>KTM has been holding out on us. All this time we thought that we were getting the good stuff, and now we discover that there was something even better in the back room. It took the 2016 1/2 250SX-F Factory Edition to reveal the truth.
Each year KTM releases a limited run of Factory Editions to the public. At first this was to allow
Ryan Dungey to ride next year’s bike without violating the production rule, which states that riders
must use the frame and engine cases from the current production models. At the beginning of
2016, however, KTM released Factory Editions that had no changes to the frame or engine cases.
The big difference was the change to the WP AER 48 air fork that Europe already had. This had no
relevance to the factory team, which was already riding on a different fork—a factory version of the
Cone Valve fork with coil springs. But, it was like rediscovering the wheel for us.
MX TEST KTM 250SX-F FACTORY EDITION