Kawasaki KLX250R (2000-03)

The Kawasaki KLX250R is a motorcycle produced from 2000 to 2003. It runs on a four-stroke, single-cylinder, DOHC engine with a capacity of 249cc. The compression ratio is 11.0:1 and the ignition is digital CDI with a Keihin CVK34 carburetor. The bike has a maximum power output of 27hp at 8,500rpm and a maximum torque of 2.6kgf-m at 7,500rpm. The clutch is wet, multiple discs, and cable-operated with a six-speed transmission and chain final drive system. Its frame is made of steel and built on a double-cradle frame design while its suspension system comes with a 43mm USD cartridge fork at the front and a bottom-link UNI-TRAK with gas-charged shock absorber system at the back. The bike’s braking system includes a single 250mm disc with a two-piston caliper at the front and a single 230mm disc with a one-piston caliper at the back. Its front and rear tires have sizes of 3.00-21 and 4.00-17, respectively. The KLX250R weighs 116kg dry and 130kg wet, with a wheelbase of 1480mm and a seat height of 880mm. Its fuel capacity is 10 liters and has a top speed of 139km/h.

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Kawasaki KLX 250R

Year: 2000 – 03

Engine: Four stroke, single cylinder, DOHC, 4 valve
Capacity: 249 cc / 15.2 cu-in
Bore x Stroke: 72 61.2 mm
Cooling System: Liquid cooled
Compression Ratio: 11.0:1
Induction: Keihin CVK34 carburetor
Ignition: Digital CDI
Starting: Kick
Max Power: 27 hp / 22.3 kW @ 8500 rpm
Max Power Rear Tyre: 23.5 hp @ 8200 rpm
Max Torque: 2.6 kgf-m / 18.5 lb-ft @ 7500 rpm
Clutch: Wet, multiple discs, cable operated
Transmission: 6 Speed
Final Drive: Chain
Frame: Steel, Double cradle frame

Front Suspension: 43 USD cartridge fork with 16-way adjustable compression damping
Front Wheel Travel: 285 mm / 11.2 in
Rear Suspension: Bottom-Link UNI-TRAK with gas-charged shock, adjustable preload, 16-way rebound and compression damping
Rear Wheel Travel: 280 mm / 11.0 in
Front Brakes: Single 250mm disc 2 piston caliper
Rear Brakes: Single 230mm disc 1 piston caliper
Front Tyre: 3.00 -21
Rear Tyre: 4.00 -17
Rake: 26.5 degrees
Trail: 105 mm / 4.1 in
Wheelbase: 1480 mm / 56.3 in.
Seat Height: 880 mm / 35 in
Dry Weight: 116 kg / 255.7 lbs
Wet Weight: 130 kg / 286 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 10 Litres / 2.6 US gal
Braking 60 – 0 / 100 – 0: – / 44.4 m
Standing 1/4 Mile: 15.2 sec / 130.7 km/h
Top Speed: 139.0 km/h / 86.3 mph

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