For the reasons widely known, manufacturers within the dirt motorcycles segment basically skipped a model year and went straight to 2022 lineups. Their current objective is to fill up dealerships with new inventory and figure out how to overcome shortages of components.
However, some companies still manage to keep up with innovations and make their products better in every imaginable way. In this episode we will cover the newest bikes from enduro, motocross and cross-country classes, highlighting their upgrades and major advantages over the competition!
Previous #AutomotiveTerritory releases that covered in motorcycing news:
Latest cruiser motorcycle models for 2022: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wT3q3WIfZtw
Best scrambler motorcycles of today: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cso83xZujbM
All models that were shown in this #ATmotorcycles video:
00:47 KTM 300 EXC
Celebrating more than 25 years of close ties with the famous Red Bull motorcycle race, the special edition KTM 300 EXC TPI ERZBERGRODEO arrives in 2022 as the most extreme and race-oriented enduro bike from the brand.
01:49 Honda CRF450R
Improved all-around for the 2021 model year, the current Honda CRF450R is practically an all-new dirtbike. Thanks to the new frame and swingarm, the model weighs just 244 pounds and boasts an improved center of gravity. Starting from 2022, it also offers new ECU mapping for the engine and retuned suspension settings.
02:54 Kuberg Ranger
The 2021 Ranger is the newest project from the Czech manufacturer Kuberg, that combines advantages of real dirt-bike and an electric commuter.
04:07 Beta RR
Beta’s search for perfection goes far beyond simply updating the graphics and all-red color scheme on the 2022 RR Range. All models get revised chassis setups. Namely, the rear shock has new compression damping settings with high and low speed damping rates that can be adjusted independently.
05:18 Husqvarna TC250 and FC450
The 2022 lineup of dark Blue, white and Yellow machines includes 12 models across cross country and motocross classes. First out of the gate are the competition-focused full-size motocrossers of the TC and FC lines.
06:29 Gas Gas Cross Country and Enduro
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For the 2022 model year, GasGas Cross Country and Enduro range includes a total of 9 2-stroke and 4-stroke models, that are now EURO 5 homologated. There is also an all-new EX 250 two-stroke Cross Country bike that is bound exclusively for the US market.
07:29 Kawasaki KX250
2021 Kawasaki KX250 follows in the footsteps of its 450 sibling and boasts an aluminum perimeter frame, new swingarm, slimmer bodywork, and thoroughly reworked drivetrain with a new coned disc-spring hydraulic clutch.
08:36 KTM 350 EXC-F Wess
KTM’s unopposed domination in the enduro class was commemorated via a collaboration with the current WESS Enduro World Chamption Manuel Lettenbichler. Besides the special paint scheme, the KTM 350 EXC-F WESS gets the highest specced package of components.
09:44 Cake Kalk AP
Poaching remains a huge problem endangering wildlife, and to combat it, the Swedish Cake partnered with Goal Zero and Southern African Wildlife College. Together they created a special Kalk model that is optimized for the conditions of the African Bush.
10:47 KTM SX Range
KTM already possesses the most technically advanced pool of motocross machinery, but Austrians will be further solidifying their dominance beyond 2021 with the fully refreshed SX range.
11:52 Honda CRF300L and CRF300L Rally
Updated for the first time since 2017, Honda CRF300L and CRF300L Rally bikes add 36cc in displacement and get new names to reflect that. Their revised 286cc liquid-cooled single cylinder has longer stroke and produces 10 percent more power and 18 percent more torque, 27 horses and 19.6 lb-ft respectively.