The new Triumph TF 250-X is now a reality

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The new Triumph TF 250-X is now a reality

The wait is over. A few weeks after the public appearance at the Los Angeles Coliseum of the MX motorcycle in which Triumph will participate in the highest competition in 2024, the British company revealed all the details of the new motocross motorcycle, as well as the availability and price. The new TF 250-X arrives to mark the first and last of the 250cc MX segment and it does so in an aggressive and determined style. Slim yet bold, this Triumph is instantly recognizable on the track with its minimalist, lightweight silhouette, including its signature black and yellow Triumph Racing graphics scheme.

The New Triumph Tf 250-X Is Now A Reality

Undoubtedly, the launch of the TF 250-X is the culmination of a project where the level of commitment and investment on the part of Triumph is superlative. In the words of Steve Sargent, Head of Product at Triumph Motorcycles, the manufacturer’s commitment “It is not only about bringing a new bike to the world of motocross, but also about delivering winning performance. To achieve this, we are focused on offering the most complete package for all levels of riding, from champion to amateur.r”. The 100% Triumph motorcycle is conceived, developed and manufactured by world-renowned expert chassis and engine teams, in close collaboration with top-level champions such as Ricky Carmichael and Iván Cervantes. “We started working with a blank paper on a completely new design, including a new engine, a new chassis and new electronics.Sargent added.

The New Triumph Tf 250-X Is Now A Reality

The performance of the heart and competition

Triumph has developed a new high-performance racing engine, a four-stroke cylinder, ultra-compact and super-lightweight. With a forged aluminum piston and titanium valves, this engine has a DLC (low friction carbon) treatment, lightweight magnesium caps and an Exedy diaphragm clutch.

Advanced engine management and tuning options are supported through the MX Tune Pro app, which allows each rider to select the map they want to use, view engine sensor information and access live diagnostic functionality. , all in real time through a programmable and controlled system.

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The New Triumph Tf 250-X Is Now A Reality

aluminum chassis

The exclusive center-spine aluminum frame, light but strong thanks to its double cradle, is designed to achieve the best balance between performance, weight and flexibility. The overall weight of the bike will see the new TF 250-X set a new benchmark by offering the best power-to-weight ratio in the category, an aspect that will be reinforced thanks at a high level of adjustment possibilities to adapt to different. riders and style.

Top-notch ingredients

The TF 250-X includes premium components that add unmatched technical specifications for a production motorcycle in this category. KYB suspension tops the list, with a 48mm AOS spring fork, forged and machined 7075-T6 aluminum seat post, and a three-way piggyback reservoir rear shock.

The top-of-the-line Brembo braking system consists of 24mm dual-piston floating front caliper, 26mm single-piston floating rear caliper and Galfer discs, 260mm at the front and 220mm at the rear. DID DirtStar 7000 series aluminum wheels and machined aluminum hubs are supported by Pirelli Scorpion MX32 ‘mid-soft’ tires, while Pro-Taper ACF handlebars with carbon core and ODI Half-Waffle grips with system fixings complete the ride. in the configuration.

The New Triumph Tf 250-X Is Now A Reality

Competition accessories

In addition to the high level of specification already included as standard, Triumph has worked with the industry’s leading premium brands to develop a specific range of racing accessories to further enhance the performance and capabilities of the new the TF 250-X. These accessories include:

  • Complete titanium Akrapovič exhaust system.
  • Device ‘hole shot’ XTrig.
  • Athena LC-GPA launch control module for improved traction control and pilot-selectable launch control settings, plus LED engine speed indicator.
  • MX Tune Pro wi-fi module.
  • High grip, high performance seat and seat cover.
  • Replacement plastic kit.
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The New Triumph Tf 250-X Is Now A Reality

MX specialist victory centers

A selection of official Triumph dealers trained to be part of the network of Triumph centers specializing in off-road, with specific dedication and training, already known, and the new centers of Triumph specialized in motocross and enduro will open from spring 2024. in Europe , Australia and the US, up to a total of 300 by the end of 2024. In all cases, these are specialized off-road dealers, which will offer sales, after sales, spare parts, equipment and clothing services.

This network of specialist dealers is supported by a unique 24/7 parts and accessories ordering and supply system. Available through the Triumph website, this new electronic catalog of accessories and parts is fully optimized for mobile devices, so riders can search for parts and place their orders even on the track. Users can select the products they need, check availability and price, and place the order choosing between express or standard delivery, in addition to collecting their order at their nearest Triumph MX center.

The New Triumph Tf 250-X Is Now A Reality

DNA of competition

Triumph’s engineering teams, recognized worldwide for their precise engineering skills, innovation and award-winning quality, have been key to Triumph’s successes in competitions such as the Moto2TM World Championship, World Supersport, BSB , and even the Isle of Man TT and the Daytona 200 .

In this constant search for success, Triumph has on this occasion the support of some of the most relevant names in the off-road world, such as the five-time Enduro World Champion and the five-time Spanish MX Champion, Iván Cervantes, or the most famous MX rider of all time, Ricky Carmichael, who worked closely with Triumph’s engine and cycle team throughout the project, from concept and prototyping, to testing and development.

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With a team like this and the TF 250-X on the starting line, Triumph is well positioned to start its motocross racing program in 2024. Triumph Racing will compete with two of the new 250cc 4-stroke MX Triumph bike in the MX2 category of the FIM Motocross World Championship backed by Thierry Chizat-Suzzoni and sponsorship from Monster Energy. And to further strengthen this commitment, Vincent Bereni leads an experienced technical team with the aim of taking Triumph’s performance to the top of the competition. Thierry and Vincent’s track record includes more than 80 MXGP World Championship victories.

The New Triumph Tf 250-X Is Now A Reality

For his part, Clément Desalle, a test rider with a lot of experience in the MXGP World Championship, joined the team, contributing his experience and achievements. Triumph Racing’s US SuperMotocross World Championship team, led by Bobby Hewitt and Steve ‘Scuba’ Westfall, features experts such as Dave Arnold and Dudley Cramond. Together, they will bring the new TF 250-X to the starting line of the World Championship in 2024.

A new era begins for Triumph and for all off-road enthusiasts with the first motocross motorcycle from the British company. The TF 250-X will hit the market in spring 2024 starting at €11,395 and orders can now be placed through Triumph dealers specializing in motocross.

The start of this new chapter in the history of the Hinckley company does not stop here. More information about the launch of a TF 450-X and the long-awaited Enduro range from Triumph Motorcycles will be released throughout 2024.