Kawasaki KH250 (1978-79)

The Kawasaki KH 250 is a two-stroke, transverse three-cylinder motorcycle with a capacity of 249cc and a compression ratio of 7.5:1. It features three Mikuni VM22SC, 22mm carburetors and CDI ignition, with a maximum power output of 28 horsepower at 7500 rpm and maximum torque of 2.7 kgf-m at 7000 rpm. The five-speed transmission and chain final drive enable smooth power delivery to the rear tyre. The motorcycle has a double tubular steel cradle frame with telescopic hydraulic forks and dual shocks, swingarm rear suspension. It also comes with front and rear drum brakes, with front and rear tyre sizes of 3.25-18 and 3.50-18, respectively. The motorcycle is 2020mm in length, 820mm in width, and has a wheelbase of 1374mm, with a ground clearance of 152mm. It has a dry weight of 157kg and a fuel capacity of 14 litres. The KH 250 has an average consumption of 43 mpg, a standing 1/4 mile of 15.8 seconds, and a top speed of 90 mph. Overall, the Kawasaki KH 250 is a well-built motorcycle that delivers decent power and handling in a lightweight package.

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Kawasaki KH 250

Year: 1978 – 79

Engine: Two stroke, transverse three cylinder,
Capacity: 249 cc / 15.2 cu-in
Bore x Stroke: 45 52.3 mm
Cooling System: Air cooled
Compression Ratio: 7.5:1
Induction: 3x Mikuni VM22SC, 22 mm carburetor
Ignition: CDI
Starting: Kick
Max Power: 28 hp @7500 rpm
Max Torque: 2.7 kgf-m / @ 7000 rpm
Transmission: 5 Speed
Final Drive: Chain
Frame: Double tubular steel cradle
Front Suspension: Telescopic hydraulic forks
Rear Suspension: Dual shocks, swingarm

Front Brakes: 180mm Drum
Rear Brakes: 180mm Drum
Front Tyre: 3.25-18
Rear Tyre: 3.50-18
Dimensions: Length 2020 mm / 79.5 in Width 820 mm / 32.3 in
Wheelbase: 1374 mm / 54.1 in
Ground Clearance: 152 mm / 6.0 in
Dry Weight /: 157 kg / 348 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 14 Litres / 3.7 US gal
Consumption Average: 43 mpg
Standing 1/4 Mile: 15.8 sec
Top Speed: 90 mph

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