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ABS (Anti-lock Brake System)

Sudden over-application of the brakes, or braking on low-grip surfaces (surfaces with a low coefficient of friction) such as wet asphalt or manhole covers, may cause a motorcycle's wheel(s) to lock up and slip.

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Dual Injectors

Kawasaki's KX™250F was the first mass-production motocrosser to feature Dual Injectors. One injector is located downstream of the throttle valve (where injectors are located on standard FI systems) and a second is locate

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Economical Riding Indicator

Using high-precision electronics for engine management, Kawasaki models can achieve a high level of fuel efficiency. However, fuel consumption is greatly affected by throttle use, gear selection, and other elemen

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Electronic Throttle Valves

Electronic Throttle Valves allow the ECU to deliver the ideal amount of fuel and air to the engine.

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Horizontal Back-link Rear Suspension

La suspensión trasera con sistema de bieletas back-link horizontal tiene el amortiguador dispuesto en sentido horizontal, lo cual contribuye significativamente al uso eficiente del espacio y la centralización de la masa.

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KIBS (Kawasaki Intelligent Anti-Lock Brake System)

El KIBS (Kawasaki Intelligent anti-lock Brake System) es un sistema de frenado de alta precisión, alta eficiencia y sensación natural diseñado específicamente para modelos superdeportivos.

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KQS (Kawasaki Quick Shifter)

KQS (Kawasaki Quick Shifter) enables clutchless up- and downshifts.

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Power Modes (with Variable Middle Mode)

Power Modes allow available power and throttle response to be selected to suit conditions. On the supersport Ninja® ZX™-10R, three modes are available: Full, Low (which limits power to about 60% of Full) and Middle mode,

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S-KTRC (Sport-Kawasaki TRaction Control)

S-KTRC, Kawasaki's original predictive traction control, uses the same base technology as the Kawasaki works machines that competed in MotoGP, the pinnacle of motorcycle racing. This technology continually controls the

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IMU-Enhanced Chassis Orientation Awareness

Combined with Kawasaki’s proprietary dynamic modelling program, input from the IMU (Inertial Measurement Unit) enables even more precise chassis orientation awareness, the key to bringing Kawasaki’s electronics to the next level.

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KCMF (Kawasaki Cornering Management Function) ABS

KCMF (Kawasaki Cornering Management Function) oversees multiple engine and chassis electronic management systems to facilitate smooth cornering.

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Launch Control Mode

In motocross racing, getting a good start is critical. A few tenths of a second can make the difference between getting the holeshot or getting buried in the pack. In slippery conditions, getting the maximum drive from a motocross bike requires

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Specifications

  • Engine

    Engine

    4-stroke, 4 cylinder, DOHC, 4-valve, liquid-cooled

    Displacement

    998cc

    Bore x Stroke

    76.0 x 55.0mm

    Compression ratio

    13.0:1

    Fuel system

    DFI® with 47mm Mikuni throttle bodies (4) with oval sub-throttles, two injectors per cylinder

    Ignition

    TCBI with digital advance and Sport-Kawasaki Traction Control (S-KTRC)

    Transmission

    6-speed, return shift

  • Suspension

    Front suspension / wheel travel

    43mm inverted Balance Free Fork, KECS controlled compression and rebound damping, manual spring preload adjustability/4.7 in

    Rear suspension / wheel travel

    Horizontal back-link with Balance Free gas-charged shock, controlled compression and rebound damping, manually adjustable spring preload/4.5 in

    Front tire

    120/70ZR17

    Rear tire

    190/55ZR17

    Rake/Trail

    25.0°/4.2 in

    Ground clearance

    5.7 in

    Wheelbase

    56.7 in

  • Totals

    Overall length

    82.3 in

    Overall width

    29.1 in

    Overall height

    45.1 in

    Seat height

    32.9 in

    Curb weight

    458.6 lb**

    Fuel capacity

    4.5 gal

  • General

    Final drive

    Sealed chain

    Electronic Rider Aids

    Kawasaki Launch Control Mode (KLCM), Kawasaki Intelligent anti-lock Brake System (KIBS), Kawasaki Sport Traction Control (S-KTRC), Kawasaki Engine Braking Control, Kawasaki Quick Shifter (KQS) (upshift & downshift), Kawasaki Corner Management Function (KCMF)

    Frame Type

    Aluminum perimeter

    Color Choices

    Metallic Flat Spark Black/Metallic Matte Graphite Gray

    Kawasaki Protection Plus (optional)

    12, 24, 36 or 48 months

  • Brakes

    Front brakes

    Intelligent Braking (KIBS), Brembo dual semi-floating 330mm discs with dual radial mounted monobloc 4-piston calipers

    Rear brakes

    KIBS-controlled, single 220mm disc with aluminum single-piston caliper

  • Guarantee

    Warranty

    12 Month Limited Warranty

**Curb weight includes all necessary materials and fluids to operate correctly, full tank of fuel (more than 90 percent capacity) and tool kit (if supplied).

Specifications subject to change

KAWASAKI CARES: Always wear a helmet, eye protection, and proper apparel. Never ride under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Read Owner’s Manual and all on-product warnings. Professional rider shown on a closed course. ©2018 Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A.

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