2013 Honda CRF250L New Dual-Sport Officially Announced for US

2013 Honda CRF250L New Dual-Sport Officially Announced for US

Honda has officially announced that the new CRF250L will be available soon in US, in August 2012, with price start at $4,499.

Street legal and trail capable, the 2013 Honda CRF250L is powered by a liquid-cooled 249cc single-cylinder with dual overhead cams, double-overhead cams, four valves, Honda’s proprietary Programmable Fuel Injection (PGM-FI), a very compact cylinder and a gear-driven counterbalancer. No word on U.S.-spec figures at the moment, but the specs sheet for European and Japanese models have an output of 23 hp at 8500rpm and 16 ft-lb.

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The new  CRF250L also comes with an upright seating position with a 34.7-inch seat height that’s comfortable for longer rides. The wheelbase is 56.9 inches, and 10 inches for the ground clearance. 2013 Honda CRF250L new dual-sport ride features a steel twin-spar frame, a 43mm inverted fork with 8.7 inches of travel, a preload-adjustable Pro-Link shock with 9.4 in. of travel out back, a single twin-piston caliper/256mm disc combo up front and a single-piston caliper and 220mm disc at the rear for the break systems, a 2.0-gallon tank of fuel, as well as a 21-inch front wheel and 18-inch rear wheel wraped with new-generation Dunlop Geomax MX51 tires.

Engine Specification

Engine Type – Liquid-cooled, single-cylinder, four-stroke
Displacement – 249.4cc
Bore x Stroke – 76mm x 55mm
Compression Ratio – 10.7:1
Induction – PGM-FI, 36mm throttle body
Ignition – Computer-controlled digital transistorized with electronic advance
Valve Train – DOHC, four-valve
Transmission – Six-speed
Final Drive – #520 chain, 14T/40T

Chassis and Dimension

Available Colors – Red in US, also available in white color in other market.
Front Suspension – 43mm inverted fork, 8.7 inches travel
Rear Suspension – Pro-Link® single shock with spring preload adjustability, 9.4 inches travel
Front Brake – Single 256mm disc with twin-piston caliper
Rear Brake – Single 220mm disc
Front Tire – 3.00-21
Rear Tire – 120/80-18
Fuel Capacity – 2.0 gallons
Seat Height – 34.7 inches
Ground Clearance – 10.0 inches
Rake – 27°35′
Trail – 4.4 inches
Wheelbase – 56.9 inches
Curb Weight – 320 pounds


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