Husqvarna News Release
June 10, 2010 – Woodcliff Lake, NJ – Final specifications have been set for Husqvarna’s much-anticipated WR150. The early-release 2011 model gets a host of refinements and upgrades from its little brother WR125 Enduro model, most noticeably the 144cc 2-stroke engine. The chassis, suspension and other key specs have also also been improved for the forthcoming U.S. launch. Although an earlier typo indicated the forks would be 50mm Kayabas, final spec actually calls for 48mm Kayaba forks.
Engine: Single Cylinder, 2-stroke
Bore x Stroke: 57.85 x 54.5mm
Starting: Kick Starter
Front Brake: Disc 260mm
Rear Brake: Floating Disc 240mm
Front Suspension: 50mm Marzocchi Upside-Down
Rear Suspension: Sachs Progressive “Soft Damp” Adjustable Shock Absorber
Front/Rear Tires: 90/90-21″ / 120/90-18″
Total Weight (DRY): 96kg / 211lbs
Wheelbase: 1465mm / 57.7″
Min. Ground Clearance: 315mm / 12.4″
Seat Height: 980mm / 38.5″
Fuel Tank Capacity: 7 Liters / 1.85 Gallons
Husqvarna Motorcycles. Tradition on two wheels since 1903.
Husqvarna Motorcycles, a part of the BMW Group since October 2007, are widely known and respected in the off-road world for a heritage of competition and numerous motocross and enduro world championships. Originally founded in Sweden in 1903, Husqvarna motorcycles have been designed and manufactured in Varese, Italy since 1987.
Husqvarna Motorcycles NA, LLC
Husqvarna Motorcycles NA, LLC is part of BMW (US) Holding Corp., the BMW Group’s sales headquarters for North, Central and South America is located in Woodcliff Lake, NJ. Throughout 2010, Husqvarna will continue to expand its professional race team to compete in AMA Enduro, GNCC, EnduroCross, National Hare & Hound, the AMA Hare Scrambles Series, and WORCS competition. Husqvarna team riders will compete in the premier classes of each series aboard 2010 Husqvarna TXC 450, TXC 510, and WR 300 off-road models.