2017 Husqvarna Motocross Bikes Announced

Husqvarna has shared some new model information and photos and the big news for the 2017 motocross line-up is the 48mm AER (air spring) fork on all the big bikes and electronic traction control on all the four-strokes.

Husqvarna has shared some new model information and photos and the big news for the 2017 motocross line-up is the 48mm AER (air spring) fork on all the big bikes and electronic traction control on all the four-strokes. The most-changed bike in the Husqvarna line up is the TC 250, which is an all-new bike with a new engine, frame, and of course with the WP’s AER fork up front.

We’ll be riding the bikes soon, and we’ll tell you how they run as soon as we get a chance to throw a leg over them. The following information was provided to us by Husqvarna:

2017 Husqvarna TC 85
The 85cc motocrosser has a power valve on the cylinder and six gears in the transmission.Courtesy of Husqvarna
2017 Husqvarna FC 450
According to Husqvarna, this is the most powerful motocross engine the company has every produced.Courtesy of Husqvarna
2017 Husqvarna FC 450
The transmission has a gear sensor so the engine mapping can be optimized for each gear.Courtesy of Husqvarna
2017 Husqvarna FC 450
Husqvarna engineers the bike to keep the crankshaft close to the center of gravity.Courtesy of Husqvarna
2017 Husqvarna FC 450
The 450’s SOHC engine puts out a claimed 63 horsepower.Courtesy of Husqvarna
2017 Husqvarna FC 350
The 350 has a five-speed gearbox.Courtesy of Husqvarna
2017 Husqvarna FC 350
Husqvarna puts the 350’s engine output at 58 horsepower.Courtesy of Husqvarna
2017 Husqvarna TC 250
250cc not enough for you? Don’t worry, Husqvarna has a 300cc kit for the 2017 TC 250 for you.Courtesy of Husqvarna
2017 Husqvarna TC 250
The carburetor goes from Keihin to Mikuni and is tuned for smooth and controllable power.Courtesy of Husqvarna
2017 Husqvarna TC 250
A lot of effort went into reducing the engine vibration in the new powerplant.Courtesy of Husqvarna
2017 Husqvarna TC 250
Husky is not giving up on the two-stroke; the new 250cc motocrosser is an all-new machine.Courtesy of Husqvarna
2017 Husqvarna FC 250
The 250 and 350 four-stokes use a coil spring clutch. The 450cc uses a diaphragm spring clutch.Courtesy of Husqvarna
2017 Husqvarna FC 250
Husky has been focusing on mass centralization and weight reduction. The air spring fork drops over three pounds.Courtesy of Husqvarna
2017 Husqvarna FC 250
The new Husqvarna motocrossers have electronic traction control in addition to the bar-mounted engine map selector and Launch Control starting map.Courtesy of Husqvarna
2017 Husqvarna TC 125
The new 125 weighs in at a claimed 192.7 pounds.Courtesy of Husqvarna
2017 Husqvarna TC 125
Husqvarna puts the little 125cc engine output at 40 horsepower.Courtesy of Husqvarna
2017 Husqvarna TC 125
The carburetor is a 38mm Mikuni, the transmission is a 6 speed.Courtesy of Husqvarna
2017 Husqvarna FC / TC Motorcycle Specifications
2017 Husqvarna FC / TC Motorcycle SpecificationsCourtesy of Husqvarna
2017 Husqvarna MX Motorcycle Overview
2017 Husqvarna MX Motorcycle OverviewCourtesy of Husqvarna

Overall Claimed Weight Difference

Model 2016 Weight (Without Fuel) 2017 Weight (Without Fuel)
TC 125 196.4 lbs 192.7 lbs
TC 250 215.4 lbs 211.2 lbs
FC 250 220.7 lbs 217.8 lbs
FC 350 224.2 lbs 221.3 lbs
FC 450 225.6 lbs 223.1 lbs