2017 HUSQVARNA’S ENDURO MODEL STYLING?
Is this what Husqvarna’s 2017 enduro models will look like?
Husqvarna Motorcycles announced today that they’ll start running this factory special edition FC 250 in MXGP.
Generally considered to be an insight their 2016 motocross production models due for release about June, it also gives us an idea of what the 2017 enduro may look like too. Obviously with lights…
The big news about this model is the radical new styling and frame. It’s a heck of a lot different than the current model, indicating that Husqvarna are indeed determined to differentiate themselves from neighbouring KTM.
Focusing on the chassis, technicians have developed a new, cutting edge frame. Lighter and stronger than the previous model, the frame design improves torsional rigidity and decreases longitudinal stiffness. The result is better flexibility and feedback to the rider.
The new frame also allows for much a slimmer looking bike than before.
Totally redesigning the bodywork and plastics from the ground up, the smoother lines and more compact design ensure the bike is as slim as possible.
The engine features extensive improvements too. A fresh design has improved centralised mass and performance.
It’s also boasting a new fuel injection system and new battery.
Of course, these are the ‘Factory Edition’ models, so it’s to be expected that not everything will roll over into the production of the 2016 motocross models, and later down the line their woods bikes.
But styling and bodywork is one area of the bikes that’s we feel is almost certain to get used. Here’s hoping