Gas Gas have just lifted the covers on their brand spanky new two-stroke enduro bike.
Launched at the EICMA show in Milan the Spanish brand have a pair of new 300 and 250 two strokes.
Branded “The Phoenix Project” they’ve totally reinvented their EC enduro model with a new frame, revised geometry, new engine and an endless list of components.
The new frame and geometry sees the bike weigh in considerably lighter than it’s predecessor at 105kg.
The new engine features a new crankshaft, cylinder, cylinder head, FMF Powercore 2.1 exhaust silencer, new radiators, improved clutch lubrication.
48mm KYB front fork with Air/Oil separation and KYB rear shock take care of suspension.
The central backbone frame is completely redesigned meaning less torsional stiffness and lower weight distribution.
The aluminium subframe features new profiles and is lighter and more resistant.
Revised geometry means greater turning circle and improved handling.
Other points of note include fully redesigned swingarm, wishbone and rocker system, chain tensioner, NG Brake discs, larger air filters with rapid removal system, narrower fuel tank, narrower seat, Magura clutch cylinder and LED headlight.
The Gas Gas will be in EC 250/300 trim for Europe and XC 250/300 trim for the USA.
More details to follow…