New features for the Motocross range include: For the 250 SX-F – new gear box with five instead of six gears to achieve a better ration and reduce weight by 250 grams; newly designed water pump cover with new gasket (also for the 350 SX-F); optimized starter freewheel assembly for better durability and reliability; new Brembo master clutch cylinder (also for the 350 SX-F) and revised wire harness. In addition, all motocross models feature a new Brembo front brake, revised chain guide, re-tuned suspensions, bodyworks, a new fuel tank and ergonomics.
Improvement to the 450 SX-F include: new exhaust system, new three layer head gasket, lighter camshaft and a crank case with the kick starter dome removed to reduce weight by 300 grams. Major improvements have also been made to the 250 SX-F two-stroke bikes.
Photos by Barbanti and Sebas Romero.