now proudly including TPI to its name, the KTM 250 XC TPI further demonstrates KTM’s unrelenting commitment to 2-stroke advancement. The benefits are clear: besides huge improvements in fuel efficiency and exhaust emissions, the system also removes the need for pre-mixing fuel and re-jetting, meaning that with less effort, the engine always runs smoothly and crisply.
2020 KTM 250 XC TPI Totalmotorcycle.com Key Features
NEW graphics for a READY TO RACE appearance.
NEW TPI (Transfer Port Injection) fuel injection system featuring industry-leading technology
offers unparallel performance and simple operation: no premixing or jetting required.
NEW ambient air pressure sensor for improved altitude compensation.
Advanced 2-stroke engine offers class-leading performance with a lightweight construction
and features new CNC exhaust port and port timing.
NEW exhaust system provides improved performance with reduced weight and a more
durable construction thanks to the innovative corrugated surface on the expansion chamber.
NEW WP XACT front fork setting for improved damping, and new fork piston for improved
performance. Features proven, sophisticated air spring design with separate damping
NEW WP XACT rear shock setting and new compression adjuster for improved tuning.
High-tech, lightweight chrome-moly steel frame with optimized stiffness provides a great
blend of comfort and stability.
Single-piece cast aluminum swingarm features a long rear axle slot for increased
adjustability, offering better straight-line stability.
Bodywork features a slim design for optimal comfort, control and freedom of movement.
Air box and air boot designed to provide maximum protection of the air filter against soiling
and better airflow for optimal performance. Air filter can be accessed without tools for quick
Hydraulic Brembo clutch system offers light operation and highly controllable modulation of
High-tech Brembo brakes have always been standard equipment on KTM offroad bikes and
are combined with lightweight Wave discs.
Handlebar clamps feature a separated lower clamp and bridge-type upper clamp for more
KTM’s “No Dirt” foot peg design keeps the peg pivot from becoming clogged, ensuring the
foot peg is always in the correct position.
Super lightweight Galfer Wave rotors, CNC machined hubs, high-end Giant rims and Dunlop
“No Dirt” shift lever prevents dirt from fouling the lever joint to ensure proper shifting in any
Offroad specific additions such as hand guards, a side stand, oversized tank and an 18” rear
wheel ensure the 2020 KTM XC TPI machines are READY TO RACE.
Cylinder with twin-valve controlled power valve for smooth power.
Lateral counter balancer reduces engine vibrations for less rider fatigue at the end of the
Hydraulically operated DDS clutch features a damping system for better traction and
2020 KTM 250 XC TPI Totalmotorcycle.com Features and Benefits
ENGINE & EXHAUST
The engine of the KTM 250 XC TPI has been known and respected for being the most powerful 2-stroke engine in its class. 2-strokes really do have a future at KTM. Thanks to state-of-the-art engineering, innovative 2-stroke design, a newly developed cylinder and revolutionary TPI fuel injection technology, the new powerplant is more refined than ever before, delivering class-leading power throughout the entire rev range. The benefit of the updates to this compact, lightweight 2-stroke, is reflected in the highly effective power delivery and easy rideability. Oh, and of course don’t forget that 2-stroke snarl.
The KTM 250 XC TPI has a lightweight, high-tech steel frame. It plays an integral role in the bike’s renowned maneuverability, while also providing accurate rider feedback. Its refined flex characteristics ensure the bike soaks up those big hits while still delivering excellent agility and high-speed stability. The chassis also features additional innovative elements like “no dirt” footpegs. For 2020, the suspension features improved damping characteristics. The reworked settings offer a slightly softer, more comfortable feel that, together with the dynamic, performance-oriented chassis, contribute to an intuitive, high-performance ride like no other.
ERGONOMICS & COMFORT
When it comes to successful cross-country racing, comfort and confidence are key. The KTM 250 XC TPI, like the rest of the XC range, benefits from race-honed ergonomics built with only one purpose in mind – winning.
BODYWORK & GRAPHICS
KTM R&D, KISKA Design and all our factory riders had their say in shaping the plastics with one goal: complete harmony between rider and bike. Perfect ergonomics and contact points provide maximum comfort in movement on the XC TPI. The I-beam structures of the front and rear fenders guarantee maximum stability and a low weight thanks to well thought-out construction and mounting. They also stay cleaner for longer.
SOFTWARE & ELECTRONICS
Boasting a newly developed control unit with an all-new wiring harness and several individual sensors, the new KTM XC TPI models feature the most modern engine management system of any 2-stroke off-road motorcycle. Utilizing various sensor data such as intake and ambient air pressure, throttle valve position, water temperature, and an electronically controlled oil pump, the control unit works tirelessly to optimize ignition timing and fuel injection for perfectly smooth power delivery.
2020 KTM 250 XC TPI – Totalmotorcycle.com International Specifications/Technical Details
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Engine Type: Single Cylinder, 2-Stroke
Displacement: 249 cc
Bore / Stroke: 66.4 mm / 72 mm
Starter: Electric Starter / 12.8V, 2Ah
Transmission: 6 Gears
Fuel System: TPI, Dell’Orto Throttle Body Ø 39 mm
Lubrication: Electronically Regulated Oil Pump
Primary Ratio: 26:73
Final Drive: 13:51
Cooling: Liquid Cooling
Clutch: Wet Multi-Disc DDS-Clutch, Brembo Hydraulics
Ignition: Continental EMS
Frame: Central Double-Cradle Type 25CrMo4 Steel
Sub Frame: Aluminum
Handle bar: Neken, Aluminum Ø 28/22 mm
Front Suspension: WP XACT USD fork, Ø 48 mm
Rear Suspension: WP XACT Monoshock with Linkage
Suspension Travel Front/Rear: 310 mm / 12.2 in; 300 mm / 11.81 in
Front/Rear Brakes: Disc Brake 260 mm / 10.24 in; 220 mm / 8.66 in
Front/Rear Rims: 1.60 x 21” / 2.15 x 18” Giant
Front/Rear Tires: 90/90-21” / 110/100-18” Dunlop AT81
Chain: 5/8 x 1/4 in
Steering Head Angle: 26.1º
Triple Clamp Offset: 22 mm
Wheelbase: 1,485 mm ± 10 mm / 58.5 ± 0.4 in
Ground Clearance: 370 mm / 14.6 in
Seat Height: 950 mm / 37.4 in
Tank Capacity, Approx: 8.5 L / 2.25 gal
Weight (without fuel), Approx: 101.3 kg / 223.3 lbs
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