VITPILEN 250 2020

LIGHT-FOOTED

The VITPILEN 401 is an unassuming hero of the sub-500 cc world. Its surefootedness, light weight and immersive riding position guarantee helmet-hidden smiles. You don't ride it as much as guide it with feather-light inputs. It reacts to the smallest response, moves at the lightest touch and feeds back every road texture through low-slung bars. It's an all-encompassing and sensory ride which resonates with new and experienced riders alike.

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Engine & Gearbox

Powering the VITPILEN 250 is a modern fuel injected, liquid cooled, single-cylinder four-stroke 250 cc twin overhead camshafts engine. The remarkably compact engine provides impressive power and thanks to the balancer shaft, delivers the highest levels of smoothness.The engine is equipped with an electric starter powered by a 12V/8Ah battery and it achieves its peak power of 29 kW (31 hp) with an impressively punchy torque.
Frame

Frame

The trellis frame is central to the VITPILEN 250 character and agility. Made from high strength chromium molybdenum steel using hydro formed tubes and robot welding, the frame is not only strong but also lightweight ensuring nimble handling and detailed feedback to the rider. Designed with specific flex characteristics, the frame works in harmony with the WP suspension to offer a comfortable and confident feel combined with a tight turning circle for ease of use in urban environments.
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Brakes

The VITPILEN 250 is fitted with hydraulic ByBre brake callipers, which are manufactured to the highest standards, and in combination with 320mm front and 230mm rear perforated steel discs, deliver controllable and confident braking performance. Additionally, the VITPILEN 250 uses a state-of-the-art Bosch ABS system, ensuring the highest level of safety in varying braking conditions.
Suspension

Suspension

The WP suspension on the VITPILEN 250 is made to exacting standards, ensuring the highest level of quality and craftsmanship. The front suspension features 43 mm big piston forks, while the rear features a progressive damping system connected directly to the swingarm. The high-quality components offer dynamic handling ideal for busy urban environments.

Technical Specs

Engine

Displacement
248.8 cm³
Power in KW
23 kW
Bore
72 mm
Stroke
61.1 mm

Chassis

Suspension travel (front)
142 mm
Suspension travel (rear)
150 mm
Front brake disc diameter
300 mm
Rear brake disc diameter
230 mm
Steering head angle
65 °
Ground clearance
145 mm
Seat height
835 mm
Tank capacity (approx.)
9.5 l
Weight without fuel
153 kg