Kawasaki KL250 Super Sherpa: review, history, specs


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Class: enduro

Production: 1997-2010

Models
Kawasaki KL250 Super Sherpa

(KL250-G)

1997-2010

(North America, Japan)

Kawasaki KL250 Super Sherpa

(KL250-H)

1997-2007

(North America, Japan, Europe, Australia)

Kawasaki KL250 Super Sherpa (KL250-G)
Kawasaki KL250 Super Sherpa (KL250-H)

History

History
Year Country Name / Frame / Engine
1997 Europe, Japan Name: Kawasaki KL250 Super Sherpa

Code: KL250-G1; KL250-H1

1998 Japan Name: Kawasaki KL250 Super Sherpa

Code: KL250-H2

2000 North America, Japan, Australia Name: Kawasaki KL250 Super Sherpa

Code: KL250-G4; KL250-H4

2001 North America, Japan, Australia Name: Kawasaki KL250 Super Sherpa

Code: KL250-G5; KL250-H5

2002 North America, Japan, Australia Name: Kawasaki KL250 Super Sherpa

Code: KL250-G6; KL250-H6

2003 North America Name: Kawasaki KL250 Super Sherpa

Code: KL250-G7

2004 North America, Japan, Australia Name: Kawasaki KL250 Super Sherpa

Code: KL250-G8; KL250-H8

2005 Japan Name: Kawasaki KL250 Super Sherpa

Code: KL250-H9

2006 North America, Japan, Australia Name: Kawasaki KL250 Super Sherpa

Code: KL250-H6F

2007 North America, Japan, Australia Name: Kawasaki KL250 Super Sherpa

Code: KL250-H7F

2009 North America Name: Kawasaki KL250 Super Sherpa

Code: KL250-G9F

2010 North America Name: Kawasaki KL250 Super Sherpa

Code: KL250-GAF

Specifications

Kawasaki KL250 Super Sherpa: specs.

Specifications
DIMENSIONS Overall length 2080 mm / 81,9 in

2060 mm / 81,1 in – KL250-H (Greece)

Overall width 780 mm / 30,7 in
Overall height 1190 mm / 46,8 in

1130 mm / 44,5 in – KL250-H (Greece)

Seat height 830 mm / 32,7 in

810 mm / 31,9 in – KL250-H (Greece)

Wheelbase 1375 mm / 54,1 in

1360 mm / 53,5 in – KL250-H (Greece)

Ground clearance 270 mm / 10,6 in

265 mm / 10,4 in – KL250-H (Greece)

Dry weight 113 kg / 249 lbs

107 kg / 236 lbs – KL250-H (Greece)

Curb (wet) weight 128 kg / 282 lbs

122 kg / 269 lbs – KL250-H (Greece)

FRAME Type Tubular, semi double cradle (steel)
Front suspension, travel 36 mm telescopic fork, 230 mm / 9,1 in

36 mm telescopic fork, 220 mm / 8,7 in – KL250-H (Greece)

Rear suspension, travel Swingarm Uni-Trak with mono-shock (adjustable spring pre-load & rebound damping), 186 mm / 7,3 in

Swingarm Uni-Trak with mono-shock (adjustable spring pre-load & rebound damping), 170 mm / 6,7 in – KL250-H (Greece)

Front tire size 2.75-21 45P
Rear tire size 4.10-18 59P
Front brake Single disc, 240 mm, 2-piston caliper
Rear brake Single disc, 210 mm, 1-piston caliper
Fuel capacity 9,0 l / 2,37 US gal
Trail 107 mm / 4,21 in
Fuel economy 3,7 l / 100 km (63 mpg)
ENGINE Type Air-cooled 4-stroke
Cylinder arrangement Single cylinder
Bore & Stroke 72,0 x 61,2 mm
Displacement 249 cm³ (15,2 cu-in)
Compression ratio 9.3:1
Valve train Chain driven DOHC, 4 valves
Max. power 26,0 hp (19,1 kW) / 8000 rpm – KL250 (Greece, North America, Japan)

20,4 hp (15,0 kW) / 8000 rpm – KL250 (Australia)

Max. torque 25,5 Nm (2,6 kg*m) / 6500 rpm – KL250 (Greece, North America, Japan)

20,6 Nm (2,1 kg*m) / 6000 rpm – KL250 (Australia)

0 to 100 km/h
Top speed 132 km/h (82 mph)
CARBURETION SYSTEM Type Carburetor, 1x Mikuni BST34
ID
DRIVE TRAIN Clutch Wet, multi-plate, cable operated
Transmission 6-speed constant mesh
Final drive Chain
Primary reduction 2.800
Final reduction 3.071
Gear ratio

I

II

III

IV

V

VI


3.090

2.125

1.500

1.148

0.961

0.851

ELECTRICAL Ignition DC-CDI
Alternator 15A 14V at 7000 rpm
Battery capacity 12V-6Ah

Images

Kawasaki KL250 Super Sherpa: images, gallery.

Kawasaki Super Sherpa (KL250-G)
Kawasaki Super Sherpa (KL250-G)
Kawasaki Super Sherpa (KL250-G)
Kawasaki Super Sherpa (KL250-H)
Kawasaki Super Sherpa (KL250-H)
Kawasaki Super Sherpa (KL250-H)

Videos

Kawasaki KL250 Super Sherpa: video.

Kawasaki Super Sherpa (KL250-H)
2009 Kawasaki Super Sherpa (KL250-G)

Manuals

Kawasaki KL250 Super Sherpa: manuals, parts, microfiches.