KTM is ruling the off-road championships and dirt tracks for decades. This year KTM has launched the new 2018 KTM 250 EXC TPI Six Days Enduro featuring the best performance and top-of-the-line components. This model has achieved great popularity among the KTM lovers. It ensures the best performance under all conditions. It does not matter rider is riding on muddy and rocky terrain, he will always enjoy an incredible riding experience. Following are the review and specifications are new 2018 KTM 250 EXC TPI Six Days Enduro with its pictures.
2018 KTM 250 EXC TPI Six Days Enduro – Features
Engine and Exhaust
The new 2018 KTM 250 EXC TPI Six Days Enduro features an EMS (Engine Management System) which contains the new throttle body. They are made by Dell’Orto having the diameter of 39 mm while the control unit is located below the seat. This control unit determines the ignition timing and the precise amount of fuel to inject based on sensor readings. This sensor monitors the ambient and intake air pressure, throttle piston, water, and an oil temperature. There is no longer need to fiddling around due to the new altitude and temperature compensation.
The new 2018 KTM 250 EXC TPI Six Days Enduro features the high-tech and lightweight chrome-moly steel frame. It is optimized for an easy handling and outstanding rideability with precise cornering and excellent stability. The rider can also feel the high torsional rigidity and low longitudinal stiffness. It provides the better absorption of energy, which is created from the front and rear suspension. In other words, it is designed to ensuring the less rider fatigue and more comfort. The engine heads are laterally attached that contributes to the minimization of vibration level. The new two threaded inserts in the lower cradle tubes allow for safe fixation of an optional skid plate. The KTM engineers make this frame a kilogram lighter than the other competitors. It is very easy to maintain and gives more space for a tank and some other components. The upper frame tube has a slot where an oil filler cap is being attached. It feeds the oil tank via a hose inside the frame tube. The sub-frame of 2018 KTM 250 EXC TPI Six Days Enduro is made by stable aluminum profile, which is about 900g. The new WP XPlor 48 upside-down fork is the latest split fork recently developed by WP in close cooperation with KTM. It is being fitted with the spring on its both sides featuring the separated function for each fork leg. The compression damping is present on the left side while the rebound is attached to the right site. The fork can easily be adjusted for rebound and compression with just a twist of a dial on the top of the forks. The new outer fork tubes and the reworked setting make for more sensitivity and an improved damping behavior plus has reduced weight. The newly sealed hydro-stop ensures an excellent resistance to bottoming-out. The new WP XPlor 48 features 300mm of travel provides an outstanding response and damping characteristics. The comfortable preload adjuster comes as standard and it allows for the simple spring preload settings in just three steps without any use of tools. The new 2018 KTM 250 EXC TPI Six Days Enduro is being fitted with the high-end CNC machined triple clamps anodized in orange having the 22mm of offset, which guarantees the solid grip of the fork and accurate handling. The handlebar is adjustable in four different positions. The braking system consists up of high-tech Brembo calipers, which are being combined with the lightweight wave brake discs. The steel-flex front brake has an efficient protection and there is an integrated channel for speedometer cable.
Ergonomics and Comfort
The KTM is one of the Best Dirt Bike Brand will never compromise on quality. It has used the high-strength aluminum made by NEKEN for handlebars. They feature the throttle assemble having the twin-cable for EXC TPI and new double-cable aluminum body. The vulcanized grip is present on the right side while the comfortable ODI lock-on grip is mounted on the left side. The map select switch at the handlebar allows for the selection of an alternative map. The seat is tailored to meet the demand of world’s fastest backsides. It is designed to offer the greater comfort and confidence to handle the most challenging terrain all day long.
Bodywork and Graphics
The new 2018 KTM 250 EXC TPI Six Days Enduro features the KISKA design and the factory racers have designed the bike in a way to establish the harmony between the rider and bike. The best ergonomics and contact provides gives maximum comfort like in 2018 KTM 125 XC-W Enduro. The new I-beam structures of the front and rear fenders guarantees an ultimate stability and low weight due to the well construction and mounting. The new clever brake hose routing on its front number plate prevents the wear and tear. The seat of new 2018 KTM 250 EXC TPI Six Days Enduro has an improved long-distance comfort with striking design, handlebar map select switch, handlebar, silencer and machined orange anodized triple clamps for precise for clamping and optimum fork function. The new carbon pipe guard has 2-stroke models for efficient expansion chamber protection, floating front brake disc for better braking performance in extreme conditions. The solid rear brake disc has an improved heat resistance and reduced brake pad wear, supersprox stealth 2-component rear sprocket with an aluminum inner ring and steel outer ring for outstanding durability. The new front axle puller is being used for simple front wheel removal while an engine guard is used for effective engine protection.
2018 KTM 250 EXC TPI Six Days Enduro – Technical Specifications
|Design||1-cylinder, 2-stroke engine|
|Starter||Kick and electric starter|
|Secondary gear ratio||14:50|
|Clutch||Wet, DDS multi-disc clutch, Brembo hydraulics|
|Frame design||Chrome-molybdenum steel central-tube frame|
|Front suspension||WP-USD Xplor 48 with preload adjuster|
|Rear suspension||WP Xplor PDS shock absorber|
|Suspension travel (front)||300 mm|
|Suspension travel (rear)||310 mm|
|Front brake||Disc brake|
|Rear brake||Disc brake|
|Front brake disc diameter||260 mm|
|Rear brake disc diameter||220 mm|
|Steering head angle||63.5 °|
|Wheelbase||1482 ± 10 mm|
|Ground clearance||370 mm|
|Seat height||960 mm|
|Tank capacity (approx.)||9 liters|
|Weight READY TO RACE (without fuel)||103.5 kg|
This article is the review of new 2018 KTM 250 EXC TPI Six Days Enduro and it gives the full detail of it. It features the strong and powerful engine delivering the massive amount of acceleration and torque. The chassis design is very attractive while the graphics always demand for another look. The seat gives an outstanding confidence and comfort when riding off-road. In short, the new 2018 KTM 250 EXC TPI Six Days Enduro is really an impressive choice for off-road riders.