2015 Kawasaki KX250F
The Kawasaki KX250F runs on the 249cc liquid-cooled engine and the Single receives the Bridged Box piston. Kawasaki notes that the new piston design is heavier, but the weight gain is offset by a lighter piston pin. The KX250F also employs a heavier magneto rotor, with greater inertia to match claims of increased acceleration. The dual injection system includes an upstream and downstream injector, while the Kawasaki X250F features three engine maps (Standard, Hard and Soft) via DFI coupler cap, and the ECU is fully programmable as well.
MotoUSA already reported its first ride impressions on the KX450F, now it’s time to deliver the goods on its little 250 brother – the revamped 2015 Kawasaki KX250F.
|Engine Type||Four-stroke single with DOHC and four-valve cylinder head|
|Bore Stroke||96.0 mm x 62.1 mm|
|Fuel System||DFI with 43 mm Keihin throttle body|
|Rake Trail||27.9° / 4.7 in.|
|Seat Height||37.8 in.|
|Front Suspension||Inverted Showa SFF-Air TAC fork with Triple Air Chamber, DLC coated sliders|
|Rear Suspension||UNI-TRAK linkage system and Showa shock, 19-position low-speed|
|Front Brake||Single rigid-mount 270 mm Braking petal disc with dual-piston caliper|
|Rear Brake||Single 240 mm Braking petal disc with single-piston caliper|
|Fuel Capacity||1.64 gal.|
|Dry Weight||247.1 lbs. (Wet)|
MotoUSA’s 2016 250 Motocross Shootout features six machines from six different manufacturers all vying for supremacy in the 250 MX class.