2018 KTM 250 XC - Versus the 250 SX, this model gets electric start, 6th gear, larger fuel tank, 18" rear rim and a kickstand!
An unbeatable power-to-weight ratio, low maintenance costs and high-performance make the 250 XC an unrivaled machine for extremely tough cross-country terrain. The all-new 250 XC features a potent two-stroke engine fitted in a state-of-the-art chassis. The unrivalled performance of the lightweight 2-stroke engine makes it a true contender against the more complex 4-strokes and is designed with the entire know-how of the KTM R&D and motorsport department. This latest generation cross county weapon is faster with less vibration than any 250cc 2-stroke before. Match that with updated damping settings in the WP AER 48 forks and rear shock, and the 2017 KTM 250 XC
is the most READY TO RACE closed-course off-road 2-stroke 250 ever created.
2018 250 XC Highlights
UPDATED WP AER 48 front fork with a sophisticated air spring design and separate damping for easy adjustment to any track condition, rider weight or skill level. A new setting improves damping.
UPDATED rear suspension damping settings are perfectly matched to the WP AER 48 front fork
UPDATED 38mm Mikuni TMX carburetor settings for smoother and more controllable power delivery. The carburetor body has also been turned 7° to reduce fuel overflow.
NEW CDI control unit for improved starting. Ignition curves remain unchanged.
NEW radiator guards provide better airflow in muddy conditions.
The 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.
Lateral counter balancer reduces engine vibrations for less rider fatigue at the end of the moto.
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.
Handlebar clamps feature a separated lower clamp and bridge-type upper clamp for more torsional stiffness.
KTM’s “No Dirt” footpeg design keeps the pegs pivot from becoming clogged, ensuring the footpeg is always in the correct positionSuper lightweight Galfer Wave rotors, CNC machined hubs, Giant rims and Dunlop GEOMAX AT81 tires
Airbox and filter design provides maximum performance with fast “no tools” air filter changes
“No Dirt” shift lever prevents dirt from fouling the lever joint to ensure proper shifting in any condition
Off-road specific additions such as hand guards, a side stand and a 18” rear wheel ensures the 2018 KTM 250 XC is Ready to Race
Engine Type: Single Cylinder, 2-Stroke
Displacement: 249 cc
Bore/Stroke: 66.4/72.0 mm
Starter: Kickstarter / Electric Starter / 12V, 3Ah
Transmission: 6 Gears, semi-close 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 Suspension AER 48 USD Ø 48mm
Rear Suspension: WP Monoshock 5018 BAVP DCC 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: 80/100-21” / 110/90-18” Dunlop AT81
Chain: 5/8 x 1/4 in
Steering Head Angle: 26.1º
Triple Clamp Offset: 22 mm
Wheelbase: 1,485mm ± 10 mm / 58.5 ± 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: 98.4 kg/ 216.7 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