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Q: FIRST AND FOREMOST, IS THE 2017 TM 250FI-MX BETTER THAN THE 2016 250FI-MX?
A: We have no way of knowing. The last time we tested a TM 250FI-MX was six years ago. We forgive TM for its lapse in getting its four-strokes out for testing. It is, for the most part, a two-stroke manufacturer. Yes, TM does make 250cc, 450cc and 530cc four-strokes, but its clientele wants smokers, and that is what TM delivers (in 85cc, 100cc, 125cc, 144cc, 250cc and 300cc displacements). We were excited to get the latest version of the fuel-injected TM 250 four-stroke, especially after a six-year hiatus.
Q: WHAT IS THE PRICE OF THE 2017 TM 250FI-MX?
A: The $10,500 price tag puts the TM 250FI-MX well past KTM and Husqvarna territory. There is also an electric-start option that costs an additional $500. TMs are not mass-produced machines that run down a never-ending assembly line like Vitameatavegamin. TMs are handmade in TM’s 40-man factory in very small numbers. TM doesn’t have the economy of scale of …
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