With an exceptional power-to-weight ratio matched to an all new chassis, the 2018 KTM 250 XC-W is the most READY TO RACE 2-stroke off-road weapon to date. A cutting-edge and lightweight 2-stroke engine features a compact architecture that increases the power output while making the entire bike more nimble. Not only is it powerful, it is also smooth thanks to a lateral counterbalancer. Updated front forks, radiatator guards and Mikuni 38mm TMX carburetor gives the 2018 XC-W more refinement for more performance and reliability. The 250 XC-W is a complete package that elevates the enduro game to a new level.
2018 250 XC-W Highlights
UPDATED WP Xplor 48 upside-down split front fork with new outer tubes for more sensitivity, less stiction and reduced weight. Revised settings are stiffer as well.
UPDATED WP Xplor PDS rear suspension features stiffer settings while still offering the progressive feel and excellent bottoming resistance only PDS can provide.
UPDATED 38mm Mikuni TMX carburetor with new settings and a new angle (turned 7°) for controllable power with reduced fuel overflow. It is also less sensitive to altitude and temperature changes
NEW CDI control unit for improved starting. Ignition curves remain unchanged.
NEW radiator guards provide better airflow in muddy conditions.
249 cc engine features a compact shaft arrangement for better mass centralization.
Cylinder with twin-valve controlled power valve for smooth power that can be adjusted within seconds for different track conditions.
Revolutionary lateral counter balancer reduces engine vibrations for less rider fatigue at the end of the moto.
6-speed wide ratio transmission is perfectly suited for off-road duty
Hydraulically operated DDS clutch features a damping system for better traction and durability.
Lightweight Chromoly steel frame provides high torsional rigidity with less longitudinal stiffness resulting in excellent handling and energy absorption
PDS Shock mounting geometry is matched to the aluminum swingarm with a centered location for nearly symmetrical loads to the swingarm.
Forged aluminum triple clamp with handlebar positions and a 22mm offset for precise handling.
ODI grips that feature a lock-on design for the left grip and a vulcanized grip on the throttle side.
“No Dirt” footpeg design keeps the pegs pivot from becoming clogged, ensuring the footpeg is always in the correct position.
CNC machined hubs, high-end Giant rims and Dunlop tires for maximum strength and traction
Airbox and filter design provides maximum performance with fast “no tools” air filter changes.
Bodywork with perfect ergonomics and contact points for maximum control and comfort.
2.6 gallon see-through polyethylene tank provides the range needed from a true READY TO RACE enduro bike.
“No Dirt” shift lever prevents dirt from fouling the lever joint to ensure proper shifting in any condition.
Engine Type: Single Cylinder, 2-Stroke
Displacement: 249 cc
Bore/Stroke: 64.4 / 72 mm
Starter: Electric, Lithium Ion 12 V 2 Ah / Kickstarter
Transmission: 6 Gears, wide ratio
Fuel System: Mikuni TMX 38 Carburetor
Lubrication: Premix 60:1
Primary Ratio: 26:73
Final Drive: 13:50
Cooling: Liquid Cooling
Clutch: Wet Multi-Disc DDS Clutch, Brembo Hydraulics
Frame: Central Double-Cradle Type 25CrMo4 Steel
Handlebar: Neken, Aluminum Ø 28/22mm
Front Suspension: WP Xplor USD Ø 48mm
Rear Suspension: WP Xplor PDS Monoshock
Suspension Travel Front/Rear: 300 mm / 11.8 in; 310 mm / 12.2 in
Front/Rear Brakes: Disc Brake 260 mm; 220 mm
Front/Rear Rims: 1.60 x 21” / 2.15 x 18” Giant
Front/Rear Tires: 80/100-21” / 110/100-18” Dunlop GEOMAX AT81
Chain: 5/8 x 1/4 in
Steering Head Angle: 26.5º
Triple Clamp Offset: 22 mm
Wheelbase: 1,482mm ± 10 mm / 58.3 ± 0.4 in
Ground Clearance: 370mm / 14.6 in
Seat Height: 960 mm / 37.8 in
Tank Capacity, Approx: 10 l / 2.6 gal
Weight (without fuel), Approx: 100 kg / 220.5 lbs
* Price shown is based on the manufacturer's suggested retail price (MSRP) and is subject to change. MSRP excludes destination charges, optional accessories, applicable taxes, installation, setup and/or other dealer fees.
Chesterman Power Products - Tillsonburg's KTM Dealer
14493 Bayham Drive, Tillsonburg, Ontario, N4G4G8