Out of 5 runs on the 4.12 km loop (11 turns) of Sentul circuit, Nico managed to achieve best lap time of 2m 2.87 sec on Kawasaki Ninja 250 FI. Then it was Yamaha R25’s turn. Apparently it was the first time Nico got to swing his leg over an R25, still he did fastest lap in 1m 59.59 sec, trumping Ninja 250 FI’s record by 3.56 seconds. Handling of Yamaha R25 is reportedly lighter, and easier to enter and exit corners as compared to Kawasaki Ninja 250 FI’s. Shorter wheelbase of R25 (by 20mm) is reckoned to make it more agile than Ninja 250 FI.
Yamaha R25 is known to have beaten Honda CBR 300R in top speed comparison already, this time it is made clear that Ninja 250 FI stands behind CBR 300R. Known top speed of Yamaha R25 is 172 kmph, Honda CBR 300R is 169 kmph and Kawasaki Ninja 250 FI is 165 kmph.
Comparison data of Yamaha R25 and Kawasaki Ninja 250 FI:
|Description||Yamaha R25||Kawasaki Ninja 250 FI|
|Maximum power on dyno||32.23 [email protected]||28.16 [email protected]|
|Maximum torque on dyno||20.17 [email protected]||18.91 [email protected]|
|0-60 km / h||2.89 seconds||3.08 seconds|
|0-100 meters||6.14 seconds||6.27 seconds|
|0-201 meters||9.61 seconds||9.74 seconds|
|Sentul Best time||1 minute 59.94 seconds||2 minutes 3.62 seconds|
|Top speed:||172 km / h||165 km / h|
Via – iwanbanaran