Kawasaki Z 250F (1980-81)

The Kawasaki Z 250F was a motorcycle model produced from 1980-1981. It was powered by a four-stroke parallel-twin engine with a capacity of 248cc and had a maximum power output of 20.1 kW or 27 hp at 10,000 rpm, with a maximum torque of 20.6 Nm or 15.2 lb-ft at 8,500 rpm. The bike featured two 32mm Keihin carburetors for induction and a CDI ignition system, with electric starting. The compression ratio was 10.0:1 and the cooling system was air-cooled. The transmission was a six-speed and the final drive was a chain. The front suspension was air-assisted telescopic forks, with the rear suspension being spring preload adjustable. Front brakes were a single disc while the rear brakes were a drum. The front tire was 3.00-18 and the rear tire was 3.50-18. The dry weight of the bike was 153 kg or 337 lbs, with a wet weight of 167 kg or 368 lbs. The fuel capacity was 13.5 litres or 3.6 US gal.

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Kawasaki Z 250FT

Year: 1980 – 81

Engine: Four stroke, parallel twin, SOHC, 2 valve per cylinder
Capacity: 248 cc / 15.1 cub in
Bore x Stroke: 55 52.4 mm
Cooling System: Air cooled
Compression Ratio: 10.0:1
Induction: 2 x 32mm Keihin carburetors
Ignition: CDI
Starting: Electric
Max Power: 20.1 kW / 27 hp @ 10000 rpm
Max Torque: 20.6 Nm / 21 kgf-m /15.2 lb-ft @ 8500 rpm
Transmission: 6 Speed
Final Drive: Chain
Front Suspension: Air assisted telescopic forks,
Rear Suspension: Spring preload adjustable
Front Brakes: Single disc

Rear Brakes: Drum
Front Tyre: 3.00-18
Rear Tyre: 3.50-18
Dry Weight: 153 kg / 337 lbs
Wet Weight: 167 kg / 368 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 13.5 Litres / 3.6 US gal

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