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• Kawasaki KX250F
For 2011 the Kawasaki R&D team was hard at work with the Lites-class racer giving the KX250F membership to the fuel-injection club.
The Kawasaki KX250F is the most successful 250F motocross bike in professional AMA racing. As the bike of choice for Pro Circuit’s Supercross and motocross race teams, the KX250F has racked up more titles than any other machine in the small-bore division. Born from a joint effort with Suzuki, the KX250F started bleeding true Kawasaki green in 2006 and has been part of the pure Kawasaki motocross lineup ever since.
Kawasaki really went to work on the KX250F in 2011 and whipped it into fighting shape to remain at the forefront of motocross racing. All-new digital fuel injection with 43mm Keihin throttle body feeds a potent 249cc liquid-cooled, four-stroke engine. The single-cylinder powerplant uses dual overhead cams and our test riders constantly rave about the KX250F’s wide power delivery. This dirt bike is so popular because it has the engine muscle to suit a wide range of motocross racers.
Kawasaki has made many of the components on the KX250F similar to its big sibling, the KX450F. Essentially it’s just a smaller version with a compact aluminum chassis that handles near the top of its class. One thing that is unique to the 250F is a completely new Showa suspension package. The Separate Function Fork allows riders to tune their fork preload as easily as compression or rebound. Because the SFF is revolutionary on a production motocross bike, the KX250F is even more attractive to riders on the cutting edge.
MotorcycleUSA Shootouts have always been a strong point for the KX250F where it finishes in top positions year after year. The five-speed transmission propels the Kawasaki KX250F around any motocross track and comfortable, neutral ergonomics allow riders to get as aggressive as they want. Components like petal-style brake rotors and black rims give the Kawasaki an edge on dealership floors simply because it looks so good. Between the professional racing track record, plenty of magazine successes and a legion of die-hard Team Green riders, the KX250F has proven itself a capable winner. Plus, Kawasaki riders typically have one of the better contingency programs to pull from so the KX250F is the perfect way to take advantage of it.
Kawasaki KX250F Motorcycle Reviews
2011 Kawasaki KX250F First Ride
Wednesday, June 30, 2010
Kawasaki turned us loose at Budds Creek Motocross Park to sample the new 2011 Kawasaki KX250F. This motocross bike has new fuel injection and completely redesigned suspension.
2010 Kawasaki KX250F Comparison
Wednesday, February 17, 2010
The 2010 Kawasaki KX250F takes on the rest of our 250 motocross comparison with mild updates for the new year.
2010 Kawasaki KX250F First Ride
Tuesday, September 22, 2009
We ride the new 2010 Kawasaki KX250F motocross motorcycle. Discover how the KX250F performs in this off-road motorcycle first ride review.
2009 Kawasaki KX250F Comparison
Monday, December 08, 2008
An all-new chassis highlights a whole slew of changes for the 2009 KX250F. It might be the leanest and meanest of the bunch, but certainly the greenest. This bike is building off a massive championship year in 2008.
2009 Kawasaki KX250F First Ride
Wednesday, September 10, 2008
Lites supremacy? For 2009 the Kawasaki KX250F is all-new from the ground up and we got the chance to throw a leg over the new 'little' KX...
2008 Kawasaki KX250F Comparison
Monday, December 24, 2007
We set out to deck the halls with red, yellow, blue and green in a X-mas motocross extravaganza just for you - the 2008 250F Motocross Shootout.
2007 Kawasaki KX250F Comparison
Monday, March 19, 2007
Yamaha, Suzuki, Kawasaki, and Honda all bring potent 250 Motocross machines to the table, but which bike will come out on top in our 2007 shootout?
2006 Kawasaki's KX250F Comparison
Friday, December 30, 2005
We could barely contain our glee when we finally got the bikes collected for MCUSA's 250cc 4-stroke shootout. We soon found that it was more than we could have hoped for.
2006 Kawasaki KX250F First Ride
Wednesday, September 14, 2005
Kawasaki is swinging for the fence in 2006, opting to completely re-design an already stellar KX250F.
2004 Kawasaki KX250F Comparison
Thursday, December 25, 2003
Yamaha once dominated the 250cc 4-stroke MX class, but with three new entrants for 2004 the fight for the top mx'er just got dirty.
Kawasaki KX250F Behind the Bike Feature
Behind Ryan Villopoto's KX250F
Wednesday, July 18, 2007
Jon Mitcheff is the mechanic for Ryan Villopoto, the defending 250F champion, which means he probably deals with more pressure each weekend than most others.
Kawasaki KX250F First Looks
2011 Kawasaki KX250F First Look
Tuesday, May 25, 2010
Kawasaki releases an updated KX250F motocross bike for 2011. Find out the technical details of this 250 thumper in this dirt bike First Look.
2010 Kawasaki KX250F and KX450F First Look
Tuesday, June 16, 2009
Kawasaki pulls the tarp off its 2010 KX motocross lineup including the KX450F, KX250F and KX85. These Kawasaki dirt bikes get updates to help keep them at the top of motocross racing competition.
2009 Kawasaki KX450F/KX250F 1st Look
Tuesday, June 17, 2008
A fuel-injected diet gives the new KX450F a fresh form while the KX250F gets even edgier styling and a revised chassis.
2009 Monster Kawasaki KX-F Models
Friday, June 20, 2008
For 2009, the KX and KX-F models are available in a special set of Monster livery with black plastic and green accents, including trick green wheel hubs and black rims.
2008 Kawasaki Motocross First Look
Monday, June 18, 2007
Kawasaki has taken some interesting styling cues for its 2008 motocross bikes. If they perform as well as they look then Kawi should continue to rack up the championships.
Kawasaki KX250F News
Yoshimura Exhaust for Kawasaki KX250F
Monday, September 20, 2010
Yoshimura now offers the RS-4 exhaust system for use with the new Kawasaki 2011 KX250F.
2010 Kawasaki KX250F First Ride Video
2009 Kawasaki KX250F Shootout Video
2009 Kawasaki KX250F First Ride Video
2008 Kawasaki KX250F Shootout Video
2007 Kawasaki KX250F Shootout Video
2006 Kawasaki KX250F First Ride Video
Kawasaki KX250F Video Gallery
Kawasaki KX250F Photos
2011 Kawasaki KX250F First Look Photos
2010 Kawasaki KX250F Shootout Photos
2010 Kawasaki KX250F First Ride Photos
2010 Kawasaki KX250F First Look Photos
2009 Kawasaki KX250F Shootout Photos
2009 Kawasaki KX250F First Ride Photos
2009 Kawasaki KX250F First Look Photos
Behind Ryan Villopoto's KX250F Photos
2008 Kawasaki KX250F Shootout Photos
2007 Kawasaki KX250F Shootout Photos
2006 Kawasaki KX250F First Ride Photos
Kawasaki KX250F Parts
Kawasaki KX250F Parts
2010 Kawasaki KX250F Parts
2009 Kawasaki KX250F Parts
2009 Kawasaki KX250F Monster Edition Parts
2008 Kawasaki KX250F Parts
2007 Kawasaki KX250F Parts
2006 Kawasaki KX250F Parts
2005 Kawasaki KX250F Parts
2004 Kawasaki KX250F Parts
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2006 Kawasaki KX250F
2005 Kawasaki KX250F
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