Kawasaki ZXR250: review, history, specs


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Class: sport

Production: 1989-1999

Related: Kawasaki ZXR400

Models
Kawasaki ZXR250 / ZXR250R (ZX250A / ZX250B)

1989-1990

(Japan)

Kawasaki ZXR250 / ZXR250R (ZX250C / ZX250D)

1991-1999

(Japan)

Kawasaki ZXR250 / ZXR250R 1989-1990
Kawasaki ZXR250 / ZXR250R 1991-1999

History

History
Year Country Name / Frame / Engine
1989 Japan Name: Kawasaki ZXR250; Kawasaki ZXR250R

Code: ZX250-A1; ZX250-B1

1990 Japan Name: Kawasaki ZXR250; Kawasaki ZXR250R

Code: ZX250-A2; ZX250-B2

1991 Japan Name: Kawasaki ZXR250; Kawasaki ZXR250R

Code: ZX250-C1; ZX250-D1

1992 Japan Name: Kawasaki ZXR250

Code: ZX250-C2

1993 Japan Name: Kawasaki ZXR250

Code: ZX250-C3

1994 Japan Name: Kawasaki ZXR250

Code: ZX250-C4

1995 Japan Name: Kawasaki ZXR250

Code: ZX250-C5

1999 Japan Name: Kawasaki ZXR250

Code: ZX250-C7

Specifications

Kawasaki ZXR 250: specs.

Specifications
DIMENSIONS Overall length 2020 mm / 79,5 in – ZX250A-B

2000 mm / 78,7 in – ZX250C-D

Overall width 695 mm / 27,4 in – ZX250A-B

685 mm / 26,9 in – ZX250C-D

Overall height 1115 mm / 43,9 in – ZX250A-B

1090 mm / 42,9 in – ZX250C-D

Seat height 740 mm / 29,1 in – ZX250A-B

735 mm / 28,9 in – ZX250C-D

Wheelbase 1370 mm / 53,9 in – ZX250A-B

1360 mm / 53,5 in – ZX250C-D

Ground clearance 150 mm / 5,9 in – ZX250A-B

130 mm / 5,1 in – ZX250C-D

Dry weight 144 kg / 317 lbs – ZX250A-B

141 kg / 311 lbs – ZX250C-D

Curb (wet) weight
FRAME Type Press, diamond (aluminum)
Front suspension, travel Inverted fork 41 mm (adjustable), 120 mm / 4,72 in
Rear suspension, travel Swingarm Uni-Trak with mono-shock (adjustable), 113 mm / 4,45 in
Front tire size 110/70-17 (54H)
Rear tire size 140/60-18 (64H)
Front brake Double disc, 300 mm, 2-piston calipers
Rear brake Single disc, 220 mm, 2-piston caliper
Fuel capacity 16,0 l / 4,2 US gal – ZX250A-B

15,0 l / 3,9 US gal – ZX250C-D

Trail 90 mm / 3,54 in – ZX250A-B

84 mm / 3,30 in – ZX250C-D

Fuel economy 1,98 l / 100 km (constant speed 60 km/h)
ENGINE Type Liquid-cooled 4-stroke
Cylinder arrangement 4-cylinders, inline
Bore & Stroke 48,0 x 34,5 mm – ZX250A-B

49,0 x 33,1 mm – ZX250C-D

Displacement 249 cm³ (15,19 cu in)
Compression ratio 12.2:1
Valve train Chain driven DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder
Max. power 45,0 hp (33,1 kW) / 15000 rpm – ZX250A-B

45,0 hp (33,1 kW) / 16000 rpm – ZX250C1-C2, ZX250-D1

40,0 hp (29,4 kW) / 15500 rpm – ZX250-C3-C7

Max. torque 25,0 Nm (2,6 kgf*m) / 11500 rpm – ZX250A-B

24,0 Nm (2,5 kgf*m) / 11500 rpm – ZX250C1-C2, ZX250-D1

22,0 Nm (2,3 kgf*m) / 11000 rpm – ZX250-C3-C7

0 to 100 km/h 6,3 sec
Top speed 160 km/h (99 mph)
CARBURETION SYSTEM Type Carburetor, 4x Keihin CVKD30 – ZXR250

Carburetor, 4x Keihin CVKD32 – ZXR250R

ID
DRIVE TRAIN Clutch Wet, multi-plate
Transmission 6-speed
Final drive Chain
Primary reduction 3.291
Final reduction 3.428
Gear ratio

I

II

III

IV

V

VI


2.600 (2.357 – ZXR250R)

1.789 (1.727 – ZXR250R)

1.409 (1.363 – ZXR250R)

1.160

1.000

0.892

ELECTRICAL Ignition Transistorized
Alternator Three-phase AC, 22A 14V at 8500 rpm
Battery capacity 12V-9Ah

Images

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Videos

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Manuals

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