The driving force comes from it’s close relative: the CRF20L.The engine is a revamped, EURO4 compliant, 250cc liquid-cooled single-cylinder. It’s a four-valve DOHC type, which makes 24.4hp at 8,500rpm and 16.66lb/ft torque 6,750rpm, thanks to a revised air-box, throttle body and new, lighter exhaust system.
Trial by trail
An engine that’s matched with a frame constructed from steel – with twin oval-section main spars and a semi-double cradle – is a strong combination, and tough enough to take on a long, off-road excursion.
The right balance
A primary balance shaft reduces engine vibration, while the six-speed gearbox and clutch are manufactured to cope with the extra stress of riding off road – as well as delivering smooth control in town traffic.