Kawasaki ZZR250 (EX250H): review, history, specs


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Class: sport-touring

Production: 1990-2007

Successor: Kawasaki Ninja 250R

Model
Kawasaki ZZR 250

1990-2007

(Japan, Europe, North America)

Kawasaki ZZR250 (EX250-H)

History

History
Year Country Name / Frame / Engine
1990 Japan, Europe Name: Kawasaki ZZR 250

Code: EX250-H1

1991 Japan, Europe Name: Kawasaki ZZR 250

Code: EX250-H2

1992 Japan, Europe Name: Kawasaki ZZR 250

Code: EX250-H3

1993 Japan, Europe Name: Kawasaki ZZR 250

Code: EX250-H4

1994 Japan, Europe Name: Kawasaki ZZR 250

Code: EX250-H5

1995 Japan Name: Kawasaki ZZR 250

Code: EX250-H6

1996 Japan, Europe Name: Kawasaki ZZR 250

Code: EX250-H7

1997 Japan, Europe Name: Kawasaki ZZR 250

Code: EX250-H8

1998 Japan, Europe Name: Kawasaki ZZR 250

Code: EX250-H9

1999 Japan, Europe Name: Kawasaki ZZR 250

Code: EX250-H10

2000 North America Name: Kawasaki ZZR 250

Code: EX250-H11

2001 North America, Europe Name: Kawasaki ZZR 250

Code: EX250-H12

2002 Japan, North America, Europe Name: Kawasaki ZZR 250

Code: EX250-H13

2003 North America Name: Kawasaki ZZR 250

Code: EX250-H14

2004 Japan, North America Name: Kawasaki ZZR 250

Code: EX250-H15

2005 Japan Name: Kawasaki ZZR 250

Code: EX250-H16

2006 Japan, North America Name: Kawasaki ZZR 250

Code: EX250-H6F

2007 Japan, North America Name: Kawasaki ZZR 250

Code: EX250-H7F

Specifications

Kawasaki ZZR 250: specs.

Specifications
DIMENSIONS Overall length 2050 mm / 80,7 in
Overall width 700 mm / 27,5 in
Overall height 1125 mm / 44,3 in
Seat height 760 mm / 29,9 in
Wheelbase 1405 mm / 55,3 in
Ground clearance 135 mm / 5,3 in
Dry weight 146 kg / 322 lbs – EX250-H1-H10

148 kg / 326 lbs – EX250-H11-H7F

Curb (wet) weight
FRAME Type Tubular, diamond (aluminum)
Front suspension, travel Telescopic fork 37 mm, 125 mm / 4,9 in
Rear suspension, travel Swingarm Uni-Trak with mono-shock, 110 mm / 4,3 in
Front tire size 100/80-17 52S (52H)
Rear tire size 140/70-17 66S (66H)
Front brake Single disc, 300 mm, 2-piston caliper
Rear brake Single disc, 220 mm, 1-piston caliper
Fuel capacity 18,0 l / 4,75 US gal – EX250-H1-H10

17,0 l / 4,49 US gal – EX250-H11-H7F

Trail 88 mm / 3,46 in
Fuel economy 3,17-4,90 l / 100 km
ENGINE Type Liquid-cooled 4-stroke
Cylinder arrangement 2-cylinders, inline
Bore & Stroke 62,0 x 41,2 mm
Displacement 248 cm³ (15,13 cu in)
Compression ratio 12.4:1
Valve train Chain driven DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder
Max. power 40,0 hp (29,4 kW) / 12500 rpm – EX250-H1-H10 (Japan)

36,0 hp (26,5 kW) / 12000 rpm – EX250-H11-H7F (Japan), Europe

Max. torque 23,0 Nm (2,4 kgf*m) / 10000 rpm – EX250-H1-H10 (Japan)

21,6 Nm (2,2 kgf*m) / 9500 rpm – EX250-H11-H7F (Japan), Europe

0 to 100 km/h 6,0 sec
Top speed 160 km/h (99 mph)
CARBURETION SYSTEM Type Carburetor, 2x Keihin CVK30
ID
DRIVE TRAIN Clutch Wet, multi-plate
Transmission 6-speed
Final drive Chain
Primary reduction 3.086
Final reduction 3.357
Gear ratio

I

II

III

IV

V

VI


2.600

1.789

1.409

1.160

1.000

0.892

ELECTRICAL Ignition Transistorized
Alternator Three-phase AC, 17A 14V at 10000 rpm
Battery capacity 12V-8Ah – EX250-H1-H4

12V-6Ah – EX250-H5-H7F

Images

Kawasaki ZZR 250: images, gallery.

Kawasaki ZZR 250
Kawasaki ZZR 250
Kawasaki ZZR 250

Videos

Kawasaki ZZR 250: video.

Kawasaki ZZR 250

Manuals

Kawasaki ZZR 250: manuals, parts, microfiches.