2014 Kawasaki KX250F
The Kawasaki KX250F is a quick and nimble motocross dominating bike with the 249cc four stroke four valve cylinder head engine. It includes the new Launch Control System, adjustable ECU, a Separate Fork Function (SFF) and new motor mounts. It also comes with an upgraded transmission, revised suspension tuning, Dual injector Digital Fuel Injection system (DFI), a stable throttle grip and wide footpegs. The Kawasaki KX250F is pretty lightweight at 233.6 pounds and has a ground clearance of 13 inches for leaner riding angles.
The Kawasaki KX250F gets launch control, an updated transmission, and chassis tweaks for 2014. How did the updated quarter-liter green machine perform? Read on to find out.
|Engine Type||Four-stroke, DOHC, four-valve single cylinder|
|Bore Stroke||77 mm x 53.6 mm|
|Fuel System||DFI with 43 mm Keihin throttle body and dual injectors|
|Transmission||Five-speed with wet multi-disc manual clutch|
|Rake Trail||28.7° / 5.0 in.|
|Seat Height||37.2 in.|
|Front Suspension||48 mm inverted Showa SFF telescopic fork w/40-way spring preload adjustability|
|Rear Suspension||Uni-Trak linkage system and Showa shock with 9 position low-speed|
|Front Brake||Single semi-floating 250 mm petal disc with dual piston caliper|
|Rear Brake||Single 240 mm petal disc with single-piston caliper|
|Fuel Capacity||1.61 gal.|
|Dry Weight||233.6 lbs. (Wet)|
MotoUSA’s 2016 250 Motocross Shootout features six machines from six different manufacturers all vying for supremacy in the 250 MX class.