Triumph have finally released all the details for their motocross bike. Check out the all-new Triumph TF 250-X! All the specifications, Australian pricing and availability are below...
Triumph Motorcycles has finally officially launched the all-new TF 250-X, claiming to tip the scales in terms of class-leading power-to-weight ratio. The new Triumph motocross bike has been one of the most heavily teased motorcycles ever and we finally have all the info…
Developed entirely by Triumph, in close collaboration with racing champions including Ricky Carmichael and Iván Cervantes, the new four-stroke competition model is an all-new ground-up design. The performance racing powertrain and unique aluminium chassis are ultra-compact and super-light, with all the best components on the market, already fitted out of the crate.
- TF 250-X has a class-leading power-to-weight ratio and the highest specification components
- Comprehensive network of dealers, backed by a new 24/7 online parts supply system
- Designed and developed by Triumph’s world-leading engineers in close collaboration with motocross champions
- RRP $13,750
- Available for delivery from March 2024
- Orders can be placed at Triumph dealers now
Triumph dealers will be offering sales, servicing, parts and a new dedicated range of apparel, backed by a mobile-optimised 24/7 online parts supply system, so customers can order for express delivery, straight from the track.
Triumph Chief Product Manager, Steve Sargent, said: “The launch of the TF 250-X is the culmination of a significant commitment and investment from Triumph – to not just bring a totally new bike to the motocross world, but to deliver winning performance. To achieve this, we are focused on delivering the most complete package for any riding level, from champion to amateur. This bike is 100 per cent Triumph, conceived, designed, developed and manufactured by our world-leading chassis and engine teams, with expert support from our racing champions. We started with a blank sheet of paper and began an all-new ground-up design, including a new engine, new chassis and new electronics.”
Triumph has developed an all-new performance racing powertrain – a competition four-stroke single, that they claim is ultra-compact and super-light. With a forged aluminium piston and titanium valves, the engine also has diamond-like carbon low-friction coatings, lightweight magnesium covers and an Exedy Belleville clutch.
Advanced engine management and tunability is complemented by the optional accessory MX Tune Pro app, enabling riders to use real-time user-selectable mapping, a real-time engine sensor dashboard and live diagnostic functionality, through a controlled, programmable engine management system.
The unique aluminium chassis has a high-strength, lightweight spine frame with twin cradles, designed for the optimum balance of performance, mass and flexibility. Triumph claim the total weight of the bike will see the new TF 250-X set a new benchmark for the best power-to-weight ratio in the category. It also delivers a high level of tunability to suit different riders and styles.
The TF 250-X features premium componentry throughout. KYB suspension tops the list, with 48mm AOS coil forks, forged and machined 7075-T6 aluminium triple clamps and a three-way piggyback coil rear shock. The premium Brembo braking system features twin 24mm piston floating front caliper, a single 26mm piston floating rear caliper and Galfer 260mm front and 220mm rear discs. DirtStar 7000 Series aluminium rims and machined aluminium hubs are fitted with Pirelli Scorpion MX32 mid-soft tyres. Pro-Taper ACF carbon core bars and ODI half-waffle lock on grips complete the set up.
In addition to the high level of specification already included as standard, Triumph has worked with the biggest, premium brands to create a dedicated range of competition accessories to further enhance performance and capability.
These accessories include:
- Akrapovič full titanium exhaust system
- XTrig hole shot device
- Athena LC-GPA launch control module with rider-selectable enhanced traction control and launch control settings and LED engine speed indicator
- MX Tune Pro wi-fi module
- Performance gripper seat and seat cover
- Bodywork replacement kit
Triumph’s dealers will also be stocking a new clothing range, available side by side to the new TF 250-X. Launched by Triumph in partnership with Alpinestars, the range includes Motocross and Enduro boots and apparel.
The team has been supported by some of the biggest names in motocross, including the greatest MX rider of all time, Ricky Carmichael. He has worked with Triumph’s chassis and engine teams across the journey of scoping, prototyping, testing and development.
Ricky Carmichael said: “The TF 250-X is an incredible bike. This is the bike that we set out to build. When you talk about the chassis, the powertrain, the components – it’s the best of everything you could ever want. And whether you’re a professional rider or an amateur rider, you will not be disappointed. I love this bike. It’s been such an honour to part of a project with such an iconic brand.”
Iván Cervantes, five times enduro world champion, five times Spanish MX champion and Dakar finisher has also worked across the project with Triumph’s in-house teams to bring his experience to the Triumph bike development and prototyping.
With a team like this and the TF 250-X on the start line, Triumph is well placed to begin its motocross racing program in 2024. Entering the prestigious FIM Motocross World Championship for 2024, Triumph Racing will compete with a factory-supported program set-up in partnership with Thierry Chizat-Suzzoni, one of the sport’s most experienced and successful team owners, who will start his campaign with two of Triumph’s all-new 250cc 4-stroke MX bikes in the 2024 MX2 class, supported by new sponsor Monster Energy.
Clément Desalle, who joined the team as test rider, is a very experienced racer, competing at the highest level in the MXGP World Championship for 15 years. As one of the most consistent racers in the series, he claimed three Vice Champion finishes, third in the World Championship three times and twice finished fourth. Finishing on the top step of the podium 23 times in his career, he was also crowned the Pro Open Belgian champion.
Triumph Racing’s US SuperMotocross World Championship Team is headed up by the highly talented Bobby Hewitt and team manager Steve ‘Scuba’ Westfall. This duo has many times proved they know how to win. They brought in a crack team including Dave Arnold, an industry AMA Hall of Fame legend for chassis development, and Dudley Cramond, with more than 25 years of experience of building race-winning engines. The team will field the all-new TF 250-X in the 2024 World Championship.
The TF 250-X will start from $13,750 and orders can be placed at Triumph dealers now, with bikes available for delivery from March 2024. For more information or to find your local dealer, visit the Triumph Australia website. Further information about the launch of a TF 450-X and the hotly anticipated Enduro range from Triumph Motorcycles will follow later in 2024
2024 Triumph TF 250-X Specification
Price: From $13,750
Claimed Power: N/A
Claimed Torque: N/A
Wet Weight: 104kg
Fuel capacity: 7L
Fuel Consumption Claimed: N/A
Fuel Consumption (measured): N/A
Engine: Liquid-cooled four-stroke, DOHC, four-valve, 78 x 52.3mm bore x stroke, 249.95cc, 14.4:1 compression, Dell’Orto EFI, electric start, five-speed gearbox, Wet, multi-plate Belleville spring clutch
Chassis: Frame: Aluminium
Rake: 27.4º degrees Trail: 116mm
Suspension: KYB 48mmcoilspringfork,compression/reboundadjustment, 310mmtravel (f) KYBcoil, compression adjustment (H and LS peed),rebound adjustment, 305mm traveL (r).
Brakes: Brembotwin 24mmpiston, 260mmdisc (f), Brembosingle 26mm piston, 220mm disc (r),
Tyres: 80/100 – 21in (f), 100/90 – 19in (r).
Seat height: 960mm
Ground clearance: N/A
Overall width: 836mm
Overall Length: N/A
Overall height: 1270mm
Instruments & Electronics: Hourmeter, multifunction switch cubes
2024 Triumph TF 250-X Gallery
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