Kawasaki KL 250 (1976-77)

The Kawasaki KL 250 was produced from 1976-77 and had a four stroke single cylinder engine with a capacity of 246 cc. It had an air cooled cooling system, carburetor induction, and kick starting. The motorcycle had a maximum power of 21 hp and a maximum torque of 2 kgf-m. It had a 5 speed transmission and chain final drive. The front suspension was telescopic forks and the rear suspension was dual shocks. The motorcycle had drum brakes in both the front and rear, with a front tire of 3.00-21 and a rear tire of 4.00-17. It had a dry weight of 116 kg and a fuel capacity of 10 Litres. The average fuel consumption was 78 mpg and it had a top speed of 119 km/h. In a 1978 group test conducted by Bike magazine, it was given a positive road test review.

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Kawasaki KL 250

Year: 1976 – 77

Engine: Four stroke single cylinder. SOHC, 2 Valve
Capacity: 246 cc / 15.0 cu-in
Bore x Stroke: 70 64 mm
Cooling System: Air cooled
Compression Ratio: 8.9:1
Induction: Carburetor
Starting: Kick
Max Power: 21 hp / 15.6 kW @ 8500 rpm
Max Torque: 2 kgf-m / 14.4 lb-ft @ 6500 rpm
Transmission: 5 Speed
Final Drive: Chain
Front Suspension: Telescopic forks
Rear Suspension: Dual shocks
Front Brakes: Drum

Rear Brakes: Drum
Front Tyre: 3.00-21
Rear Tyre: 4.00-17
Dry Weight: 116 kg / 255.7 lbs
Dry Weight: 140 kg / 308 . lbs
Fuel Capacity: 10 Litres / 2.6 US gal
Consumption Average: 78 mpg
Standing 1/4 Mile: 16.9 sec
Top Speed: 119 km/h / 74 mph
Road Test: Bike magazine Group Test 1978

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