The line-up was fittingly unveiled in Huskvarna, Sweden.
By Hayden Gregory
With their famous Swedish based design, the 2017 range has been rebuilt from the ground up. Reduced weight, improved handling and dynamic ergonomics are some of the new features seen in both the two stroke and four stroke models.
Major chases upgrades include:
- New and lighter frames which offer 20% higher torsional rigidity
- Redesigned subframe made from 30% carbon fibre
- New WP Xplor 48 front forks
- Footpegs are 6mm higher and are self-cleaning
- Break lever is 6mm longer for greater break control
- New airbox design
- Futuristic bodywork design
The 2017 Husqvarna 2-stroke range includes the TX125, TE250 and TE350.
- All new engine focused on mass centralisation
- New 38mm flat side Mikuni TMX carburettor
- Lightweight electric start system
- Redesigned gearbox for the 125
- Weight reductions across the board
The 4-stroke range includes the FE250, 350, 450 and 501.
- Enduro specific engine design
- Tractional control as standard
- Updated cylinders and crankshafts
- Keihin Engine Management System is faster at processing data
- Gear sensor
- Keihin 42mm throttle body
- Updated header pipes and shorter mufflers
- Weight savings, ranging from 0.7 kg to 1.7 kg